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Poacher Sansar Chand faces apex court's wrath
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday slammed notorious poacher Sansar Chand for killing tigers, leopards and other endangered species for commercial gains and said the day was not far when human skin would also be traded.

Monday, October 04, 2010 8:52:17 PM

MCOCA slapped on all accused in shipping firm owner's murder
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) The stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) has been invoked against all ten accused, including absconding mafia don Chhota Shakeel, in the murder here last month of the owner of a private shipping firm, police said.

Monday, October 04, 2010 8:52:15 PM

Awareness can prevent breast cancer
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Lack of awareness is one of the main reasons behind the rising number of breast cancer patients in India, say experts. According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, one in 22 Indian women is likely to develop breast cancer.

Monday, October 04, 2010 8:30:27 PM

Delhi Traffic Police launches web portal
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Delhi Traffic Police Monday launched a website for the convenience of commuters in the national capital to facilitate traffic movement during the Commonwealth Games.

Monday, October 04, 2010 8:30:26 PM

Australia sense victory, Indian camp 'tense'
Mohali (Punjab), Oct 4 (IANS) The Indian cricket team is going through 'tense' moments even as the visiting Australian side said they are 'sensing victory' in the first Test match at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium here Monday.

Monday, October 04, 2010 8:17:46 PM

Omar, Chidambaram meet PM, discuss Kashmir interlocutors
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday separately met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the appointment of interlocutors for a renewed dialogue with separatist leaders in the troubled valley -- one of the main points in the government's eight-point agenda to bring peace in Kashmir.

Monday, October 04, 2010 8:14:32 PM

Sonia calls Congress steering committee meeting Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has called a meeting of the party's steering committee Tuesday which is expected to discuss the Ayodhya court verdict and the dates for the party's plenary.

Monday, October 04, 2010 8:09:43 PM

Rs.7.6 mn looted from ICICI bank
Raipur, Oct 4 (IANS) Armed men stormed Monday into an ICICI bank branch in Chhattisgarh and took away over Rs.7.6 million in cash, police said.

Monday, October 04, 2010 7:58:02 PM

World Space Week begins with 'Sputnik'
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Sky gazers and students Monday gathered at the Russian Center here for the screening of 'Sputnik' - a movie on the Russian space mission - marking the start of the week-long World Space Week (WSW).

Monday, October 04, 2010 7:48:28 PM

Scotland hold India 1-1 in women's hockey
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Down by a third minute goal, India fought their way to a 1-1 draw with Scotland in a pool A match of the Commonwealth Games women's hockey competition here Monday.

Monday, October 04, 2010 7:35:13 PM

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