NEWS ON AIR Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio, New Broadcasting House, New Delhi, India ? 2006 All rights reserved. All India Radio AIR State News Delhi govt moves SC for constitution of larger bench to decide control of services STA The Aam Aadmi Party government today moved the Supreme Court seeking constitution of a larger bench to expeditiously decide the issue of who controls the services in Delhi. Five arrested in UP for betting on IPL match STA In Uttar Pradesh, five people were arrested in Muzaffarnagar district allegedly for betting on an Indian Premier League match. 11 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy STA Eleven fishermen from Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy while fishing yesterday. 3 JeM terrorists arrested from outskirts of Srinagar STA In Jammu and Kashmir, three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists were arrested by security forces yesterday from the outskirts of Srinagar. Four killed, 45 others injured as bus falls into gorge STA In Maharashtra, four passengers were killed and 45 others injured yesterday when their bus fell into a gorge in Palghar district. EC comes up with PWD app for over two lakhs Divyang voters in Maharashtra STA In Maharashtra, Election Commission has come up with a mobile application called 'PWD' for making voting easier and implement the poll body's slogan of Accessible Elections for over two lakhs Divyang voters across the state. Fire breaks out at AIIMS Trauma Centre in New Delhi STA In New Delhi, a fire which broke out on the ground floor of the AIIMS Trauma Centre yesterday evening has been doused. Maharashtra CM attacks Congress for questioning 'genuineness' of cross-border strike STA In the first campaign rally of the BJP-led NDA for the Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today attacked the Congress for questioning 'genuineness' of the cross-border strike. Four members of family drowned in Tunga river in Karnataka STA In Karnataka, four members of a family were drowned in Tunga river at Vidyaranyapura village in ChiKkamagaluru District today. Political activities intensify in UP; BJP holds Vijay Sankalp rallies STA In Uttar Pradesh, Political activities have intensified with BJP holding Vijay Sankalp rallies all over the state today. Fire breaks out at AIIMS Trauma Center in Delhi STA Fire broke out on ground floor of Trauma Center of All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi this evening. Karnataka Deputy CM requests Muddahanumegowda not to file nomination as rebel candidate STA In Karnataka, Deputy Chief Minister Dr.G Parameshwar has requested Tumkur sitting MP Muddahanumegowda not to file his nomination as a rebel candidate. Odisha: Former DGP Prakash Mishra joins BJP STA In Odisha, retired police DG Prakash Mishra joined BJP today. He joined the party in a function at the state BJP Office. Former BJD MLA Brundaban Majhi also joined BJP. Assam: Various political parties campaign to woo voters STA In Assam, various political parties are campaigning to woo the voters. BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav addressed a rally at Diphu along with several party leaders. Electioneering picks pace in Arunachal Pradesh STA Electioneering is picking pace in Arunachal Pradesh as maximum number of candidates will file their nomination tomorrow, the last day for filing nomination. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik begins election campaign from Nayagarh STA In Odisha, BJD leader and the state Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today started the election campaign from Nayagarh. Speaker cancels membership of five BJD MLAs from Odisha Assembly STA Speaker of the Odisha Assembly Pradeep Kumar Amat has cancelled the membership of five Biju Janta Dal (BJD) MLA from Assembly, following a complaint from the party. Delhi experiences sunny morning today STA Delhi experienced a sunny morning on Sunday, with the mercury settling at 15.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average. SP Cheif Akhilesh Yadav to contest Lok Sabha election from Azamgarh STA In Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav has decided to contest upcoming Lok Sabha election from Azamgarh constituency of the state. Pak troops resort to firing in Poonch distt of Jammu division STA In a fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan troops resorted to unprovoked firing in Poonch district of Jammu division today. Assam: BJP, AGP hold joint election rally at Bokakhat STA In Assam, BJP and its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) held a joint election rally at Bokakhat today. Deploy additional forces in Naxal-hit areas: EC to Bihar govt STA The Election commission has instructed the state government to deploy additional security forces in Naxal affected areas of Bihar to ensure trouble-free polls. NDA releases list of candidates for LS seats in Bihar STA NDA on Saturday released a list of 39 candidates for Lok Sabha seats in Bihar. J&K: Eight terrorists killed in counter-terror operations STA Eight terrorists have been killed in four counter-terror operations in Baramulla, Bandipora and Shopian districts of Jammu and Kashmir. BSP announces first list of 11 candidates for LS polls STA In Uttar Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party has announced first list of 11 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections today. Most seats on which the candidature has been announced are going to polls in the first and second phase. Goa: Portfolios allocated to newly sworn-in ministers STA In Goa, portfolios were allocated to the newly sworn-in ministers of the government today. Karnataka Minister Shivalli passes away STA Karnataka Municipalities Minister C S Shivalli passed away in a hospital in Hubballi today. He was 58. Uttrakhand: 15 candidates file nomination for all five parliament seats STA In Uttrakhand, 15 candidates filed their nomination papers today for all the five parliament seats of the state. Among the prominent candidates is sitting MP from Tehri Seat Mala Rajlakshmi Shah. Bihar Grand Alliance announces seat sharing STA In Bihar, seats among allies of Grand Alliance, comprising RJD, Congress, Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP), Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) and Vikassheel Insaan Party(VIP) were declared today. Madras HC sets aside election of AIADMK legislator Tiruparankundram Assembly Constituency STA Madras High Court has set aside the election of AIADMK legislator A K Bose from Tiruparankundram Assembly Constituency in the 2016 bye-election. Bihar: List of NDA candidates will be announced tomorrow STA In Bihar list of NDA candidates will be announced tomorrow. Security forces kill seven terrorists in J&K STA With the killing of another terrorist in Shopian encounter, the death toll in four different counter-terrorist operations in Jammu & Kashmir's three districts of Baramulla, Bandipora and Shopian during the past 24 hours has reached seven. Election fever heating up in Odisha STA With the BJP releasing the first list of 100 candidates for 147-member Assembly in Odisha, the election fever is heating up in the state. Bihar celebrates its 107th foundation day STA Bihar is celebrating its 107th foundation day today. It was on this day in 1912, Bihar was carved out of Bengal presidency. Congress released names of 45 candidates for AP assembly polls STA Congress today released names of 45 candidates for ensuing Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections. One die due to swine flu in Gujarat STA In Gujarat, one person died due to swine flu during the last 24 hours, taking the total swine flu cases of death to 125 since January this year. Telangana: 58 nominations filed so far in 17 Lok Sabha constituencies STA In Telangana, with only two working days left for filing nominations for the Lok Sabha elections, the major parties like Telangana Rastra Samithi and BJP today announced names of most of the party candidates. BJP releases list of candidates for Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh assembly polls STA The BJP today released a list of candidates for Assembly elections in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. TN: AIADMK MLA dies of cardiac arrest STA A sitting AIADMK MLA from Sulur constituency, R Kanagaraj, died of cardiac arrest on Thursday morning. One more gets life term in Godhra train carnage case STA A special court in Ahmedabad on Wednesday awarded life sentence to one more accused in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case. Campus Ambassadors appointed to woo young voters in Assam STA Campus Ambassadors have been appointed to woo young voters in Assam ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Congress, RJD finalize Lok Sabha seat sharing arrangements in Bihar STA Congress and its allies have finalized Lok Sabha seat sharing arrangements in Bihar after talks between Congress President Rahul Gandhi and RJD leader Tejaswhi Yadav. Goa govt under new CM passes floor test STA The Goa government under a new chief minister Pramod Sawant passed the floor test in the legislative assembly today by 20 to 15 votes. The support of at least 19 MLAs was required to pass the test. J&K: Gunfight raged between terrorists and security forces in Baramulla STA In Jammu & Kashmir, a gunfight has raged between terrorists and security forces in an area of Baramulla district early this evening. Kerala: BJP finalises its seat-sharing deal with BDJS STA BJP today finalised its seat-sharing deal with the Bharat Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS) and P C Thomas led Kerala Congress in Kerala for the Lok Sabha polls. Bihar: Nine Nomination papers filed for first and second phase of LS elections STA In Bihar, nine Nomination papers were filed today for the first and second phase of Lok Sabha elections. Altogether seventeen nomination papers have been filled so far. Jemino Mawthoh files his nomination to contest Shillong Parliamentary seat STA In Meghalaya, the common candidate of ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) and former United Democratic party leader, Jemino Mawthoh filed his nomination to contest the Shillong Parliamentary seat. His candidature is supported by regional parties. Assam: Former AASU VP Moni Madhav Mahanta joins AGP STA In Assam, former Vice President of All Assam Students Union, AASU Moni Madhav Mahanta has joined the Asom Gana Parishad.