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Etihad passengers spend 23 hours for four-hour journey
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Some 250 passengers including children travelling by Etihad Airways from Abu Dhabi to Mumbai had to endure a six-hour wait inside the aircraft here without food or water, after a harrowing, nine-hour delay in departure from the UAE capital.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 10:22:23 PM

Gujarat village affected by canal breach back to normal
Ahmedabad, June 14 (IANS) Work was still on to repair a breach in the main canal of the Narmada dam project even as the situation in Sujatpura village that bore the brunt of the accident Wednesday returned to normal, a Gujarat government official said Saturday.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 10:07:15 PM

Modi tours villages to promote girl child's education
Ahmedabad, June 14 (IANS) Taking a drive to promote girl child education to villages, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Saturday toured parts of Dangs district and urged villagers to send their young daughters to school.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 10:06:55 PM

Bhopal gas tragedy victims condemn state government
Bhopal, June 14 (IANS) An organisation of victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak holocaust has condemned the Madhya Pradesh government for pushing to incinerate toxic wastes from the closed pesticide despite the recommendations of experts.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 10:06:02 PM

India's Bindu wins silver in Asian junior athletics
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's Bindu Simon Rajam bagged the silver in the women's 1500 metres at the Asian Junior Athletics meet in Jakarta Saturday.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 9:39:31 PM

Security to be beefed up in Kashmir before poll: Antony
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) The central government would beef up security in Jammu and Kashmir to thwart any attempt to disrupt the upcoming assembly election in the border state, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here Saturday.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 9:38:24 PM

Former minister arrested after supporters clash with police
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) Former Jharkhand minister Samresh Singh was arrested with 11 others Saturday after his supporters clashed with the police and blocked a national highway here.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 9:18:50 PM

Red Rooster dominate first leg of Mysore motorsport rally
Mysore, June 14 (IANS) Red Rooster Racing headed for a 1-2 finish in the Sidvin-Motorsport Association of India (MAI) Rally of Mysore, the first round of the Indian National Rally Championship (INRC), after the conclusion of the first leg here Saturday.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 9:17:40 PM

Hindu group to launch stir to 'liberate' temples
Kozhikode, June 14 (IANS) Hindu organisations in Kerala will jointly organise a state-wide agitation to free the temples from the influence of political parties, T. Suresh, the state general secretary of Hindu Aikya Vedi (Hindu united forum), said here Saturday.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 8:50:22 PM

Drugs worth Rs.480 mn seized in Mumbai
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) In one of the biggest drug hauls in Maharashtra, the Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Saturday seized a narcotics consignment worth nearly Rs.480 million meant for export to Mexico.

Saturday, June 14, 2008 8:50:04 PM

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