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Huge haul of explosives in MP
5,000 detonators, 10 boxes of gelatine sticks seized from a house, car; driver held

Rewa (MP), October 16
Four days after a car-bomb was found in Haryana’s Ambala town, a huge quantity of explosives, including 5,000 detonators, 10 boxes of gelatine sticks and 30 coils of detonation cords, were recovered from a house and a car in the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday. One person has been arrested in this connection.

Yeddyurappa moves to ICU from jail
Bangalore, October 16
Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who was sent to judicial custody yesterday, took ill in the early hours of today and was shifted to a cardiac care institute being run by the state government.

Hisar bypoll result today
Hisar, October 16
The fate of political heavyweights locked in a keen fight for the Hisar Lok Sabha seat will be known tomorrow after counting of ballots cast in the byelection in which the Anna factor has raised the stakes for the ruling Congress.

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Right to recall risky, says poll panel chief
New Delhi, October 16
Amid a demand by Team Anna for radical poll reforms, Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi said he was not in favour of ‘right to recall’ and ‘right to reject' for elected representatives, warning that any such electoral rule would "destabilise" the country.

Jindal’s gift to his US alma mater: Rs12.25 cr
New Delhi, October 16
Industrialist and parliamentarian Naveen Jindal and his flagship company JSPL have gifted $2.5 million (about Rs 12.25 crore) to his alma mater, the University of Texas at Dallas, following which the US university has renamed its school of management after him.



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India, US to initiate joint projects in Afghanistan
New Delhi, October 16
India and the United States are considering joint projects aimed at capacity-building in Afghanistan so that people of the embattled nation could stand on their own feet once the US-led NATO forces withdraw from there by the end of 2014. As South-east Asian leaders made a beeline to New Delhi this week, one significant visit by a US official went virtually unnoticed in the media.

Andhra Govt cracks down on Telangana protesters
Hyderabad, October 16
Apparently goaded by the party high command, the Congress government in Andhra Pradesh has toughened its stand on Telangana agitators and launched a crackdown without sparing its own party MPs and MLAs.

3 feted for ‘elevating the Sikh experience’
New York, October 16
MoS External Affairs Preneet Kaur presents the Sikh Heritage Award-2011 to Navtej Sarna in New York on Sunday. Three prominent Sikhs, including senior Indian diplomat and author Navtej Sarna, have been given the Sikh Heritage Awards for their contribution to "elevating the Sikh experience".
MoS External Affairs Preneet Kaur presents the Sikh Heritage Award-2011 to Navtej Sarna in New York on Sunday. — PTI


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