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India to use Facebook, Twitter to curb road accidents
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Social networking sites Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and even blogs will be made use of by the Indian government to spread the message of safe driving, transport officials said Monday.

Monday, September 28, 2009 7:22:14 PM

Air India softens stand after talks with pilots fail
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) After its talks with the agitating pilots ended inconclusive Monday, the Air India management said it was open for further negotiations and that a decision on thorny issues like the pilots' incentives would be taken shortly.

Monday, September 28, 2009 7:21:48 PM

Contractor shot dead in Ghaziabad after parking dispute
Ghaziabad, Sep 28 (IANS) A contractor was shot dead and a municipal employee critically injured in Ghaziabad late Sunday night after three men, one of whom is an army soldier, opened fire at them following a dispute over parking of vehicles, police said Monday.

Monday, September 28, 2009 7:17:29 PM

Ravana goes up in flames, Durga idols immersed on Dussehra
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) As thousands of onlookers cheered, the effigies of demon king Ravana were set ablaze amid a burst of fire crackers at many places across the national capital Monday evening to celebrate Dussehra, symbolising the victory of good over evil. The day also saw hundreds of idols of Goddess Durga being immersed in the Yamuna river as the Navaratri celebrations ended.

Monday, September 28, 2009 7:13:47 PM

West Bengal sounds alert in Maoist-hit districts
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday sounded a high alert in three Maoist-affected districts following the arrest of People's Committee against Police Atrocity (PCAPA) leader Chattradhar Mahato Saturday.

Monday, September 28, 2009 6:43:30 PM

Woman home guard in Agra dupes dozens of over Rs.10 mn
Agra, Sep 28 (IANS) A woman home guard in Agra has duped over a dozen people of nearly Rs.1 crore on the pretext of getting them jobs, getting their relatives out of jail and so on, police said Monday.

Monday, September 28, 2009 6:37:46 PM

Give Indian citizenship to Tamil refugees: Ravi Shankar
Bangalore, Sep 28 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has backed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's call to give Indian citizenship to Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in India.

Monday, September 28, 2009 6:34:28 PM

Advani expresses desire to retire from politics
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday expressed his desire to retire from politics.

Monday, September 28, 2009 6:34:13 PM

Religion meets environment: Delhi immerses 'green' Durga idols
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) As hundreds of idols of Goddess Durga hit the Yamuna river Monday as part of immersion rituals, green activists had reason to breathe easy. Unlike earlier years, many of the idols were made of natural colours and environment friendly clay!

Monday, September 28, 2009 6:17:06 PM

Vijayakant to observe fast for cause of Sri Lankan Tamils
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actor turned politician Vijayakant, president of DMDK, and his cadres will Tuesday observe a day-long hunger strike in Delhi demanding protection to Indian fishermen from attacks by the Sri Lankan navy and full freedom to Sri Lankan Tamils on the island.

Monday, September 28, 2009 6:06:36 PM

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