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Ramadan miracle: Peace in Kashmir
Srinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) Markets remained over-crowded with shoppers and roads in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir were blocked with heavy traffic as Muslims started the first day of fasting in the holy month of Ramadan Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 9:26:37 PM

H.Y. Sharada Prasad: A man synonymous with Indira Gandhi (Tribute)
One of the most difficult jobs in the world is to be the interface between the media and the powerful. Several attempt it and come to grief. But a master practitioner of this demanding role was H.Y. Sharada Prasad, who died in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 7:13:34 PM

Apex court to hear plea seeking Orissa Christians' safety
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Wednesday hear a plea for deployment of adequate security personnel to check the spiralling communal violence in Kandhamal district of Orissa.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 6:53:25 PM

Left Front welcomes Gandhi's move on Singur stand-off
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Tuesday welcomed Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi's initiative to expedite the process of dialogue between the opposition Trinamool Congress and the state government to resolve the Singur land row.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 6:29:44 PM

Congress urges president to intervene, check Orissa violence
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A Congress party delegation Tuesday met President Pratibha Patil and requested her to immediately intervene and rein in communal violence in Orissa that has left 16 dead.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 6:07:36 PM

Vaithilingam to be sworn in Puducherry chief minister
Puducherry, Sep 2 (IANS) V. Vaithilingam of the Congress party will be sworn in Puducherry chief minister Thursday.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 5:25:01 PM

Tibetans celebrate 'Democracy Day', suspend protest demonstrations
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Tibetans celebrated their 48th "Democracy Day" Tuesday and suspended protest demonstrations that were going on in the Indian capital since March against 'atrocities in Tibet'.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 2:34:59 PM

Soren yet to allocate departments to Jharkhand ministers
Ranchi, Sep 2 (IANS) Almost a week after Shibu Soren took charge of the Jharkhand government, the ministers are yet to be assigned their responsibilites and departments.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 1:27:47 PM

We want work to resume at Tata plant: Mamata
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) In an apparent climbdown, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said Monday evening her party wants work to resume at the Tata Motors' Nano plant at Singur, but after excluding the controversial 400 acre acquired farmland.

Monday, September 01, 2008 10:17:09 PM

On Ramadan eve, three separatist leaders freed
Srinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) On the eve of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, Jammu and Kashmir authorities Monday freed separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. Meanwhile, the Kashmir Valley was mostly peaceful when curfew was relaxed in phases.

Monday, September 01, 2008 9:07:40 PM

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