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Last updated: Friday, October 24, 2014 11:36:19 AM

Delhi celebrates festival of lights
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Dressed up in traditional fineries, residents of the national capital Thursday celebrated Diwali by decorating the forecourts of their houses with colourful rangolis, visiting temples, and exchanging sweets and gifts with friends and families.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:56:24 PM

Many flood victims eager to meet Modi disappointed
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Dozens of flood affected people who came to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his day-long Diwali visit Thursday returned disappointed as they were not allowed to enter Raj Bhavan where Modi was scheduled to meet them.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:52:22 PM

Modi marks Diwali with soldiers in icy Siachen
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Wrapped in thick woollens, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to the icy heights of Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday where he lauded the armed forces and promised a national memorial for Indian soldiers.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:24:14 PM

FIRs filed on Bengal villagers electrocuting jumbos
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) The West Bengal forest department has lodged police complaints against some villagers in north Bengal for allegedly electrocuting two elephants, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:02:18 PM

Dark Diwali for cyclone-hit north coastal Andhra
Visakhapatnam, Oct 23 (IANS) It's a dark Diwali for people in north coastal Andhra which was battered by severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' 12 days ago.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:54:09 PM

Bangalore police still looking for child's attacker
Bangalore, Oct 23 (IANS) Police are sweating out to find vital clues in the alleged sexual assault of a three-year-old child in an elite school here Oct 21 as protests and public pressure intensified Thursday for nabbing the suspects.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:50:23 PM

Omar stays away from Modi's Raj Bhavan engagements
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) After receiving Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Thursday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah chose to stay away from Modi's engagements at the Raj Bhawan.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:10:21 PM

Odisha BJP leader suspended for social media comments
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday suspended one of its senior leaders in Odisha for making "anti-party" statements on social media.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:10:20 PM

Rahul Gandhi greets countrymen on Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Thursday greeted countrymen on the occasion of Diwali.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:00:20 PM

Kerala agrees to 45-m width for national highways
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) The width of two national highways in Kerala will be 45 metres, up from 30 metres as was planned earlier, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy after the weekly cabinet meeting here Thursday.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 3:46:42 PM

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