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IPL row could have been avoided, say former cricketers
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Former India cricketers feel the whole controversy over the Pakistani players not finding favour with the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchisees has needlessly given the country a bad name and that could have easily been avoided with a bit of proper planning.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:18:21 PM

Rashid steers Team India to World Junior finals
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian team qualified for the World Junior Golf Team Championship by winning the Asian qualifiers that concluded at the Perak Royal Golf Club in Malaysia Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:18:11 PM

ONGC third quarter net profit rises 23 percent
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Recording a sharp rise in its third quarter net profit, state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp Thursday said that it has also seen its earnings per barrel of crude increasing 70 percent, compared to the same period a year ago.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:18:01 PM

Model colleges in backward districts approved
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the setting up of a model college in each of the 374 districts identified as educationally backward.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:05:15 PM

Why can't Indian-origin person play for country? court asks
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the ministry of overseas Indian affairs and the sports ministry for denying playing rights to an Indian-origin player Anant Kumar Sarna.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:05:04 PM

Ramesh 'disagrees completely' with Pawar over Bt Brinjal
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday took on Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar over permitting commercial cultivation of genetically modified brinjal, after Pawar was quoted as saying an expert committee's clearance to this effect was final. Ramesh wrote to Pawar, saying he 'completely disagreed' with Pawar's view.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:04:49 PM

Leela's Krishnan Nair conferred Hotelier of the Century award
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts chairman C.P. Krishnan Nair has been presented the prestigious Hotelier of the Century award of the International Hotel and Restaurant Association (IH&RA) at a glittering ceremony held in Belgrade.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:04:39 PM

Work on Durgapur airport to begin in April
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Bengal Aerotropolis will start work on the proposed airport at Durgapur in West Bengal in April and expects to complete it by 2011-end, the company said here Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:04:28 PM

Fog blinds north India; no relief for next few days: IMD
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A thick fog cover Thursday enveloped the entire north India region, including the national capital, hitting air, rail and road traffic. The dense fog blanket is expected to remain for the next few days, the weatherman said.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 7:58:15 PM

Security to be tightened across Delhi for Republic Day
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The national capital will be turned into a fortress ahead of Republic Day, with thousands of security personnel deployed to keep a tight vigil across the city.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 7:54:53 PM

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