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Special prayer in Punjab town against terrorism
Moga (Punjab), Dec 2 (IANS) A Hindu religious group Tuesday began special prayers involving 250 priests in this Punjab town to 'reduce the effects of terrorism and economic meltdown on India', an organiser said.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 8:01:03 PM

Stepping down on moral grounds a Congress tradition: Singhvi
New, Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Owning moral responsibility for any failure and stepping down from public offices has been a Congress tradition, the party said Tuesday as heads began to roll in the aftermath of the Mumbai terrorist attack.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 8:00:40 PM

Top seed Ranjeet advances in DSCL men's tennis nationals
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Top seed Ranjeet Virali Murugesan won both his singles and doubles matches in the DSCL men's national tennis championships at the DLTA courts here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 7:56:02 PM

An attack on India, says Tendulkar
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar has described the terrorist attack on Mumbai as an attack on India and thanked commandos and policemen who took on the well armed killers in Mumbai.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 7:55:36 PM

Ikebana instructor felicitated by Japan's emperor
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Emperor of Japan Akihito has honoured Veena Dass, an Ikebana instructor, with 'The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays' for her outstanding contribution to the India-Japan relationship.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 7:55:16 PM

Kalam urges positive counter-terror methods
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Tuesday called for developing 'positive counter-terrorism methods' to eliminate the scourge.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 7:54:51 PM

Parliament, not court, can decide on homosexuality: counsel
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The central government, in a written submission before the Delhi High Court Tuesday, questioned the power of judiciary to legalise homosexuality in the country. 'The court is not the authority to decide what should be the law or what should not be the law,' it said.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 7:50:02 PM

Rebel group owns up Assam bombing, five killed
Guwahati, Dec 2 (IANS) A tribal militant group Tuesday claimed responsibility for the train bombing in Assam that killed three people and wounded 30 more, besides the gunning down of two Hindi-speakers.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 7:49:33 PM

World doubles squash postponed
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) The scheduled World Doubles squash tournament to be held here from Dec 15-21, has been postponed following withdrawal of the Australian team and possibility of other pull-out after the terror strikes in Mumbai.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 7:44:56 PM

Hyderabad to get special force to fight terror
Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Hyderabad will soon have a special force to deal with terrorist attacks, city police commissioner B. Prasad Rao said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 7:44:19 PM

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