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Mediation of China not acceptable: Congress
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Reacting to Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's statement that his government has given a 'blank cheque' to China to talk to India on its behalf on the issue of terrorism, the Congress party Friday said it would not allow any third-party mediation.

Friday, January 23, 2009 8:20:11 PM

Malaysia beat India to lift Asian junior squash title
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Indian boys finished with a silver medal as Malaysia stamped their dominance by completing a clean sweep of the titles in the team championship of the 14th Asian Junior Championship here Friday.

Friday, January 23, 2009 8:17:42 PM

Pakistan welcomes special envoy Holbrooke's appointment
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Terming it an opportunity to improve stability in the region, Pakistan Friday welcomed the appointment of Richard Holbrooke as the special US envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Friday, January 23, 2009 8:17:17 PM

Bihar minister faces wrath of angry villagers
Patna, Jan 23 (IANS) Villagers, angry over being denied a meeting with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, attacked a Bihar minister Friday who escaped unhurt but his six security guards suffered injuries, the police said.

Friday, January 23, 2009 8:16:50 PM

Prayers mark Staines' 10th death anniversary in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 (IANS) Special prayers were held Friday at the grave of Australian missionary Graham Stuart Staines, who was burnt to death along with his two sons by a Hindu radical mob 10 years ago.

Friday, January 23, 2009 8:16:19 PM

Shyam Telelink becomes Sistema Shyam TeleServices
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Shyam Telelink Ltd, a joint venture between Russian telecom giant Sistema and India's Shyam Group, Friday announced the change of its name to Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTS).

Friday, January 23, 2009 8:15:54 PM

Chief justice not averse to judges declaring their assets
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Seeking to set aside the controversy over official disclosure of judges' wealth, Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan Friday said he was not averse to the judges of the higher judiciary declaring their assets.

Friday, January 23, 2009 8:11:47 PM

Research on to explore superconductivity further: Nobel laureate
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Leading physicists are now working on projects to learn more about superconductivity by using ultracold atoms, Nobel winning physicist Wolfgang Ketterle said here Friday.

Friday, January 23, 2009 8:11:22 PM

Five-year-old raped in Punjab town
Mohali (Punjab), Jan 23 (IANS) A five-year-old Nepali girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in this Punjab town Friday, the police said. The accused has been arrested.

Friday, January 23, 2009 8:10:50 PM

Kaif, Ojha bail out Central Zone in Duleep Trophy
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Skipper Mohammed Kaif and Naman Ojha came to Central Zone's rescue and took them to 326 for nine in the first innings on the second day of the Duleep Trophy match against South Zone here Friday.

Friday, January 23, 2009 8:08:21 PM

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