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Brakel team meets Himachal officials over controversial project
Shimla, Nov 21 (IANS) Executives of Holland's Brakel Corp NV, the firm contracted to set up the Thopan-Powari-Jangi hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Friday met the government once again to present its financial and technical credentials that have been questioned.

Friday, November 21, 2008 5:27:08 PM

Himachal wants decision to suspend flights reviewed
Shimla, Nov 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday asked the central government to review its decision to suspend flights of state-owned carrier Air India to the hill state, an official statement said.

Friday, November 21, 2008 5:26:41 PM

Mehbooba ends campaign with impressive rally
Kangan (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 21 (IANS) People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti signed off her party's campaign with an impressive procession of around a hundred vehicles carrying supporters as canvassing ended Friday for Jammu and Kashmir's second phase of polling Sunday.

Friday, November 21, 2008 5:16:22 PM

Abhinav Bharat full-timer Chaturvedi sent to MCOCA court
Nashik, Nov 21 (IANS) The chief judicial magistrate’s court here Friday sent the latest Malegaon blast case accused, Sudhakar Chaturvedi, to a designated MCOCA (Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act) court in Mumbai.

Friday, November 21, 2008 5:12:02 PM

Misutilisation of funds, Smart City to rock Kerala assembly
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 21 (IANS) The Kerala assembly session starting Monday is likely to see some sparks fly as the opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) is ready to take on the government on issues like the alleged misutilisation of central funds and the delay in the much-hyped Rs.15 billion Smart City IT project in Kochi.

Friday, November 21, 2008 4:52:10 PM

Not averse to being PM: Lalu Prasad
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Tongue firmly in cheek, Railways Minister Lalu Prasad declared amidst much mirth Friday that he nurtured prime ministerial ambitions - but quickly added that the 'people' would decide the issue.

Friday, November 21, 2008 4:48:11 PM

Guinness record holder ghazal singer to spread Gandhian message
Hyderabad, Nov 21 (IANS) After setting the Guinness world record by singing in most languages at one concert, a popular Telugu ghazal singer now plans to spread the peace message of Mahatma Gandhi across the world.

Friday, November 21, 2008 4:46:24 PM

Indian equities end higher as Manmohan Singh assures growth
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian equities ended significantly higher Friday after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured the nation that the Indian economy will not only weather the global financial crisis but also grow by eight percent.

Friday, November 21, 2008 4:31:51 PM

Electrotherm to demerge electric vehicles division
Ahmedabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Electrotherm India, a Rs.133-billion steel and engineering firm that sells electric bikes under the brand name Yo Bykes, is demerging its electric vehicle division from the engineering division.

Friday, November 21, 2008 4:26:57 PM

On his last roadshow, Omar cajoles, pleads with voters
Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 21 (IANS) As the campaigning for the second phase of elections draws to a close Friday, National Conference (NC) president Omar Abdullah is leaving nothing to chance in this north Kashmir constituency this time.

Friday, November 21, 2008 4:24:20 PM

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