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Railways to upgrade security after Mumbai attack
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Saturday announced a series of security measures for Indian Railways, including the creation of 22,000 posts of security personnel, in the wake of the Mumbai carnage.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 8:20:28 PM

50 percent vote in Delhi's Rajinder Nagar
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Nearly 50 percent of 137,000 eligible voters Saturday exercised their franchise in Delhi's Rajinder Nagar assembly constituency, where elections were postponed after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate committed suicide last month.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 8:05:47 PM

Use even pen as weapon in self-defense
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Have you ever thought that even a pen might come handy in fending off a molester? Women in the capital Saturday received tips from the Delhi Police Crime Against Women (CAW) Cell on how items of common use could be employed in self-defence.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 7:57:01 PM

Railway employees rewarded for Mumbai bravery
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A railway announcer who helped hundreds to escape the terrorist assault on the Chhattrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai and a Railway Police Force (RPF) trooper who fought the gunmen Saturday received Rs.10 lakhs (Rs.1 million) each from Railway Minister Lalu Prasad for their bravery.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 7:53:49 PM

Security tightened at Delhi's district courts
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Security was tightened at all the five district courts here Saturday following the receipt of a letter purportedly sent by terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) threatening to blow up the complexes.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 7:52:46 PM

PM worried over talented youth ignoring science
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday expressed concern over talented youngsters giving less priority to science and 'gravitating to other disciplines', affecting India's competitive edge in the long run.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 7:45:38 PM

57 percent vote in Kashmir's violence-marred fifth phase
Srinagar/Jammu, Dec 13 (IANS) An estimated 57 percent of the electorate voted Saturday in the fifth phase of Jammu and Kashmir's staggered elections that were marred by violence as anti-poll protesters clashed with police, resulting in the death of a protester in police firing.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 7:43:43 PM

Indian Navy prevents hijack, nabs 23 pirates off Aden
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Responding swiftly to a distress call, the Indian Navy Saturday arrested 23 pirates who attempted to hijack an Ethiopian vessel some 160 nautical miles off the Yemini port of Aden, an official here said.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 7:40:32 PM

Azad created ethnic divide in Jammu and Kashmir: Mehbooba
Jammu, Dec 13 (IANS) People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti, once an ally of former chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Saturday accused him of having created 'communal, regional and ethnic divide' in Jammu and Kashmir.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 6:53:18 PM

Talks on for India-Pakistan anti-terror mechanism: Pranab
Sagardighi (West Bengal), Dec 13 (IANS) Talks were on at the diplomatic level between India and Pakistan to have a joint anti-terror mechanism, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday, adding we demand that 'Pakistan sniff out terrorists and punish those who are now taking shelter in their territory'.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 6:51:06 PM

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