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Punjab Gold Cup unfolds surprises
Chandigarh, Feb 5 (IANS) Names and past records do not matter much on the field. At least that is what holds true for the ongoing four-nation Punjab Gold Cup Hockey tournament here.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 8:55:42 PM

A.S. Gill is new CRPF chief
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The home ministry Thursday named A.S. Gill as the new director general of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and P. Mukherjee as the chief of the Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D).

Thursday, February 05, 2009 8:55:16 PM

Manchester United officials hold talks with AIFF over Goa academy
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) officials Thursday discussed with English club Manchester United delegation on a possible technical tie-up with the proposed national academy in Goa financed by telecom major Bharti.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 8:54:47 PM

Delhi hijack drama: Unruly passenger seeks bail
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Jitender Kumar Mohala, arrested for his alleged aggressive behaviour aboard an IndiGo flight from Goa to Delhi that caused a mid-air hijack scare, Thursday moved a court here for bail and the plea will be heard Friday.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 8:49:05 PM

Apex court ire over Chhattisgarh arming Salwa Judum activists
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday again ticked off the Chhattisgarh government for arming civil militia Salwa Judum activists to fight Maoists, saying it would take the state to a point of no return.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 8:36:52 PM

General Dynamics focuses on India's defence market
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Eyeing India's Rs.1.4 trillion ($30 billion) military hardware pie, US-based, General Dynamics, a global leader in providing defence-related information and communication systems, combat vehicles, munitions, weapon systems, special-mission aircraft and commercial space-related systems, Thursday announced the opening of its liaison office here.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 8:28:18 PM

Sania is fit, leaving to play in Pattaya Open
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Australian Open mixed doubles champion Sania Mirza has recovered from the abdominal tear that kept her away from the Fed Cup, and will leave for Bangkok Monday to play in the Pattaya Open.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 8:27:29 PM

Four school going boys of rich families held for snatchings
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) They always wanted their wallets stashed with cash, their bikes full of petrol and the girls impressed -- and hit upon the idea of snatching gold chains and purses. Four Class 11 students from affluent families were arrested Thursday for a series of snatchings over the past seven months, police said here.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 8:27:00 PM

Maytas' legal notice to Vedanta for encashing bank guarantees
Hyderabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Maytas Infra, owned by former chairman of Satyam Computer Services B. Ramalinga Raju's family, has issued a legal notice to Vendanta Aluminum Ltd for 'fraudulently and illegally' encashing two bank guarantees worth Rs.640 million (Rs.64 crore) and for not clearing admitted dues.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 8:14:52 PM

Widows, disabled brought under social security ambit
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Widows and the disabled living below the poverty line have been brought within the ambit of a social security scheme for senior citizens over the age of 65, it was announced here Thursday.

Thursday, February 05, 2009 8:11:53 PM

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