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Kerala to set up shooting complex
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) An hour after India won its first gold medal for shooting at the Beijing Olympics, state Sports Minister M. Vijayakumar announced Monday that a Rs.3 million shooting complex would be set up in Kerala.

Monday, August 11, 2008 1:35:59 PM

Jharkhand to withdraw cases against statehood activists
Ranchi, Aug 11 (IANS) The government has initiated a process to withdraw cases against people who fought for a separate Jharkhand, nearly eight years after the state was carved out of Bihar.

Monday, August 11, 2008 1:18:06 PM

Kashmir tense as fruit merchants gather to cross LoC
Sopore, Aug 11 (IANS) Tension gripped this centre of the apple trade in Kashmir Monday as thousands of fruit growers and people, alleging 'economic blockade' by protesters in Jammu over the Amarnath land row, gathered here to march across the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto India-Pakistan border.

Monday, August 11, 2008 1:17:44 PM

Bihar legislator uses muscle power to grab prime property
Patna, Aug 11 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Anant Singh has landed in trouble yet again. His henchmen have now been accused of attacking a jewellery showroom here in an attempt to forcibly grab the prime property, police said Monday.

Monday, August 11, 2008 12:42:39 PM

No 'economic blockade' of Kashmir, say Jammu agitators
Jammu, Aug 11 (IANS) Agitators in Jammu demanding allocation of land to the Amarnath shrine board have denied any 'planned economic blockade' disrupting supply of essential commodities to the Kashmir valley.

Monday, August 11, 2008 11:58:02 AM

Jammu stays calm, curfew relaxed
Jammu, Aug 11 (IANS) The authorities in Jammu and Kashmir lifted curfew from Kathua and Bhaderwah districts and relaxed curfew in other towns after violent protests over the Amarnath land row abated in the region.

Monday, August 11, 2008 10:58:53 AM

100 Samajwadi Party workers detained on way to Mayawati's village
Ghaziabad, Aug 10 (IANS) About 100 Samajwadi Party (SP) activists, including five MPs and two state lawmakers, were detained at the Uttar Pradesh border Sunday when they were headed for Mayawati's village Badalpur here. They were later allowed to go back.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 8:36:30 PM

Kerala Hindu group's political forum plan opposed
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) A Hindu organisation's plan to form a political forum here has been opposed Sunday by another Hindu group, saying they have 'no intention to join or form a political party'.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 8:02:17 PM

Sinha dubs PDP as anti-national
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Terming the People's Democratic Party (PDP) as an anti-national party, former Jammu and Kashmir governor Lt. Gen. S.K. Sinha Sunday said its leaders were trying create a rift among people on communal lines.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 7:38:03 PM

Yasin Malik ends fast after PMO's assurance
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Pro-independence Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik broke his five-day fast here Sunday afternoon following an assurances from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) that the Jammu-Srinagar highway would be secured for a smooth flow of trucks carrying supplies to the valley.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 7:07:45 PM

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