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BJP, JD-U widening rift threatens Bihar alliance
Patna/New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The rift between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar widened Sunday after his deputy boycotted a joint march in rural Patna and the BJP gave 'a strong message' to the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) veteran to behave.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 8:50:26 PM

Sundar, Phung keep lead in Asian junior chess
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) It was status quo in the Asian Junior Chess championship as International Master M. Shyam Sundar of India (5.5 points) and Woman FIDE Master Vo Thi Kim Phung of Vietnam (6) nursed their lead in the boys and girls sections respectively, here Sunday.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 8:44:30 PM

Explosives seized in West Bengal
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) A sack containing 50 gelatine sticks and other explosive material was found Sunday in West Bengal's Bankura district, where Maoists are active, police said.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 8:44:09 PM

Man held for Aligarh admission racket
Aligarh, June 20 (IANS) A private coaching centre employee was arrested here for his alleged involvement in a racket in which students were charged Rs.4-6 lakhs for admission to prestigious colleges, police said Sunday.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 8:42:33 PM

Police custody for army major caught taking bribes
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) A Mumbai court Sunday remanded to five days' police custody an army officer who was arrested for allegedly accepting bribes for issuing medical certificates to prospective recruits.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 8:28:41 PM

One of prime accused in train sabotage arrested
Ranchi/Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) One of the three prime accused in a train derailment in West Bengal last month allegedly due to Maoist sabotage, in which 148 people were killed, was arrested from Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district Sunday, police said.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 8:15:20 PM

Abu Dhabi firm plans to build 'space city' near Bangalore
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based Marib Holdings LLC plans to build a 'space city' in Chikkaballapur district, about 90 km from here, at an investment of Rs.18,400 crore ($4 billion), the company said Sunday.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 8:10:31 PM

India ready to discuss Afghanistan issue with Pakistan
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With intelligence reports indicating the possibility of attacks on Indian assets in Afghanistan, India Sunday said the issue will figure during the foreign secretary level talks in Islamabad next week and indicated that it was ready for a larger discussion on the situation in the violence-torn country.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 7:44:37 PM

ISI has interest in some Kerala organisations: Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, June 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency has an interest in certain sectors in Kerala and also in some organisations based in the state, Union Minister of State for Home Mulapally Ramachandran said Sunday.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 7:41:30 PM

Delhi simmers at 44.8, hot week lies ahead
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The national capital simmered Sunday with the maximum temperature at 44.8 degrees Celsius - six degrees above average. With no respite in sight, residents need to buckle up for a hot week ahead, to go by what weather officials said.

Sunday, June 20, 2010 7:38:58 PM

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