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Mayawati shelves birthday bash, but has gifts galore for poor
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has decided to 'stay away' from a lavish birthday bash as she turns 53 Thursday, but she will shower gifts on the downtrodden by announcing welfare schemes for them on the occasion.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 3:48:22 PM

Pilot training institute asked to refund fees
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) A pilot training institute here has been asked to refund fees and pay compensation to a student who was not given admission in a desired course.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 3:45:08 PM

India invited to global energy agency meet
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) India has been invited to the ministerial meeting of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in October in Paris, the organisation's deputy executive director Richard Jones said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 3:36:54 PM

Sanjay joining us shouldn't disappoint Priya: Amar Singh
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh Wednesday said Congress MP Priya Dutt should not be disappointed about her film star brother Sanjay Dutt joining his party as he was supporting the central government.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 3:29:23 PM

Don't rely on our Satyam audit: PricewaterhouseCoopers
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) In a curious twist to the Satyam Computer Services fraud, its erstwhile auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers have said their opinion on the financials of the beleaguered company may be rendered 'inaccurate and unreliable'.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 2:40:41 PM

Markets hold on to gains in afternoon trade
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) The Indian equities markets held on to gains of morning trade about two hours before close Wednesday, with a key index trading about 2.31 percent above its previous close Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 2:27:45 PM

K.J. Mathew is new Kerala chief secretary
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 14 (IANS) K.J. Mathew, a 1975-batch officer of the Indian Administrative Service, was Wednesday appointed the new chief secretary of Kerala.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 2:22:48 PM

Book on Islam triggers row in Bihar
Patna, Jan 14 (IANS) A bookseller in this Bihar capital was arrested and the publisher was detained after an Urdu book allegedly made objectionable references to Islam, officials said Wednesday. They had received a complaint last week.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 2:18:13 PM

Pongal celebrated across the country in traditional fashion
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) 'Tamizhar Tirunal' Pongal - the Tamil harvest festival equivalent to thanks giving - is being celebrated across the country with the usual splendour.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 2:13:41 PM

Indians confident of keeping jobs this year: Survey
New Dehi, Jan 14 (IANS) Sixty-two percent Indians feel they will be able to hold on to their jobs in 2009, notwithstanding the economic slowdown, says a survey released here Wednesday by leading global human resource consulting firms.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 2:00:54 PM

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