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Dhoni wins Asian award for sports in UK
LONDON: On a roll in the ongoing ICC World Twenty20 where his team has entered the finals, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has another reason to smile as he has won the 2014 Asian award for outstanding achievement in sports here.

Murder accused shares dais with CM, arrested later
GAYA (Bihar): In an embarrassment for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a fugitive murder accused presided over his election rally here and was arrested later, the police said today.

Sonia cautions against parties making tall promises
KHARIAR (Odisha): Congress President Sonia Gandhi today cautioned people against political parties making 'tall pre-election promises' and asked voters not to get misled and carried away.

Modi by his side, Advani enters LS fray from Gandhinagar
GANDHINAGAR: Accompanied by Narendra Modi, veteran BJP leader L K Advani today filed his nomination from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, putting up a show of unity after months of apparent frost in ties between the two.

Woman shows courage, thwarts robbery attempt
NEW DELHI: Displaying immense courage, a 29-year-old woman not just thwarted a robbery attempt by snatching pistol from one of the four armed robbers who had barged into her home but also managed to nab two of them with the help of her neighbours, police said today.

Arms seized in Bihar
MUNGER: Police today recovered arms and ammunition suspected to be used during the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in Bihar's Munger district.

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BJP �chargesheets� UPA, terms its rule a disaster
New Delhi, April 4
BJP leaders Ravi Shankar Prasad (R) and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi at a press conference in New Delhi on FridayTaking a broad sweep at the alleged acts of omission and commissions of the UPA government, the BJP on Friday presented a chargesheet on its 10-year rule which it described as an �endless saga of scam and corruption�.
BJP leaders Ravi Shankar Prasad (R) and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi at a press conference in New Delhi on Friday. Mukesh Aggarwal

2 �chargesheets�: 10 years apart, yet so similar
New Delhi, April 4
Amid the controversy over the reasons for the embarrassing delay in releasing its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party today repaid the ruling Congress-led United Progressive Alliance in the same measure it received a decade ago � a chargesheet.

Pack of lies, says Cong
New Delhi, April 4
The Congress today dismissed the BJP�s chargesheet against the UPA government as a pack of lies and asked them to explain the delay in the release of the election manifesto with just three days left for the Lok Sabha elections to commence.




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Vote for Cong, shun SP: Shahi Imam
New Delhi, April 4
Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Jama MasjidTop Muslim cleric, the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, on Friday kicked off polarisation of Lok Sabha elections by backing the Congress and asking his followers to ensure the �secular votes� were not divided. Syed Ahmed Bukhari, who leads prayers at the famed mosque, also pledged support for Congress� Bihar ally RJD.�
Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid

Ticket for jailbirds: SC issues notice to Centre
New Delhi, April 4
The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre seeking its response to a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the newly amended law allowing jailed candidates to contest elections. A bench comprising Justices HL Dattu and SA Bobde passed the order on an appeal against a February 6, 2014 Delhi High court verdict.

Death for 3 repeat offenders in Shakti Mills rape cases
Mumbai, April 4
Three men convicted of gang-raping women at the abandoned Shakti Mills compound in Central Mumbai were on Friday sentenced to death under laws that provide maximum punishment for repeat offenders.


PUNJAB: Showers to delay wheat arrival by fortnight

HARYANA: Farmers� condition miserable, borders unsafe, claims Rajnath

J&KSports take back seat as political parties �seize� Parade Ground

HIMACHAL: Cong shortlists 5 for Sujanpur bypoll

CHANDIGARH: HC gives Admn 3 months

LUDHIANA: MC on demolition spree, pulls down 21 shops

DELHI: Candidates speed up campaign

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NATION: 1992 Babri demolition was planned sabotage: Sting op

BUSINESS: Dispose pensioners� complaints in 2 months: Govt to ministries
SPORTS: Wily Ashwin, fiery Kohli take India through
WORLD: Underwater search begins to locate MH370 black box


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Wily Ashwin, fiery Kohli take India through
Virat Kohli (L) and Suresh Raina share a light moment during the chase as India defeated South Africa in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup semifinal in Dhaka on Friday. Kohli notched up an unbeaten 44-ball 72It wasn�t as easy as India made it look. In fact many would have felt it was advantage South Africa when they set India a challenging target of 173 runs.

INDIA STORM INTO World t-20 FINAL: Virat Kohli (L) and Suresh Raina share a light moment during the chase as India defeated South Africa in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup semifinal in Dhaka on Friday. Kohli notched up an unbeaten 44-ball 72. AFP
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1992 Babri demolition was planned sabotage: Sting op
New Delhi, April 4
The 1992 Babri Mosque demolition was an "act of planned sabotage" and not by a frenzied mob of Hindu outfits, a news portal claimed today on the basis of a sting operation it had conducted over two years.
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Can�t give Mirchpur families Rs 2 cr each: Haryana
New Delhi, April 4
The Haryana Government today rejected in the Supreme Court the demand for a compensation of Rs 2 crore each for over 120 Dalit families that had fled Mirchpur village in Hisar district following the April 21, 2010 riots against them.


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