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Shiv Sena actvists planning to hold prayers at Taj
Agra, July 18 (IANS) Shiv Sena activists Friday announced plans to hold Hindu religious ceremonies at the Taj Mahal even as preparations began for the urs (death anniversary) of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan later this month.

Friday, July 18, 2008 4:01:37 PM

PM phones Deve Gowda for trust vote support
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Needing every vote to win the Lok Sabha trust vote July 22, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday phoned former prime minister and Janata Dal-Secular president H.D. Deve Gowda to seek the support of his party's three members of the house.

Friday, July 18, 2008 4:01:13 PM

S.C. Jamir to take oath as Maharashtra governor Saturday
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) S.C. Jamir, who was holding additional charge as Maharashtra governor since the resignation of S.M. Krishna in March, will be sworn in as the new governor at Raj Bhavan here Saturday morning.

Friday, July 18, 2008 4:00:10 PM

N-deal is for India, cannot be against any community: cleric
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The cleric of the largest mosque in India Friday said the contentious India-US civil nuclear deal is for the country and is not against any community.

Friday, July 18, 2008 3:15:18 PM

Somnath issue not on CPI-M meeting agenda
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) The much debated issue of Somnath Chatterjee's resignation from the post of Lok Sabha speaker finds no mention on the agenda of the two-day central committee meeting of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) beginning in Delhi from Saturday.

Friday, July 18, 2008 2:53:05 PM

DMK fast on Saturday to protest attack on fishermen
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The ruling DMK in Tamil Nadu will observe a day-long fast Saturday to protest the firing upon Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka's navy.

Friday, July 18, 2008 1:29:22 PM

Gadkari wins state council election for fourth term
Nagpur, July 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Maharashtra unit president Nitin Gadkari has retained his seat from the Nagpur graduates' constituency, being elected to the Maharashtra Legislative Council for the fourth time.

Friday, July 18, 2008 1:28:00 PM

Government walks the tightrope over numbers game
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) With just four days remaining for the do-or-die trust vote in parliament, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is struggling to keep its flock together amid indications of defections and cross-voting in the ruling coalition.

Friday, July 18, 2008 1:27:17 PM

Rahul Gandhi on three-day tour of Vidarbha
Nagpur, July 18 (IANS) Congress MP and party general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived here Friday on a three-day tour of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, which witnessed a phenomenally high incidence of farmers' suicides in the last three years and is currently reeling under a month-long dry spell.

Friday, July 18, 2008 9:54:51 AM

Tamil Nadu top police official suspended
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Additional Director General of Police S.K. Upadhyay was placed under suspension late Thursday night, the state government said here.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 11:35:35 PM

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