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WHO providing emergency fund during disasters
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Countries lashed by tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, floods and other natural disasters in the Southeast Asian region will be provided funds within 24 hours by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:50:16 PM

Delhi to set up child rights panel soon
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Delhi government will soon set up a rights panel to look after all aspects of child welfare, the ministry of social welfare has said in an affidavit in the Delhi High Court.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:49:45 PM

Men in khaki swamp Olympic torch relay route (Roundup)
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) With hours to go before the Olympic flame arrives here, an anxious security establishment Tuesday reviewed plans, stepped up vigil on the 5,000-odd Tibetans in the city and hoped fervently that the relay scheduled Thursday passes off peacefully.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:49:18 PM

'Criminals attended Kerala home minister's reception'
Kozhikode, April 15 (IANS) The Kerala unit of the youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Tuesday alleged that a businessmen embroiled in a controversial land deal had hosted the reception of the marriage of Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son last week.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:28:04 PM

Two planes can get closer from June
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation will be implementing performance based navigation system by June, reducing the horizontal distance between two approaching aircrafts from the current range of over 5-7 nautical miles (8-11 km) to three nautical miles (5 km).

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:27:18 PM

Karunanidhi orders judicial enquiry into phone-tapping charges
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday ordered a judicial probe into the phone-tapping scandal exposed by the media and the opposition parties.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:25:15 PM

Sify Technologies to raise $57 million
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) Internet services firm Sify Technologies Ltd will raise around $57 million (over Rs.2 billion) with a premium equity issue to Infinity Satcom Universal Pvt Ltd, the company said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:24:24 PM

Five feared dead in Orissa heat wave
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) At least five people are feared to have died in a heat wave that has gripped Orissa for the past four days with the maximum temperature crossing 40 degrees Celsius in some part of the state, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:24:05 PM

Chinese fear guerrilla assaults on torch relay
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Just two days before the Olympic torch relay here, a paranoid Chinese delegation told Indian authorities that it fears guerrilla-style assaults by militant Tibetans and sought foolproof security for the event.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:23:33 PM

Decision on Kerala temple administration soon
Thiruvananthapuram, April 15 (IANS) The Kerala government is expected to shortly finalise its stand on the controversy over who should manage the famed Padmanabhaswamy temple in the heart of the capital following a court ruling that the Travancore royal family has no right to run the temple.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 6:14:52 PM

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