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Goa's special force to combat crimes against tourists
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) The Goa tourism department is in the process of setting up a Special Tourist Security Force (STSF) to tackle the rising number of crimes against tourists in the state.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 2:00:06 PM

Noisy protests from Andhra MPs disrupt Lok Sabha
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Noisy protests for and against the division of Andhra Pradesh Thursday forced repeated adjournments of the Lok Sabha that saw 28 business papers tabled in a span of just 15 minutes amid the chaos.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 1:57:55 PM

Another swine flu death in Chandigarh, 13 new cases
Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) A 23-year-old became the latest swine flu victim in Chandigarh that has reported 13 new H1N1 cases, health officials said Thursday.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 1:49:57 PM

Manpower shortage crippling Border Roads Organisation
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) As the defence ministry plans revamping of road infrastructure along the India-China border, shortage of manpower in the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is proving to be a major hindrance.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 1:42:04 PM

Rana's visa papers found, Headley's being traced: Tharoor
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The visa papers of one of two Mumbai conspirators now in US custody have been found and the other's are being traced, the Indian government said Thursday.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 1:41:53 PM

It costs him Rs.39,000 a month to house government cattle
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Dhaniram Mallick never imagined that maintaining 26 cows thrust on him by West Bengal lawkeepers could bleed him to penury.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 1:33:20 PM

Gorshkov price is settled with Russia at dollar 2.3 billion
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The price of aircraft carrier Gorshkov has been finally settled at US dollar 2.3 billion.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 1:21:16 PM

India should push for fairer climate deal: Amartya Sen
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India should push for a 'fairer and juster' global climate deal, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said Thursday while stressing that the country should accept some mandatory obligations although it is a minor polluter.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 1:15:24 PM

Report on women's reservation bill tabled in parliament
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Amid protests by the Samajwadi Party (SP), Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the standing committee report on the long pending women's reservation bill was tabled in both houses of parliament Thursday.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 1:15:18 PM

Goa Diwali eve blast case handed over to NIA
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) The Diwali eve blast in Goa that killed two people has been formally handed over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), police here said Thursday.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 1:04:08 PM

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