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18 tableaux to showcase India's diversity on Republic Day
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Be it the folk culture of Mithila, the Gair dance of Rajasthan or the fauna of the Kaziranga and Ranthambore national parks -- all this and more will be on display as 18 tableaux roll down Rajpath during the Jan 26 Republic Day parade to showcase vibrant India's rich cultural diversity.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 7:47:32 PM

Shalini Malik leads Simi by two shots in DLF golf
Gurgaon, Jan 21 (IANS) Shalini Malik grabbed a two-shot lead over fancied Simi Mehra at the end of the first round of the eighth leg of DLF Women's Professional Golf Tour.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 7:33:44 PM

Saina Nehwal aims to be World No.1 by 2010
Pune, Jan 21 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal feels she can beat the world's best after her recent success at the international stage and is aiming to become World No 1 by 2010.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 7:33:23 PM

India disagrees with Miliband, says it's closed chapter
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India Wednesday said it has conveyed through 'proper diplomatic channels' its 'differences' with Britain over British Foreign Secretary David Miliband's remarks about Kashmir and terrorism even as it asked other countries to act against states which sponsor terrorism.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 7:30:09 PM

Manchester United to tie-up with AIFF-Bharti Academy
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) European and English champions Manchester United have shown interest in providing technical support to the proposed All India Football Federation (AIFF) academy which will come up in Goa in association with telecom major Bharti.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 7:19:23 PM

Five get life term for murdering doctor in West Bengal
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) A West Bengal court Wednesday sentenced five people to life term for abducting and murdering a doctor in 2006 and acquitted two accused.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 7:04:42 PM

Wipro's attrition rate soars in third quarter
Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) India's third largest IT bellwether lost more employees than it could hire during the third quarter this fiscal, a senior executive admitted Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 7:01:09 PM

Supreme Court denies urgent hearing to Mayawati government's plea
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday refused to take up as urgent the Uttar Pradesh government's appeal against an Allahabad High Court order to scrap a panel probing alleged irregularities in police recruitment in 2005-06.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 6:56:22 PM

Two British banks merge in wake of credit crunch
London, Jan 21 (DPA) Two of Britain's biggest customer-owned banks are to merge to create a new business in a streamlining effort resulting from the credit crunch, it was announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 6:54:50 PM

Sinosteel gets land in West Bengal for steel rolls unit
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Chinese steel major Sinosteel has got land in Haldia in West Bengal for its cold forged steel rolls manufacturing unit, a top official said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 6:54:30 PM

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