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Spotlight turns on Indian language writing
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The quest for a brand Indian literature and a new national link language sparked a thoughtful discourse at the inaugural session of ''Samanvay - the IHC Indian Languages'' Festival'' - a three-day extravaganza of contemporary Indian language writing in the capital.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 2:34:47 PM

Hazare writes to PM, renews stir threat
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Raising doubts over the government''s intention to pass the Lokpal bill in the winter session of parliament ending Dec 22, Anna Hazare Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and reiterated his threat to start an agitation from Dec 27.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 2:25:50 PM

Himachal winter session a drain on the exchequer
Dharamsala, Dec 17 (IANS) The previous Congress government started the practice of annually holding the winter session of the state assembly at Dharamsala with the idea of taking the legislators to the people. But the populist move is now being viewed as a drain on the exchequer.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 2:25:30 PM

Rotational chief minister decision upto ''high command'': Soz
Jammu, Dec 17 (IANS) It is for the Congress high command to decide on the issue of rotational chief minister in Jammu and Kashmir which is governed by the National Conference (NC)-Congress coalition, state Congress chief Saif-ud-din Soz said Saturday.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 2:05:26 PM

Roof collapses in Jammu hospital
Jammu, Dec 17 (IANS) The roof of a nurses'' room in Shri Maharaja Gulab Singh Hospital here collapsed Saturday afternoon, police said. There are no immediate reports of any death or injury yet.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 2:04:54 PM

Sensex loses 722 points; slumps to two-year low (Weekly market review)
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Indian equities markets benchmark indices slumped to over two-year low this week on continued uncertainties in domestic and global economies.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 2:01:59 PM

2G: Court reserves order on CBI''s third charge sheet
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) A special CBI court here Saturday reserved its order on taking cognizance of the third set of charges in the 2G spectrum case alleging criminal conspiracy and cheating by three more firms and five people, including some promoters of the Essar Group.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 1:17:42 PM

Anna holds centrestage as government plays cat-and-mouse game (Comment)
Before Delhi''s winter froze Anna Hazare''s campaign plans in the national capital, the government was very much on the backfoot, not least because the Congress shied away from the opportunity to present its case before the anti-corruption crusader during his one-day fast at Jantar Mantar.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:52:53 PM

31 Myanmar nationals held in Tripura
Agartala, Dec 17 (IANS) Illegal influx of Myanmarese nationals into India through Bangladesh has continued, with 31 held for sneaking into Tripura, police said here Saturday. Among the arrested were nine children and seven women.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:42:51 PM

Roaring news! Translocated tigress gives birth
Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) Wildlife enthusiasts had reason for cheer after a translocated tigresses at the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh gave birth and was spotted with a cub, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:42:26 PM

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