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Ranchi hospital nurses call off strike
Ranchi, Aug 22 (IANS) Medical services improved slightly at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) here Sunday as the nurses called off a five-day strike after the state government accepted four of their six demands and promised to consider the other two.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 2:45:07 PM

A tribute from India to the 'old diaspora'
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The diaspora memorial and museum that will be inaugurated early next year in Kolkata will be a tribute to India's 'old diaspora' - the thousands of indentured labourers who left India during 1834-1920 to work in remote British colonies and whose descendants are now spread across the Caribbean and parts of Africa.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 2:42:21 PM

India has no quality law journal (A Legal Reporter's Diary)
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) How come there is no quality Indian law journal like the Harvard Law Review? The reason lies in lawyers being too self-centric and contributing little towards the development of law, or so believes Chief Justice of India (CJI) S.H. Kapadia.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 2:17:58 PM

Soon, non-lethal weapons to tackle Kashmir rioters
Srinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) Police and paramilitary forces deployed in the Kashmir Valley are set to change from lethal to non-lethal weapons like Taser guns, pellets and pepper balls after 62 civilians lost their lives in the ongoing unrest. But their efficacy is still in question.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 2:14:32 PM

PM responsible for CWG fiasco: Former Delhi mayor
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) A former Delhi mayor Sunday blamed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) organisational fiasco.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 2:00:45 PM

Jindal Steel gets 3,000 acres for Bolivian project
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bolivian government has provided 3,000 acres of additional land to Naveen Jindal-led Jindal Steel for its $2.1 billion steel and power plant in the south American country.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 1:39:03 PM

BJP wants to shed communal image, eyes Christian votes in Goa
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) In a bid to shed its communal image and boost its minority vote base, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders will interact with Christian religious leaders, including the archbishop of Goa, the party announced Sunday.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 1:38:52 PM

IGNOU to offer course in PC hardware, networking
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Sunday launched a certificate course in PC Hardware and Networking in association with HCL Infosystems Ltd, an official said.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 1:21:55 PM

More Bhakra dam water released, no flood threat in Punjab
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) Sunday released more water from the Bhakra Dam into the Satluj river, but officials said there was no threat of floods in Punjab.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 1:18:08 PM

Another contraband haul from train from Pakistan, authorities worried
Attari (Punjab), Aug 22 (IANS) Fake currency of face value Rs.9.5 lakh and one kg of heroin were recovered from a goods train coming from Pakistan, causing worry to the authorities who say these trains are increasingly becoming a smuggling medium.

Sunday, August 22, 2010 1:07:57 PM

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