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Ban to meet business leaders for UN health agenda
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will later Saturday meet business and social leaders here to discuss ways and means to achieve the health-related UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), an official said.

Saturday, April 28, 2012 2:32:37 PM

Srinagar''s tulip garden is a huge draw
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) A record of nearly a lakh and a half tourists visited the tulip garden in Srinagar city this spring, an official said.

Saturday, April 28, 2012 1:59:17 PM

Shimla''s green belts in peril
Shimla, April 28 (IANS) Shimla''s last few sprawling green belts are in peril. A political decision to allow construction in the green zones -- the only surviving lungs in the concrete jungle -- by lifting a 12-year-old ban will render the hills more barren, an official here said.

Saturday, April 28, 2012 1:08:07 PM

Third Gandhi visits Maharashtra, but drought continues...
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) As Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi began his one-day tour of drought-hit areas of Maharashtra''s Satara district Saturday, he became the third Gandhi after his late father and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and mother Sonia Gandhi to visit the region, though little has changed there in all these decades.

Saturday, April 28, 2012 12:59:07 PM

PM launches Rs.21,500 crore Bathinda refinery
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday inaugurated the Rs.21,500 crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery in Punjab''s Bathinda district.

Saturday, April 28, 2012 12:34:47 PM

Zohra Sehgal celebrates her century with ''official biography''
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) ''Abhi na jaana chhod kar... ki cake abhi kata nahin... ki pet abhi bhara nahin (Don''t leave the party, the cake hasn''t been cut yet, tummy isn''t filled yet), recited the blue-eyed ''baby'' of entertainment Zohra Segal on her 100th birthday, punning on her favourite sonnet ''Abhi To Main Jawan Hoon'' by poet Hafeez Jullundhri as she cut a large chocolate cake.

Saturday, April 28, 2012 12:27:57 PM

India muse to new age ''land art''
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Demolished buildings, piles of bricks, an odd tree and colonial style homes arranged in artistic shapes are the symbols of new age ''land art'' for a handful of contemporary artists from the West who have made India their muse.

Saturday, April 28, 2012 12:03:17 PM

Goa wants ''nuke-guru'' Anil Kakodkar as president
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) Goa''s top industry body, scientists and local intelligentsia are pitching hard to put a ''nuke-guru'' Anil Kakodkar in the presidential race and are seeking support of all political parties in the state to back his candidature for the top constitutional slot.

Saturday, April 28, 2012 11:51:46 AM

Foreigner couple freed after being locked in Goa store
Margao, April 28 (IANS) Goa Police have freed a foreigner couple who were locked overnight in a departmental store in Margao, 30 kms from state capital Panaji.

Saturday, April 28, 2012 11:46:26 AM

Kudankulam plant fuelling may get nod by next week
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) Atomic power reactor operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) hopes to get the regulatory nod to fuel the first unit of Kudankulam nuclear power plant in a week''s time, a top official said here Saturday.

Saturday, April 28, 2012 11:44:56 AM

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