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Himachal Pradesh sells 20 mn apple boxes
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) The apple season in Himachal Pradesh is almost over with more than 20 million boxes having been transported out of the state so far.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:24:37 PM

Indian equities slip after two days of gains
Mumbai/New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After two days of impressive gains, Indian equities ended lower Wednesday on cues from other bourses, even as investors' mood was dampened by the way the central bank's proposal to help mutual funds found few takers.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:24:16 PM

Sports minister happy with Commonwealth Games preparations
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Sports minister M.S. Gill Wednesday expressed satisfaction with the progress of construction at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:23:55 PM

World has turned into a giant casino: Brazil president
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Wednesday did not mince words when he attacked a handful of rich countries and speculators for triggering the financial crisis by making the world into 'a gigantic casino.'

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:23:17 PM

Mohali pitch will help both batsmen and bowlers, says curator
Mohali (Punjab), Oct 15 (IANS) Daljit Singh should know a thing or two about pitch pitches as he is the chairman of the Indian cricket board's grounds and pitches committee. He feels that the Punjab cricket Stadium pitch for the second Test between India and Australia will have something for both the batsmen and bowlers.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:07:29 PM

Prime minister congratulates Arvind Adiga for winning Booker
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday congratulated Arvind Adiga for winning the prestigious Man Booker Prize.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:07:09 PM

Mayawati accuses Congress of hatching conspiracy, orders inquiry
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has accused Congress chief Sonia Gandhi of 'hatching a political conspiracy' against the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) over withdrawal of land in Rae Bareli for a rail coach factory and ordered an inquiry into the issue.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:06:23 PM

BSP faces revolt in poll-bound Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which has named 85 candidates for the Chhattisgarh assembly polls, is facing a revolt in as many as 18 assembly segments, party officials said Wednesday. The party wants to contest all the 90 seats in the state.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:05:39 PM

German consulate asks Goa to protect rape victim, mother
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The German consulate has asked the Goa government to ensure protection to German researcher Fadela Fuchs and her 14-year-old daughter, who was allegedly raped by state Education Minister Atanasio Monseratte's son Rohit.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 3:54:41 PM

Tata Steel says Corus' pension funds not at risk
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Tata Steel Wednesday said the pension fund surplus of its British subsidiary, Corus group, has risen in the last quarter ended Sep 30, compared to the previous quarter, and that these funds did not face any risk.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 3:48:49 PM

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