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Fairy Queen heritage train begins trips again next month
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Fairy Queen, the world's oldest working steam engine, is ready to haul a popular heritage train from Delhi to Sariska National Park in Rajasthan once again beginning Oct 23, the railway ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 3:07:39 PM

Rahul declines Mehbooba's call to intervene in Kashmir
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday scotched any possibility of his intervention in trouble-torn Kashmir and said with a touch of humour that nowadays he is being asked to intervene on any issue, including the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 2:49:40 PM

Goa rivers be declared national waterways: shipping industry
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) Goa's three major rivers, which help ferry nearly Rs.8,000 crore of iron and manganese ore, should be declared national waterways so that these can be maintained properly, a shipping industry stakeholder said Thursday.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 2:48:49 PM

Rajapaksa using Sino-Indian rivalry in Sri Lanka: activist
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is using the perceived Sino-Indian rivalry to keep at bay New Delhi's concerns over the Tamil community, says a leading rights activist from Colombo.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 2:37:23 PM

Revoke Disturbed Areas in Kashmir towns: CPI-M
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Pointing to excesses by security forces, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Prakash Karat has sought the revocation of Disturbed Areas in Srinagar and other urban centres in the Kashmir Valley.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 2:35:42 PM

Eight of 16 CJIs were 'corrupt', says ex-law minister
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Union Law Minister Shanti Bhushan Thursday told the Supreme Court that at least eight of the 16 chief justices of India (CJIs) were 'definitely corrupt'.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 2:35:31 PM

Poor should get benefits of land acquisition: Rahul
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday said the benefits of land acquisition should go to the poor, adding that the differences with the Trinamool Congress on a proposed legislation was only on how much land the government should acquire.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 2:22:57 PM

Karnataka by-polls: Siddaramaiah quits as opposition leader
Bangalore, Sep 16 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Karnataka assembly Siddaramaiah of the Congress party Thursday quit his post owning moral responsibility for the defeat of his party's candidates in the two by-polls held Sep 13.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 2:10:05 PM

Sensex ignores rate hike, inflation spike keeps rising
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities was back in the green to rule more than 107 points higher in afternoon trade Thursday, shrugging off a hike in key interest rates by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and report of a rise in food inflation.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 1:56:36 PM

Himachal judge recuses himself from Virbhadra case
Shimla, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh's petition seeking transfer of his alleged corruption case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) could not make any headway Thursday as a judge of the Himachal Pradesh High Court recused himself from hearing the case.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 1:44:59 PM

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