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Mock drill to check blast preparedness at Secunderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Dozens of 'bodies' were lying on the ground and several others were 'writhing in pain' at Secunderabad railway station here Wednesday after a series of 'blasts' as part of a mock drill, an official said.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 10:31:50 PM

Advani's conscience is selective about terrorism: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for defending Sadhvi Pragnya Thakur, the Malegaon blast accused, and said its leader L.K. Advani's inner voice was selective when speaking about terrorism.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 10:15:24 PM

India defends anti-piracy action in Gulf of Aden
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India Wednesday expressed condolences at the loss of lives in an anti-piracy action in the Gulf of Aden last week, but vigorously defended the action saying it was in accordance with international law.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 10:12:06 PM

Oil price swings due to speculation: Saudi Aramco chief
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Speculation was the cause of the intense volatility in the oil prices rather than any other factor, the head of Saudi Arabia's national oil company said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 10:06:35 PM

Indian cricket team would be safe, assures Pakistan
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India Wednesday expressed the hope that the Indian cricket team would go to Pakistan in January after Islamabad said it was ready to address New Delhi's security concerns.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 10:01:38 PM

We must protect Himalayas: PM
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called for mobilising 'all our resources to protect the Himalayas' from the threat of environmental damage.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 10:01:21 PM

Taekwondo championship to take place in Mumbai
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Taekwondo will be seen in India in a new avatar with world famous K-Tigers demonstrating their art for the first time in the country.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 9:45:19 PM

Tamil Nadu to get super-critical thermal plant by 2012
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) and Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) will jointly set up 1,600 MW super-critical project in Tuticorin district in Tamil Nadu on an outlay of Rs.87 billion (Rs.8,700 crore).

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 9:36:36 PM

BBC story from Uttar Pradesh gets top award
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) A special BBC report on the state of primary education in Uttar Pradesh has won the prestigious Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) award.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 9:36:08 PM

Court issues notice over weightlifter Monica Devi's plea
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to two sports organisations and the central government over a plea for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry made by weightlifter Monica Devi.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 9:32:01 PM

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