New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India's non-playing captain Leander Paes Thursday sprang a surprise by naming young Somdev Varman as the second singles player to play Uzbekistan in the crucial Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I tie Friday at the R.K. Khanna Stadium here.
Thursday, February 07, 2008 12:34:02 PM
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday called for a public debate on power subsidies, asking if national leaders were 'shirking our responsibilities for political reasons?'
Thursday, February 07, 2008 12:11:25 PM
Patna, Feb 7 (IANS) A two-day token strike by Bihar government doctors to press their demands, including pay hike, that began Thursday is likely to hit health services in the state.
Thursday, February 07, 2008 11:50:43 AM
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Indian equities opened on a positive note Thursday in spite of weak cues from global markets but trading was marked by high volatility with weak showing by technology and oil companies in the initial trades.
Thursday, February 07, 2008 11:43:41 AM
Jaipur, Feb 7 (IANS) The extreme cold and frost have damaged crops and vegetables worth Rs.6.5 billion ($164.5 million) in Rajasthan, estimates the agriculture department.
Thursday, February 07, 2008 11:42:08 AM
Ranchi, Feb 7 (IANS) At least seven workers of the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Democratic (JVM-D) were killed in a road accident when they were returning from a rally addressed by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Thursday, February 07, 2008 11:41:27 AM
Srinagar, Feb 7 (IANS) Scores of houses across the Kashmir valley have collapsed and normal life remained crippled Thursday as the season's heaviest snowfall kept the Srinagar-Jammu national highway closed for the fourth consecutive day.
Thursday, February 07, 2008 11:33:12 AM
Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) established an early 10,000 vote lead over the Congress as counting got underway Thursday for the assembly by-poll in Keshkal constituency.
Thursday, February 07, 2008 11:11:46 AM
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Among bestsellers this week, 'The Great Experiment' by former US deputy secretary of state Strobe Talbott tops the non-fiction category while 'The Age of Shiva' by US-based NRI Manil Suri dominates the fiction list.
Thursday, February 07, 2008 10:49:02 AM
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India, which is a melting pot of diverse faiths, is seeing a phenomenal growth in religious tourism. But the segment is in dire need of infrastructure to support the boom.
Thursday, February 07, 2008 10:47:45 AM
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