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India lifts ban on cement exports
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) With a significant increase in both the production and off-take of cement in India, the government has lifted the export ban on the commodity with immediate effect, a senior commerce ministry official said Monday.

Monday, December 22, 2008 1:04:24 PM

No option closed if Pakistan does not deliver, says India
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Asking the international community to see the terror infrastructure in Pakistan as 'the greatest threat to world peace', India Monday said it had not 'closed any options', including a military strike, if Islamabad did not fulfil its anti-terror pledge.

Monday, December 22, 2008 1:03:56 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned over Antulay
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned Monday morning over the remarks by Minority Affairs Minister A.R. Antulay questioning the death of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare during the Mumbai terror strikes.

Monday, December 22, 2008 1:02:38 PM

Another auction for hydrocarbon assets next quarter: Deora
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India will hold the next set of auctions to award exploration and production contracts for hydrocarbon assets in the country during the first quarter of 2009, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said here Monday.

Monday, December 22, 2008 12:57:12 PM

French woman found dead in Goa
Panaji, Dec 22 (IANS) A French woman was found dead in a trailer parked near Vagator beach in Goa, while a man believed to be her companion was lying unconscious next to her, police said Monday.

Monday, December 22, 2008 12:49:10 PM

Two CRPF personnel killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, Dec 22 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas Monday ambushed and killed two troopers from the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, the authorities said.

Monday, December 22, 2008 12:48:21 PM

Lunch scoreboard: India vs. England, Second Test, Day Four
Mohali (Punjab), Dec 22 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the second cricket Test between India and England at the Punjab Cricket Association stadium here Monday.

Monday, December 22, 2008 12:46:39 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned again -- over insurance bill
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the third time Monday shortly after noon, this time following a scuffle between ruling and opposition MPs over the insurance bill.

Monday, December 22, 2008 12:35:49 PM

India take 160-run lead over England
Mohali, Dec 22 (IANS) India took a lead of 160 runs at lunch after bowling out England for 302 runs on the fourth day of the final cricket Test here Monday.

Monday, December 22, 2008 12:27:48 PM

Gehlot allots portfolios, to seek confidence vote in January
Jaipur, Dec 22 (IANS) Ashok Gehlot's government in Rajasthan is set to seek a vote of confidence in the state assembly session beginning Jan 1, Congress officials said here Monday, even as the chief minister allotted portfolios to 13 of his cabinet colleagues.

Monday, December 22, 2008 12:19:47 PM

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