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Sandy tribute to Benazir on Orissa beach
Puri, Dec 29 (IANS) An artist and his students in Orissa have created a four-foot tall sand sculpture of Benazir Bhutto here to pay tribute to the Pakistani leader who was killed Thursday in Rawalpindi.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 2:33:20 PM

Modi arrives in Delhi to rousing reception
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Arriving to a tumultuous welcome Saturday on his first visit to the capital after his spectacular victory in Gujarat, Chief Minister Narendra Modi met his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership to discuss the composition of his new team.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 2:21:48 PM

Seven abducted villagers untraced in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Dec 29 (IANS) Seven male activists of the Salwa Judum civil militia group who were abducted by the Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Thursday are still untraced, the police said.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 2:20:14 PM

Lucknow cops' sweet way to beat traffic indiscipline
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) The Lucknow police have found a sweet way to encourage traffic discipline and deal with those who shoot past the traffic signals and speed limits during the New Year's revelry.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 2:15:21 PM

Bikramganj bypolls begin amid tight security
Patna, Dec 29 (IANS) Polling began Saturday morning for the by-election to the Bikramganj Lok Sabha seat in Bihar amid tight security and shoot-at-sight orders against booth grabbers.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 2:14:55 PM

Thousands pay last respects to Janardhan Reddy
Hyderabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Crying inconsolably and some beating their chests in grief, thousands of people, including women, paid their last respects to senior Congress leader and former minister P. Janardhan Reddy, who died of cardiac arrest here Friday.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 1:54:36 PM

Top HuJI militant arrested in Kolkata
Kolkata, Dec 29 (IANS) Altaf Ansari, a top member of the Harkat-ul-Jehad-al-Islami (HuJI) militant group and wanted for several crimes in Uttar Pradesh, was arrested from a house in Baranagar area of West Bengal, the police said Saturday. x

Saturday, December 29, 2007 1:42:54 PM

Man 'marries' hill to end Maoist menace
Ranchi, Dec 29 (IANS) A tribal man married a hill in a symbolic gesture to end Maoist insurgency in Jamshedpur district of Jharkhand. The man is already married with two children.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 1:38:49 PM

Prabha Rau takes a dig at Rane, Pawar
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Congress state unit chief Prabha Rau has stoked afresh the recent controversies over Revenue Minister Narayan Rane's public criticism of Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar's meeting with Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 1:32:30 PM

This 'workaholic' prime minister does not take a holiday
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) His countrymen get 52 official holidays a year, his predecessors brought some of India's not-so-famous holiday spots on the world tourist map by vacationing there. But Prime Minister Manmohan Singh does not seem to believe in holidays and is not known to take a single day off from his tight work schedule.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 1:07:59 PM

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