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In gloomy nation, church advises low key Christmas
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Twelve-year-old Sonu wore the Santa mask and hopped from one car window to another at the traffic signal, trying to spread some Christmas cheer and cajoling people into buying his wares. But he found the mood unusually glum.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 11:16:42 AM

Anti-terror laws fine, but how to tame a rogue state? (Comment)
Nothing makes the mind concentrate as much as a crisis. As the Manmohan Singh government's latest anti-terror initiatives show, it took the ghastly tragedy of Mumbai to make it realise that its earlier desultory approach towards the 21st century's most serious menace would have to be abandoned.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 10:46:00 AM

Delhi to see light showers, fall in temperature
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Came out all bundled up in woollens, but ended up feeling quite warm this morning? Don't be surprised. Delhi witnessed a good eight degree rise in the minimum temperature Saturday, but it is expected to fall after light showers in the day.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 10:39:19 AM

Indian education cheap but professional, say foreign students
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Many Indian students want to study abroad, paying through their nose in the process. At the same time, students from across the world are filling university seats here for 'cheap, professional and internationally ranked' Indian education.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 10:13:56 AM

Second day of Mohali cricket Test begins
Mohali (Punjab), Dec 20 (IANS) The second day's play of the second Test match of the RBS Cup between India and England began at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium in Mohali at 9 a.m. Saturday, 30 minutes ahead of schedule to compensate the time lost Friday.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 9:36:26 AM

What every woman wants is love
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A simple recipe to win a woman's heart is to give her loads of love. A recent survey revealed that 77 percent of women believe that their perfect man needs to be romantic and not rich.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 9:11:10 AM

Two criminals killed in encounter in UP
Lucknow, Dec 20(IANS) The Lucknow police shot dead two criminals in an encounter here late Friday night, officials said.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 1:11:01 AM

Uttar Pradesh junior doctors end strike
Lucknow, Dec 19 (IANS) The five-day long strike by junior doctors in Uttar Pradesh to demand a raise in salaries on par with the Sixth Pay Commission recommendations, ended Friday after a stern stand taken by the state government and the Allahabad High Court.

Friday, December 19, 2008 11:57:21 PM

Chhattisgarh reshuffles 14 IAS officers
Raipur, Dec 19 (IANS) In the first ever reshuffle after retaining power in the November assembly polls, Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday reshuffled 14 officers of the Indian Administrative Services (IAS).

Friday, December 19, 2008 11:46:39 PM

Raman Singh seeks NSG centre in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Dec 19 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Friday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged him to consider the state as one of the bases of the proposed eight zonal centres of the elite National Security Guard (NSG) commandos, official sources said.

Friday, December 19, 2008 11:46:10 PM

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