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NSG team rushed to Assam, home minister condemns blasts
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Home Minister Shivraj Patil Thursday condemned the serial blasts in Assam that have killed at least 61 people and left over 300 injured as a team of National Security Guards (NSG) was rushed to the northeastern state to collect forensic evidence.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:22:17 PM

Deadliest terror strike in insurgency-hit Northeast
Guwahati, Oct 30 (IANS) The northeast is not unfamiliar to terror, but Thursday's strike is definitely the deadliest that shook Assam.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:21:59 PM

SREI's second quarter profit dips 21 percent
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) The city-based Infrastructure finance company SREI Infrastructure Finance Ltd has posted a net profit of Rs.261.8 million in the second quarter this fiscal as against Rs.331.8 million in the year-ago period, a decrease of 21 percent.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:21:37 PM

Himachal Congress committee appoints 16 more office-bearers
Shimla, Oct 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) Thursday appointed eight more vice-presidents and an equal number of general secretaries, a party official said.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:21:18 PM

Need for law to promote research work in science: Sibal
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Union Minister of Science and Technology Kapil Sibal Thursday emphasized the need for a special bill in parliament offering special incentives and benefits for scientists pursuing research work.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:20:53 PM

Blasts involving RSS, Bajrang Dal should be probed: CPI-M
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday called for a thorough probe 'impartially and with the same degree of intensity' into all blasts in the country since 2003 for which activists of Hindu groups Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bajrang Dal are allegedly rsponsible.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:20:34 PM

Laxman slams media on retirement calls, dubs Australians defensive
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) After scoring his second double century against Australia in third cricket Test here, V.V.S. Laxman slammed the media for raising questions on the seniors' place in the team.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:17:11 PM

Chiranjeevi hints at backing separate Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Telugu superstar turned politician Chiranjeevi Thursday hinted that his Praja Rajyam party would support the demand for separate statehood to the Telangana region.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:16:52 PM

Orissa orders probe into priest's death
Bhubaneswar, Oct 30 (IANS) The Orissa government Thursday announced a probe into the death of a Catholic priest in a hospital in Chennai Tuesday allegedly after suffering injuries in a mob attack during communal violence in Kandhamal.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:14:54 PM

MNS activists attack Uttar Pradesh journalist
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) A senior journalist from Uttar Pradesh was brutally beaten up by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) supporters here Thursday, and both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding strict against police for failing to prevent the attack.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:14:30 PM

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