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Pakistan floods hit crucial crops
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Twenty-six percent of paddy, 75 percent of cotton and almost the entire melon crops in Pakistan's Sindh province have perished in floods. Sugarcane and banana also bore the brunt, said officials Friday.

Saturday, October 08, 2011 4:27:22 AM

RCB overcome blues to beat NSW, enter CLT20 final
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) Home team Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB) late Friday survived a scare to beat New South Wales Blues (NSW) by six wickets at the Chinnaswamy stadium here to enter the final of the ICC Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20).

Friday, October 07, 2011 11:55:22 PM

World Boxing Championships: Krishan settles for bronze
New Delhi,Oct 7 (IANS) India's Vikas Krishan (69kg) had to settle for a bronze medal in the World Boxing Championships after a 12-15 loss to Taras Shelestyuk of Ukraine in the semi-finals in Baku (Azerbaijan) Friday.

Friday, October 07, 2011 11:41:17 PM

Mining scam rocks Goa politics
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) Politics over the illegal mining scam in Goa took a dramatic turn when in a late development Friday, Goa assembly Speaker Pratapsing Rane replaced Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar as chairman of the public accounts committee (PAC), which has pointed fingers the chief minister in the multi-crore rupee scandal.

Friday, October 07, 2011 11:30:31 PM

RCB beat NSW, enter CLT20 final
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) Home team Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB) late Friday survived a scare to beat New South Wales Blues (NSW) by six wickets to enter the finals of the ICC Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) at the Chinnaswamy stadium here.

Friday, October 07, 2011 11:23:12 PM

PDP influencing eye-witnesses: Omar
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) The political storm over the mysterious death of a National Conference worker continued to rock Jammu and Kashmir Friday with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday denying any wrong doing and accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of trying to influence eye-witnesses.

Friday, October 07, 2011 11:00:45 PM

Amartya blames 'bureaucratic control' for delay in Nalanda varsity
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Noble Laureate Amartya Sen, who heads the interim governing board of Nalanda University, has blamed excessive bureaucratic control and difficulty in getting the money as key reasons for delaying setting up of the multi-nation project.

Friday, October 07, 2011 11:00:32 PM

Police book Ram Lila organisers for girl's death
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Delhi Police has registered a case against the organisers of Dussehra celebrations at Ram Lila Maidan after a seven-year-old girl died when a log of wood from the burning effigy of Kumbhakaran fell on her, police said Friday.

Friday, October 07, 2011 10:29:26 PM

Government amends rules to toughen entry for TV channels
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) To weed out non-serious players from 'crowding the electronic media landscape', the government Friday cleared a set of steps, including hiking the net worth criteria for those seeking permission to run TV channels in the country.

Friday, October 07, 2011 10:25:29 PM

Cop held in Goa drug nexus case
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation Friday made their first arrest in the police-politician-drug mafia nexus by arresting a police sub inspector attached to the Goa police's elite anti-narcotics cell (ANC).

Friday, October 07, 2011 10:23:45 PM

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