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Tripura takes over India's first PPP model medical college
Agartala, May 24 (IANS) To protect the interest of 200 MBBS students and over 900 doctors and other employees, the Tripura government has taken over India's first PPP model medical college and hospital, promoted by the Kerala based Global Educational Net (GENET), officials said here Sunday.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 3:12:59 PM

Apex court to hear Binayak Sen's bail plea Monday
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court is to hear Monday the bail plea of civil rights activist Binayak Sen, lodged in a Raipur jail for more than two years for his alleged links with Maoists.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 3:11:44 PM

DMK agrees to join UPA government
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday decided to join the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the centre and settle for three cabinet berths - setting at rest the wrangling over ministry sharing with the Congress.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 3:11:33 PM

Three labourers killed in West Bengal accident
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Three contract labourers were killed in an accident at a process vehicle in the Haldia Petrochemicals Limited plant in West Bengal Sunday, an official said.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 2:58:44 PM

Thapa advances to second round of World junior boxing
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Indian boxer Shiva Thapa defeated Andranik Hiloyan of Armenia 11-2 in the light bantam weight category to advance to the second round in World Junior Boxing Championships in Yerevan, Armenia.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 2:30:12 PM

BSP's performance dismal in Uttar Pradesh assembly segments
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) Contrary to claims that Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) had increased its vote share in the state, a study of the recently-concluded Lok Sabha results has shown that the party's performance in the assembly segments of each parliamentary constituency was also far below the mark.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 2:29:56 PM

Mizo girl, accomplice held with drugs in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, May 24 (IANS) Two youths, including a Mizo girl, were arrested with three kg of smack in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh, police said Sunday.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 2:29:41 PM

Narayanan briefs Karunanidhi on Sri Lanka visit
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and briefed him on the situation in Sri Lanka and his talks with President Mahinda Rajapaksa following the defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), officials said.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 2:07:39 PM

Gujarat to seek Sri Lanka's help in setting up resorts
Gandhinagar, May 24 (IANS) Gujarat will shortly contact Sri Lanka following its offer of assistance to set up resorts along the state's 1,600-km coastline.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 1:51:29 PM

Scot caught with hashish
Panaji, May 24 (IANS) A Scottish national has been arrested here for possessing 2.5 kg of hashish, police said Sunday.

Sunday, May 24, 2009 1:49:12 PM

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