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High prices to hit Onam festivities this time
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) It will be an expensive Onam this year. Kerala's harvest festival marked by sumptuous feasts and buying of new clothes, may not be as grand as usual - thanks to the rise in prices.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 5:33:20 PM

BJP rules out leadership change; RSS says party will be stronger
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday dismissed speculations of a leadership change while Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders, who met L.K. Advani, said the party would emerge stronger from the present turmoil.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 5:28:03 PM

Prime Minister should worry about people, not us: BJP
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should focus on the drought conditions in the country and price rise rather than worrying about its internal matters.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 5:13:58 PM

BJP is imploding: Jaswant Singh
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is 'imploding', says Jaswant Singh who feels the party he was associated with for 30 years is demonstrating 'lack of confidence' with each passing day and has suddenly been 'robbed of reasoning'. He also said he was 'trapped' into going to Shimla for the leadership meeting that sacked him without explanation.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 5:13:31 PM

Family, peer pressure pushing up adolescent suicides, say experts
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) An exaggerated importance to brands, pressure to perform and peer pressure have pushed up suicide rate amongst adolescents today - a case in point being the 19-year-old student who killed herself apparently after not getting admission to a prestigious Delhi college, say psychologists and parents.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 5:10:15 PM

Police crack down on Gujarat small chemical units
Ahmedabad, Aug 30 (IANS) A day after three people died here after consuming methyl solvent mistaking it for locally-brewed liquor, police have started a drive against small industrial units manufacturing such chemicals, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 5:01:07 PM

IIT-Delhi earns more from research than government grants
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Contrary to perceptions that Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are not doing enough research, IIT-Delhi has earned over Rs.102 crore (Rs.1.2 billion) in a year from research projects -- more than what the government gives it as annual grant.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 4:31:19 PM

Fire breaks out at Guwahati oil refinery
Guwahati, Aug 30 (IANS) A fire broke out at the Guwahati oil refinery Sunday, creating panic in the area, officials said.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 4:13:19 PM

BJP is imploding: Jaswant Singh (IANS interview)
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is 'imploding', says Jaswant Singh who says that the party he was associated for 30 years is demonstrating 'lack of confidence' with each passing day and has suddenly been 'robbed of reasoning'. He also said he was 'trapped' into going to Shimla for the leadership meeting that sacked him without explanation.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 4:05:21 PM

Crashes, engine failures ground IAF trainer aircraft
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has grounded its entire fleet of HPT-32 initial trainer aircraft owing to a series of crashes and engine failures. This comes at a time when the force is facing an acute shortage of efficient pilots.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 4:01:25 PM

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