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Kalka-Shimla train derails, two killed
Shimla, Dec 21 (IANS) Two people were killed and six injured Sunday morning when a Kalka-Shimla holiday special train derailed near Dharampur in Himachal Pradesh, an official said.

Sunday, December 21, 2008 10:27:33 AM

Five months and counting, Bihar's flood displaced now fight winter cold
New Delhi/Patna, Dec 21 (IANS) It is five months since their homes and belongings were swept away in the worst floods in Bihar in the last 50 years. Now for the hundreds of thousands huddled together in relief camps or along roads with just a plastic sheet as roofing, the winter cold is beginning to bite.

Sunday, December 21, 2008 9:59:37 AM

Heavy fog disrupts flight schedules in Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Thick fog engulfed the capital early Sunday, disrupting several international and domestic flight schedules at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here due to low visibility, officials said.

Sunday, December 21, 2008 9:51:04 AM

Migratory vultures fill gap left by dying Indian species
Shimla, Dec 21 (IANS) As numbers of white-backed, slender-billed and long-billed vultures - three of the nine species found in India - decline across the country, migratory vultures have taken their space.

Sunday, December 21, 2008 9:26:47 AM

My debut novel is the story of an Indian housewife: Bubbles Sabharwal (Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Delhi-based theatre personality Bubbles Sabharwal's debut novel 'Tomorrow's Promise', a complex psychological canvas of a triangular relationship, is the outcome of a personal tragedy. She wrote the manuscript sitting in a Delhi hospital where her father was being treated.

Sunday, December 21, 2008 8:34:02 AM

Ariane lifts-off with Indian-built satellite
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) An Ariane 5 rocket carrying Indian-built European satellite W2M was launched early Sunday from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana, South America, a TV channel reported.

Sunday, December 21, 2008 4:08:50 AM

PM to meet diplomats over travel advisories
Panaji, Dec 20 (IANS) The Indian government will hold a meeting with all heads of diplomatic missions in the country to discuss some countries’ adverse travel advisories that have begun to affect tourism, Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma said here Saturday.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 11:39:22 PM

Mumbai, Kabul show safety of handlers was assured: India
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on Pakistan, Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said the 'cold and calculated murders' in Mumbai and Kabul showed that such attacks could be carried out only because the 'safety of the handlers was assured'.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 11:36:29 PM

BJP asks government to call off dialogue with Pakistan
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Accusing the ruling coalition of 'speaking in different voices' in the wake of the Mumbai terrorist attacks, India's main opposition BJP has asked the government to marshal international support to 'expose' Pakistan and call off the composite dialogue with it.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 11:27:57 PM

Mock drill at Jamnagar air force base
Jamnagar (Gujarat), Dec 20 (IANS) The local administration swung into action after a phone call said a hijacked aircraft had landed at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base here Saturday afternoon. However, it was only a mock drill.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 11:10:41 PM

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