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Maoists kill 26 CRPF men in Chhattisgarh

RAIPUR: Maoists on Tuesday shot dead 26 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and wounded eight others in an ambush in a remote area of Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district in the latest of a series of deadly attacks by the ultra-Left activists.

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Kashmir tense; 3 more killed in CRPF firing

SRINAGAR: Three more youths were killed on Tuesday when the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) allegedly opened fire during clashes with protestors in Anantnag as violence spread to South Kashmir and more towns in the valley were put under curfew.

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BJP, JD-U finalise seat sharing for Bihar polls

NEW DELHI: With their relationship on “track” in Bihar now after the row between Mr Nitish Kumar and Mr Narendra Modi, BJP and JD-U have finalised seat sharing for the upcoming Assembly election in the state.

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IAF planning to deploy radars along mountainous frontiers

NEW DELHI: To prevent the kind of air space violations done by Chinese helicopters in Jammu and Kashmir last year, the Indian Air Force is planning to deploy radars along its mountainous frontiers in northern and eastern parts of
the country.

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Bihar to approach Lanka for Bodhi tree sapling

PATNA: The Bihar government will approach Sri Lanka for another sapling of the Bodhi tree after the first one planted by Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama here wilted due to negligence, triggering anger in the Buddhist community.

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Rohtan Tunnel work begins

MANALI (HP): The drilling of a tunnel through the Himalayan ranges began here on Monday to facilitate laying out of an alternative all-weather road route to strategically important areas of Ladakh and providing a year-long connectivity to the remote Lahaul-Spiti valley.

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Brazil team fan commits suicide in Kerala

WAYANAD: With passions running high in football-loving Kerala, a 23-year-old man, a fan of the Brazilian team, allegedly committed suicide in the state’s Wayanad district after his friends made fun of him, police said Monday.

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Manmohan asks rich nations to resist protectionism

TORONTO: Making it clear that each country needed to devise its own strategy to weather the deepest global financial crisis in decades, Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday asked rich nations to resist protectionism.

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Monsoon getaways

BY ARTI DAS | NT NETWORK

Think of a cozy afternoon under the blanket, listening to the sound of raindrops outside the window, followed by a hot cup of tea with some bhajiyas. Yes, it does sound tempting especially when you have weather like this to support it.

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Govt hikes fuel prices; LPG dearer by Rs 35

NEW DELHI:  In a politically sensitive move, the government on Friday hiked prices of petrol by Rs 3.50 a litre and diesel by Rs 2 a litre, raised LPG by Rs 35 a cylinder and the poor man’s cooking fuel kerosene by Rs 3 a litre.

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