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Oriya film actor, Congress rebel among BJD candidates
Bhubaneswar, March 26 (IANS) Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal Thursday announced Oriya film actor Siddhanta Mohapatra would be its candidate from the Berhampur Lok Sabha seat.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 8:19:10 PM

Infosys' Murthy backs independents in Lok Sabha polls
Bangalore, March 26 (IANS) IT icon and Infosys Technologies chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy Thursday favoured independents contesting in the ensuing parliamentary elections and hoped their presence in the Lok Sabha would augur well for Indian democracy.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 8:00:25 PM

Three arrested for raping minor girl
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Three men were arrested Thursday for raping a minor girl in the Uttam Nagar area of West Delhi Wednesday night.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 7:57:44 PM

Maneka Gandhi comes out in son's defence, attacks Congress
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Coming out for the first time in defence of her son Varun Gandhi over his alleged hate speeches, former union minister Maneka Gandhi Thursday attacked the Congress, saying the party was pursuing his case actively to 'conceal' its 'anti-Sikh acts'.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 7:57:33 PM

After Jet, Air India announces reduced fares
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Taking a cue from leading private carrier Jet Airways, which earlier in the week slashed fares on 30 days' advance bookings, national carrier Air India Thursday announced summer special fares from Friday.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 7:57:23 PM

I offered Rahul minister's job, but he refused: Prime Minister
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday disclosed that he wanted Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, the son of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, to be a minister in the cabinet, but Rahul refused.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 7:45:20 PM

Delhi doctor performs 24 knee replacement surgeries in a day
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A team of medicos led by Delhi-based Ashok Rajgopal claimed to have set a new record by performing 24 knee replacement surgeries in a day, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 7:37:33 PM

Educated, sustainable corruption-free India is peoples' dream :CII
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Boston Consulting Group Thursday launched a report to highlight what Indians want the country to be by 2022 - fully educated, with proper infrastructure, sustainable development, innovation and a corruption-free system.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 7:32:22 PM

I always wanted Rahul Gandhi to be minister: PM
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday disclosed that he wanted Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, the son of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, to be a minister in the cabinet, but Rahul refused.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 7:27:56 PM

Islamic group moves court against Varun Gandhi
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) An Islamic organisation Thursday moved a Delhi court, seeking to bar Bhartitya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi from contesting elections, following his alleged hate speeches directed at Muslims.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 7:27:46 PM

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