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Indian artist crafts tribute in sand to Obama
Puri (Orissa), Nov 5 (IANS) As the United States Wednesday elected Barack Obama as its 44th president, across the seas in India's eastern Orissa state artist Sudarsan Patnaik busied himself crafting a four feet sand image of the first African American in the White House.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 2:01:19 PM

Jeev assured of starts in three golf Majors next year
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh, riding on a career-best 2008 European Tour season, has by virtue of his 12th finish in Order of Merit secured a start in almost all the top events for 2009, including three of the four Majors and the World Golf Championships.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:58:53 PM

National Dairy Development Board proposes Rs.173 bn plan
Anand (Gujarat), Nov 5 (IANS) India's leading dairy development agency, the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has proposed a Rs.173 billion draft National Dairy Plan to increase the country's milk production from the current 102 million tonnes to meet the projected demand of 180 million tonnes by 2021-22.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:56:48 PM

Asia-Pacific will look at Obama for revival: Moody's
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The choice of Barack Obama's cabinet will be keenly followed across the Asia-Pacific region as the world looks at the incoming US president to revive a 'distraught economy', global rating agency Moody's said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:56:25 PM

Congress puts out second list of candidates for Rajasthan
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The Congress has released its second list of 30 candidates for the Rajasthan assembly elections.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:47:01 PM

Obama's journey to White House will inspire all: Manmohan Singh
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday congratulated Barack Obama on his election as the 44th president of the United States and said his "journey to the White House" would inspire people not only in the US but also around the world.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:46:13 PM

Demand slump taking shine off Gujarat diamond industry
Surat, Nov 5 (IANS) The Rs.700-billion ($14 billion) diamond cutting and polishing industry here employing some 700,000 people is fast losing its glitter due to a sharp slump in demand following the global financial meltdown.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:45:44 PM

Himachal begins probe into bus accident that killed 46
Shimla, Nov 5 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has began a probe into the accident in Shimla district in which 46 passengers were killed, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:44:57 PM

Lucknow, Kanpur to have satellite zoos to handle more animals
Lucknow, Nov 5 (IANS) The State Forest Department has decided to open satellite zoos in the Kanpur and Lucknow districts to handle overpopulation of inmates, mainly leopards and monkeys, in the existing zoos, officials informed Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:44:40 PM

Foreign investment inflows increase 259 percent in September
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India increased 259 percent in September to $2.56 billion, compared to the same month last year, with Mauritius being the largest investor.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:00:01 PM

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