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Finance Commission wants Punjab to stop power subsidy
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) In a rather stern message to the Akali Dal government in Punjab, the 13th Finance Commission has asked the state government to do away with 'unsustainable' power subsidies.

Friday, December 05, 2008 1:14:27 PM

Tight security for Medvedev during visit
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Security arrangements were at their 'highest' at the Maurya Sheraton hotel Friday where Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is staying, with secret agents going through lists of all hotel staff and guests, officials said.

Friday, December 05, 2008 12:58:37 PM

Shibu Soren mulling options to enter Jharkhand legislature
Ranchi, Dec 5 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren is considering options for a assembly constituency he can represent, to fulfil the constitutional obligation of becoming a member of the state legislature within six months.

Friday, December 05, 2008 12:56:29 PM

Tight security in Hyderabad for mosque demolition anniversary
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Hyderabad police have tightened security across the city in view of the shutdown call given by Muslim organisations to mark the 16th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid Saturday.

Friday, December 05, 2008 12:55:59 PM

Equities open lower, key index down 187 points
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Indian equities markets opened marginally lower Friday and then slid into negative territory on weak global cues with a key index down 187 points some two hours into trading.

Friday, December 05, 2008 12:48:10 PM

Chhagan Bhujbal chosen as Maharashtra deputy chief minister
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhagan Bhujbal was Friday appointed Maharashtra's deputy chief minister, the party's state president Arun Gujarathi said.

Friday, December 05, 2008 12:32:11 PM

Kerala expects Rs.5 bn investment at entrepreneur-diaspora meet
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) The two-day 'Entee Naadu', a meeting of the Kerala diaspora and entrepreneurs being held at Kochi Dec 23-24, has evoked a huge response and authorities expect the projects being showcased to fetch an investment of Rs.5 billion.

Friday, December 05, 2008 12:30:20 PM

Delhi airport normal after terror scare, investigations on
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) returned to normalcy after being shut down for about 20 minutes early Friday following reports of gunfire near the arrival terminal. While the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) denied any untoward incident, the Delhi Police said investigations were on.

Friday, December 05, 2008 11:34:07 AM

Eid sermons will highlight Islam's message of peace
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) This Eid-ul-Zuha, many Muslim clerics in India will through their sermons focus on Islam's 'message of peace', denouncing terrorism and the killing of innocents in the name of religion.

Friday, December 05, 2008 11:10:00 AM

Call to regulate media coverage of terror strikes
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) For scores of journalists, the 60-hour terror trauma in Mumbai was a round-the-clock professional challenge. But with many berating the 'unbridled' and at times 'reckless' reportage, the question being asked is whether there should be a mechanism to regulate coverage of such situations that impact on national security.

Friday, December 05, 2008 10:41:28 AM

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