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Compensating rape victims not enough: NGO
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Referring to the political hullabaloo in Uttar Pradesh last month when state Chief Minister Mayawati was accused of not providing enough security to women and not enough compensation to rape victims, NGOs here said that no amount of compensation to a rape victim can reassure a woman about her safety.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:54:29 PM

After Pune, Swine flu creates panic at Delhi hospital
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A day after hundreds of people thronged a Pune hospital for swine flu test, a similar situation erupted at the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital in the capital Thursday.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:53:08 PM

Chennai race track receives clean chit
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) The race track at Sriperumbudur received a clean chit to conduct FIM Petronas Asian Road Racing championship round four Sept 6.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:52:53 PM

Budhha Garden rape case verdict Friday
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A city court is likely to pronounce Friday its verdict in the sensational Buddha Jayanti Park gang rape case of 2003, in which four members of the army's elite President's Bodyguard are the accused.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:52:43 PM

Frontline stocks pull down Sensex 2.45 percent
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Heavy selling in frontline stocks in the last trading hour pulled down a key index of the Indian equities markets 2.45 percent Thursday even as its Asian peers closed in the green. The sizeable drop came after two consecutive days of consolidation.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:52:07 PM

'Abducted' colonel found with a woman in Assam town
Guwahati, Aug 6 (IANS) A serving Indian Army colonel, who was reported abducted from Assam's main city of Guwahati Thursday afternoon, was found by a police team along with a woman in an adjoining town, a police official said.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:51:51 PM

Haunted house - exorcising 'evil spirits' from Kashmir assembly
Srinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) Is the new Jammu and Kashmir legislative complex here haunted by evil spirits that have prompted the resignation of two chief ministers and ugly scenes? Sounds naive, but that is exactly what assembly officials and even some legislators who quietly conducted an elaborate religious ritual to exorcise the spirits believe.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:41:54 PM

Lalgarh operation yet to deliver success, admits West Bengal
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Aug 6 (IANS) The security operation carried out by the police and paramilitary forces to flush out Maoists from the trouble-torn belt of Lalgarh has not received satisfactory results, the West Bengal government conceded Thursday.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:38:53 PM

Nominal fee better than free food for poor, says expert
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A nominal sum charged for a quality meal would be more appreciated by the poor people than a free meal and help in setting up more such kitchens for the city's poor, says a social expert.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:28:59 PM

Bharat Sanchar eyes 760 cities for 3G services in first phase
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) plans to provide third generation (3G) mobile services in 760 cities in the first phase with an initial investment of Rs.2,700 crore, parliament was informed Thursday.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 5:26:53 PM

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