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Anna Hazare threatens yet another fast

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Seeking to mount pressure on the government, the social activist Mr Anna Hazare Tuesday threatened to launch another hunger strike from the last day of the Parliament’s winter session if a strong Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed by then.

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Nabam Tuki sworn in as Arunachal Pradesh CM

ITANAGAR: More than three months of bitter internal revolt and political uncertainty in Arunachal Pradesh ended Tuesday with Mr Nabam Tuki sworn in as the new Chief Minister replacing Mr Jarbom Gamlin.

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Infants to fast against TN’s Kudankulam nuclear plant

CHENNAI: In a bid to highlight the need for a safe planet that now has seven billion people, about 40 babies will on Tuesday fast for an hour as part of the continuing protest against the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, an activist said.

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Ex-Jharkhand CM Koda beaten up in jail

RANCHI: Former Jharkhand chief minister, Madhu Koda was Monday injured after he was assaulted in a Ranchi jail where he is in judicial custody in connection with a multi-crore scam, but there were conflicting versions on who beat him up.

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UP’s Nargis is world’s seven billionth baby

MAL: Nargis, a girl born Monday in this village in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, was welcomed as the world’s seven billionth baby - an honour she shares with a girl child born in the Philippines and a boy in Russia.

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Food bill to go to Union cabinet before Nov 20

NEW DELHI:  The food ministry on Monday said the consultation process on the crucial national food security bill of the government is almost over and the draft bill will be presented to the cabinet by November 20.

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Saif is 10th Nawab of Pataudi

PATAUDI (HARYANA):  Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan was on Monday anointed the tenth Nawab of Pataudi at a ceremony at his ancestral palace here over a month after his father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi passed away.

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Great adjutant storks face extinction in Assam

GUWAHATI:  Assam is a naturally well endowed with rich flora and fauna and a high number of endangered animals and birds, but environmentalists fear that the great adjutant stork, popularly known in local dialect as hargilla, is on the verge of extinction.

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Team Anna to be revamped after new Constitution

RALEGAN SIDDHI: Under all-round attack over allegations of financial misconduct and demands for its disbanding, Team Anna Sunday decided to formulate a Constitution for its anti-corruption movement and revamp the Core Committee after that.

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