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Bhopal schools close early for swearing-in function
Bhopal, Dec 12 (IANS) A couple of schools located on the way to Jamboori Maidan, where Shivraj Singh Chouhan took oath as the chief minister here, had to close an hour early Friday so that school buses did not clog the road. This caused inconvenience to the students.

Friday, December 12, 2008 7:08:32 PM

Steps urged to save kids from falling into borewells
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) A children's rights panel has urged the water resources ministry to take steps to prevent children from falling into borewells and dying, Women and Child Development Minister Renuka Chowdhury said in the Lok Sabha Friday.

Friday, December 12, 2008 7:08:07 PM

CBI arrests two ASI officials while accepting bribe
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested two Bihar-based officials of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.90,000.

Friday, December 12, 2008 7:07:40 PM

Five killed in Jharkhand van-truck crash
Ranchi, Dec 12 (IANS) Five people were killed and two others were injured Friday in a van-truck crash in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district. Those killed were returning from a marriage in the van when it collided with a truck, the police said.

Friday, December 12, 2008 7:07:14 PM

Steel Authority to buy 50 percent stake in Kerala unit
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Steel Authority of India (SAIL), the country's largest steel producer, Friday said it has entered into an agreement with the Kerala government to acquire up to 50 percent stake in the state-run Steel Complex for Rs.83.8 million (Rs.8.38 crore).

Friday, December 12, 2008 6:52:22 PM

Jan Shatabdi to run till Una in Himachal Pradesh
Dharamsala, Dec 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday informed the Vidhan Sabha (the state assembly) that the run of the Delhi-Nangal Jan Shatabdi train would be extended till Una town in the hill state from Dec 14.

Friday, December 12, 2008 6:51:52 PM

Mumbai police get Fahim Ansari's custody
Lucknow, Dec 12 (IANS) The Mumbai police Friday got custody of suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba activist Fahim Ansari, who was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police for an attack on a paramilitary camp in Rampur town. He is to be taken to Mumbai for questioning about the Mumbai terror attacks, an official said.

Friday, December 12, 2008 6:44:36 PM

Pakistan's demand for evidence a delaying tactic, says India
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India has 'enough evidence' to link elements in its territory to the Mumbai terror outrage and sees Pakistan's demand for evidence as 'nothing but a delaying tactic' to avoid dismantling 'terrorist infrastructure' in that country, government sources said here Friday.

Friday, December 12, 2008 6:39:28 PM

Kapil Dev appears in court, demands pensions for ICL players
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India captain Kapil Dev appeared in the Delhi High Court Friday and urged that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) be directed to release the pension due to him and other players who joined the rival Indian Cricket League (ICL).

Friday, December 12, 2008 6:36:18 PM

Second stimulus package needed to boost IIP: India Inc
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Industrial production will continue to fall if the government did not give another second stimulus package to prop up stressed sectors, especially manufacturing, the corporate world said Friday.

Friday, December 12, 2008 6:35:47 PM

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