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Sachin Tendulkar breaks down in Puttaparthi

PUTTAPARTHI: Iconic Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar, both of whom are devotees of the late Sathya Sai Baba, today paid their last respects to the godman who died here yesterday.

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WB is worst governed state: P Chidambaram

KOLKATA/CANNING, (WB): Taking the Left Front government head on, the Union Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram today said West Bengal is among the “worst governed states” in the country and that its administration was “sub-standard”.

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Where will Bengal’s Muslim votes go

KOLKATA: West Bengal’s Muslims, once a loyal vote bank of the ruling Marxists, appear noncommittal in the ongoing legislative assembly polls even as the Left Front and rival Trinamool Congress try to woo the community that makes up 28 percent of the state’s population.

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Sathya Sai Baba passes away

PUTTAPARTHI:  Godman Sathya Sai Baba, a cult like figure who had a phenomenal following, including the high and mighty, across the globe died here on Sunday battling illness caused by a multi-organ failure for nearly a month.

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CBI may name Kanimozhi in 2nd charge-sheet

NEW DELHI: The CBI, in its second charge-sheet likely to be filed on Monday, may name the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Mr M Karunanidhi’s daughter Ms Kanimozhi, wife Ms Dayalu Ammal and several others for allegedly getting benefits out of the allocation of 2G spectrum to certain telecom firms.

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PM lauds high turnout at Kashmir panchayat polls

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday expressed happiness over the large participation of voters in the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls - held after 10 years - saying it showed people ‘want to decide their fate themselves’.

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Plans to use IAF’s UAVs in naxal zones: Chhattisgarh govt

RAIPUR: The Chhattisgarh government is planning to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) of the Indian Air Force to conduct reconnaissance of naxal-hit areas even as security forces are mulling entering the Maoist stronghold of Abujhmad -- an unexplored jungle area in Bastar.

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Ludhiana to London: India-made stoles for royal wedding

LUDHIANA | NEW DELHI: Nearly 4,000 soft wool stoles have been shipped for the eagerly awaited wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in London this Friday, courtesy a Ludhiana manufacturer. And the royal couple is also expected to take its pick.

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