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RTI unwelcome in Tamil Nadu, say people's groups
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Meet Humauin Kabir, the man who has earned the sobriquet 'habitual RTI user' has been warned by the Information Commissioner in Tamil Nadu not to keep filing petitions using the RTI Act.

Monday, July 23, 2007 9:19:12 AM

Rajasthan plans special tiger cell to check poaching
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) Rajasthan will soon set up a special cell comprising policemen and forest officials to ensure the security of tigers in the state, especially in the Ranthambore and Sariska sanctuaries.

Monday, July 23, 2007 9:14:58 AM

Mild quake felt in North India
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Mild earthquake measuring 4.9 on Richter scale was felt in some parts of north India early Monday.

Monday, July 23, 2007 8:22:28 AM

Priyanka plays tough bodyguard in 'Drona'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Remember those Mata Hari-Catwoman comic book heroines? Bollywood's Priyanka Chopra harks back to the comic book heroine of yore in Goldie Behl's 'Drona', a la Uma Thurman in 'Kill Bill'.

Monday, July 23, 2007 8:16:54 AM

When rain played villain in Manali for Kangana
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut's joy of shooting songs for Samir Karnik's 'Roshan' in home state Himachal Pradesh was short-lived after capricious weather played spoil sport. The unit had to return without canning the scenes and will now head for Mauritius.

Monday, July 23, 2007 8:13:24 AM

Choudhary-Sandeep advance in Inter-State squash
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) In a keenly contested battle, A. Choudhary and Sandeep Singh of Services beat Rishi Tandon and Tushar Kothari of Tamil Nadu 11-4, 10-11 (5-7), 7-11, 11-10 (2-0), 11-10 (4-2) to enter the doubles second round of the Inter-State Squash Championships here Sunday.

Sunday, July 22, 2007 10:43:40 PM

Hardliner Sikh leader arrested on sedition charges
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) Hardliner Sikh leader and former terrorist Daljit Singh Bittu was Sunday arrested on sedition charges, the Punjab police said.

Sunday, July 22, 2007 10:43:09 PM

Manmohan calls on Shekhawat
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday called on outgoing Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat at his residence here.

Sunday, July 22, 2007 9:23:03 PM

Temple ex-employee held for stealing silver pitcher
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A former employee of the popular Hanuman temple near Connaught Place in the capital has been arrested on the charge of stealing from there a holy silver pitcher weighing 12 kg in March this year, police said Sunday.

Sunday, July 22, 2007 8:58:12 PM

Kalam to bid farewell to parliament Monday
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Outgoing President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who leaves office July 25, will bid adieu to parliament Monday.

Sunday, July 22, 2007 8:17:09 PM

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