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Two people now see with Jyoti Basu's eyes
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Deceased Marxist icon Jyoti Basu's eyes have been grafted to give vision to two blind people, an opthalmologist said here Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 9:08:03 PM

Merchant enters All India snooker last eight
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Top seed and favourite Yasin Merchant kept his nerves to win 4-3 against veteran Geet Sethi en route to the quarterfinals of the Alumni Club All-India invitational snooker tournament here Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 9:01:54 PM

Over 44,000 birds culled in bird-flu hit Murshidabad
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Over 44,000 poultry birds were culled in West Bengal's bird-flu hit Murshidabad district, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:59:43 PM

Fortis hospitals to focus more on clinical trials
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Eying a sizeable share of global clinical trials market, Fortis Healthcare, a private hospital chain in India, Thursday said it will now focus more on clinical research across its network in fields like oncology, neurology, nephrology and orthopaedics.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:59:32 PM

Hello Kashmir! Ban on pre-paid mobiles lifted
New Delhi/Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) More than two and a half months after banning pre-paid mobile connections in Jammu and Kashmir citing security concerns, the central government revoked the restriction, bringing relief to millions of cell phone users in the state.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:59:07 PM

Marathi or other common language okay for new taxi permits
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Rattled by the adverse reaction to its edict that taxi drivers must know Marathi, the state government Thursday made a U-turn on the issue and clarified that a working knowledge of any other commonly spoken language would suffice for getting a taxi permit.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:55:59 PM

Joshna qualifies for semis in Indian Challenger
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) India's top woman player Joshna Chinappa stayed on course for her fourth WISPA title as she entered the semi-final with a clinical win over Lauren Selby of England in the Indian Challenger $8,000 prize money squash championship at the Indian Squash Academy here Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:46:44 PM

Maghami, Lenic share lead; Deep holds top seed to draw
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Second seed Slovenian Grandmaster Lenic Luka defeated International Master Nikolay Tolstikh of Russia in the penultimate round to catch up with the overnight sole leader Grandmaster Maghami Ehsan Ghaem with eight and half points in the ongoing 8th Parsvnath International Open Chess Tournament at Modern School here Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:31:31 PM

Manu Sharma questions Bina Ramani's testimony in Jessica murder case
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Manu Sharma, serving a life term in Tihar Jail for murdering model Jessica Lall in 1999, Thursday questioned in the Supreme Court socialite Bina Ramani's deposition in the murder case.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:31:21 PM

Saurav, Sanjiv register victories at Royals Trophy
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Saurav Jhunjhunwala and Sanjiv Nagar stole the limelight in the Vodafone Invitational Golf tournament, the opening day of the Royals Trophy that teed off at the historic Royal Calcutta Golf Club here Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:20:38 PM

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