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Nigerian caught with drugs in Vrindavan
Vrindavan, June 7 (IANS) A Nigerian man has been caught with drugs in the holy town of Vrindavan in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.

Saturday, June 07, 2008 9:56:02 AM

Maoists kill BJD leader in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, June 7 (IANS) Maoist guerillas shot dead a leader of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Orissa's Koraput district, police said Saturday.

Saturday, June 07, 2008 9:25:59 AM

Ministers love foreign tours, but little changes in Jharkhand
Ranchi, June 7 (IANS) Foreign lands seem to lure Jharkhand ministers, with the United States, Switzerland and France being their favourite destinations - even though little benefit seems to have accrued to the state from these official tours.

Saturday, June 07, 2008 8:31:06 AM

How about some alternative rock with Indian flavour
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Guitar and bass are passe. Now it's instruments like the tabla, sitar, flute and harmonium that are being used to create 'alternative progressive rock' - a new genre that is fast becoming a rage among the youth in urban India.

Saturday, June 07, 2008 8:06:30 AM

Dasmunsi asks officers to cut down on foreign tours
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Heeding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's call for austerity measures following the hike in petroleum prices, Information and Broadcasting Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi Friday said he planned to travel by economic class on domestic tours and asked officers of his ministry to follow suit.

Friday, June 06, 2008 11:38:46 PM

Seventeen arrested after clashes in Chennai outskirts
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) Seventeen people, including three women, were arrested Friday in a fishing village here after a fight over money led to a police cane charge in which some people were injured.

Friday, June 06, 2008 11:34:00 PM

India's co-operative movement largest in the world: Fernandes
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India has more than 500,000 co-operative societies to cater to the needs of workers, making it one of the largest in the world, Minister of State for Labour Oscar Fernandes has said.

Friday, June 06, 2008 11:26:41 PM

Private bus operators, cabs call off strike in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) Owners of cab taxis and private buses Friday called off their two-day long strike after the state government assured it would look into their demand for withdrawal of value added tax (VAT).

Friday, June 06, 2008 11:26:08 PM

RBI moves apex court against Sahara
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking enforcement of its order to the Sahara group's para-banking arm to stop taking fresh deposits from investors.

Friday, June 06, 2008 11:25:34 PM

Salim Group eyes food processing, healthcare in West Bengal
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Indonesia's Salim Group, which is investing in various projects in West Bengal, including a chemical hub, would also explore the possibility of pumping in money in the state's food processing and healthcare sectors.

Friday, June 06, 2008 11:24:58 PM

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