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Ahmedabad riot victims, lawyers welcome Supreme Court move
Ahmedabad, May 1 (IANS) Survivors of communal violence in Gujarat and their lawyers Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's order to the Narendra Modi government to protect witnesses and set up fast-track courts to deliver justice.

Friday, May 01, 2009 2:20:26 PM

Little cheer for unauthorised areas in East Delhi
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Poor sewerage, contaminated drinking water and irregular supply, congested bylanes paint a dismal picture of living conditions in West Vinod Nagar, one of the many unauthorised areas of East Delhi constituency.

Friday, May 01, 2009 2:20:11 PM

Sonia Gandhi's rally to hamper tourist flow to Shimla
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) Tourists coming to the Himachal Pradesh capital for a weekend break will find prime destinations out of bounds as Congress president Sonia Gandhi is scheduled to address an election rally on the Ridge Saturday.

Friday, May 01, 2009 2:15:24 PM

Supreme Court orders hearing of 2002 riot cases in Gujarat
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday ruled that the trial of 10 of the crucial post-Godhra train carnage riot cases will not be transferred out of Gujarat but ordered the state government to set up fast track courts and ensure that witnesses are protected against the accused.

Friday, May 01, 2009 2:11:56 PM

Government employee fires at ATM after failing to get money
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Frustrated after his repeated attempts to withdraw money from an automated teller machine (ATM) failed, a government employee in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district opened fire at the machine, police said Friday.

Friday, May 01, 2009 2:10:31 PM

Prabhakaran still in Sri Lanka: Foreign minister
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama has said that LTTE chief V. Prabhakaran is still in the small strip of coastal land the rebels hold in the island's north.

Friday, May 01, 2009 2:07:17 PM

Maruti sales leap 15.1 percent following surge in exports
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India's largest passenger car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki's cumulative sales for April rose 15.1 percent to 71,748 units, up from 62,336 units sold the same month last year, the company said Friday.

Friday, May 01, 2009 2:06:52 PM

DLF profit down 93 percent, to sell wind power unit
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Hit by severe cash crunch, realty major DLF Ltd has decided to sell its wind power business to raise funds even as the company's net profit in the January-March quarter crashed 93 percent.

Friday, May 01, 2009 2:03:21 PM

Yamaha sales up 48 percent
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler manufacturer Yamaha Motors, which last year expanded its portfolio to include premium bikes, has recorded a 48 percent surge in sales last month.

Friday, May 01, 2009 1:44:47 PM

Onus on high court to ensure fair trial of riot cases: Congress
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court's ruling that some of the 2002 riot cases would not be transferred out of Gujarat had put the onus of a fair trial on the high court, the Congress said Friday while rights activists brought up the issue of witness protection and the BJP called it a 'correct decision'.

Friday, May 01, 2009 1:33:54 PM

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