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JMM chief ministerial nominee accused of corruption
Ranchi, Jan 30 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief ministerial nominee and former agriculture minister Nalin Soren has been accused of having amassed wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income and a complaint has been lodged against him in the state vigilance court.

Friday, January 30, 2009 11:45:46 AM

Satyam scam has shaken our conscience: Scindia (Interview)
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The $1.4-billion Satyam fraud has shaken the collective conscience of Indians and the government will ensure it does not impact its $64-billion software industry, Minister of State for IT and Communications Jyotiraditya Scindia has said.

Friday, January 30, 2009 11:26:20 AM

R.K. Narayan is one of my greatest inspirations: Scottish author
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Scottish author Alexander Mccall Smith, who has written over 60 books, says he owes his success to noted Indian writer R.K. Narayan, whose works inspired him deeply.

Friday, January 30, 2009 11:21:37 AM

Fusion: Sikkim merges with Buddhist spirituality in Anki Khurana's canvas (Weekly Art Column, Rainbow Palette)
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Buddhism and art blend harmoniously in Anki Khurana's large-format canvases, featuring a melange of landscapes, figures, expressionism, complex surface textures, spatial variations and vivid colours.

Friday, January 30, 2009 11:19:43 AM

Prayers, floral tributes to Gandhi mark Martyrs' Day
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Interfaith prayers, tributes and various programmes in educational institutions to spread the message of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, marked his 61st death anniversary in the capital Friday.

Friday, January 30, 2009 11:02:56 AM

Watch out for India's largest, tallest tricolour
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Awestruck by the towering height of the Qutb Minar? Now get ready to crane your neck at a mammoth tricolour nearly as high.

Friday, January 30, 2009 10:48:09 AM

Bangalore techies head to the jungles every weekend to save them
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) A group of young techies, entrepreneurs and corporate executives in this IT hub eagerly wait for the weekends to pack rucksacks and head for forests to conserve flora and fauna.

Friday, January 30, 2009 10:31:47 AM

Assam tea workers' party to alter political equations
Guwahati, Jan 30 (IANS) The political dynamics in Assam are likely to change with the formation of a new party by groups representing the tea garden workers' community as plantation voters hold the key to winning elections in many parts of the state.

Friday, January 30, 2009 10:29:13 AM

Delhi wakes up to bright morning sans fog hassles
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) It was a misty morning Friday, but there was hardly any fog, thus saving the capital from any fog-related delays at the airport and elsewhere unlike the previous day.

Friday, January 30, 2009 10:26:54 AM

Markets drop sharply at opening bell
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Indian equities markets fell sharply at the opening bell Friday, with a key index starting more than 125 points below its last closing figure.

Friday, January 30, 2009 10:15:52 AM

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