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Nandan Nilekani, Aravind Adiga still top bestseller lists
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Corporate honcho Nandan Nilekani's 'Imagining India' continues to dominate non-fiction this week, as does Aravind Adiga in the fiction category of bestsellers.

Thursday, December 11, 2008 10:04:21 AM

Bird flu wreaks havoc in Assam, spreads to new areas
Guwahati, Dec 11 (IANS) The deadly bird flu virus is spreading to new areas in the northeastern state of Assam although over 200,000 poultry have been culled in the past two weeks, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, December 11, 2008 9:07:39 AM

Maoist terror reigns along Jharkhand national highway
Ranchi, Dec 11 (IANS) Maoist rebels have struck fear in the hearts of people residing along the national highway linking Jharkhand capital Ranchi to steel city Jamshedpur by murdering at least 10 security personnel and a politician in the area in the last 10 months.

Thursday, December 11, 2008 8:32:59 AM

Two businessmen killed in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Dec 10 (IANS) Two businessmen were killed and six were critically injured when a gang of criminals opened indiscriminate fire in a busy market in Bagpat district of Uttar Pradesh late Wednesday evening, police said.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 11:47:08 PM

Churchill in Fed Cup semis
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Okolie Odafe fired a hat-trick as Goan outfit Churchill Brothers moved into the semi-final whipping Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore, 7-0 in a group B match of the 30th Federation Cup at the Salt Lake stadium here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 11:28:37 PM

Gujarat developmental initiatives win awards
Gandhinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) Gujarat's efforts to boost windpower generation and other developmental intitiatives have been acclaimed at the national level and honoured with awards, government spokesperson Jaynarayan Vyas said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 11:17:15 PM

Fashion designer expresses solidarity with Goan tribals
Panaji, Dec 10 (IANS) Goan fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has said he will not share a dais with Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, who he said was responsible for the excesses against tribals by mining companies.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 11:02:22 PM

Chhattisgarh BJP legislators elect Raman Singh as leader
Raipur, Dec 10 (IANS) Raman Singh, who led his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to victory in the Chhattisgarh polls, will become chief minister for a second time as he was Wednesday elected leader of the BJP legislature party.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 10:51:01 PM

Greek police clash with protesters in fifth day of riots
Athens, Dec 10 (DPA) The police clashed with projectile-throwing demonstrators Wednesday during a nationwide strike that paralysed the country already crippled by a crisis after five days of the worst violence the country has seen in decades.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 10:48:55 PM

Bomb scare in Delhi's Connaught Place
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Panic spread in the Connaught Place in the heart of the national capital after a suspicious object was found left in an auto-rickshaw, the police said.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 10:45:19 PM

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