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Austerity fine, but security also important: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A day after stones were pelted at a train in which Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was travelling, the Congress Wednesday said security of leaders under protection of the Special Protection Group (SPG) was important along with austerity measures.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 7:45:29 PM

From next month, Metro ride to get faster, more comfortable
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is set to roll out its new broad gauge trains from next month, which DMRC officials say will be more comfortable, swanky and faster than the present ones.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 7:41:46 PM

Two cops sacked for shooting truck driver
Allahabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Two police constables who allegedly shot at a truck driver after he refused to bribe them were sacked Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district, officials said.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 7:41:17 PM

Balbir, Govinda, Sait, Madhu and Sita new hockey selectors
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has formed a composite selection committee for men and women, bringing in Olympians Balbir Singh, former India captain B.P.Govinda and goalkeeper Muneer Sait.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 7:36:14 PM

We will host excellent Commonwealth Games: Kalmadi
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) Wednesday put up a united front to allay fears that the 2010 Games are in jeopardy and said all concerns would be taken care of effectively.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 7:33:21 PM

Court raps Delhi Police for laxity in tracing missing children
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Delhi High Court Wednesday rebuked the police for their lax attitude in tracing missing children and said a committee of advocates will be set up to give legal aid to the families of such children.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 7:28:34 PM

Kerala reserves 50 percent seats for women in local bodies
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) The Kerala assembly Wednesday unanimously passed two bills - the Kerala Panchayati Raj (Second Amendment) Bill 2009 and the Kerala Municipality (Amendment) Bill 2009 - that will now reserve 50 percent seats in local government bodies for women.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 7:22:01 PM

Himachal Pradesh plans to create hydropower fund
Shimla, Sep 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will explore the possibility of creating a hydropower fund for the benefit of small, mini and micro hydropower producers in the state, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 7:04:36 PM

BSNL bids for Luxembourg firm's Sri Lanka operations
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Wednesday said it has bid for Luxembourg-based Millicom International Cellular's Sri Lankan operations.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 7:04:31 PM

Anil Ambani group wants NTPC as party in Reliance gas row
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Anil Ambani group Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to make the state-run power utility NTPC a party to its dispute with the Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries over natural gas supplies from the Krishna-Godavari basin.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 7:01:49 PM

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