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Jharkhand conversion: Documents, mobile seized

Ranchi , Aug 31

Police Sunday seized 36 SIM cards and 15 mobile phones from the house of a man who married shooter Tara Shadeo pretending to be a Hindu and who allegedly forced her to later embrace Islam.

10 killed in Rajasthan bus accident

Jaipur , Aug 31

Ten people were killed and 36 injured in Rajasthan Sunday when a bus carrying pilgrims collided head on with a truck, police said.

Rain cools Delhi, nearby areas

New Delhi , Aug 31

A spell of rain Sunday cooled Delhi and adjoining areas in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. The Met office has forecast more rainfall during the day.

UN soldiers escape Syrian rebels

Damascus , Aug 31

A group of 40 Filipino UN soldiers abducted by Islamist militants in Syria's Golan Heights escaped Sunday.

Truck kills five teenagers

Patna , Aug 31

A truck being driven rashly crushed to death five teenagers sleeping in a field here, police Sunday said.

City walls stand defaced during Delhi Univ. elections

New Delhi , Aug 31 It's that time of the year again when the capital's wall and street furniture are defaced with posters of contestants in the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections, when most of the city has nothing whatsoever to do with it.

Five new monkey species discovered

London , Aug 31

Conservationists have discovered five new monkey species in South America that have, since, been added to the animal record books.

23 killed in Afghan accident

Kabul , Aug 31

At least 23 people were killed Sunday in Afghanistan when their bus collided with a truck, an official said.

Rain likely in Delhi Sunday

New Delhi , Aug 31

Parts of the Indian capital are likely to see rains Sunday.

Top Saudi cleric warns against 'deceitful' jihad

Riyadh , Aug 31

Saudi Arabia's top cleric Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-AsShaikh has given a call to Muslim youth against following "deceitful" claims of jihad by shadowy groups with deviant principles.