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Farmers to get market rates on BSNL mobiles
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh farmers will now be able to know rates of agriculture commodities in any market in the state on their mobile phones, thanks to a new service launched by the state-run telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL).

Saturday, November 08, 2008 5:57:12 PM

Chandrayaan-I enters lunar orbit
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) India's first unmanned moon mission Chandrayaan-I was Saturday put into lunar orbit at around 5.15 p.m., scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said here.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 5:56:56 PM

UN Summit in Mumbai calls for youth action
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) "Yes, We Can." US President-elect Barack Obama's famous inspiring words resounded at the Mahalaxmi Turf Club, as nearly 300 youngsters from around the world pledged to help create a better world here Saturday.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 5:55:57 PM

Is convent harassing Kerala nun for tell-all writing?
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) The relatives of a 59-year-old nun in Kerala say she has been forcibly kept in mental hospitals for over a month to stop her from publishing details of 'undesirable goings-on' at her convent, in another controversy to hit the church in the state.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 5:55:14 PM

Five killed as shell bursts in Meerut scrap heap, terror angle ruled out
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) At least five people were killed and seven injured in a blast in a scrap heap in Meerut, western Uttar Pradesh, Saturday afternoon. The police suspected a live mortar shell that ragpickers had picked up from Meerut Cantonment had burst.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 5:54:58 PM

Motor Sport in India in forward gear
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) The global economic meltdown will not impact motor sport in India, according to a cross-section of automobile honchos who, on the contrary, believe that the show will go on.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 5:54:39 PM

Antony offers military help for Sabarimala pilgrimage
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony has offered the military's help to the Kerala government, including providing helicopters, during the over two-month-long Sabarimala pilgrimage that begins Nov 16.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 5:54:19 PM

India take 86-run lead over Australia
Nagpur, Nov 8 (IANS) India gained an 86-run lead after bowling out Australia for 355 in the first innings at the end of the third day's play in the fourth and last Test at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium here Saturday.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 5:54:02 PM

FMSCI back in driver's seat in Indian motor sport
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) The restoration of sporting power to the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) brought the curtain down on an eight-year imbroglio while triggering a sense of optimism and cheer in motor sport circles.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 5:53:39 PM

Muslim clerics in Assam issue fatwa against terrorism
Guwahati, Nov 8 (IANS) Muslim clerics Saturday issued a fatwa (diktat) against terror, saying terrorists have no place in Islam.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 5:09:56 PM

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