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6,000 men, air defence to secure Rashtrapati Bhavan Monday
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) An 'impregnable' air defence system in the sky and about 6,000 security personnel, from paramilitary commandos to police sharpshooters, on the ground will be deployed to guard heads of state and government who will be present at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace, Monday evening to attend the open air oath-taking ceremony of Narendra Modi as India's new prime minister.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 9:06:07 PM

Bhiwani reels at 44 degrees in Haryana
Chandigarh, May 24 (IANS) Bhiwani town in Haryana was in the midst of heat wave conditions Saturday, recording a maximum temperature of 44 degrees Celsius, Met officials said here.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 9:00:03 PM

At Rashtrapati Bhavan, stage is set for Modi
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The electricians were busy connecting the wires of dozens of white coloured pedestal fans and desert coolers while a group of labourers unloaded rolls of red carpets from a waiting tempo even as municipality vans criss-crossed all of them, busy fumigating the sprawling forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan -- the venue for prime minister- designate Narendra Modi's scheduled oath taking ceremony Monday.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 8:56:06 PM

TRS set ups 'war room', draws TDP ire
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) Amid a row over bifurcation of employees between Telangana and Seemandhra, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Saturday set up a "war room" at its office here, drawing the ire of Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

Saturday, May 24, 2014 8:56:05 PM

Sign language at PM's swearing-in ceremony
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Around 18 million deaf Indian citizens will be able to follow all details of Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony Monday with sign language interpretation facilities at the installation of a new prime minister for the first time in India.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 8:54:03 PM

Sonia likely to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony of prime minister-designate Narendra Modi.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 8:38:03 PM

Sonia calls for drawing lessons from poll setback
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday called for drawing "appropriate lessons from unprecedented setback" to the party in the Lok Sabha election and said the party will work with like-minded parties in the opposition.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 8:22:05 PM

Woman constable killed in road accident
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A woman constable was killed and another injured here after they lost control of the motorcycle they were riding and met with an accident, police said Saturday.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 8:10:04 PM

Increasing differences with leadership led Gopinath to quit AAP
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Increasing differences with the AAP leadership including the party's national convenor and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal led India's low-cost aviation pioneer G.R. Gopinath to resign from the party Saturday.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 8:08:03 PM

Rain in Delhi, thundershower likely Sunday
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Delhi received light rain Saturday bringing respite from the searing heat during the day when the maximum temperature was recorded a notch above the average at 40.6 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast duststorm and thundershower Sunday.

Saturday, May 24, 2014 7:58:03 PM

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