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Goa daily, tour operator apologise for controversial ad
Panaji, Jan 1 (IANS) A local newspaper group and a multinational travel and tour operator issued a public apology following a controversial advertising campaign, which according to protestors showed Hindu deities in bad light.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 7:34:53 PM

NC, Congress to discuss Kashmir ministry formation
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's coalition partners, National Conference (NC) and Congress, are meeting here Thursday evening to chart out the modalities of ministry formation in the state.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 7:16:35 PM

Rajiv Mathur takes charge of Intelligence Bureau
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Rajiv Mathur, a 1972 batch Indian Police Services officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, Thursday took over as the chief of India's Intelligence Bureau (IB) from P.C. Haldar, who retired Dec 31.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 7:00:40 PM

Five killed, 20 injured in New Year day bombings in Assam
Guwahati, Jan 1 (IANS) Five people were killed and at least 20 wounded, six of them critically, when serial explosions rocked busy market places and other areas in Assam's main city of Guwahati on New Year's day Thursday.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 6:57:57 PM

Two legislators quit TDP, join Chiranjeevi's party
Hyderabad, Jan 1 (IANS) The main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh Thursday received a jolt when two of its legislators, including deputy leader in the assembly, left the party to join the Praja Rajyam of superstar-turned-politician Chiranjeevi.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 6:55:39 PM

Blasts hit Assam, ULFA and NDFB split formally
Guwahati, Jan 1 (IANS) It was a bloody and dramatic beginning to the New Year Thursday with multiple blasts ripping through this Assam town and splits in two of the state's frontline separatist groups, the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB).

Thursday, January 01, 2009 6:47:57 PM

Left Front to start poll preparations with Feb 8 rally
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front will begin mobilising cadres for the general elections this year with a rally here Feb 8, hoping it will not suffer the reverses of the panchayat polls last year.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 6:34:32 PM

Maruti sales down 10 percent in December
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The government's move to reduce the Cenvat duty as part of the stimulus package announced early December does not seem to have brought cheers to the auto industry, with India's largest auto firm, Maruti Suzuki, registering a 10 percent negative growth in December.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 6:31:16 PM

Congress yet to name Jammu and Kashmir deputy chief minister
Jammu, Jan 1 (IANS) The Congress is yet to find its nominee for the deputy chief minister in its coalition government with the National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir, due to be sworn in on Jan 5.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 6:23:38 PM

No improvement in Maoist violence in 2008: ministry report
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) There was no improvement in Maoist-related violence in the country in 2008 over the previous year, but the level of militant violence in Jammu and Kashmir continued to show a declining trend, says a government report.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 6:14:16 PM

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