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Gill launches movement to 'cleanse' political system
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) Former cop K.P.S. Gill, who was the police chief of Punjab during its worst period of insurgency, Friday announced a new political movement to 'cleanse the system of its ailments'.

Friday, October 24, 2008 8:38:12 PM

Wawrinka confirms participation in Chennai Open
Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) The 2008 Olympic doubles gold medallist Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka will play in the $450,000 Chennai Open to be held Jan 5-11 at the SDAT Stadium here.

Friday, October 24, 2008 8:37:55 PM

Maharashtra court extends Raj Thackeray's bail till Nov 11
Kalyan (Maharashtra), Oct 24 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Raj Thackeray got a further breather Friday when a court here extended his anticipatory bail till Nov 11, a party office-bearer said.

Friday, October 24, 2008 8:35:38 PM

Tendulkar, Dhoni inaugurate Vengsarkar's academy
Pune, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Dilip Vengsarkar Friday opened his academy in Kherwadi near here to impart 'free of cost' training to poor children.

Friday, October 24, 2008 8:35:22 PM

Steve Waugh's charity work in India continues
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh, an Indophile and philanthropist whose association with the country dates back to more than 22 years, announced the formation of the Navitas-Steve Waugh Education Trust in the capital Friday.

Friday, October 24, 2008 8:21:02 PM

10 dredgers to be deployed for Haldia port channels
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) will deploy at least 10 dredgers by December this year to clear the silt at the channels of Haldia port, an official said here Friday.

Friday, October 24, 2008 8:20:44 PM

Rajiv Gandhi's statue vandalised in Chennai
Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) Unidentified people damaged a statue of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in the northern suburbs of this city Friday. In a separate incident, the office of the Janata Party was attacked in Madurai, official sources said.

Friday, October 24, 2008 8:20:27 PM

Policeman's widow gets family pension after 27 years
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) It was a 27-year wait for a policeman's widow, Ratni Devi of Uttarakhand, to get family pension, an official said.

Friday, October 24, 2008 8:19:52 PM

Trains get back on track in Bihar, stray protests continue
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) Thousands of passengers stranded at various railway stations in Bihar heaved a sigh of relief Friday as the violent protests slow down against attacks by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) in Mumbai and trains got back on track. The police said there were stray incidents of violent protests in Patna and other towns.

Friday, October 24, 2008 8:19:12 PM

Notification for first phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls issued
Srinagar, October 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Friday issued the notification for holding elections in the ten assembly constituencies of the state where polling is scheduled to be held in the first phase Nov 17.

Friday, October 24, 2008 8:18:28 PM

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