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BJP protests Manmohan's 'capitulation' to Pakistan
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Members of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) walked out of the Lok Sabha Friday to protest Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's 'capitulation' to Pakistan though they agreed to a parliament debate over the issue.

Friday, July 17, 2009 4:33:12 PM

West Bengal strike disrupts train services in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, July 17 (IANS) Train services in Orissa were disrupted Friday due to a 12-hour shutdown in West Bengal by the Congress protesting an attack on party legislators earlier this week, a railway official here said.

Friday, July 17, 2009 4:20:44 PM

Five arrested for torching Joshi's house: Police
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) Police say they have arrested five people for setting afire the house of Congress state president Rita Bahuguna Joshi late Wednesday night. However, family members of the five allege the five were being framed.

Friday, July 17, 2009 4:16:02 PM

Joshi's bail plea hearing deferred
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) The hearing on the bail application of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who is in judicial custody on charges of denigrating Dalits, has been deferred for Saturday, officials said Friday.

Friday, July 17, 2009 4:15:47 PM

Shortage of trained manpower in tourism industry: Selja
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Tourism Minister Kumari Selja Friday said there is a shortfall of at least 200,000 trained manpower in the tourism sector and they are taking steps to fill the gap.

Friday, July 17, 2009 4:08:14 PM

Steel Authority workforce to be down 20,000 by 2012
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The state-run steel manufacturer Steel Authority of India (SAIL) will see its workforce whittled down by around 20,000 by 2012-end, the government said Friday.

Friday, July 17, 2009 4:07:33 PM

Man attempts suicide after villagers enforce boycott
Jhajjar (Haryana), July 17 (IANS) A 24-year-old Haryana man Friday allegedly attempted suicide by consuming poison after the village 'panchayat' (council) boycotted him and his family for marrying a girl of the same clan though from a different village, police said.

Friday, July 17, 2009 4:04:14 PM

BJP walks out of Lok Sabha over India-Pakistan statement
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a walkout in the Lok Sabha Friday, alleging the government had capitulated to Pakistan on the terrorism issue, soon after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh read out a statement on his meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani.

Friday, July 17, 2009 3:49:32 PM

Dialogue will depend on Pakistan's action against terror: Manmohan
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) A day after his meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani in Egypt, Prime Minister Mahnmohan Signh Friday made it clear that any 'meaningful dialogue' will depend on Islamabad fulfilling its anti-terror pledge 'in letter and spirit.'

Friday, July 17, 2009 3:49:12 PM

Shoaib Akhtar to prove fitness ahead of Sri Lanka ODI series
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Pakistani pacer Shoaib Akhtar has been given another chance to prove his fitness ahead of the team selection for the one-day series against Sri Lanka, scheduled to begin July 30.

Friday, July 17, 2009 3:47:47 PM

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