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Apex court to hold open court hearing on judges' graft
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court has decided to hear Thursday in open court a lawsuit levelling serious allegations of corruption against an apex court judge and several serving and retired judges of the Allahabad High Court and Uttar Pradesh subordinate judiciary.

Monday, July 14, 2008 6:32:16 PM

Charlesworth inducted into Australian Hall of Fame
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Ric Charlesworth has something to cheer about. The Australian, facing a torrid time as technical adviser to Indian hockey, was inducted into the inaugural Hall of Fame of Hockey Australia at a gala dinner in Perth.

Monday, July 14, 2008 6:17:51 PM

Marathi author, children's poet Kalyan Inamdar dead
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Well-known Marathi author and children's poet Kalyan Inamdar expired in Pune Monday afternoon following a brief illness, according to his publisher Arun Jakhade.

Monday, July 14, 2008 6:17:19 PM

A village council that gives credit cards to villagers
Bhopal, July 14 (IANS) Most households in the Jaltara village in Madhya Pradesh's tribal dominated Mandla district have credit cards. The village council, in an unique initiative, has provided them cards that enable villagers to avail low-erest loans to support their livelihood activities.

Monday, July 14, 2008 6:16:48 PM

Punjab lawmaker urges Akalis to save PM - Sikh's 'pride'
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) A Sikh lawmaker from the Congress party Monday urged Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and other ruling Akali Dal leaders to help the country's first Sikh prime minister - Manmohan Singh - during the July 22 vote of confidence in the Lok Sabha over the India-US nuclear deal.

Monday, July 14, 2008 6:14:40 PM

Ahlstrom to set up Rs.2.8 bn fabric plant in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, July 14 (IANS) Singapore-based Ahlstrom Asia Holding has announced setting up of a fabric manufacturing plant in Mundra special economic zone (SEZ) in Kutch district of Gujarat with a proposed investment of Rs.2.8 billion.

Monday, July 14, 2008 5:50:51 PM

Pandharpur shrine draws million pilgrims, Deshmukh offers prayers
Pandharpur (Maharashtra), July 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Monday led nearly a million devotees in offering 'maha puja' (special prayers) at the revered Pandharpur shrine on the auspicious occasion of 'Aashadhi Ekadashi', considered the hallmark of the annual pilgrimage here.

Monday, July 14, 2008 5:50:22 PM

Safeguards pact compromises Indian interests: BJP
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said the India-specific safeguards pact with the IAEA compromised the country's interests and accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of flouting assurances he gave to parliament on the India-US nuclear deal.

Monday, July 14, 2008 5:49:55 PM

FIH blamed for the ills of hockey in India and Pakistan
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Jahangir Ahmed Butt has seen it all in his lifetime. He had been part of the golden era of Pakistan hockey and then saw the slump and now he is passing on his wealth of experience to youngsters in the hope that they can bring the glorious days back.

Monday, July 14, 2008 5:49:10 PM

With squads, cameras Delhi University gears up to stop ragging
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The college corridors and canteens, classrooms are abuzz with breathless chatter of freshers. On the grounds, throngs of newcomers are moving about with nervous excitement. The new session of Delhi University is beginning Wednesday, and the fear of being ragged is in the air.

Monday, July 14, 2008 5:48:12 PM

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