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Anti-smoking ban: more awareness but habits die hard
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) This might come as a surprise. As a Delhi government anti-smoking squad checked out Nehru Place, a business hub crowded with offices and shops, only 15-odd people were found smoking there in a span of two hours.

Sunday, October 19, 2008 9:16:13 AM

Delhi Metro flyover collapses, two dead
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 25 injured when a part of an under-construction flyover of the Delhi Metro collapsed here Sunday morning, officials said.

Sunday, October 19, 2008 9:01:26 AM

Space network, a 'hotline' from Bangalore to moon
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) When India's first lunar spacecraft Chandrayaan-1 lifts off from Sriharikota Wednesday, the telemetry, tracking and command network (Istrac) of the space agency in Bangalore will guide the mission on its 18-day voyage to the moon's polar orbit.

Sunday, October 19, 2008 8:54:23 AM

Anand Sharma gets additional charge of I&B ministry
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma was Saturday given additional charge of the ministry of information and broadcasting, an official said.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 11:36:10 PM

Uttar Pradesh OBC's creamy layer limit hiked
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday raised the income level for determining the creamy layer among other backward castes (OBCs) to Rs.500,000.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 11:19:46 PM

Uttar Pradesh fixes Rs.140 per quintal of sugarcane
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday revised the sugarcane purchase price for all sugar mills in the state from Rs.125 to Rs.140 per quintal.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 10:53:33 PM

Trooper killed in Jharkhand gunbattle with Maoists
Ranchi, Oct 18 (IANS) A paramilitary trooper was killed and two were injured in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas Saturday evening in Jharkhand's Chatra district, police said.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 10:53:12 PM

One arrested for attacking journalists in Jamia Nagar
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) One person was arrested and search was on for another Saturday, a day after a mob beat up a group of mediapersons in Jamia Nagar in south Delhi where two suspected terrorists were shot dead last month.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 10:34:34 PM

Three infiltrators killed near LoC
Jammu, Oct 18 (IANS) Three militants were killed in a gunfight with the army when they were trying to infiltrate into the Indian side from across the Line of Control (LoC) in the mountainous Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, an official said.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 10:34:12 PM

Desecration of Goa's religious structures to be probed
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) A special team headed by a superintendent of police would probe the increasing incidents of religious structures in Goa being desecrated, Chief Minister Digambar Kamat said Saturday.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 10:33:48 PM

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