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Ship collision: Green damage to be assessed
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Port and pollution control authorities will assess the environmental damage from an oil spill after two container vessels collided in West Bengal's Hooghly river Nov 22.

Thursday, December 02, 2010 10:34:39 PM

Rural workers' protest in Lucknow turns violent
Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) A number of gram rozgar sewaks (rural employment workers) engaged in vandalism and fought pitched battles with the police as their protest to press for acceptance of their demands turned violent here Thursday.

Thursday, December 02, 2010 10:25:16 PM

CBI arrests engineer for taking Rs.25,000 bribe
Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested an engineer of the Chandigarh pollution control department Thursday while he was accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000, an official said.

Thursday, December 02, 2010 10:23:08 PM

'Media should be trained, sensitised in HIV reporting'
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A story in the media can act as a powerful communicator of an important message, while a misrepresentation can cause irreversible damage. For reporting on the sensitive and important issue of HIV, the media should be trained and sensitised, experts said at conference here Thursday.

Thursday, December 02, 2010 10:19:51 PM

2G scam: Apex court pulls up Raja, issues notice on Tata's plea
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The 2G spectrum scam featured prominently in the Supreme Court Thursday, with the court upbraiding former telecom minister A. Raja for being intemperate in his letter to the prime minister and issuing notice to the government on Tata group chairman Ratan Tata's plea seeking a ban on the publication of transcripts of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's phone intercepts.

Thursday, December 02, 2010 10:12:06 PM

India encouraging private sector in defence production
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The government is encouraging consortiums and joint ventures to ensure a greater role for the private sector in the defence industry, Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju said Thursday.

Thursday, December 02, 2010 10:07:13 PM

Scientific knowledge essential to enable reforms: Bhagwati
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The potential of science and technology, like the development of genetically modified crops to improve productivity, cannot be ignored in the reforms process, renowned economist Jagdish Bhagwati said here Thursday.

Thursday, December 02, 2010 10:07:12 PM

Even blind are witness to bribery in India: Bhagwati
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Eminent economist Jagdish Bhagwati said Thursday that corruption was so rampant in India that even a blind man could say that bribes were being given and accepted.

Thursday, December 02, 2010 10:02:50 PM

Navy wants customs' post to check Bangladeshi ships
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Concerned over the unfettered entry of Bangladeshi vessels into Indian territory through a canal in West Bengal's South 24 Pargans district, the Indian Navy Thursday said it has asked the customs officials to set up a check post in the area.

Thursday, December 02, 2010 10:00:31 PM

Make Delhi safe for women: Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Thursday that Delhi should be made safe for women.

Thursday, December 02, 2010 9:57:51 PM

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