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CBI to get constables from state police, paramilitary: Director
Ghaziabad, Nov 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has stopped direct recruitment of constables and will acquire its constabulary from the state police forces and paramilitary forces in order to make the agency a heterogeneous body, CBI director Ashwani Kumar said Saturday.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 7:04:35 PM

Orissa gets a new chief justice -- for four days
Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 (IANS) Justice Bilal Nazki was Saturday sworn in as the chief justice of the Orissa High Court just four days before he retires Nov 18.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 7:04:34 PM

Destitute girls seek to shun rescued sex workers' company
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Destitute girls residing at a government remand home pleaded to judges of the higher judiciary Saturday to ensure that rescued sex workers are not lodged with them as they cast a 'dubious influence' upon them.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 7:03:34 PM

Who is the greatest, Gavaskar or Tendulkar?
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Who is India's greatest ever batsman -- Sunil Manohar Gavaskar or Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar? Indian cricketing circles have been abuzz with this debate for two decades since the time Tendulkar stepped into international cricket in 1989, two years after Gavaskar called it quits.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 6:59:12 PM

Fomer captains feel they were lucky to lead Sachin
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Former captains Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble felt they were the lucky few to have lead a team with Sachin Tendulkar in it.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 6:28:37 PM

Children's Day celebrated with fanfare in the capital
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Cultural programmes, NGOs taking street children on a trip to the zoo and distributing warm clothes, an award ceremony to encourage talented kids - Children's Day celebrations in the capital Saturday were multi-hued.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 6:25:51 PM

Goa government orders probe into casino party by senior cops
Panaji, Nov 14 (IANS) The Goa government has ordered an enquiry into the controversial party organised by four superintendents of police and other senior police officials aboard an offshore casino vessel.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 6:21:24 PM

Tendulkar's greatness is beyond comprehension
Just when the Berlin Wall was being broken down 20 years ago, the cricketing world started talking about a boy wonder who would rise to be a cricketing colossus. Two decades in sport is more than a generation and Sachin Tendulkar carries on and on - not wanting to think about the day he would have to stop playing the game.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 6:21:04 PM

Dikshit inaugurates Delhi pavilion at trade fair
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday inaugurated the state pavilion at the 29th India International Trade Fair at the sprawling Pragati Maidan grounds here.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 6:15:52 PM

Preventive measures can help diabetics avoid brain stroke, heart attacks
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) On the occasion of World Diabetes Day Saturday, experts and NGOs here urged diabetics to take preventive measures to safeguard themselves against brain strokes and heart attacks.

Saturday, November 14, 2009 5:56:40 PM

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