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Gill holds predecessors responsible for sorry state of sports
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S. Gill Wednesday held his predecessors responsible for the shoddy state of sport in the country.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 6:50:52 PM

Global Indian Foundation to set up 15 schools in India
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Global Indian International School, which has its branches in seven countries and imparts education with an Indian spirit, is all set to open 15 more schools in India by 2010. Of these, the first five will come up by 2009 end.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:55:39 PM

Campaigning by eunuchs much debated in parties
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Both Congress and BJP leaders are roping in eunuchs to campaign for their parties in the Delhi assembly polls slated for Nov 29. But there are many party members who are against the move.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:54:47 PM

Personality, new criteria for getting poll ticket
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Besides following party principles and being loyal to his party, what can get a person a ticket to fight elections? The candidate's overall personality.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:54:19 PM

Polls herald good times for beggars and traders! (Political Prattle)
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Beggars and traders, especially those dealing in coins, are cheering because it's election time. No, they aren't excited about the political process and changing governments, but are just happy to make a fast buck.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:52:41 PM

FICCI calls for public-private partnership to boost education (With: Over 170 mn students not receiving higher education: FICCI)
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Public-private partnership can boost higher education in India and give chance to over 170 million students who are currently left out, the industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) suggested Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:51:49 PM

Bears prevail again, key index ends below 9,000
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Despite staying in positive territory throughout the morning, Indian equities markets Wednesday again came under selling pressure to end the day in the red with a key index shedding more than 160 points to stay below the psychologically important 9,000 mark.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:51:23 PM

Congress promises bonanza for farmers in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Nov 19 (IANS) The Congress in Madhya Pradesh Wednesday promised a bonanza to farmers and poor people if elected to power in the state following the Nov 27 assembly elections.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:48:17 PM

Dhoni hopes Yuvraj gets a hat-trick of centuries
Kanpur, Nov 19 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hopes in-form Yuvraj Singh gets a third consecutive century in the third One-Day International against England here Thursday.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:38:29 PM

Indian Navy seeks coordination among nations to fight piracy
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Underscoring the audacity of pirates operating in the Gulf of Aden region, the Indian Navy has sought coordination among the global and regional powers to combat piracy in the region, a senior naval official said.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:37:46 PM

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