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Denied campus placement, IIT-Kanpur student commits suicide
Kanpur, Jan 3 (IANS) Apparently depressed over the denial of a campus placement, a 26-year-old student of the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) committed suicide Saturday, police and institute officials said.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 6:31:22 PM

Campaign for Jharkhand by-election ends
Ranchi, Jan 3 (IANS) The campaign for the by-election in Jharkhand's Tamar constituency, from where Chief Minister Shibu Soren is seeking election, ended Saturday.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 6:27:52 PM

Sachin and Zaheer's presence will boost Mumbai side: Jaffer
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Mumbai captain Wasim Jaffer feels the presence of Sachin Tendulkar and Zaheer Khan will give his side an edge over Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy semi-final that begins here Sunday.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 6:26:32 PM

Act fast on pay hike demand: Oil company officers to government
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) The group of ministers (GoM), constituted by the central government to look into the higher wage demands of public sector oil companies' officers, should 'act fast', the head of an officers' association said Saturday.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 6:24:57 PM

BCCI expecting reduction in revenue
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) The Indian cricket board is expecting a shortfall in revenue of Rs.1.2 billion ($25 million) due to the cancellation two one-dayers against England, the tour to Pakistan and the postponement of Champions Trophy.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 6:24:16 PM

India, Malaysia ink labour agreement
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) India and Malaysia Saturday inked an agreement for improvement in the conditions of recruitment of their workers in each other’s country.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 6:14:35 PM

Uttar Pradesh police bust inter-state fake drugs gang
Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) An inter-state gang dealing in spurious medicines was busted with the arrest of two people in Uttar Pradesh, the police said Saturday.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 6:08:38 PM

'Chinese economy may bounce back in second half of 2009'
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) The global economic slowdown has taken its toll on the Chinese economy as exports and equity markets are down, but things may turn around in the second half of 2009, a Chinese diplomat said here Saturday.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 5:47:12 PM

Violent protests by autorickshaw operators in Kolkata, buses set ablaze
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) A mob set ablaze three government buses in the city, as protests of auto-rickshaw drivers backed by state's principal opposition Trinamool Congress continued Saturday against a clampdown on two-stroke transport, banned by the Calcutta High Court for causing air pollution.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 5:43:55 PM

US envoy meets Chidambaram on 26/11 evidence
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) US ambassador David Mulford met Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday, his second meeting in as many weeks, to discuss the prevailing security situation and the body of evidence collected by Indian intelligence agencies following the terror attacks in Mumbai.

Saturday, January 03, 2009 5:31:05 PM

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