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Men held with rifles: Ten persons were arrested on Sunday with eight double-barrel rifles from a vehicle near Icipur outpost in Dulhin Bazar police station area in Bihar’s Patna district, a police officer said.     pti
Deaths at refinery: The death toll in the August 23 fire at the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd&’s refinery  in Visakhapatnam rose to 23 with four more workers succumbing to their injuries on Sunday.     pti
Ex-minister dead: Former Arunachal Pradesh minister Niani Natung died on Saturday in a city hospital at Guwahati after a brief illness, official sources said. Natung (51) and was from the Nyishi community.      pti
Directive to doctors: The Haryana government has made it mandatory for its doctors to mention the reason if they decide to refer medical cases, including medico-legal ones, to other health institutions.     pti
Poachers arrested: Three alleged poachers were arrested and tiger nails seized from their possession on Sunday from Nasik in Maharashtra by Goa Forest Department officials. Each nail was being sold for Rs 10,000.    pti
Fake question papers: Eight persons were arrested from Jaipur while trying to sell duplicate question papers of an examination to recruit agriculture supervisors at Udaipur’s Mahrana Bhupal University. pti
Jagan health: The health of YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday improved a bit after doctors at the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), administered IV fluids to him.     pti
LDF protest: Black flag demonstration staged by LDF workers over the solar panel scam at a public function of CM Oommen Chandy at Manjery turned violent Sunday evening, with several being injured.     pti
Criminal held: A criminal, wanted in connection with the murder case of a BSP leader, was on Sunday  arrested in the Varanasi district, by the Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh Police.     pti
8-yr-old raped: An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 21-year-old youth who lived in her neighbourhood in South East Delhi, police said on Sunday. A case has been registered against the accused.     pti
NIA address: Counter-terrorism body, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has moved to a new office in the heart of the city at 1, Jai Singh Road, sources said on Sunday. It has two new floors.     pti
Kashmir refugees:
An organisation representing Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir refugees took out a protest rally on Sunday in support of their demands, including compensation and ownership rights.     pti
Criminal escapes: A notorious criminal and serial rapist on Sunday escaped from the high-security central prison in Bangalore, where he was lodged since 2011, police said. Jail authorities have been suspended.    pti
Jalsatyagraha: People staging ‘Jalsatyagraha’ against the Indira Sagar Project in the two MP districts of Khandwa and Harda were on Sunday  picked up after prohibitory orders were imposed under Sec 144, IPC.    pti
Wahab acquitted: A local court has acquitted the former aide of underworld don Abdul Latif, Abdul Wahab Baloch, in a 2012 firing case  as all witnesses turned hostile during the trial including the complainant.    Pti
Boys drown: Two boys, Md Sanalul (16) and Md Azad (10), drowned today in the Ganga in Bihar’s Begusarai district, police said. Four chindren had been bathing at Karbala Ghat when the incident took place. pti
Father kills son: An eight-year-old boy has been allegedly killed by his father on suspicion that the child was not his own, police said. The body of Nitin, a student of class 4, was found near Rein Basera area on 27August.    pti
Kashmir earthquake: An earthquake of moderate intensity on Sunday shook Kishtwar and Doda districts in J & K. It measured 3.4  on the Richter scale, jolted the region at around 8.04 a.m., the MeT office said.    pti
Sea cucumber seized: Seventy kg of sea cucumber, an endangered marine species, was  seized nearRameswaram and one person arrested in this connection, who planned to smuggle it to Sri Lanka.    pti
Man killed: A person was shot dead by some men of his village in an inebriated state in Badaun, UP, police said. The victim had objected to drinking of liquor, following which he was fired at, they added.    pti