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Goa pollution control board's powers curtailed
Panaji, Oct 13 (IANS) Even as 91 out of the 103 open cast mines in Goa are being probed for illegalities and discrepancies in their operations, a missive from the ministry of environment and forests, curtailing powers of the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB), has put the government here in a tizzy.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 11:46:16 AM

Nearly 18 percent voting in Haryana
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) About 18 percent of Haryana's 13 million electorate had cast their votes in the first four hours of polling for elections to the 90-member assembly Thursday.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 11:45:16 AM

Three generations of Thackerays vote in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Three generations of the Thackerays - Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, his son Uddhav and grandson Aditya - came out Thursday to vote in the Maharashtra assembly elections.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 11:44:56 AM

Tanzanian dance-music ensemble brings tribal cultures alive
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Dancers in printed wraps, tiger-rosette loincloths and elaborate feathered head-dresses brought alive the ancient tribal cultures of Tanzania here as the part of the ongoing Delhi International Arts Festival (DIAF).

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 11:11:57 AM

Kolkatans fume at Albania's proposal to take Teresa's remains
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) Mother Teresa was a Kolkatan, part of the city's heritage and one could not give history away - be it intellectuals, Christian organisations or the common person, Kolkatans reacted as one to Albania's proposal that the remains of the Nobel laureate be returned to her country of origin.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 11:06:25 AM

Orissa BJP leaders held for manhandling official
Bhubaneswar, Oct 13 (IANS) Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Orissa were arrested for allegedly blackening the face of a government official who submitted a false report on farmers' suicide to the state government, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 11:02:38 AM

Man tells court: I am not who you are looking for
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Who is that man? This is the question a perplexed Supreme Court bench asked when an octogenarian Mumbai resident, arrested on the court's orders, said he was not the one it was looking for.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 10:53:07 AM

300 management students stranded without degrees in Goa
Panaji, Oct 13 (IANS) Nearly 300 students enrolled over the last three years at the International Institute of Advanced Studies (IIAS), a tourism oriented management institute here, have been left high and dry without their degrees.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 10:49:55 AM

Anil Ambani, Rahul Bose, Chavan among Maharashtra's early voters
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor S.C. Jamir, industrialists Anil Ambani and Adi Godrej, Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, actor Rahul Bose and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar were among the early voters as polling for the Maharashtra assembly elections began amidst tight security Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 10:25:57 AM

Markets closed due to Maharashtra election
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Indian equities markets were closed Tuesday due to Maharashtra assembly elections. Trading will resume Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 10:16:57 AM

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