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80 charged in Mumbai's Azad Maidan rioting case


Mumbai Police on Friday formally charged 80 people for the rioting at an Azad Maidan rally Aug 11 that claimed two lives, an official said here.

Prominent Muslim religious leader and president of Ule

Sensex down 172 points; SBI, ONGC slump


A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading nearly one per cent down in the afternoon session on Friday due to disappointing earnings of bluechip firms like SBI and ONGC.

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Himachal airports remain shut, hit hospitality trade

Flights to and from Himachal Pradesh have been suspended for over a month now, and this has started impacting the tourism sector - a major source of income for the state, officials said here on Friday

Nearly 200-year old Indian royal carriage to be auctioned

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A magnificent Indian royal state carriage, which is nearly 200-years old and was once owned by the Maharaja of Mysore, is to be auctioned in Britain this month.

Maharaja of Mysore's 1825 State Carria

Sunil Narine ready to bowl on any pitch


West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says he is prepared to make adjustments if the pitches in the upcoming two-Test series against Bangladesh do not offer any assistance.

Conditions here are typical

Obama thanks Manmohan, vows to continue close cooperation


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was amongst the several world leaders President Barack Obama personally called to thank them for their congratulatory messages and to express ‘his desire to continue clos

VK Malhotra stays AAI chief


Vijay Kumar Malhotra Friday was re-elected as president of the Archery Association of India (AAI) for the 40th year in a row.

Malhotra, 80, who has been getting elected un-opposed since 1973, for the

SC quashes graft proceedings against Jaffer Sharief

The Supreme Court on Friday quashed criminal proceedings against former railway minister C.K. Jaffer Sharief in an alleged case of graft under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

In a case dating back

Padmanabha Swamy temple wealth not public property: Kerala CM


A day after the CPI-M wanted the precious jewels and priceless assets of the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple to be made a public possession, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday said that it cannot be

Congress has again cheated Telangana, says TRS chief


Announcing plans to intensify the movement for a separate Telangana state, Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K. Chandrasekhar Rao Thursday alleged that the Congress had once again cheated the region's p

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