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Chhattisgarh Congress seeks Lok Sabha ticket for four women
Raipur, Feb 23 (IANS) The women's cell of the Congress party in Chhattisgarh Monday sought nomination for women in four of the state's 11 Lok Sabha seats.

Monday, February 23, 2009 4:12:53 PM

Pakistan compromising with Taliban threat to region: Chidambaram
Khatkar Kalan (Punjab), Feb 23 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said Pakistan's bid to compromise with the Taliban could be a threat to the whole Indian sub-continent.

Monday, February 23, 2009 4:12:42 PM

RBI chief meets Pranab, assures more steps
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday said it was closely monitoring the economic scenario and would take 'appropriate policy action as may be necessary'.

Monday, February 23, 2009 4:04:22 PM

'Bulk of cess for construction workers welfare unutilized'
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) More than 75 percent of cess collected by state governments from developers in the past six years, meant for welfare measures for construction workers, remain unutilised, says a report by an industry lobby.

Monday, February 23, 2009 3:59:34 PM

FICCI seeks separate export promotion council for auto sector
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Monday urged the government to set up a separate export promotion council (EPC) for India's automotive industry to help it achieve higher share in the global market.

Monday, February 23, 2009 2:58:05 PM

President, PM congratulate Rahman, Pookutty
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday congratulated the entire team of 'Slumdog Millionaire' for sweeping the Oscars and said A.R. Rahman and Resul Pookutty have 'made India proud'.

Monday, February 23, 2009 2:17:04 PM

Chhattisgarh Congress leader wants four general poll tickets for women
Raipur, Feb 23 (IANS) Vani Rao, head of the Congress' women cell in Chhattisgarh, Monday said she has asked the party's national leadership to give at least four of the 11 Lok Sabha poll tickets from the state to women candidates.

Monday, February 23, 2009 2:09:21 PM

Teenagers rape nine-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) A nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two teenagers in an Uttar Pradesh village, police said Monday.

Monday, February 23, 2009 1:36:25 PM

Revenue collection doubles to Rs.6.7 trillion in five years
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Gross revenue collection has doubled to Rs.6.7 trillion in the last five years, the government said Monday.

Monday, February 23, 2009 1:29:37 PM

It's the finest hour of Indian cinema: Anand Sharma
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Lavishing praise on 'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'Smile Pinki' for winning the much-coveted Oscars, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Anand Sharma Monday said it was 'the finest hour of Indian cinema' on the global stage.

Monday, February 23, 2009 1:23:42 PM

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