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Mukherjee flays Islamabad's 'flip-flop' on Mumbai attack
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said the constant 'flip-flop' by Islamabad in admitting that the Nov 26 Mumbai terror attack was plotted on Pakistani soil was unfortunate and recalcitrant.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:26:19 PM

Maytas Infra chairman Sinha resigns too
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Maytas Infra chairman R.C. Sinha resigned from the infrastructure and construction firm for 'personal reasons', a company director said Thursday.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:23:50 PM

Soren loses by-election, BJP demands fresh assembly polls
Ranchi, Jan 8 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Thursday lost an assembly by-election that he needed to win to remain in power, prompting the state's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to demand his resignation and fresh assembly polls.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:22:46 PM

Post-Satyam, IT industry faces tough time, says diaspora
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Satyam Computer founder-chairman B. Ramalinga Raju's admission to committing a Rs.70-billion ($1.4 billion) financial fraud will raise questions about the the level of corporate governance in India, feel persons of Indian origin (PIO) at a conference of the Indian diaspora here.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:18:27 PM

Delhi to get 'heritage corridor'
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Residents of the capital worried about the wheels of development rolling over its millennia-old heritage can breathe a little easier - the municipal authorities have approved an idea to have a 'heritage corridor' right through the city.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:16:22 PM

Blast kills two at Reliance refinery
Jamnagar (Gujarat), Jan 8 (IANS) An accidental explosion at the Reliance refinery here killed two engineers, the company said Thursday, a day after the incident.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:07:03 PM

Muharram procession disallowed in Srinagar
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Authorities Monday continued with the nearly 20-year-old ban on the main Muharram procession in Srinagar in the wake of security concerns.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:04:10 PM

Bihar government employees' strike likely to continue
Patna, Jan 8 (IANS) An indefinite strike by more than 300,000 government employees in Bihar, which entered its second day Thursday, is likely to go on as the state government has taken a tough stand and decided not to concede their demands.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:58:28 PM

Angry teacher inserts pin in Class 2 girl's eye
Raipur, Jan 8 (IANS) A schoolteacher in Chhattisgarh is on the run after he brutally punished a Class 2 student by inserting a pin in her right eye for failing to answer his question, police said Thursday. It left the girl blind in the eye.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:51:25 PM

Help hostesses to shed weight, PETA tells Air India
Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has asked Air India to help its hostesses shed weight instead of sacking them.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:50:27 PM

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