Summary Apegaon (Maha): Kathak was not a familiar word for the residents of this dusty village in Beed district, and when arguably the greatest doyen of the dance form came calling, most of them had their eyes glued to the sleek camera she was carrying.
Summary The seizure was effected after due verification, the district police said. Investigating officer Dilip Tejankar said, "The accused were growing marijuana plants in 10-15 acres of cotton field along with cotton. Of the three culprits, two have been arrested. A total of 785 kilograms of marijuana has been seized from them." Tejankar added that the farmers kept the height of the marijuana crop to the same level as that of cotton to hide it.
Summary The details are not known. 7:00 am: Voting has begun in Maharashtra and Haryana for the high-stakes Assembly elections in both the states. The high stakes in the elections could be seen from the fact that Modi addressed 38 rallies in a period of 10 days in both the states in a campaign that virtually became Modi versus the rest.
Summary AURANGABAD: In an election that has a mere 84 women contestants among the 5,500 in the fray, the Kaij (SC) constituency stands out. Call it sheer coincidence or a faith in women power, but the BJP, the Congress, the NCP and the Shiv Sena have named women candidates in the constituency in Beed district.
Summary Aurangabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the campaign for the assembly election from Beed district after paying homage to the late Rural Development Minister, Gopinath Munde and appealed to the voters to give a clear mandate the BJP for the sake of the development.
Summary Phyllis Dorothy James White, who became Baroness James of Holland Park in 1991 but who was better known as "the Queen of Crime" for the multilayered mystery novels she wrote as P. D. James, has died at her home in Oxford, England.
Summary Mystery writer P.D. James, who brought realistic modern characters to the classical British detective story, has died, her publisher said. During the 1960s, Doar, a top Justice Department lawyer, was the face of the federal government during some of the most sensitive conflicts of the civil rights era.
Summary Since 2001, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and local Catholic groups have worked tirelessly in support of the immediate needs of immigrants, in support of families separated by deportation. Gods dream for them is to live free of fear, free to offer their gifts and talents to their families, their communities and to the common good.