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Government to procure 1 mn doses of swine flu drug
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Indian health authorities Thursday said one million doses of antiviral drug would be procured soon in addition to one million currently available in the stock to treat swine flu.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 2:12:04 PM

Moderate polling in Bengal, landmine injures one
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Suspected Maoists exploded a landmine in West Bengal's Purulia district injuring a security personnel even as there was a 29 percent voter turnout in the first four hours of polling for 14 Lok Sabha seats in the state Thursday.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 2:11:48 PM

Civic agency may get dedicated police force
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has asked the Delhi Police for a dedicated cadre of 150 policemen to help tackle the city's civic offenders like those responsible for letting loose stray cattle or leaving rubble and garbage piles on roads.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 2:03:05 PM

Delhi's new mayor wants to shift garbage dumps underground
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The capital's newly elected mayor Kanwar Sain plans to move garbage dumps underground as part of his agenda for a clean Delhi.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 2:01:44 PM

Poll panel censures Tamil Nadu minister for distributing gifts
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday censured Tamil Nadu's Transport Minister K.N. Nehru for allegedly distributing free gifts like bicycles, saris and rice to prospective voters.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 1:57:12 PM

High voter turnout in Sikkim
Gangtok, April 30 (IANS) About 50 percent voter turnout in the first four hours of polling was estimated by poll officials in Sikkim, where elections were underway Thursday for the one Lok Sabha and 32 assembly constituencies.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 1:51:45 PM

Vice Admiral Bhasin heads Western Naval Command
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Vice Admiral Sanjeev Bhasin Thursday took over as the flag officer commanding-in-chief of the Western Naval Command from Vice Admiral J.S. Bedi.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 1:40:51 PM

Heat wave death toll rises to 11 in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) The death toll in the heat wave sweeping across Orissa has risen to 11 Thursday with eight of the victims dying during the past seven days, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 1:28:06 PM

Around 20 percent voting in first four hours in Karnataka
Bangalore, April 30 (IANS) Around 20 percent of estimated 15.5 million eligible voters had cast their ballots in the first four hours of polling in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, officials said here Thursday.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 1:17:07 PM

Indian Air Force jet crashes, one killed
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) One person was killed when a frontline Su-30MKI combat jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed while on a routine training mission in Rajasthan, an official said.

Thursday, April 30, 2009 1:16:52 PM

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