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Alva was overcome by motherly feelings (Political Prattle)
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Motherly feelings took precedence over party responsibilities in the case of Margaret Alva, who was divested of the Congress general secretary's post after alleging that tickets for the Karnataka assembly elections earlier this year were 'sold', a party functionary claimed Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 8:12:19 PM

Lovelorn college student commits suicide in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Nov 18 (IANS) A college student here allegedly ended his life by jumping into the Sukhna Lake Tuesday because of unrequitted love, the police said.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 8:12:05 PM

Congress vows to expose massive graft in Chhattisgarh
New Delhi, November 18 (IANS) Charging the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Chhattisgarh with siphoning off billions of rupees meant for development works, the Congress Tuesday asserted that on coming to power it would expose the massive corruption during the BJP regime.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 7:58:59 PM

Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) At least 28 Indian fishermen have been arrested in Sri Lanka for straying into that country's waters, police sources said Tuesday. But Sri Lankan diplomats claimed only 17 were arrested and jailed.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 7:54:42 PM

Nehru-Nasser era memories rekindled as Mubarak gets award
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) It was a long wait, but it was worth its while. When India presented the 1995 Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding to Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak here Tuesday evening, it reminded many of the "magic of the Nehru-Nasser era".

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 7:53:18 PM

Canada's new envoy lauds strong ties with India
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Canada's High Commissioner to India Joseph Caron Tuesday lauded the enduring strength of bilateral ties and people-to-people contacts between the two countries as he formally presented his credentials to President Pratibha Patil.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 7:53:04 PM

DHL adopts 1,000 Maharsahtra villages to reduce child mortality
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Leading courier company DHL Tuesday partnered with Unicef and gave a grant of $650,000 to reduce child mortality in 1,000 villages of Maharashtra.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 7:44:01 PM

US software firm sets up research facility in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pegasystems Inc, a US-based software developer, Tuesday announced the opening of a research and development facility here.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 7:43:40 PM

Supreme Court endorses Uttar Pradesh move to suspend information commissioner
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday temporarily endorsed Uttar Pradesh Governor T.V. Rajeshwar's July 9 order suspending the state's Chief Information Commissioner Justice (Retd) M.A. Khan.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 7:43:25 PM

Six trucks from Pakistan carry goods to Kashmir
Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) Six mini trucks carrying goods from Pakistani Kashmir Tuesday crossed the border in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 7:32:00 PM

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