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Fired for extra maternity leave, woman approaches court
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) When she gave birth in December 2008, little did Navneet Kumari know that she would lose her job. Fired for applying for a third month of maternity leave, she has gone to court against the NGO which, ironically, works for child welfare and which she served for over 20 years.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 3:03:42 PM

Pakistani troops fire mortars on LoC, one Indian soldier hurt
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) One Indian soldier was injured Sunday when Pakistani troops fired mortars on Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati in Mendhar area of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an official said.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 3:01:11 PM

Dantewada massacre: Chhattisgarh reluctant to act against IPS officers
Raipur, May 23 (IANS) The union home ministry has apparently asked the Chhattisgarh government to take action against two senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officers for their 'command failure' in connection with the Maoist slaughter of 76 securitymen in Dantewada, but the state government is reportedly unhappy about it.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 2:44:24 PM

Punjab to tap young talent for better professionals
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) Under a programme to detect talent at an early stage, the Punjab government proposes to identify extraordinary students in schools and colleges and nurture them to become better professionals, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said Sunday.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 2:39:53 PM

The seven trains targeted in July 11, 2006, bombing (With Mumbai trains serial blasts probe reveals Pakistani link)
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The seven trains targeted in the July 11, 2006 bombing, the timing and the casualties:

Sunday, May 23, 2010 2:29:52 PM

Mumbai trains serial blasts probe reveals Pakistani link
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Investigators piecing together clues of the July 11, 2006 Mumbai train bombings that killed over 200 people have succeeded in identifying the bomb planters on five of the seven trains with each group comprising at least one Pakistani.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 2:23:40 PM

Naga blockade of Manipur enters 42nd day
Imphal, May 23 (IANS) The ongoing deadlock in Manipur entered its 42nd day Sunday with the main lifeline, National Highway 39, remaining paralysed due to an indefinite economic blockade enforced by Naga tribal groups, although supply of essentials has started trickling in through an alternative route, besides airdropping of food, fuel and medicines, in recent days.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 2:17:32 PM

With 30 funerals, Kerala in mourning after plane crash
Kasargod (Kerala), May 23 (IANS) Sunday morning saw as many as 30 funerals in north Kerala's Kasargod and Kannur disricts. With 66 victims of Saturday's plane crash in Mangalore being Malayalis, Kerala was clearly in mourning.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 2:11:40 PM

Drunk woman driver kills two, to get bail
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman, who while driving in an inebriated state rammed her car into an autorickshaw killing two people at Gopinath Bazar in Delhi Cantonment area, was arrested but will be out on bail soon, police said Sunday.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 2:04:23 PM

On UPA-II's first anniversary, prices dampen ratings, women's bill earns praise
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The ordinary Indian seems largely dissatisfied with the ruling United Progressive Alliance-II (UPA) in its first year because of rising prices and Maoist violence. But pushing ahead with the women's reservation bill and implementing the rural jobs scheme have not gone unnoticed by the 'aam admi', a nationwide sample survey by IANS shows.

Sunday, May 23, 2010 1:19:04 PM

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