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AMRI case: Directors'' police custody extended by 3 days
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) A West Bengal court Tuesday extended by three days the police custody of six Advanced Medicare & Research Institute (AMRI) Hospital directors facing trial in connection with the devastating fire in the medical facility that left 93 people dead.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:43:46 PM

Congress demands new state reorganisation panel
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Defending the central government''s decision to return to the Mayawati government the proposal for division of Uttar Pradesh into four parts, the Congress Tuesday demanded setting up of state reorganisation commission to look into the demand for creation of new states.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:37:51 PM

Delhi''s third Dilli Haat planned in west Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The capital will soon get its third Dilli Haat - food and crafts bazaar - with the Delhi government Tuesday giving its nod to eight development and welfare projects involving an investment of Rs.257 crore.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:37:35 PM

Rajasthan legislator sent to CBI custody, suspended from Congress
Jodhpur, Dec 20 (IANS) A court here Tuesday sent Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, arrested after questioning in the missing nurse case, to custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) till Dec 28. He was also suspended from the party.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:21:44 PM

Fog disrupts train services in chilly Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Despite a slight respite from three days of heavy fog, over 70 trains got delayed due to poor visibility in Delhi, which experienced a chilly Tuesday. Several flights were also delayed or cancelled but airport officials refused to blame the fog for it.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:19:20 PM

Indian Army officer under scanner after honey-trapped by Pakistan
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) In a major embarrassment, a lieutenant colonel from the Indian Army was reportedly caught in a ''honey trap'' by Pakistani intelligence agencies that forced him to spy for them against Indian interests, sources in the army headquarters said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:10:13 PM

Cabinet clears Lokpal bill
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill after a two-hour special meeting, official sources said.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:04:26 PM

Four policemen injured in ambush by Garo rebels
Shillong, Dec 20 (IANS) Four policemen were injured after they were ambushed by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels in western Meghalaya, a police official said.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 8:50:33 PM

Chhattisgarh government defeats no-confidence motion
Raipur, Dec 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarh''s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Tuesday defeated a no-confidence motion moved by opposition Congress.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 8:48:46 PM

Duncan not to hike tea prices: Goenka
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) The G.P. Goenka-run Duncan Group Tuesday said the recent hike in labour wages will increase production cost of tea by Rs.12-15 per kg, but it will not pass the burden on to the buyers.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 8:48:20 PM

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