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CWG men's hockey: Aussies blank Scotland in their first tie
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) World champions Australia took just 14 minutes to shake off the early morning blues and then proceed to dismantle Scotland 9-0 to open their campaign in the men's hockey competition of the Commonwealth Games on a strong note here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:49:14 AM

Life sentence means freedom in India: Neelam Katara
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Reacting to the Supreme Court's verdict in the Priyadarshini Mattoo murder case, Neelam Katara, mother of another murder victim Nitish Katara, Wednesday said life sentence in India 'means freedom for the culprits'.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:48:10 AM

CWG men's hockey: World champs Australia blank Scotland
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) World champions Australia revelled in early morning sunshine with a 9-0 win against Scotland to open their campaign in the men's hockey competition of the 19th Commonwealth Games on a strong note here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:26:39 AM

Death reduced to life in Priyadarshini Mattoo case
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday commuted the death penalty given to Santosh Kumar Singh and sentenced him to life imprisonment in the 1996 rape and murder of Delhi University student Priyadarshini Mattoo.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:21:44 AM

Priyadarshini's father 'disappointed' with verdict
Jammu, Oct 6 (IANS) Expressing disappointment with the Supreme Court verdict in the 1996 Priyadarshini Mattoo murder case, the victim's father Chaman Lal Mattoo Wednesday said reducing the death penalty for the killer to life imprisonment was a 'concession' and should not set a precedent.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:21:43 AM

A fresh campaign to clean up Agra mounted
Agra, Oct 6 (IANS) With a lot of Commonwealth Games visitors expected to descend on the Taj Mahal, the city's new municipal commissioner has launched an all-out war on garbage and pervading squalor to make it 'cleaner, greener and worthy of its great monuments'.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:21:11 AM

With tale of love, Mohammed Hanif escapes Pakistan's realities
Kovalam (Kerala), Oct 6 (IANS) It's not always easy to do so, but Pakistani journalist-writer Mohammed Hanif of 'A Case of Exploding Mangoes' fame has turned his mind off from the grim truths confronting his country with a love story that touches on terror and trauma.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:04:04 AM

Death reduced to life in Priyadarshini Mattoo case
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday commuted the death sentence of Santosh Kumar Singh, the son of a senior police officer, to life imprisonment in the 1996 rape and murder of Delhi University student Priyadarshini Mattoo. Singh, her senior, had been given death sentence by the Delhi High Court.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:51:19 AM

Bright sunny day in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) It was bright and sunny in Delhi Wednesday with the weather office predicting that the temperature would be around 35 degrees Celsius.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:50:47 AM

Santhal Durga Puja symbolises revolt against British
Sulunga (West Bengal), Oct 6 (IANS) There is no chanting of mantras or ostentatious decor, but simple prayers to the goddess. A goat sacrifice is also held to symbolise the fight against British colonial rulers. Welcome to the Durga Puja of the Santhal tribals of this village.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:09:14 AM

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