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India to seek Portugal's support in NSG Monday
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With the India-US civil nuclear deal on course, India will seek Portugal's support in the 45-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) when External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee meets his Portuguese counterpart Luis Amado Monday.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 2:51:57 PM

1 killed as guard fires on protesting diamond workers
Bhavnagar (Gujarat), July 6 (IANS) One person was killed and six others were injured when a private security guard opened fire at a mob of diamond workers, who were protesting over wage hike Sunday, the police said.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 2:51:24 PM

Coach Bob Houghton scores a point(Commentary)
You may not agree with all that coach Bob Houghton has got to say, but you can't agree more when he cries that the pace at which Indian football is moving is painfully slow. In fact, what is true of Indian football is also true of other sports and indeed most facets of life and endeavour in the country, including its march on the road to economic progress.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 2:29:30 PM

With n-deal on mind, Manmohan leaves for Japan Monday
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In the shadow of political uncertainty, inflationary woes and a looming election, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads for Japan Monday morning for a rendezvous with leaders of the world's wealthiest nations, that includes talks with US President George Bush - a crucial meeting which will signal to the world India's decision to move ahead with the nuclear deal.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 2:05:24 PM

Run by the blind, call centre is big success story (Feature)
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The telephones never stop jangling and the waves go on crashing on the promenade outside. Unperturbed, 20 visually challenged men and women occasionally sniff the salty sea breeze even as their nimble fingers dial telephone numbers. They murmur softly into the phones.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 2:02:38 PM

Bhilai Steel Plant witnesses record production
Raipur, July 6 (IANS) Bhilai Steel Plant's (BSP) production during the first quarter of the current fiscal (2008-09) has surpassed all previous records, a company statement said Sunday.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 1:32:03 PM

Ghaziabad's IT shopkeepers oppose extortion demand
Ghaziabad, July 6 (IANS) Shopkeepers dealing in computer hardware at western Uttar Pradesh's largest IT market here are up in arms over weekly extortion demands by a man who, they allege, enjoys political patronage.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 1:31:23 PM

Chinese drug cartels making incursions into India!
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) All this time Indian law enforcement agencies had been battling Nigerian drug syndicates, but attempts by Chinese drug cartels to get a foothold in the country for production of 'designer drugs' have set the alarm bells ringing.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 1:28:35 PM

Heavy rains halt Amarnath pilgrimage
Srinagar, July 6 (IANS) The passage to the holy Amarnath cave was suspended Sunday following heavy rains on both the north and the south Kashmir routes to the 3,888 metre high Himalayan shrine.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 1:28:17 PM

Wheat yield on decline due to temperature rise
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Global warming coupled with climate change will adversely affect wheat production in India, according to an industry study.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 1:12:55 PM

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