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Apex court stops French firm's mining in Meghalaya
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday ordered French firm Lafarge, involved in mining limestone in Meghalaya for its cement plants in Bangladesh, to stop its mining operations in the state till further orders.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:56:11 PM

Court seeks Rathore's response on CBI's appeal
Chandigarh, Feb 5 (IANS) A local court here Friday asked former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore to respond to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) appeal and the complainant's revision petition for enhanced sentence for him in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:48:52 PM

Growth constitutes just 3 percent of planning: Ahluwalia
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Growth constitutes just three percent of planning, which should be part of an inclusive process where the voices of many should be heard, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said here Friday.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:43:14 PM

Police take Delhi bomber around city to verify statement
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Shahzad Ahmad, involved in the city's serial blasts, was taken by Delhi Police's Crime Branch Friday to a few places in the national capital to verify his statement about how he fled after the Batla House shootout on Sep 19, 2008, and the 'people' who helped him in escaping.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:37:35 PM

'Mulayam took long to recognise Amar's true face'
Lucknow, Feb 5 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was delayed in recognising the true face of Amar Singh, but the latter's expulsion would only strengthen the party, SP general secretary Mohan Singh said Friday.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:37:20 PM

Weavers' group files patent for new weaving technology
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 (IANS) A weavers' organisation in Orissa has filed a patent application on a wall hanging designed with a new textile weaving technology invented by one of its members.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:37:05 PM

Price situation will improve soon, PM tells CWC
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The government is trying to check price rise and control inflation by boosting agricultural production, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting Friday.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:21:53 PM

Four killed as bus skids off hill road
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 (IANS) At least four people were killed and more than 20 injured when a bus carrying them plunged down a hilly road in Orissa's Ganjam district Friday, police said.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:21:37 PM

Broader discussion needed on creation of new states
Bhopal, Feb 5 (IANS) The demand for creating new smaller states might weaken India's federal structure, and the issue should be discussed with all political parties. This view emerged during a two-day conference of legislative speakers here.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:15:09 PM

Goa to explore video-web technology for trials
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) In a bid to offset the sustained negative publicity for the state vis a vis crimes against foreigners, the Goa Law Commission (GLC) is exploring options, including judicial trials using video-web technology and special fast track courts, to try cases of foreigners.

Friday, February 05, 2010 8:05:08 PM

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