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65 killed in China storms

65 killed in China storms

Beijing, May 8 (IANS) The toll in storms in southern China has risen to 65, officials said.

About 2.55 million people and 100,000 hectares of land were affected. At least 14 people were missing and 9,900 buildings have been damaged, Xinhua cited a statement released Friday by the state flood control

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Army orders inquiry into death of officer in fire

Army orders inquiry into death of officer in fire

Jalandhar, May 7 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday ordered a court of inquiry into a fire incident in Hoshiarpur district in which an officer was charred to death and another sustained serious injuries, said officials.

According to defence officials, Captain N. Anand was killed and Major Sudhir Parmar was badly injured

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Slain scribe’s boyfriend quizzed, case filed against him

Slain scribe’s boyfriend quizzed, case filed against him

Ranchi/New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A Jharkhand court Friday directed the state police to lodge a first information report (FIR) against Priyabhanshu Ranjan, boyfriend of Delhi scribe Nirupama Pathak who died under mysterious circumstances at her home in Jharkhand April 29. He was later questioned in New Delhi.

In Ranchi, Chief

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Six workers in Chhattisgarh coal mine untraced

Six workers in Chhattisgarh coal mine untraced

Raipur, May 7 (IANS) Rescuers failed to trace six workers who have been missing since a blast Thursday in an underground coal mine in Chhattisgarh's Koriya district, officials said Friday.

The toll in the accident rose to six Friday with two workers succumbing to injuries in a hospital. At least 30

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Five nabbed with 700 gram cocaine in Uttar Pradesh

Five nabbed with 700 gram cocaine in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Five men were arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district and over 700 gram cocaine, worth Rs.30 lakh, was seized from them, an official said Friday.

'The five men were arrested late Thursday night from the Charra area in Aligarh. Acting on a tip-off, a team of

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Narcotics gang busted in Delhi, four men nabbed

Narcotics gang busted in Delhi, four men nabbed

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A gang supplying narcotics in the capital was busted with the arrest of four people, police said Friday.

According to police, Abdul Hafiz, 36, Atik ur Rahman, 38, Nabi Khan, 36, and Abdul Hamid, 28, were arrested in the city's north-east area and over one kg

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Criminal circulating fake currency arrested

Criminal circulating fake currency arrested

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A man was arrested for circulating counterfeit currency, police said Friday.

According to police, Rajuddin is a proclaimed offender in cases of murder, rape, kidnapping and circulation of fake Indian currency, a police official said.

'We received a secret information that Rajuddin was dealing in fake

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Naga students target Manipur Bhavan over Muivah visit

Naga students target Manipur Bhavan over Muivah visit

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Around 300 Naga students and activists pelted stones at Manipur Bhavan in the national capital Friday evening and tried to storm it to protest the Manipur government's refusal to allow Naga separatist leader T. Muivah to visit the state.

'Around 300 of them arrived in buses.

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Two men held in Delhi for cheating

Two men held in Delhi for cheating

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Two young men were arrested Friday on charges of cheating people and duping them of their valuables in Delhi, police said.

Narad Mehto, 25, and Ajay Kumar, 19, would 'tell victims that they have found huge amounts of money but they do not have a

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CBI seeks custody of two arrested Gujarat cops

CBI seeks custody of two arrested Gujarat cops

Gandhinagar, May 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday sought custody of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) N.K.Amin and inspector V. Rathod, both of whom are already in jail in connection with the Sohrabuddin Sheikh killing case.

When the plea came up in the special CBI court, Rathod

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