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Apex court ticks off CBI for not acting on Ansal arrest warrants
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Ticking off the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for delaying the arrest of the Ansal brothers, the Supreme Court Friday ordered the probe agency to promptly arrest the real estate tycoons for allegedly misusing their stay outside jail to delay disposal of their appeals against conviction in the 1997 Uphaar theatre fire tragedy.

Friday, August 22, 2008 7:11:42 PM

BJP extends support to Mamata over Singur
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday indicated that it supported the Trinamool Congress campaign against the Tata car project at Singur in West Bengal.

Friday, August 22, 2008 7:11:27 PM

Transfer move of Dera chief's cases opposed
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) The Haryana government's move to transfer criminal cases pending against Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh from a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court at Ambala to Sirsa court on security grounds has been opposed by the family of one of the victims.

Friday, August 22, 2008 7:10:45 PM

Detained Afghan nationals let off
Kollam (Kerala), Aug 22 (IANS) Three Afghan nationals detained at the Kundara police station near here since August 7 have been let off with the police finding no incriminating evidence against them.

Friday, August 22, 2008 6:44:42 PM

New electronics park proposed in Kerala
Kasargod (Kerala), Aug 22 (IANS) The Kerala government will set up an electronics park in Kasargod district, state Industries Minister Elamaram Kareem said here Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2008 6:44:22 PM

Old couple arrested for bid to 'sacrifice' grand-daughter
Nagpur, Aug 22 (IANS) An old couple were arrested, along with 11 accomplices, from a village in Maharashtra for attempting to 'sacrifice' their grand-daughter in hope of getting a 'hidden treasure', police said Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2008 6:44:07 PM

US will not allow changes that will block deal: Boucher
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The US Friday assured India that it would push for "a clean waiver" in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and underlined that while there may be changes in the draft of exemption, it would not allow changes that could "block" nuclear cooperation with New Delhi.

Friday, August 22, 2008 6:43:50 PM

BJP blasts rivals for visiting family of 'terrorist'
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday called a man arrested for the Ahmedabad bomb blasts a 'terrorist' and branded Congress, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) politicians who went to sympathise with his family as 'cheer leaders of terrorism'.

Friday, August 22, 2008 6:42:34 PM

Tirupati temple to give `Bhagavad Gita' to prisoners
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) In an attempt to bring a change in the mindset of prisoners, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) has decided to gift them copies of 'Bhagavad Gita'.

Friday, August 22, 2008 6:42:15 PM

Photo exhibition to humanize AIDS, reduce stigma
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Vividly depicting the lives of sex workers, trans-genders, drug users and truck drivers afflicted by the HIV/AIDS virus, a unique photo exhibition opened Friday seeking to humanise - and reduce discrimination against - the global scourge.

Friday, August 22, 2008 6:41:56 PM

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