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20 kg hashish seized at Delhi airport
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 20 kg of hashish worth Rs.20 lakh (Rs.2 million) concealed in a consignment of religious books bound for Canada was seized at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport Wednesday, a customs official said.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 8:05:25 PM

Court rejects Kobad Ghandy's bail plea
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Rejecting the bail plea of Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) leader Kobad Ghandy, a city court Wednesday directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to ascertain whether he was fit enough to undergo a narco-test as required by the police.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 8:00:34 PM

Court pulls up MCD for indoor basketball stadium
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for constructing an indoor basketball stadium in a park in central Delhi for the 2010 Commonwealth Games without proper sanction.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 7:39:50 PM

Chandigarh to hold food festivals to attract tourists
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) The city administration is planning to hold 'special food festivals' along with the upcoming national crafts fair to attract tourists.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 7:34:58 PM

For hours, no one helped us, say train crash survivors
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As they alighted at a railway station here, shocked yet relieved, many survivors of Wednesday's railway collision in Mathura city said they got no help from the authorities for several hours and it was local villagers who first came to their rescue.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 7:34:40 PM

Mahindra Satyam bags $8-mn deals in Middle East, Africa
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Mahindra Satyam bagged contracts valued at $8.17 million (30 million UAE dirhams) in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region in the banking, financial services and insurance sector, the global consulting IT services firm said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 7:28:23 PM

Jaganmohan in Delhi to seek Sonia's blessings
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid political uncertainty in Andhra Pradesh, Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, son of former chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, arrived here Wednesday hoping to meet party president Sonia Gandhi to stake his claim for the chief minister's post.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 7:21:51 PM

Court asks Press Council to frame guidelines for media
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Taking a serious view of reporting by media in criminal cases, the Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Press Council of India (PCI) to form guidelines for fair coverage of sensitive issues.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 7:21:36 PM

Pre-paid connections not to be banned in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu, Oct 21 (IANS) Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot Wednesday ruled out the possibility of disconnecting pre-paid mobile phone connections in Jammu and Kashmir in the near future.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 7:21:00 PM

Vinod Kumar's team tops Indian Oil Xtra Premium Masters golf
Digboi, Oct 21 (IANS) PGTI member Vinod Kumar's team comprising Mridul Shyam, D.P. Prasad and P. Sharma, with a total of 106 points won the pro-am title in the Indian Oil Xtra Premium Masters golf tournament here Wednesday on the basis of a countback against PGTI member Feroz Ali Mollah's team that had an identical score.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 7:13:52 PM

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