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Supreme Court gives Japanese grandmother custody of Manji
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed 74-year-old Japanese woman Emiko Yamada to take custody of her 25-day-old grandaughter Manji, born to an Indian surrogate mother.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 12:42:46 PM

No effect of trade union shutdown in Mumbai
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Life was normal in Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra Wednesday as people ignored the all-India shutdown called by Left-backed trade unions.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 12:41:43 PM

26 police officials suspended after Bihar jail raid
Patna, Aug 20 (IANS) Twenty-six police officials, including the officer in charge of the Siwan jail in Bihar, were suspended after the recovery of mobile phones from prison inmates, officials said Wednesday. Seven were seized from Rashtriya Lok Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin's ward.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 12:06:04 PM

Left strike cripples Tripura
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) Normal life came to a standstill Wednesday in Tripura as the ruling Left Front called a general strike to protest against the India-US nuclear deal and rising prices among other issues.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 12:05:10 PM

Congress attacks Arundhati over Kashmir remark
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy who had issued a statement advocating freedom for Kashmir was a 'loose cannon' who had 'abused the liberal traditions of India', the Congress said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 12:04:47 PM

Strike hits image of West Bengal: industry leaders
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Industry leaders here are bitter over the loss of a working day and all it entails as Left-supported trade unions went on a countrywide strike Wednesday, crippling normal life in West Bengal.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 12:03:09 PM

Strike by Left unions cripples life in Kerala
Kozhikode, Aug 20 (IANS) A nationwide 24-hour general strike called by Left trade unions protesting against rising food prices and central government policies crippled life in Kerala Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 12:02:50 PM

Kashmir peaceful as Narayanan arrives
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan arrived here early Wednesday as the Kashmir Valley remained calm for a second straight day after weeks of street protests.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 12:02:38 PM

Congress king of all it surveys in Arunachal Pradesh
Itanagar, Aug 20 (IANS) The northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh is perhaps the only Indian state now where there is no opposition party legislator, with the ruling Congress government enjoying absolute control and authority.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 12:00:37 PM

Rail, road traffic disrupted as shutdown affects Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (IANS) Rail and road traffic were disrupted in several parts of Orissa as Left backed trade unions observed a shutdown Wednesday against the central government.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 11:59:55 AM

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