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Condemn Maoist violence, government tells civil society
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A day after a passenger was killed and 40 others were injured in a train derailment after Maoist guerrillas blew up a track in Jharkhand, the government Friday asked the civil society to condemn such 'wanton acts of violence' meant to sabotage polls in the state.

Friday, November 20, 2009 5:08:25 PM

Government has no objection to Mirwaiz's China, Pakistan visits
New Delhi/Srinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was free to travel anywhere he wanted to, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said here Friday. The chief of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference plans to visit China and Pakistan after Eid on Nov 28.

Friday, November 20, 2009 5:08:15 PM

Muraleedharan seeks to return to Congress, Chandy refutes moves
Palakkad (Kerala), Nov 20 (IANS) While former Kerala chief minister K.Karunakaran's son K.Muraleedharan is meeting Congress leaders in Delhi to plead for his re-entry to the party, leader of opposition Oommen Chandy Friday said no such talks were going on this issue.

Friday, November 20, 2009 5:08:00 PM

Mulayam ignored warnings on Kalyan, says Azam Khan
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav had repeatedly ignored warnings about the potential harm that his bonhomie with Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) rebel Kalyan Singh would cause to him and his party, rebel party leader Azam Khan said Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 5:00:02 PM

Congress criticises navy for delaying Goa airport expansion
Panaji, Nov 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday criticised the Indian Navy for its delay in parting with 2.5 acres of land sought by government agencies for the expansion of Goa's only airport at Dabolim.

Friday, November 20, 2009 4:59:47 PM

Final scoreboard: India vs Sri Lanka, first Test
Ahmedabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Scoreboard of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at Motera's Sardar Patel Stadium that ended in a draw here Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 4:50:29 PM

AirAsia plans to spread in India, hub in Bangkok
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia is planning to make Bangkok a hub next year to expand connectivity to Indian cities, a senior company official said Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 4:50:13 PM

Government mulling revival of closed fertiliser units
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In order to increase urea production, the government is considering reviving closed units and has drawn up a new investment policy to attract investments in this sector, the Rajya Sabha was told Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 4:49:58 PM

Gammon Infra bags contract worth Rs.850 crore
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Construction major Gammon Infrastructure has bagged a highway project worth Rs.850 crore from National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), the company said Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 4:49:18 PM

Defence ministry approves purchase of Boeing transport plane
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The defence ministry has in principle approved the purchase of US firm Boeing's C-17 heavy lift aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF), which is hoping to replace its ageing fleet of Russian IL-76 transport aircraft, an official said Friday.

Friday, November 20, 2009 4:49:03 PM

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