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Jaswant Singh expelled from BJP
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh was expelled from the primary membership of the party Wednesday, two days after the release of his controversial book praising Pakistan founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 1:37:17 PM

Glenmark scrip plummets as drug fails trials
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Drug manufacturer Glenmark Pharma's scrip plummeted 17.4 percent in early trade Wednesday after the company informed the bourses that a new drug for lung diseases had failed in mid-stage trial.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 1:21:06 PM

Drunk drivers cause 65 percent of Delhi road accidents: NGO
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Nearly 65 percent of around 12,000 road accidents in the national capital in 2008 were caused by drunk drivers, according to a new report prepared by an NGO.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 1:20:41 PM

ADB approves $100 mn loan for Mizoram
Aizawl, Aug 19 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will give a $100-million loan to India's northeastern state of Mizoram for strengthening service delivery in the social sector, officials said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 1:13:49 PM

They put a spin on adventure tourism in Kerala
Kochi, Aug 19 (IANS) Nine years after they quit the Indian Navy, two men here are basking in the success of the adventure tourism company they started in Kerala, with their innovative products even fetching them an award this year.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 1:04:35 PM

Jaswant Singh expelled from BJP
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday expelled senior leader Jaswant Singh from the primary membership of the party two days after the release of his book praising Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:52:52 PM

Underground fire threatens Ranchi-Patna highway again
Ranchi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is exploring the possibility of a second diversion for the closed Ranchi-Patna National Highway (NH-33) as the road being used now is also being threatened by an underground mine fire.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:51:51 PM

Andhra government withdraws case against former minister
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has withdrawn a 2003 criminal case against former union minister A. Narendra, who was expelled from the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) and joined the ruling Congress in March this year.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:26:23 PM

Support from Mumbai for controversial Goan Ganesh artist
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) Renowned Goan artist Subodh Kerkar, accused by rightwing groups of denigrating Lord Ganesh, has found support from Mumbai-based intelligentsia who have condemned the 'aggressive political mobilisations based on the politics of identity'.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:20:31 PM

Sensex dips sharply, reverses Tuesday's gains
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) A key index of Indian equities markets dipped sharply a little before noon Wednesday, almost reversing the previous day's gains.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:17:47 PM

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