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Army concerned at attacks on Indian peacekeepers in Congo
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Concerned over two separate attacks on Indian peacekeepers in the Congo in which an officer was injured, the Indian Army has urged the UN to ensure that corrective measures were taken.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:20:57 PM

Punjab-born man wins election in Finland
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Punjab-born people have won elections in the US, Britain and Canada but in a first of its kind, a Punjabi has won a provincial election in Finland.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:20:04 PM

Himachal Pradesh High Court dismisses Reliance Energy petition
Shimla, Oct 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday dismissed a petition by Reliance Energy for allocation of a hydropower project to it without inviting fresh bids if the existing contract, awarded to an overseas firm, was cancelled.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:19:40 PM

Visas of Haj pilgrims from Uttar Pradesh delayed
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh minister and chairman of state Haj committee Naseemuddin Siddiqui Thursday blamed the central government for delay in approval of visas for thousands of Haj aspirants from the state.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:19:22 PM

MTNL second quarter net down
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) State-owned telecom services provider Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) Thursday said its net profit declined marginally by 1.38 percent to Rs.918.6 million in the quarter ended Sep 30, against the Rs.931.5 million posted in the corresponding quarter last fiscal.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:18:59 PM

Speaker to inaugurate seminar on parliamentary democracy
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Author and diplomat Shashi Tharoor, filmmaker Shyam Benegal and IT czar N.R. Narayana Murthy will be among many personalities who will participate in a conference on parliamentary democracy here Saturday.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:18:40 PM

BJP spokesman in Jammu and Kashmir resigns
Jammu, Oct 30 (IANS) Hari Om, a senior leader and spokesman of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Thursday quit the party following sharp differences among the senior leadership here over the candidate selection for the assembly polls.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:18:21 PM

President, prime minister condemn Assam blasts
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The president, vice-president, prime minister and main opposition leader Thursday condemned the serial blasts that ripped through Assam killing at least 56 people and injuring about 300.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:17:52 PM

No meltdown job cuts, assure Tata Consultancy, Infosys
Bangalore, Oct 30 (IANS) Two of India's top information technology (IT) majors Tata Consultancy Services and Infosys Technologies Ltd have assured the Karnataka government that they will not retrench any of their employees in the wake of the global financial crisis, a top state government official said Thursday.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:17:28 PM

US outraged at Assam terror attack
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The US expressed "sorrow and outrage" at the killing of innocent people in a series of bomb blasts in Assam Thursday.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:17:07 PM

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