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Remote for High Court blast smuggled from cross LoC trade

SRINAGAR: Security agencies probing the Delhi High Court blasts are in the process of joining the dots as certain leads have emerged pointing to the remote used for triggering the explosion being smuggled from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) through LoC trade.

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EC orders covering of Mayawati statues

LUCKNOW:  The Election Commission on Saturday ordered that all statues of the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Ms Mayawati and her party symbol -- the elephant -- installed at several places in Uttar Pradesh be covered until the completion of assembly poll process.

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Sukh Ram surrenders, sent to jail

NEW DELHI:  Ailing former telecom minister  Sukh Ram on Saturday surrendered in a Delhi court in a graft case and was sent to jail. The 84-year-old appeared in the court premises in an ambulance.

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Mamata spars with Cong on tie-up

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI:  In an escalation of the standoff with the Congress, the West Bengal Chief Minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee on Saturday  dared the party to leave the alliance in the state for allegedly working in tandem with the CPI-M and hatching a conspiracy to defame the Trinamool Congress.

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Aarushi’s parents to be tried: SC

NEW DELHI:  Dentist couple Dr Rajesh Tlawar and Dr Nupur Talwar will be tried for the sensational murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi, with the  apex court on Friday dismissing their plea against being named the main accused in the May 16, 2008 murder.

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Sibal downplays differences between Congress, Trinamool

NEW DELHI: Downplaying differences between Congress and its UPA partner Trinamool Congress, the HRD Minister, Mr Kapil Sibal today squarely blamed the Opposition for the Government's inability to get through the Lokpal Bill and FDI.

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Hawa Mahal loses its colour after bath

JAIPUR: The city's historic landmark Hawa Mahal has turned a shade lighter in some corners after enthusiastic civic authorities used water pressure hoses to clean the 18th century monument ahead of Parvasi Bhartiya Divas.

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Hazare not to campaign in assembly polls: Bedi

PUNE:  Setting at rest speculation over Mr Anna Hazare’s proposed tour of five poll-bound states, his close aide Ms Kiran Bedi on Thursday said he would not campaign as planned earlier on medical advice.

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