Sunday, September 10, 2006, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Malegaon buries its dead
Sonia visits the injured as curfew is lifted

Malegaon, September 9
Investigators today sifted through evidence and followed up leads to trace those responsible for multiple bomb blasts that killed 31 persons and injured nearly 300 in this powerloom town, which remained peaceful as grieving kin buried the dead.

A relative takes care of a bomb blast victim; and Mrs Sonia Gandhi listens to one of the family members of the deceased at Malegaon in Maharashtra on Saturday
A relative takes care of a bomb blast victim; and (right) Mrs Sonia Gandhi listens to one of the family members of the deceased at Malegaon in Maharashtra on Saturday. — PTI photo
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Cops sat on blast warning
Malegaon, September 9
There are red faces in the Maharashtra Home Ministry following revelations that the Malegaon police knew at least two weeks in advance about the blasts in Malegaon.

Pak condemns Malegaon blasts
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Another haul of explosives in Andhra Pradesh
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Hyderabad, September 9
A day after a major arms haul, the Andhra Pradesh police today seized another consignment of explosives from a transport company’s godown in Anantapur district reportedly meant to be supplied to the Maoists.
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Clergy rejects appointment of 3 Sikh high priests
Amritsar, September 9
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president Avatar Singh today suffered a big jolt when in an unprecedented “Gurmata” (resolution), the Sikh clergy rejected the appointment of three granthis for Golden Temple today.

CM orders action against Navy men 
Wular lake boat tragedy case

Srinagar, September 9
Accepting the inquiry report in the Wular lake boat tragedy incident in which 22 students were killed, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has ordered action against the four guilty Navy officials and the school principal.

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Duty on wheat import by private traders goes
New Delhi, September 9
The government today abolished the five per cent import duty on wheat for private traders, a decision that is expected to augment the supply of food grains in the wake of its spiraling prices. 

Senate should ‘strip’ Title Two of Bill on N-deal
Washington, September 9
The Senate should “strip” Title Two of its version of a Bill on Indo-US civilian nuclear deal if it is seen as causing undue delay in implementing the pact, a leading American think tank has said.

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Cape Canaveral, September 9
After two frustrating weeks of delays, space shuttle Atlantis and its six astronauts blasted off today on a mission to resume construction of the international space station, for the first time since the Columbia disaster three and a half years ago.

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Chandigarh, September 9
Not all is well with the health of National Highway-1 in Punjab. Right from Ambala to Amritsar (Wagah), the north-south highway is in the grip of toxic lead that has accumulated in roadside soil following years of enhanced exposure to motor vehicle exhaust. The use of tetraethyl lead-free fuel being a recent practice, the damage has long been done and it persists.

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