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Lady luck deserts Soren once again
Ranchi, Jan 8 (IANS) When Shibu Soren took oath as Jharkhand chief minister in August, many wondered if he would be able to remain in power. On Thursday, luck deserted him again as he lost an election he needed to win.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:57:38 PM

100,000 fake certificates found in Bihar
Patna, Jan 8 (IANS) Over 100,000 fake certificates of various Indian universities have been found in a Bihar town, police said Thursday, even as the government cracks down on irregularities in the education system.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:56:58 PM

Protesters use diaspora meet to garner attention to cause
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Activists of a Tamil nationalist group and a Hindu organisation Thursday organised separate demonstrations in this city, where the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) is underway, to draw attention to their cause.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:53:49 PM

Literacy, foeticide, malnutrition - issues galore for women leaders
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) It may seem like a small change but Shakuntala Devi's fight against the change in a widow's surname - from Devi to Kunwar - in Bihar is an issue big enough to strive for. A widow herself and having gone through the experience, she knows what she is talking about.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:53:16 PM

Simplex eyeing projects in Middle East, Netherlands
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) Civil engineering and construction company Simplex Projects is eyeing projects in the Middle East and the Netherlands, a top official said here Thursday.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:52:27 PM

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

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