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Attention editors: Sports schedule for May 17, 2008
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The following is the sports schedule for May 17, 2008

Saturday, May 17, 2008 10:54:41 AM

Ambitious programme for poor in India's northeast
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) A 14-point action plan to eradicate poverty from India's eight northeastern states promises to improve the condition of the estimated 7.9 million poor people in the region.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 9:35:03 AM

Neera, palm tree juice that could go Amul way
Ahmedabad, May 17 (IANS) A special filtration technique to enhance the shelf life of Neera, a sweet juice tapped from the palm tree, could help make it available to people all over the country.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 9:05:14 AM

Delhi University to be tech-savvy, make learning fun
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) If you are a student of Delhi University (DU), you have one more reason to look forward to your classes. Videos, animation, simulation and virtual labs are all set to supplement the learning process and make it fun.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 8:53:06 AM

Rajasthan chamber urges members to donate for victims
Jaipur, May 17 (IANS) Eager to provide relief to those injured in the serial terror blasts here that also killed over 60 people, the Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce and Industry has asked its over 10,000 members to donate funds.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 8:38:58 AM

Computer takes on CA's job, at least for filing returns
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Can the computer replace your chartered accountant? Yes, says a software firm, which is aiming its only product at the small-time taxpayer who can't afford the hassles of finding a person to help file tax returns.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 8:16:59 AM

UTV goes to Hollywood, launches first American production
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood corporate houses are venturing into co-production in association with American and European studios. But UTV has gone a step further by producing its first Hollywood film, which is being shot in Texas.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 8:10:57 AM

Sports as business - the game is afoot! (Commentary)
With the launch of the Indian Premier League (IPL), sports as business has arrived in India, like in the United States and Europe. According to estimates, trade in sports-related activities is five percent or more of world trade. In India it is cricket for now that is flush with entrepreneurial money but with time we may see the same phenomenon in other sports such as hockey and football.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 7:39:46 AM

Thackerays give a bad name to Maharashtra and Marathis(Commentary)
Raj Thackeray may have convinced himself that he is serving the cause of the Marathi 'manoos', but in actual fact he is doing a great disservice to Maharashtra and the sons of its soil.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 7:22:35 AM

Pollock, Jayasuriya star in Mumbai Indians win (Lead)
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Two old war horses of Mumbai Indians, Shaun Pollock and Sanath Jayasuriya, joined forces to give a mesmerising performance that blew away Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets in an Indian Premier League contest here Friday night.

Friday, May 16, 2008 11:50:08 PM

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