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Betters Russia's record to occupy top slot on chart Prez, PM, other dignitaries hail ISRO feat
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Scripting history, India today successfully launched a record 104 satellites--all but three of them foreign--from here and put them into orbit in a single mission onboard its most dependable Polar rocket.


AIADMK chief V K Sasikala today returned to Bengaluru central jail after she surrendered before a court, a day after the Supreme Court restored her conviction in the DA case and ordered she serve the remainder of her four-year prison term immediately.


A mob today ransacked a private hospital here and beat up the security guards following a patient`s death.


West Bengal government is writing to MLAs asking them to talk to unwilling residents and convince them to pave way for passage of overhead high-tension power lines.


An impressive turnout of over 65 per cent was recorded in 67 Assembly constituencies across 11 districts of western Uttar Pradesh, figuring in the second phase of the crucial state polls today.


A day after the creation of a new Kalimpong district in West Bengal, state chief minister Mamata Banerjee today said that her government would showcase it on the lines of Darjeeling.


The Supreme Court today directed the shifting of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin from Bihar's Siwan jail to Tihar jail here on the plea of the widow of slain Siwan journalist Rajdeo Ranjan.

CCTVs to be installed at vital points
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West Bengal government has given the transport department Rs 50 crore to improve the traffic system and install CCTVs at vital points of the state to cut down on the number of road accidents.


No one turned up to cast vote for panchayat polls in 13 booths in a gram panchayat under Korkonda block of Malkangiri district today due to fear of Maoists, officials said.


Tripura's information and cultural affairs minister Bhanulal Saha today said the state government will not tolerate protests at a book fair, after a Hindutva group shouted slogans and demonstrated against a book on Jammu and Kashmir at the fair.


Seven major Maoist leaders of East Singhbhum district, who carried altogether Rs 43 lakh rewards on their heads, surrendered before the police today.


The North East Frontier Railway (NFR) and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) have jointly launched the 'Astha Circuit Tourist Train' for the people of North-East (N-E).