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Facebook gave punch to Anna movement, says expert
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) The nationwide anti-graft movement of Anna Hazare would not have packed the same punch had social networking media such as Facebook not been around, a marketing expert said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:48:20 PM

Maharashtra lift Buchi Babu Trophy
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Maharashtra snatched a thrilling two-wicket victory against Kerala in the final to lift the All-India Buchi Babu cricket tournament trophy here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:42:37 PM

Maoist violence drops in India
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India recorded 1,041 incidents of Maoist violence involving 346 deaths till July 31 this year, parliament was told Tuesday, a drop from last year's tally.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:40:22 PM

Rain-battered Mumbai gets into festive mood
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Rain-battered Mumbai returned to normalcy Tuesday and people got into the festive mood ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr Wednesday and the 10-day Ganeshotsav starting Thursday.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:39:06 PM

Maoist violence drops in India
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India recorded 1,041 incidents of Maoist violence involving 346 deaths till July 31 this year, parliament was told Tuesday, a drop from last year's tally.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:36:19 PM

Child pornography rising in India
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) There is a steady rise in the number of child pornography cases registered and arrests in India.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:31:44 PM

India has pacts with 35 nations to combat terrorism
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India has signed legal assistance pacts, that deal with combating terrorism, with 35 countries including the neighboring countries of Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, parliament was informed Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:29:10 PM

Jan Lokpal bill regressive, Anna used as prop: Arundhati Roy
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Jan Lokpal bill is a 'regressive piece of legislation' and Anna Hazare has been 'used as a prop by foreign-funded NGOs' to lead the anti-corruption movement, writer and activist Arundhati Roy has said.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:20:42 PM

Britain seeks India's leadership role in Commonwealth
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Describing India as 'a beacon of democracy', Britain Tuesday pushed for a leadership role for India in reinvigorating the 54-nation Commonwealth that will hold the summit of its leaders in Perth (Australia) in October.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:19:06 PM

Bomb hoax on Kingfisher flight
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A Kingfisher Airlines Mumbai-Chandigarh flight received a bomb threat call Tuesday, which later turned out to be hoax, an official said here.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:18:51 PM

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