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Government to outsource H1N1 tests to private labs
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Struggling to cope with the rush of suspected swine flu cases, the government is planning to outsource H1N1 tests to select private diagnostic centres to reduce the backlog and to ensure that patients get their results on time.

Monday, August 17, 2009 2:18:09 PM

RSS disagrees with Jaswant Singh's views on Jinnah
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) -- the ideological fountainhead of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -- Monday said it did not agree with the views of senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh on his eulogy of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan.

Monday, August 17, 2009 2:17:54 PM

INS Viraat refit complete, gears up for golden jubilee
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) It's an old warhorse, 50 years old to be exact. But after a life-extending refit, India's lone aircraft carrier INS Viraat is back to show it still has enough steam to give the jitters to the enemy.

Monday, August 17, 2009 2:14:47 PM

Two held in Jharkhand with 210 kg of bomb-making chemical
Ranchi, Aug 17 (IANS) Two people have been arrested while transporting 210 kg of ammonium nitrate in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district, police said Monday. The chemical is a common ingredient in bombs and mines.

Monday, August 17, 2009 2:10:30 PM

Sensex goes below 15,000 mark
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Continued selling pressure at Indian equities markets Monday pushed a key index further into the red. The index was ruling 2.9 percent below its last closing figure in afternoon trade.

Monday, August 17, 2009 2:04:48 PM

400 bombs, cell phones seized from Jharkhand jail
Ranchi, Aug 17 (IANS) Police seized 400 country-made bombs, 30 mobile phones and cash from Jharkhand's Garwah district jail during a raid early Monday, officials said, adding that the prisoners might have been planning an escape.

Monday, August 17, 2009 1:58:19 PM

Swine flu cases in West Bengal rise to 44
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Five people tested positive for the Influenza A(H1N1) virus here Monday, taking the total number of swine flu cases to 44 in West Bengal, a health official said.

Monday, August 17, 2009 1:12:36 PM

Achuthanandan inducts three new ministers
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Monday expanded his ministry by accommodating three allies in the 20-member council of ministers.

Monday, August 17, 2009 1:12:30 PM

Cross-border terror still 'most pervasive threat', says PM
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Emphasising that cross-border terrorism was still a major threat, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday warned that the government had credible information of terror groups in Pakistan planning fresh attacks against India.

Monday, August 17, 2009 1:04:11 PM

Hizbul militant killed in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu, Aug 17 (IANS) A commander of terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, Altaf Hussain, was killed in a shootout with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district Monday morning, police said.

Monday, August 17, 2009 12:54:42 PM

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