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Shia leaders reject VHP's Ayodhya proposal
Lucknow, Oct 6 (IANS) Prominent representatives of the Shia sect of Muslims here Wednesday rejected Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Ashok Singhal's offer to hold talks on the Ayodhya issue.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:53:36 PM

Need better technology to prevent biological attack: Kalam
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Wednesday said there is a need to assimilate better technology and cutting edge systems in all agencies involved with security of the nation to prevent a biological attack.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:53:35 PM

Anonymous bidder buys 24 Tipu paintings at 769,250 pounds
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) An anonymous telephone bidder bought 24 rare preparatory paintings depicting Tipu Sultan's 'Battle of Pollilur' in India for an astounding sum of 769,250 pounds ($1.2 million) at the Sotheby's bi-annual 'Arts of the Islamic World' sale Wednesday, a statement by the auction house said.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:53:34 PM

At 11 gold, India's Commonwealth Games tally continues to swell
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Shooters, wrestlers and weightlifters kept India in second place in the medal standings, picking up six more gold to swell their tally to 11 at the Commonwealth Games Wednesday, the third day of the competitions. With eight silver and four bronze also in the bag, India have 23 medals as against Australia's 41 at the top.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:46:39 PM

Rights of women in live-in relations under court lens
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on the question whether a woman in a live-in relationship or under the mistaken belief of being the wife of an already married man was entitled to maintenance.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:39:48 PM

Maoist threat: Chhattisgarh reviews security
Raipur, Oct 6 (IANS) Amid latest intelligence reports of Maoists making inroads in new areas of Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday held a high-level meeting to discuss the security situation.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:39:47 PM

CWG Hockey: Athletic New Zealand hold off fighting South Africa
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) In an action-packed match marked by amazing athleticism, New Zealand held off a fighting South Africa 4-2 to gain their second set of full points in pool B of men's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games, here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:39:46 PM

Neighbours adding military muscle at feverish pace: Antony
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Cautioning that 'our neighbours are building their military capabilities at a feverish pace',

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:29:38 PM

Australian wrestler Fkiri apologises for indecent behaviour
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Australian wrestler Hassene Fkiri, who was disqualified for making an obscene gesture at officials during his gold-medal bout against India's Anil Kumar in the Commonwealth Games Tuesday, apologised to the match referees and Kumar Wednesday after being pulled up by the Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA).

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:28:03 PM

Sheila Dikshit sings with kids in Games' spirit
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has much reason to cheer with the Commonwealth Games underway without any big glitches. And she didn't hide her joy as she joined 160 underprivileged children in singing songs at the Central Park of Connaught Place here.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:28:02 PM

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