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Maytas seeks more time for Hyderabad Metro project
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) Maytas Infra has requested the Andhra Pradesh government for an extension of time for the Rs.8,132-crore Hyderabad Metro Rail project, the company said Thursday.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:43:50 PM

Women's hockey team grounded for lack of German transit visa
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey squad, which was to leave for Russian city Kazan via Frankfurt to play in the Champions Challenge, was not allowed to check in Thursday at the Indira Gandhi International Airport as the players did not have transit visas to land in Germany.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:37:12 PM

Four new swine flu cases in Delhi, India's tally 43
New Delhi/Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) Four people tested positive for swine flu in the national capital Thursday, taking the total number of influenza A (H1N1) cases in India to 43, health officials said. A dozen of them have already been discharged from hospitals.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:36:37 PM

Ads, visual media content change body reactions: CNN study
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Advertisements and programmes on television and multimedia change body reactions in viewers such as heart and respiratory rates, motion and cause galvanic skin response such as sweating to suggest 'attention' and 'engagement' with the content, a new study by the CNN International released Thursday says.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:36:26 PM

Nine policemen killed in Orissa landmine blast
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) At least nine policemen were killed after their vehicle was blasted by Maoists in Orissa's Koraput district Thursday, police said.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:36:13 PM

Security forces advance into Maoist-held Lalgarh
Lalgarh (West Bengal), June 18 (IANS) Advancing security forces lobbed tear gas shells and made a baton charge to break a 'human wall' put up by Maoist cadres, armed with bows and arrows and pickaxes, in this troubled zone as West Bengal's Communist government launched a massive operation Thursday to free the region of left extremists.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:35:52 PM

Ahead of Nepal PM's visit, Menon goes to Kathmandu Saturday
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon leaves for Kathmandu Saturday amid continuing political instability in the Himalayan state for a two-day trip that is expected to set the stage for Nepal's new Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal's visit to India.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:30:52 PM

Indian football is not moving forward, says Houghton
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Get (Jose) Mourinho or (Guus) Hiddink as coach, India will still be 147th in the world rankings so long as it doesn't have top class infratstructure to take the game to international levels, feels chief football coach Bob Houghton.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:30:51 PM

CCTV cameras at Mumbai station were 'non-functional' on 26/11
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) At least 15 CCTV cameras installed inside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) were non-functional Nov 26 last year when Pakistani terrorists Ajmal Amir Kasab and Abu Ismail fired indiscriminately at passengers, a special court hearing the Mumbai attacks trial was informed here Thursday.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:30:49 PM

DMK for retrieval of island from Sri Lanka: Karunanidhi
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) With Indian fishermen repeatedly being attacked by the Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Thursday said the ruling DMK is ready to move a resolution in the assembly to retrieve an island given to Sri Lanka more than three decades ago.

Thursday, June 18, 2009 6:30:48 PM

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