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Environment issues rank high in Mizoram poll
Aizawl, Dec 1 (IANS) Unlike in most other Indian states, environment and global warming rank very high as issues in the assembly elections in green Mizoram. With almost 80 percent of its total area of 21,000 square kilometres carpeted by forests, most of Mizoram's political parties have made protecting the environment and forests key issues in their manifestos.

Monday, December 01, 2008 1:40:04 PM

Two killed in army recruitment camp stampede
Amritsar, Dec 1 (IANS) At least two youth were killed in a stampede during an army recruitment process near this Punjab city Monday, the police said.

Monday, December 01, 2008 1:31:53 PM

High alert in Orissa after bird flu hits Assam
Bhubaneswar, Dec 1 (IANS) Orissa government has directed all officials to be on alert and take measures to prevent an outbreak of bird flu in the state after the disease hit areas in Assam, officials said Monday.

Monday, December 01, 2008 1:28:59 PM

Life returns to normal in Mumbai, people head for offices, school
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Shrugging off the trauma of three days of terror, it was a return to normal life in Mumbai Monday morning with students flocking to their schools and people heading to work while the stock market and Bollywood also resumed their activities.

Monday, December 01, 2008 1:23:32 PM

Deshmukh, R.R. Patil offer to quit after terror attack
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Deputy Chief Minister R.R. Patil Monday offered to resign in the face of scathing criticism of their response to the Mumbai terror carnage, which left at least 183 dead.

Monday, December 01, 2008 1:21:23 PM

Maruti Suzuki Nov car sales dip 24.3 percent
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The automobile sales of India's leading car maker Maruti Suzuki declined 24.3 percent in November this year compared to sales in the same month last year, a company statement said here Monday.

Monday, December 01, 2008 1:08:53 PM

I have offered to resign: Vilasrao Deshmukh
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Monday said he had offered to resign following the Mumbai terror attacks but the Congress Working Committee (CWC) was yet to accept his resignation.

Monday, December 01, 2008 12:47:36 PM

Railway plans hi-tech security gadgets in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Dec 1 (IANS) East Coast Railway authorities have decided to install high tech security gadgets at leading stations of Orissa in view of the recent terror attacks in different places of Mumbai, a railway official said Monday.

Monday, December 01, 2008 12:46:42 PM

Inflation will moderate: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Assuring that inflation will 'moderate' and economic growth in India will be 'satisfactory', outgoing finance minister P. Chidambaram Monday said the year has been 'most eventful' in his career.

Monday, December 01, 2008 12:37:24 PM

Equities open strong, key index up 118 points
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Indian equities markets opened strong Monday and two hours into trading was in the green with a key index up more than 118 points.

Monday, December 01, 2008 12:25:29 PM

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