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Thank god we're in Pragati Maidan again, say WIFW designers
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Fashion designers at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) are heaving a sigh of relief as the venue has been shifted back to the 'good old and practical' Pragati Maidan for the 14th edition.

Saturday, October 24, 2009 3:19:37 PM

'Low cane output won't affect sugar production in Uttar Pradesh'
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) The likelihood of a relatively low sugarcane yield this year would not affect sugar production in Uttar Pradesh, a government official said Saturday.

Saturday, October 24, 2009 1:59:01 PM

Chhattisgarh against commercial farming of Bt Brinjal
Raipur, Oct 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government said Saturday it would not allow commercial cultivation of genetically modified Bt Brinjal in the state till a study of its effects on humans and animals is done.

Saturday, October 24, 2009 1:00:53 PM

Report on Baglihar II hydel project by November
Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) The Central Water Commission (CWC) is expected to submit a survey report on the Baglihar II hydroelectric project by November-end, an official said Saturday. The project aims to boost the energy generation capacity of Jammu and Kashmir, a power-starved state.

Saturday, October 24, 2009 12:15:39 PM

Mizoram to set up new power project, implement 6th Pay Commission
Aizawl, Oct 24 (IANS) With a rise in demand for electricity, the Mizoram government has signed an agreement with the state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to set up a 460 MW power project at Lawngtlai in southern Mizoram.

Saturday, October 24, 2009 11:48:35 AM

All industrial chimneys' quality to be tested: Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Oct 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Friday said it favoured a probe into the quality of all chimneys constructed or under-construction at factories to prevent any industrial tragedy. The move comes in the wake of the death of 45 workers at Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) at Korba town due to a chimney crash.

Saturday, October 24, 2009 12:26:41 AM

Orissa farmers hold unique bull protest
Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district staged a unique protest to highlight the damage caused to their vegetable crops by stray bulls and monkeys. They marched to the block development officer's office with 50 bulls in tow.

Saturday, October 24, 2009 12:09:48 AM

Flood calamity in Karnataka very severe, says central team
Bangalore, Oct 23 (IANS) A nine-member central team, which surveyed 10 districts of flood-ravaged north Karnataka, Friday declared that the recent calamity in the region was of a 'severe nature'.

Friday, October 23, 2009 11:02:40 PM

Uttar Pradesh raises sugarcane price by Rs.25 a quintal
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Friday hiked by Rs.25 a quintal the state advised price (SAP) of sugarcane in the state for the forthcoming crushing season, commencing early November.

Friday, October 23, 2009 10:21:29 PM

Gill laments decline of sports in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) Were drugs, alcohol and TV killing sports in Punjab? Sports Minister M.S. Gill lamented Friday that Punjab, which produced many record-breaking and illustrious sportspersons in the past, no longer enjoyed the same reputation.

Friday, October 23, 2009 8:23:33 PM

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