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Government open to debate on Lokpal: PM
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday the government was open to a debate on the Lokpal Bill but this alone cannot solve the problem of corruption and there is a need to revamp existing government procedures.

Monday, August 22, 2011 12:52:10 PM

Naphtha pipeline shut as fire continues
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) The authorities here Monday ordered the shutdown of a pipeline ferrying naphtha from the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) to a fertilizer company as a fire caused by a gas leakage in it continued even after 72 hours.

Monday, August 22, 2011 12:33:50 PM

Protests outside Sibal's home
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Supporters of fasting activist Anna Hazare Monday staged a sit-in in front of Congress MP and union minister Kapil Sibal's house.

Monday, August 22, 2011 12:19:54 PM

Anna movement anti-democratic: Somnath Chatterjee
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee says the Anna Hazare-led movement against corruption is undemocratic and the prime minister is an honest person.

Monday, August 22, 2011 12:19:07 PM

Sensex volatile amid negative Asian cues
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was around noon Monday trading volatile but in a tight range amid negative cues from other Asian markets.

Monday, August 22, 2011 12:11:34 PM

40 killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 22 (IANS) At least 40 devotees were killed and around 20 injured when the tractor-trolley carrying them overturned and fell into a deep roadside ditch in a rural area here Monday, an official said.

Monday, August 22, 2011 11:57:19 AM

No proposal from government: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) As activist Anna Hazare's fast for a strong anti-corruption bill entered its seventh day Monday, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said they had not received any proposal for talks from the government.

Monday, August 22, 2011 11:47:57 AM

Government open for discussion on Lokpal: PM
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said Monday the government was open for debate on the Lokpal Bill and all concerned individuals should convey their concerns to their representatives in parliament and to the standing committee that is examining the legislation.

Monday, August 22, 2011 11:41:03 AM

Janmashtami celebrations begin in Delhi with gaiety
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) With elaborately decorated cradles to mark the birth of Lord Krishna, Janmashtami celebrations began in Delhi Monday with much gaiety.

Monday, August 22, 2011 11:22:08 AM

40 killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 22 (IANS) At least 40 people were killed and around 20 were injured when the tractor-trolley they were travelling in overturned in a rural area of Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district Monday morning, an official said.

Monday, August 22, 2011 11:21:43 AM

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