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BSEL inks deal to invest over $4 bn in Malaysia
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) BSEL Infrastructure Realty Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) to invest $4.63 billion in several development projects in Malaysia.

Monday, May 19, 2008 5:06:47 PM

Wrestler electrocuted, agitated villagers block traffic
Agra, May 19 (IANS) A villager in Arsena village in Uttar Pradesh, grazing cattle, was electrocuted when he touched a high-tension wire lying across the field. The agitated villagers blocked traffic for hours, demanding compensation for the family of the deceased.

Monday, May 19, 2008 4:46:09 PM

Fear psychosis gripped players during Gill regime: Aslam Sher
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The young Indian hockey team could perform beyond everyone's expectations and finish runners-up at the Azlan Shah Cup tournament only because they played without fear or uncertainty about their future, said chairman of new selection committee Aslam Sher Khan.

Monday, May 19, 2008 4:42:38 PM

Heightened vigil being kept in coastal areas: Antony
Kozhikode, May 19 (IANS) The Indian Navy and the Coast Guard are maintaining heightened vigil as the country's enemies could use coastal areas to launch anti-national activities, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here Monday.

Monday, May 19, 2008 4:34:27 PM

Gold-plated Buddha statue on display in Agra
Agra, May 19 (IANS) A six-foot gold-plated statue of Buddha has been put on display in Buddha Vihar here. The statue is a gift by Queen Sikrit of Thailand to Uttar Pradesh Lalit Kala Academy chairman Ajaysheel Gautam, who donated it to the Buddha Vihar.

Monday, May 19, 2008 4:34:06 PM

Spurious liquor toll crosses 40 in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (Lead)
Bangalore/Hosur, May 19 (IANS) At least 20 more people in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have died after drinking spurious liquor Sunday, taking the death toll to over 40 Monday, the police said.

Monday, May 19, 2008 4:16:29 PM

Indian soldier killed in firing from Pakistan, militants sneak in (Second Lead)
Jammu, May 19 (IANS) On the eve of India-Pakistan talks, an Indian soldier was killed in firing from Pakistan across the Line of Control (LoC) in the Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir Monday morning - a second incident of its kind within a week.

Monday, May 19, 2008 4:00:42 PM

India's Thar desert growing fast
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) Northwestern India's Thar Desert is expanding in both east and northeast directions, scientists say, and warn that desertification is becoming a more serious challenge to the country.

Monday, May 19, 2008 4:00:22 PM

Kingfisher denies aircraft ran low on fuel
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Kingfisher's Lucknow-Delhi flight Saturday did not run short of fuel and was returned to Lucknow as a routine procedure during traffic congestion or bad weather conditions, the airline said Monday.

Monday, May 19, 2008 3:54:06 PM

Quake rumour sends people out of homes in Jharkhand
Ranchi, May 19 (IANS) People in many parts of Jharkhand ran out of their homes in the early hours Monday and spent hours on the roads following widespread rumours that an earthquake was about to occur.

Monday, May 19, 2008 3:42:18 PM

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