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A year on, India mourns Kabul mission victims
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India Tuesday recalled the sacrifices of the 41 people, including two of its diplomats, killed in a suicide bombing outside its embassy in Kabul a year ago and underlined its commitment to bring the perpetrators of the attack to justice.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 5:34:29 PM

Mamata making railways East India Company: BJP
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee 'not to make Indian Railways an East India Company' and alleged that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has favoured West Bengal at the cost of many other states in the rail budget.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 5:34:14 PM

Global crises threaten progress on MDGs
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Progress made in earlier years to achieve the millennium development goals (MDGs) in the fields of health, education, sanitation and women empowerment in India and South Asia was endangered by global economic and food crises, the United Nations said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 5:34:04 PM

Government probing spurt in deemed universities: Sibal
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The government is probing the 'spurt' in permissions granted for setting up deemed universities and examining whether they are following the norms laid down for them, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 5:13:19 PM

Dwarfs urge for quota benefits
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) Can dwarfs be classified as physically handicapped to allow them the benefits of reservation? While the dwarf community in Kerala is demanding job quota benefits, the state government has passed the buck to the central government to decide whether they merit reservation.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 5:13:09 PM

Seven dead after drinking illicit liquor in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, July 7 (IANS) Seven people died and 18 others were taken seriously ill after they were said to have drunk suspected illicitly brewd liquor at Sagrapitha locality in Ahmedabad Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 5:05:46 PM

Situation in 16 tiger reserves truly alarming: Minister
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The situation in 16 of the country's 37 tiger reserves is 'truly alarming' and calls for 'appropriate interventions' if they are not to lose all their big cats, the Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 5:05:36 PM

Chidambaram for negotiations with Maoist guerrillas
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Chief ministers of states affected by Maoist violence should renew efforts at negotiating with the extremist leaders, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said in the Lok Sabha Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 4:57:18 PM

Congress, BJP MPs join hands for Chhattisgarh development
Raipur, July 7 (IANS) In a rare expression of consensus, Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress party MPs have agreed to raise in parliament issues related to the state's development.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 4:57:15 PM

Child rights NGOs unhappy with budget allocation for education, health
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Most child rights organizations say the union budget has been disappointing as demands for better fund allocation for primary education and health care have not been met.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 4:57:14 PM

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