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Deccan Chargers elect to bat against Royal Challengers
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to bat against Bangalore Royal Challengers in Indian Premier League at Rajiv Gandhi International stadium here Sunday.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 4:51:35 PM

Poor strategies, organisation led to defeat: Congress
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Congress leaders were Sunday stunned by their defeat in Karnataka, with some saying that even party chief Sonia Gandhi was to blame for the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the southern state.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 4:11:33 PM

Uttar Pradesh board exams: girls do better, but not among toppers
Allahabad, May 25 (IANS) Girls outshone boys by a wide overall margin in the Uttar Pradesh board exams for Class 12, results of which were declared Sunday. But no girl could find a place among the 10 toppers.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 4:01:09 PM

Warnings on fake cigarette packs to campaign against tobacco
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Fake cigarette packets with pictorial warnings and a public lighter which can be used only after ringing a 'bell to hell' are some of the initiatives of a week-long 'Tobacco Free Youth' campaign ahead of World No Tobacco Day May 31.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 4:00:42 PM

Heavy rain forces President to cancel visit
Jammu, May 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil could not go to Bhaderwah in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate the extension campus of Jammu University Sunday, as her helicopter could not take off from Gulmarg due to heavy rain and low visibility.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 3:55:23 PM

Sangma's daughter wins Tura Lok Sabha seat
Tura (Meghalaya), May 25 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidate Agatha Kongkal Sangma won the Tura parliamentary by-election in Meghalaya Sunday by a record margin, crushing Zenith Sangma of the Congress.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 3:44:13 PM

Congress show improves but stalwarts bite the dust
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) Former Congress chief minister N. Dharam Singh Sunday led several Congress leaders who lost elections in Karnataka. But surprisingly, the party won 77 seats this time, up from 65 in 2004.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 3:36:31 PM

Apollo Hospital told to pay Rs.500,000 for misleading patient
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The capital's Indraprastha Apollo Hospital has been asked to pay Rs.500,000 to a patient for unfair trade practices. It had demanded more money despite offering a package.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 3:35:43 PM

Akali Dal retains Amritsar seat
Amritsar, May 25 (IANS) The ruling Akali Dal Sunday retained the Amritsar-south assembly seat for which a by-election was held last week.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 3:35:22 PM

Sweets, saffron flags all the way...
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) Laddo, burfi, Mysorepak were distributed Sunday at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) offices across Karnataka as the party prepared to form its own government for the first time in south India.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 3:31:36 PM

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