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Blast kills two at Reliance refinery
Jamnagar (Gujarat), Jan 8 (IANS) An accidental explosion at the Reliance refinery here killed two engineers, the company said Thursday, a day after the incident.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:07:03 PM

Muharram procession disallowed in Srinagar
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Authorities Monday continued with the nearly 20-year-old ban on the main Muharram procession in Srinagar in the wake of security concerns.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:04:10 PM

Bihar government employees' strike likely to continue
Patna, Jan 8 (IANS) An indefinite strike by more than 300,000 government employees in Bihar, which entered its second day Thursday, is likely to go on as the state government has taken a tough stand and decided not to concede their demands.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:58:28 PM

Angry teacher inserts pin in Class 2 girl's eye
Raipur, Jan 8 (IANS) A schoolteacher in Chhattisgarh is on the run after he brutally punished a Class 2 student by inserting a pin in her right eye for failing to answer his question, police said Thursday. It left the girl blind in the eye.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:51:25 PM

Help hostesses to shed weight, PETA tells Air India
Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has asked Air India to help its hostesses shed weight instead of sacking them.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:50:27 PM

Shocked Satyam employees begin job hunting
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Jolted by the biggest fraud in India's corporate history, thousands of employees of Satyam Computer Services have begun hunting for jobs in other companies.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:50:00 PM

Rahul Gandhi on way to become prime minister: Mukherjee
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) With national elections round the corner, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said Congress party general secretary Rahul Gandhi was set to assume the office of prime minister.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:45:56 PM

Former BSP minister faces robbery charges
Lucknow, Jan 8 (IANS) Fifteen people, including a former minister of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), have been named in a 'loot and dacoity' case in Uttar Pradesh, the police said Thursday.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:42:33 PM

Petrol pumps start to go dry in capital
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Most petrol pumps went 'dry' Thursday in the national capital, the second day of the strike by oil sector employees, with new supplies yet to reach the fuel stations.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:40:56 PM

Global INK will benefit Reunion island
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) The new Global Indian Knowledge Network, or Global INK, launched by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Thursday, will be of great benefit in helping an organisation from the tiny island state of Reunion near Mauritius to trace the history of its citizens of Indian origin.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:39:32 PM

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