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HindustanTimes Tue,29 Jul 2014

India

'Strange-looking animal' sparks panic inside Parliament complex

The appearance of a 'strange-looking' visitor from the animal world inside the Parliament complex sparked panic within the heavily-fortified compound and threw the security staff there into a tizzy.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 50 Indian fishermen

Fifty fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy personnel for allegedly fishing near the Lankan coast.

Scientific research results must reach farmers: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India needs to increase its per hectare productivity of crops to meet the growing demand for food.

Moderate intensity quake hits off Andaman island

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit off the coast of North Andaman island on Tuesday but the Meteorological Department said there was no threat of a tsunami.

Patna: Truck driver kills 12 sleeping pilgrims

A speeding truck driver ran over and killed at least 12 Hindu pilgrims on Tuesday who were sleeping on the side of a busy road in northeastern India, police said.

Saharanpur peaceful, 50,000 hold Eid prayers

People were keen on praying at the Idgah despite an uneasy calm in the area after the bloody clashes between Sikhs and Muslims last week left three people dead and several injured.

This too shall not pass: Saharanpur riots may go unpunished

The best way to judge an administration’s abilities is not by how quickly they impose curfew and control the situation but how well they prevent such incidents, writes KumKum Dasgupta. Saharanpur: Curfew relaxed for 2 hours, Muslims offer Eid prayers

Political leaders greet the nation on Eid-ul-fitr

Eid-ul-fitr was celebrated across the country on Tuesday as Muslims marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

UP: Fighting bull and cow hit engine on railway track; train derailed

Four coaches of a train derailed late on Monday in Lucknow when a fighting bull and cow suddenly came on the railway tracks and hit engine of the moving Lal Kuan Express, officials said. But no passenger was injured.

With 30% slump in sales, its not business as usual this 'Eid'

Even as Muslims across Mumbai are celebrating 'Eid Ul-Fitr' on Tuesday, local traders witnessing brisk business during the month of Ramzan, especially from the penultimate week when festival shopping picks up, have this time registered a 25-30% decline in sales compared to last year.

Girl gangraped by five at gunpoint

A Class X student was allegedlygangraped by five persons, including two minors, at gunpoint in Uttam Nagar area of west Delhi.

61 Indians from Tamil Nadu and AP arrive from Iraq

Sixty-one Indian nationals hailing from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday arrived in India from Iraq following their evacuation from the strife-torn Gulf country.

Kashmir: Eid congregations turn into pro-Palestine rallies

Several congregations to mark the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, a festival marking the end of the Islamic month of Ramzan, turned into pro-Palestine rallies in Kashmir valley on Tuesday, forcing security forces to use tear-smoke shells.

Dead man's 2 wives, father fighting for their share in his EPF amount

A dead man's two wives and father are fighting in courts for 14 years to stake their share of claim on his employees' provident fund.

UP: Villagers protesting against cow slaughter clash with cops

Villagers protesting against cow slaughter clashed with policemen in Dharsawa village in Shravasti district, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday. Agitators damaged police vehicles and blocked the movement of traffic on India- Nepal Buddhist circuit road.
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