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Multi Commodity Exchange to start currency futures Tuesday
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) The Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) will launch currency futures trading from Tuesday to become the third stock exchange in the country after the National Stock Exchange and the Bombay Stock Exchange to do so.

Monday, October 06, 2008 3:28:06 PM

Young men torch Zardari's effigy in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Youths in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla town burnt an effigy of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Monday amid curfew restrictions imposed in the valley.

Monday, October 06, 2008 3:27:43 PM

Where weapons are worshipped instead of Durga
Ranchi, Oct 6 (IANS) During the Navratri festival different forms of idols of goddess Durga are worshipped. But there is a place in Jharkhand where weapons are worshipped instead of goddess Durga.

Monday, October 06, 2008 2:43:42 PM

12 Delhi government, municipal officials held on corruption charges
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of Delhi has arrested 12 officials of the Delhi government and New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on charges of corruption, a senior ACB officer said Monday.

Monday, October 06, 2008 2:43:16 PM

Villagers kill crocodile in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Oct 6 (IANS) Upon discovering a crocodile in their fields, scared residents of a village in Uttar Pradesh chased and killed the reptile, which is protected under the Wildlife Protection Act, forest officials said Monday.

Monday, October 06, 2008 2:33:49 PM

Gujarat experts to prepare rehabilitation plan for flood-hit Bihar
Patna, Oct 6 (IANS) A team of experts from Gujarat will help the Bihar government prepare a strategy for rehabilitation of flood victims, which will be on the lines of the assistance plan following the 2001 Gujarat earthquake, officials said Monday.

Monday, October 06, 2008 1:51:00 PM

Gay rights should be respected, prostitution legalised: NHRC chief
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss may not have found support in the government for decriminalising homosexuality, but India's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chief S. Rajendra Babu is on his side. He says the NHRC not only supports gay rights but is also in favour of legalising prostitution.

Monday, October 06, 2008 1:50:27 PM

MMTC to pick up stake in logistics firm's subsidiary
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Integrated logistics major Sical Logistics Ltd will shortly rope in MMTC India as a 26 percent equity partner for its 12 million tonne iron ore terminal under construction at Ennore here.

Monday, October 06, 2008 1:32:42 PM

Chhattisgarh cautions families looking for NRI grooms
Raipur, Oct 6 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has cautioned families opting to marry their girls with Non-Resident Indian grooms and asked them to collect details about family background and other vital aspects before tying the knot.

Monday, October 06, 2008 1:09:52 PM

No newspapers in curfew-bound Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Most newspapers in the Kashmir Valley suspended publication on the second day of curfew Monday as they claimed authorities had issued 'insufficient curfew passes' to their staff.

Monday, October 06, 2008 1:05:11 PM

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