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Rajdhani Express engine catches fire, passengers safe
Lucknow, Aug 4 (IANS) A fire broke out in the engine of a Rajdhani Express on the outskirts of this Uttar Pradesh capital Wednesday, disrupting the busy Sultanpur-Lucknow rail route, officials said. No injury or casualty was reported.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010 9:54:19 AM

Three prisoners flee Goa jail
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) In a dramatic jail break, two convicts and an undertrial escaped from a prison in Goa by drilling a passage through the cell toilet in the early hours of Wednesday, jail authorities said.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010 9:43:17 AM

12 Jharkhand districts declared drought-hit
Ranchi, Aug 4 (IANS) As many as 12 of the 24 districts in Jharkhand were declared drought-hit for the fifth successive year as they received less than 50 percent of the normal rainfall, a senior official has said.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010 9:43:07 AM

Chidambaram likely to announce concessions for Kashmir
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram is expected to announce some soft measures for Jammu and Kashmir when he makes a statement in parliament Wednesday, an informed source said.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010 8:40:16 AM

28 Bihar districts declared drought hit
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bihar government Tuesday declared 28 of the state's 38 districts drought affected due to 20 percent rainfall deficit, an official said.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:45:02 PM

Police sub-inspector suspended for molesting colleague
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A Delhi Police sub-inspector was Tuesday suspended for molesting his colleague and showing her obscene MMS clips, a day after he was arrested on the charge, a police officer said.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:40:36 PM

Santosh Trophy: Goa, Punjab in semis
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Title holders Goa and eight time champions Punjab blew away their rivals to romp into the semifinals of the 64th Santosh Trophy football championship here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:30:59 PM

Gorkha groups' views to be sought on 'interim setup'
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) The West Bengal government would consider the opinion of the anti-Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Democratic Front (DF) before announcing its own views on the 'interim setup' for Darjeeling suggested by the central government, a minister Tuesday said.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:18:28 PM

Narayana Murthy opens Penguin bookstore in Bangalore
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Ltd chairman and chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy and his wife Sudha Murthy late Tuesday inspired hundreds of book lovers by opening PageTurners, an exclusive Penguin bookstore in the heart of Bangalore.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:07:56 PM

Man passing himself of as Delhi cop arrested
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A man passing himself off as a constable of the Delhi Police has been arrested and a fake police identity card seized from him, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:00:45 PM

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