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    Naidu, 18 ministers to take oath

    Guntur (Andhra Pradesh): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu will take oath as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh along with 18 ministers Sunday evening near here.

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    Rebel JD-U legislators meet Sharad Yadav to vent resentment

    Patna: Nearly half a dozen rebel legislators of Bihar’s ruling JD-U, expressing resentment over functioning of the party, Sunday met party president Sharad Yadav here and informed him about their stand and grievances, said a party leader.

  • Two Meghalaya rebels arrested in Kolkata

    Shillong: Two close aides of a Meghalaya secessionist outfit’s key leader were arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police in West Bengal, police said Sunday.

  • Himachal national park set for World Heritage tag

    Shimla: Countdown has begun for getting Unesco’s coveted World Heritage Natural Site tag for the Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in Himachal Pradesh, India’s richest biodiversity spot in the western Himalayas.

  • Chinese foreign minister meets Sushma Swaraj

    New Delhi: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in the national capital Sunday morning and is holding talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

  • Tribal refugees in Tripura repatriated to Bangladesh

    Agartala: Bangladesh has taken back the tribals who have been sheltering in the Indian state of Tripura since Monday following an ethnic strife in the former’s Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region, an official said Sunday.

  • Sharapova beats Halep to win French Open

    Paris: Maria Sharapova lifted her second French Open tennis singles title in three years, beating rising star Simona Halep here Saturday.

  • Violence in Noida as BJP leader shot dead

    Noida/Lucknow:  Violence broke out Saturday in Greater Noida near the national capital after a BJP leader was shot dead by motorcycle-riding assailants, police said.

  • 11 killed as train hits car in Bihar

    Patna: At least 11 people, including four children, were killed and three seriously injured Saturday night when a goods train hit their car in Bihar’s West Champaran district, police said.

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    KCR meets PM, seeks special status for Telangana

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital, and demanded special category status for his state.

  • 66 IAS officers transferred in UP

    Lucknow: Sixty-six Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers were transferred late Saturday in Uttar Pradesh, in a major shake up of the state bureaucracy, a state government spokesman said.

  • Charges framed against Jundal in arms factory case

    New Delhi: A court here Saturday framed charges against top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal, one of the masterminds of the Mumbai terror attack, and others for allegedly setting up an illegal arms factory.

  • Dehradun shootout: CBI demands death for guilty policemen

    New Delhi: The CBI Saturday asked a court here to award the death penalty to seven Uttarakhand policemen convicted of killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a staged shootout in Dehradun in 2009. The court fixed June 9 for pronouncing the sentence.

  • 42 police officials transferred in UP

    Lucknow:  In a major shake-up of the police department, the Uttar Pradesh government Saturday transferred 42 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, including inspectors general and deputy inspectors general and 28 district police chiefs, officials said.