Thane, Jun 30 (PTI) Two persons, including an elderly woman, were electrocuted in separate incidents here, police said today. A 25-year-old man, Sayyed Qasim, was electrocuted after he touched a high-voltage electricity line near Shil Phata in Mumbra area yesterday. Qasim, a contract labour, was engaged repair work for MSEDCL (Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company), they said. In the second incident, a live wire fell on a woman in Virar area leading to her death. Gangubai M Dhodi (60) was working in the home\'s courtyard on Friday when live overhead wire gave way and fell on her in, police added.
India and the US are in discussions to plan for PM Manmohan Singh's visit to America in the "near future".
Gearing up for its electoral debut in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announced the names of 44 shortlisted candidates for 12 constituencies.
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Some prominent US educational institutions are imparting industrial training to students in India claims HRD Minister M Pallam Raju.
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