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Son kills mother over papaya in Chhattisgarh village
Raipur, March 5 (IANS) A man in a Chhattisgarh village lost his cool over his mother cutting a papaya he had brought home without asking him and killed her in a brutal manner, police said Thursday.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 12:19:11 PM

India's inflation rate falls for fifth straight week, 3.03 percent now
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation fell for the fifth consecutive week to 3.03 percent for the week ended Feb 21 from 3.36 percent the week before, official data showed Thursday.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 12:18:55 PM

Congress a step ahead in Orissa poll fight
Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) Troubled by infighting earlier, the opposition Congress party in Orissa has put its house in order this time and appears well prepared to fight the Lok Sabha and assembly polls on its own.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 12:05:39 PM

NRI woman from Vancouver shot dead in Punjab village
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), March 5 (IANS) A day before she was to fly back to Canada, an Indian woman based in Vancouver was Thursday shot dead by unidentified assailants at her village in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 11:59:52 AM

Indian markets move down in morning trade
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Indian equities were trading in the red late Thursday morning despite US and European markets ending in the green Wednesday. A key index was ruling 1.68 percent below its last closing figure.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 11:50:10 AM

Judge commits suicide in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, March 5 (IANS) A 45-year-old additional district and sessions court judge in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district committed suicide by taking an overdose of sleeping pills and then setting herself on fire at her official residence, police said Thursday.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 11:44:08 AM

US consulate in Hyderabad starts work
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) Five months after it was inaugurated, the US consulate here has started visa services, fulfilling a long-pending demand of visa seekers from Andhra Pradesh and boosting Hyderabad's image as an international business destination.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 11:27:30 AM

Ghaziabad policemen suspended for killing 'robbers'
Ghaziabad, March 5 (IANS) A day after violent protests erupted against the killing of two local residents by policemen in this Uttar Pradesh town adjacent to the national capital, six policemen were suspended Thursday.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 10:55:16 AM

Indian markets open higher
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Indian equities markets started trade higher Thursday, with a key index 0.11 percent above its last closing figure.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 10:16:16 AM

Foreign language students to guide tourists in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) Student guides well versed in foreign languages are being recruited here in an effort to help international tourists go around one of India's prettiest and planned cities.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 10:07:19 AM

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