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Babri panel submits report after 17 years; Ayodhya back in spotlight
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) A long-delayed report on the Babri Masjid demolition put the issue back in public consciousness with the Liberhan Commission, that was formed 17 years ago, submitting its finding to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:26:54 PM

Government to write off ITI losses to hive off viable units
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) The government would write off Rs.2,820 crore (Rs.28.2 billion) losses accumulated by Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) Ltd to enable the state-run undertaking hive off its viable units for private partners, a top official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:26:39 PM

Improvement of maternal health a far cry in Orissa
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) In spite of the government's claims that rural health is undergoing a massive change under its flagship programme, a survey by a federation of advocacy agencies Tuesday said quality of healthcare is too bad in Orissa and women are dying in hospitals during child-births.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:26:13 PM

Monsoon reaches Delhi, at last
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The national capital's wait for the rains finally came to an end Tuesday as the monsoon reached the city, bringing with it showers and the much-needed respite from days of scorching heat.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:26:03 PM

Nirupama Rao is second woman to become India's foreign secretary
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Nirupama Rao, India's ambassador to China and who has served as first woman spokesperson of the foreign ministry, will succeed Shivshankar Menon as India's next foreign secretary Aug 1, it was announced here Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:12:42 PM

Mumbai sea bridge to be named after Rajiv Gandhi
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India's first sea bridge, which was thrown open to traffic in this financial capital Tuesday, will be named after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan announced here.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:08:10 PM

No regret on Babri Masjid, ready to be hanged: Uma Bharati
Bhopal, June 30 (IANS) As the Liberhan Commission probe report on the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya was submitted to the government Tuesday, former Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Uma Bharati said she does not regret the destruction and would be ready to be hanged if found guilty.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:07:30 PM

BJP reaffirms commitment to Ram temple
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) As its senior leaders met to discuss the Liberhan Commission report that probed the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to a Ram temple on the site of the 16th century mosque in Ayodhya.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:02:13 PM

India's first sea bridge is showcased as engineering marvel
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India's first open sea bridge, a 5.6-km cable-held engineering marvel expected to cut travel time by 80 percent for this city's harried commuters, was inaugurated Tuesday, heralding a new era in infrastructure consolidation by the new government that returned to power after the May elections.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:01:47 PM

No official to greet hockey girls home after Kazan win
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The women's hockey team that returned home early Tuesday after winning the Champions Challenge II tournament was disappointed to see no official to receive them at the Indira Gandhi International airport here.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 6:51:13 PM

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