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Mirwaiz asks Kashmiris to boycott polls
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Reversing its earlier stand of 'non-interference in elections', the separatist Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday asked people in Jammu and Kashmir to stay away from the Lok Sabha polls.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 4:39:35 PM

Heavy turnout, peaceful Lok Sabha polls in Tripura
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Voting to elect two Lok Sabha members from the northeastern state of Tripura ended peacefully Thursday evening with more than 75 percent people exercising their franchise.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 4:31:12 PM

Chandy refutes charges of poll code violations
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Kerala assembly Oommen Chandy Thursday, in a written reply to the Election Commission, refuted charges of poll code violation.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 4:25:50 PM

Naveen Patnaik among early voters in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was among the voters who exercised their franchise Thursday soon after polling began for the second and final phase of Lok Sabha and assembly elections, official said.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 4:25:34 PM

India imposes anti-dumping duties on stainless steel
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India has imposed anti-dumping duties on certain types of stainless steel that are imported from a host of countries including China and Japan after finding that they were landing at below the normal value.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 4:23:03 PM

Reliance Power net up 163 percent
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power Thursday reported a net profit of Rs.2.49 billion for the year ended March 31, a rise of almost 163 percent over the previous profit of Rs.947 million.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 4:22:37 PM

Reliance Infra net up 5 percent
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure Thursday said its standalone net profit rose 5 percent to Rs.1,138.88 crore in 2008-09 from Rs.1,084.63 crore the year before.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 4:22:21 PM

Yuki records his best at ITF men's event
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri came up with his best performance in an International Tennis Federation (ITF) men's event Thursday, entering the $15,000 BHEL Futures semi-finals, here at the DLTA complex.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 4:22:11 PM

Voter demands money, gets beaten, so village boycotts polls
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) A village in coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday boycotted polling. No, it was not to protest the lack of roads, water or other amenities. The villagers were angry that one of them demanded money from a party, got beaten up and returned empty handed!

Thursday, April 23, 2009 4:21:30 PM

Millions vote in step two of Election 2009
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) As the proverbial Indian summer gathered force, millions of people across 12 Indian states voted Thursday in step two of Election 2009 in an exercise that was largely peaceful barring insurgent violence in Assam and Jharkhand and political clashes in Andhra Pradesh.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 4:13:25 PM

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