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Taj, Oberoi ignored pre-26/11 warnings: Probe panel
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the hotel managements for ignoring specific security warnings, a government-appointed probe panel set up after the 26/11 terror strikes has said that the lack of police presence outside the Taj Mahal and Oberoi hotels allowed heavily-armed Pakistani terrorists to walk in rather smoothly.

Monday, December 28, 2009 3:01:44 PM

President concerned about alcoholism in Kerala
Kochi, Dec 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday expressed concern about alcoholism in Kerala, while she praised the numerous social advances the state has made.

Monday, December 28, 2009 2:59:09 PM

Defence Minister Antony turns 70
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Congress workers assembled here to celebrate the 125th foundation day of the party were pleasantly surprised when Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit congratulated Defence Minister A.K. Antony on his turning 70 Monday.

Monday, December 28, 2009 2:58:53 PM

Yaum-e-Ashura observed with procession in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Shia Muslims in this historic city Monday observed 'Yaum-e-Ashura' or 10th day of Muslim month Muharram by taking out the traditional 'tazia' (mourning) procession.

Monday, December 28, 2009 2:32:23 PM

Prakash refuses bravery award for fighting Ruchika case
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) Anand Prakash and his family members, who have been fighting to get justice for Ruchika Girhotra ever since she was molested by former Haryana top cop S.P.S. Rathore 19 years ago, Monday refused to accept a bravery award from M.S. Bitta, chairman of the All India Anti-Terrorist Front.

Monday, December 28, 2009 2:28:25 PM

CPI-M to form 'rectification' body
Agartala, Dec 28 (IANS) As part of its rectification efforts, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will form an inquiry body at the central level to identify 'non-Communist behaviour and fraudulent acts of party men' and give a report to the politburo for taking action, party sources here said Monday.

Monday, December 28, 2009 2:17:05 PM

Consumer goods firms get makeover to blend with changing times (Flashback 2009)
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Whether it was Onida's horned devil or Hindustan Unilever's Liril girls, 2009 saw consumer goods firms bid farewell to iconic brand ambassadors, looking for more innovative marketing strategies and revamped product lines.

Monday, December 28, 2009 1:50:04 PM

Seven injured in Srinagar baton charge
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Like ever year, authorities disallowed the main ashura procession and enforced tight security across the valley Monday as Jammu and Kashmir observed Muharram.

Monday, December 28, 2009 1:44:41 PM

Telangana tussle: Osmania varsity tense, fasting students arrested
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Tension prevailed at Osmania University here Monday as police arrested more students who had launched a hunger strike demanding that the central government immediately initiate the process for the formation of Telangana state by splitting Andhra Pradesh.

Monday, December 28, 2009 1:11:54 PM

RLD to mobilise farmers to agitate for statehood
Lucknow, Dec 28 (IANS) The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) Monday said it would mobilise farmers to join the campaign for the formation of Harit Pradesh, a proposed state comprising parts of western Uttar Pradesh, a party official said Monday.

Monday, December 28, 2009 1:07:01 PM

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