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Dalit boy beaten to death over who will bat first
Lucknow, June 26 (IANS) A 16-year-old Dalit boy was allegedly beaten to death by his two friends in Uttar Pradesh over a tiff on who will bat first while playing cricket, police said Friday.

Friday, June 26, 2009 5:57:29 PM

Australian MPs to visit Dharamsala next week
Dharamsala, June 26 (IANS) Australian parliamentarians are visiting this northern India hill station next week to meet exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, a Tibetan official said Friday.

Friday, June 26, 2009 5:55:13 PM

President asks states to enact laws to check ragging
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Concerned over several incidents of ragging reported from across the country, President Pratibha Patil Friday wrote to all the state governments to enact laws to prevent ragging in educational institutions.

Friday, June 26, 2009 5:51:46 PM

Tata Motors posts Rs.2,505 crore loss
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Leading vehicle maker Tata Motors has posted a huge loss of Rs.2,505.25 crore ($520 million) in 2008-09 as against a profit of Rs.2,167.7 crore recorded the year before, thanks to the global slowdown and losses made by its British unit.

Friday, June 26, 2009 5:46:29 PM

Two Jharkhand ex-ministers' arrests sought in graft cases
Ranchi, June 26 (IANS) The Jharkhand vigilance department Friday sought arrest warrants against two former ministers Enos Ekka and Harinarayan Rai on corruption charges, an official said.

Friday, June 26, 2009 5:41:17 PM

Two Maoists held in Jharkhand with 200 kg of explosives
Bokaro, June 26 (IANS) Two Maoist rebels were Friday arrested with 200 kg of explosives and incriminating documents in Bokaro district of Jharkhand, police said.

Friday, June 26, 2009 5:31:03 PM

Indian markets end week on a high
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets soared towards closing bell Friday, rising more than 419 points from its last closing figure.

Friday, June 26, 2009 5:03:47 PM

AIDS, alcohol abuse dip in 3 Mumbai slums after awareness drive
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Awareness campaigns and counselling have led to a dip in incidence of HIV-AIDS, extra-marital sex and alcohol abuse among the 700,000 residents of three Mumbai slums, according to a research study.

Friday, June 26, 2009 5:03:37 PM

Bus traffic between Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat hit
Bhopal, June 26 (IANS) Inter-state traffic between Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat has been hit hard as the two states have detained each other's buses on various grounds. This has led to many bus operators cancelling their trips across the state border, officials said Friday.

Friday, June 26, 2009 4:56:18 PM

Punjab to get new chief secretary, police chief
Chandigarh, June 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday cleared the appointment of the state's Principal Secretary (Finance) Subodh C. Agrawal as the new chief secretary of the state.

Friday, June 26, 2009 4:45:41 PM

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