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Ramadorai steps down as Tata Consultancy chief
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) S. Ramadorai Tuesday stepped down as the chief executive and managing director of software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 4:18:14 PM

Andhra minister prays to Krishna river to calm down
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) As the unprecedented floods caused by a swollen Krishna river led to widespread destruction in Andhra Pradesh, a state minister Tuesday offered prayers to calm the river.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 4:17:59 PM

Delhi to be state-of-the-art garrison during Games
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Indian capital will turn into a state-of-the-art fortress when it hosts the Commonwealth Games in October next year. Delhi Police are buying the latest security gadgets and weapons, recruiting 10,000 additional personnel and even hiring sniffer dogs.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 4:05:40 PM

NRI family lands in Punjab jail, hours after marriage
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Oct 6 (IANS) A family of NRIs from Britain and the US, including a groom who rode an elephant for his wedding, his mother and his sisters, have landed in prison here -- just hours after the ceremony.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 4:01:08 PM

Four wounded in Srinagar blast, militant killed in gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Four people including two paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were wounded Tuesday afternoon in a powerful explosion in the high security city centre, Lal Chowk, officials said.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 3:58:12 PM

Government urged to promote small scale solar projects
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The government should encourage small scale solar energy projects in rural areas along with the big ticket projects if it wants to meet the ambitious target of generating 20,000 MW solar power by 2020, an industry body said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 3:56:56 PM

Environmentalists hail 'national' status to Ganga dolphin
Patna, Oct 6 (IANS) Environmentalists in Bihar are overjoyed at the Ganga Dolphin being declared a national aquatic animal and say the move would not only save the freshwater species from extinction but an increase in their numbers would also indicate a cleaner Ganga river.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 3:53:57 PM

Police needs to be more gender sensitive: Sheila Dikshit
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the police should become more gender sensitive ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games as a proposal was introduced to set up gender help-desks during the mega-sporting event.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 3:53:46 PM

Apex court refuses to revive report on Ishrat Jahan killing
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to revive an Ahmedabad judicial magistrate's report which had termed the killing of Thane girl Ishrat Jahan by a Gujarat police team as a staged gun battle.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 3:47:59 PM

Sensex recoups losses, closes 88 points up
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) A key index of Indian equities markets Tuesday climbed back into the green after ruling in the negative for most of the day. It shut shop 88 points higher than its previous close.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 3:46:39 PM

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