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Markets extend gains in afternoon trade
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Indian equities extended their gains in the afternoon trade Thursday, with a key index ruling about 2.79 percent higher than its previous close an hour before the closing bell.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 2:48:49 PM

Strong regime needed to fight terror in Pakistan: India
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Amid reports of deepening political instability and rumours of a coup in Pakistan, India Thursday underlined the need for a 'strong and stable regime' in the neighbourhood that will enable Islamabad to fight against terrorists in its territory.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 2:48:39 PM

Designer Anupama Dayal takes inspiration from Tennyson's poem
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Designer Anupama Dayal's collection for the upcoming Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) and Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) is inspired by Alfred Tennyson's poem 'The Lotus Eaters', the message of which she believes is relevant in present times.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 2:43:43 PM

Regulator asks satellite TV operators to carry out free repairs
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India's telecom regulator Thursday asked direct-to-home (DTH) service providers to carry out repairs of equipment during the warranty period free of cost and leave packages unchanged in the first six months of enrolment of a subscriber.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 2:39:26 PM

Indian Air Force gets first director general operations
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Air Marshal D.C. Kumaria Thursday became the first ever director general operations of the Indian Air Force (IAF).

Thursday, March 12, 2009 2:35:05 PM

Mayawati sends confidant Misra to Third Front rally
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday sent party national general secretary Satish Chandra Misra to participate in the Third Front rally in Tumkur near Bangalore.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 2:20:35 PM

British court asks India to speed up charity worker's murder probe
Dharamsala, March 12 (IANS) A court in Britain has asked Himachal Pradesh Police to speed up the probe into the murder of a British charity worker, an official said here.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 2:20:24 PM

'Islam can be used to curb tobacco use'
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) An Iraqi cancer specialist's view that the teachings of Islam can be used to curb tobacco consumption has found favour with experts from several nations, especially those with Muslim majorities, who attended the 14th World Conference on Tobacco or Health here.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 1:59:30 PM

Home ministry supplied faulty equipment to Tripura police: Report
Agartala, March 12 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has strongly criticised the union ministry of home affairs (MHA) for providing faulty equipment for modernisation of security forces in Tripura.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 1:24:16 PM

Winning hearts is the key to poll victory: says minister Handique
Jorhat (Assam), March 12 (IANS) Winning the hearts of the people is the key to electoral success, says union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Bijoy Krishna Handique as he bids for six straight terms as MP from Assam's Jorhat constituency.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 1:20:50 PM

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