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

Sunday, May 25, 2008 2:39:20 PM

Bayern Munich team arrives in city
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) German football giant Bayern Munich touched down in the city Sunday to play a one-off exhibition match against Mohun Bagan Tuesday.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 2:26:05 PM

Bhajan Lal retains Adampur seat
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Former Haryana chief minister Bhajan Lal Sunday retained his Adampur assembly seat even as his newly created Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) lost two other seats to the Congress.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 2:25:46 PM

BJP wins Hamirpur Lok Sabha seat
Shimla, May 25 (IANS) Anurag Thakur, son of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, Sunday won the Hamirpur Lok Sabha seat as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate with a thumping margin of nearly 175,000 votes.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 2:25:29 PM

Yediyurappa: a staunch RSS activist to chief minister
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yeddyurappa, who seems set to take over as the Karnataka chief minister following his party's historic electoral win, began his political career as an active member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at the age of 23 years.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 2:25:06 PM

Clerics appeal to Muslims for polio eradication effort
Agra, May 25 (IANS) Muslim clerics of Kanpur, Jhansi, Agra and Aligarh have appealed to the community to join the campaign for polio eradication and give polio drops to children.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 2:23:50 PM

BJP win in Karnataka beginning of end for UPA: Modi
Ahmedabad, May 25 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) victory in Karnataka would mark the beginning of the end for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA).

Sunday, May 25, 2008 1:47:04 PM

Merchant navy officer dies in fire on Indian ship
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) A merchant navy officer was killed in a fire that broke out aboard the Indian ship, M.V. Oel Aishwarya, near the Sri Lankan coast, according to the directorate-general of shipping (DGS).

Sunday, May 25, 2008 1:46:46 PM

Lotus in full bloom in Karnataka -- after decades of waiting
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) dream of being a ruler in southern India appeared certain Sunday, after decades of waiting and praying, with the Karnataka electorate giving it virtually a clear mandate.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 1:45:15 PM

Gujjar agitation disrupts traffic between Agra, Jaipur
Agra, May 25 (IANS) The Gujjar agitation has disrupted the traffic movement between Agra in Uttar Pradesh and Jaipur in Rajasthan leading to hundreds of tourists being held up here.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 1:43:31 PM

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