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Augment capacity to attract foreign students: Tharoor
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) More foreign students can be attracted only after augmenting capacity in the Indian education sector, which could be achieved through private-public partnerships, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor said Saturday.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 7:15:55 PM

Pravin Mahajan critical, put on life support
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) The condition of Pravin Mahajan, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his brother Pramod Mahajan, remained critical following a brain haemorrhage early Saturday, the hospital said.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 7:13:49 PM

109 kids among Delhi's 190 new swine flu cases
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The national capital Saturday recorded 190 new cases of swine flu, of which 109 were children, health officials said.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 6:55:06 PM

India needs 35,000 lower courts, says CJI
Bangalore, Dec 12 (IANS) Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan said Saturday that the number of lower courts in the country should be 35,000 as against the present 14,000 so as to cut down delays in disposal of cases.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 6:49:54 PM

Five Mumbai students drown near Thane
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Five college students, including three girls, drowned Saturday afternoon off the Arnala Beach in Maharashtra's Thane district, around 75 km northwest of here, police said.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 6:49:03 PM

Western, coastal Maharashtra jolted
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted western Maharashtra, coastal Konkan and Mumbai Saturday evening.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 6:45:46 PM

Andhra in deep crisis over Telangana, protests spread
Hyderabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh plunged into an unprecedented political crisis Saturday with all the ministers from the Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions deciding to resign in protest over the central government's decision to pave the way for a separate state of Telangana.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 6:44:00 PM

No dengue case reported in Delhi Saturday
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) After a slew of dengue cases over the past three months, Delhi recorded no fresh case Saturday. Health officials said that this was because of the drop in temperatures.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 6:30:14 PM

UPA mishandled Telangana issue: BJP
Bangalore, Dec 12 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader M. Venkaiah Naidu Saturday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had handled the Telangana issue in an 'immature and irresponsible' manner.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 6:29:59 PM

Almost 60 percent polling in Jharkhand's fourth phase
Ranchi, Dec 12 (IANS) An almost 60 percent turnout was reported from the 14 assembly seats, situated in Maoist strongholds, in the fourth phase of Jharkhand's assembly elections Saturday despite the rebels' call for a poll boycott. Polling was peaceful, officials said.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 6:17:55 PM

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