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Hockey India acting in undemocratic manner: Roy to Negre
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Bengal Hockey Association (BHA) president J.B. Roy met International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre and asked him to restrain Hockey India from adopting 'undemocratic' ways in its bid to set up an elected body to run the sport in the country.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 8:25:34 PM

Chandrayaan beams moon's shadow during solar eclipse
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) India's first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 captured the shadow of the moon on the earth's surface during the July 22 total solar eclipse, an Indian space agency official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 8:25:18 PM

Global warming will affect India's wheat bowls: Sharad Pawar
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Tuesday said global warming would have an adverse impact on India's wheat bowl in four northern states and that the Prime Minister's Office was overseeing attempts to counter it.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 8:24:58 PM

Special armed forces act to be more humane, says official
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The stringent Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) for counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and the northeastern states is being reviewed but cannot be repealed, the highest ranking home ministry official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 8:13:39 PM

Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award prize money increased
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The prize money for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyanchand Awards have been increased.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 8:13:24 PM

Father of slain terrorist moves Delhi High Court
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Claiming that his son was an innocent, the father of a suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist, who was killed in a Delhi shootout last year, has written to Delhi High Court seeking criminal proceeding against the policemen involved in the gun battle.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 8:05:10 PM

Dikshit, Mayor apologise for monsoon chaos, two dead
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Mayor Kanwar Sain Tuesday offered public apologies after the season's heaviest monsoon downpour a day earlier left two people dead and exposed the poor civic facilities of a city bracing for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 7:59:13 PM

BJP MLA's stand up protest leads to fall
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) Keen to make his protest as loud as possible, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator stood on a chair in the Orissa assembly, only to lose his balance and fall, injuring his shoulder.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 7:57:32 PM

Indo-Tibetan force dispatches fourth batch to Congo
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Central paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Force has sent a replacement batch of 124 personnel to war-torn D.R. Congo as part of UN mission after its third batch returned to India Tuesday, an official said.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 7:50:29 PM

Uphaar case: CBI seeks more time to file reply
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday sought more time from a city court to file its reply on a plea of the families of the Uphaar cinema fire victims, challenging its clean chit to former police officer Amod Kanth who allegedly allowed extra seats in the theatre.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 7:50:18 PM

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