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People defy boycott call to celebrate R-Day in northeast
Guwahati, Jan 26 (IANS) People in the northeastern states of Assam, Tripura and Manipur defied a 17-hour general strike called by separatist rebels to boycott Monday's Republic Day by joining the celebrations, officials said.

Monday, January 26, 2009 10:09:56 AM

Art carnival adds colour to Bangalore's tech image
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) A bus bay in this overcrowded city provided a rare sight - art aficionados admiring paintings at a bus bay and asking artists what motivates them to paint.

Monday, January 26, 2009 10:09:34 AM

Post 26/11, security is the new mantra of Mumbai
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Exactly two months after terrorists struck iconic targets in Mumbai killing over 170 people, a tight security regimen has come into being in the city to ensure that similar incidents do not recur.

Monday, January 26, 2009 9:56:42 AM

Karunanidhi admitted to hospital with backache
Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi was early Monday admitted to a private hospital here after complaining of severe backache, a DMK spokesperson said.

Monday, January 26, 2009 9:47:57 AM

Compiling list of safe hotels for visitors to India
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Not taking any chances after the 26/11 terror strikes in Mumbai, multinational companies, embassies and UN bodies are independently reviewing security of luxury hotels before making reservations for their high-profile clients in India.

Monday, January 26, 2009 9:40:34 AM

Ashok Chakra citations
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The following are the citations for the 11 posthumous Ashok Chakras President Pratibha Patil will award Monday on the occasion of Republic Day:

Monday, January 26, 2009 12:52:10 AM

Padma Vibhushan for Kakodkar, Madhavan Nair
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Anil Kakodkar, head of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and one of the architects of the India-US nuclear deal, and G. Madhavan Nair, chief of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) that launched the lunar mission last year, are honoured with the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour.

Monday, January 26, 2009 12:46:56 AM

I feel grateful: Sister Nirmala
Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) Having been conferred the nation's second highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan, Missionaries of Charity (MoC) Superior General Sister Nirmala Sunday said she felt humble and grateful.

Monday, January 26, 2009 12:43:06 AM

Padma Vibhushan for philosopher Chattopadhyaya
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) D.P. Chattopadhyaya, founding chairman of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research, has been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour, while management guru C.K. Prahlad, economist Isher Judge Ahluwalia and historian Ramachandra Guha are among the Padma Bhushan recepeints this year.

Monday, January 26, 2009 12:39:40 AM

Two civil service officials among Padma Vibhushan awardees
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Former governor Govind Narain and former top bureaucrat Chandrika Prasad Srivastava are among those chosen by the central government Monday for Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award.

Monday, January 26, 2009 12:36:20 AM

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