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Crusader against corruption Anna Hazare breaks his fast with coconut water and honey offered by two little girls at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Sunday. – UNI
President confers Narang with Khel Ratna
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS): Rifle shooter Gagan Narang was conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at a glittering function in the Ashoka Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan here on Monday. ...

Yeddyurappa to appear in court as bail plea rejected
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS): Scam-hit former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa will appear on Monday in the court of the Lokayukta (ombudsman) in a graft trial case as the state high court has rejected his anticipatory bail application. ...

Parliament considering privilege motions against Bedi, Om Puri
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS): Anna Hazare's close aide Kiran Bedi and actor Om Puri face privilege motions for mocking at and passing caustic comments against lawmakers. ...

Thank Kalmadi and Raja, not Anna: Jaspal Bhatti
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS): Comedian and satirist Jaspal Bhatti wants that the praise for the recent anti-corruption campaign should not be given to Team Anna or the government or other important players. Instead, he says the credit should go to polit ...

Anna breaks fast after 12 days
NEW DELHI, Aug 28 – Hailing Parliament’s nod on key elements of Jan Lokpal Bill as “people’s victory”, Anna Hazare today broke his 12-day-old fast declaring that electoral reforms will be on top of his agenda next so that corruption can come down, re ...

Chetia extradition before PM’s visit
GUWAHATI, Aug 28 – The Government of Bangladesh is likely to hand over ULFA general secretary Anup Chetia,to Indian authorities before the visit of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to Dhaka on September 6 and 7. ...

Khurshid admits errors of judgement
NEW DELHI, Aug 28 – Law Minister Salman Khurshid, a key negotiator with Team Anna, today said there may have been “errors of judgement” in handling Hazare’s fast but there were no mistakes, reports PTI. ...

State fish production far below potential
GUWAHATI, Aug 28 – Even though there have been some gains in the development of the fisheries sector in the state, recent data suggests that the production is still far below the recognised potential. Well-placed sources admit that while the potentia ...

India may build structure that will outshine Taj Mahal
LONDON, Aug 28 – If architects have their way, India may soon build a new spectacular space station-style structure which could outshine the Taj Mahal. ...

NH-52 bane for flood-hit Dhemaji
JONAI, Aug 28 – National highway 52 along which surface communication gets disrupted in Dhemaji district every year during the monsoons, has become a bane for the people of the district and a large part of neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh. ...

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