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No assurance on Air India bailout yet
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Air India officials, who met the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, T.K. Nair, Monday seeking financial assistance for the cash-strapped airline, did not get any assurance from the government, a senior official said.

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:34:55 PM

All Sikkim villages to have telephones, internet soon: Pilot
Gangtok, June 22 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Information Technology Sachin Pilot Monday said Sikkim has potential to emerge as an IT and BPO hub and assured that all 450 villages in the state will have telephone and broadband connectivity soon.

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:33:30 PM

Uttar Pradesh colleges plan to ban jeans, set dress code
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Principals of many colleges in Uttar Pradesh are mulling a proposal to ban students from wearing jeans on campus and work out a dress code for them, officials said Monday.

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:30:06 PM

Left and Maoists are hand in glove: Mamata
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Monday accused West Bengal's ruling Left Front of being in cahoots with the Maoists saying the Communists had used the rebels to win the polls in the western districts.

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:29:55 PM

Preneet Kaur to represent India at UN conference
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur will represent India at the United Nations' conference on the economic crisis this week.

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:22:15 PM

Drug smugglers' gang busted, hashish worth Rs.20 lakh seized
Noida, June 22 (IANS) Eight men and three women were arrested here for smuggling and selling drugs in the national capital region (NCR) and 100 kg hashish worth Rs.20 lakh was recovered from their possession, police said Monday.

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:22:04 PM

Armed forces tribunal set up for speedy disposal of cases
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) More than a year after the Armed Forces Tribunal Act came into force, the government Monday constituted a tribunal for the speedy disposal of over 9,800 cases filed by service personnel in various high courts in the country.

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:14:16 PM

Call for Third Front was 'unrealistic', CPI-M admits
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Over a month after its poll debacle, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday conceded that the Left-led Third Front 'failed to be a viable and credible alternative', but put up a brave front saying its mass base in its key two states was still intact.

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:14:06 PM

Four more test positive for swine flu, India tally now 63
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Four more people in different parts of the country tested positive for the influenza A (H1N1) Monday, taking the total number of people affected by the flu virus in India to 63.

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:13:40 PM

Poverty-hit woman kills two sons, herself
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) A poverty-stricken woman in an Uttar Pradesh village killed her two sons before committing suicide, police said Monday.

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:05:50 PM

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