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UPA is a sinking ship: BJP
New Delhi, April 2(IANS) Taking a dig at the Congress for being unable to stitch a coalition with its United Progressive Alliance partners, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday termed the Congress and the UPA as a 'sinking ship'.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 7:16:32 PM

'Comparison of cash for votes with poor-feeding not fair'
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's chief electoral officer Thursday objected to senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh's comparing poor-feeding schemes in temples here with distribution of cash to voters in northern India.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 7:16:16 PM

Recession-hit India to tap Kuwait for investment
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) With the global economic recession deepening, India will tap Kuwait for investment funds in the country's burgeoning infrastructure sector and sign two pacts when Vice President Hamid Ansari goes to the oil-rich Gulf emirate on a three-day visit Monday.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 7:16:06 PM

Large threat on polls from outside India: Delhi Police chief
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) After Home Minister P. Chidambaram's warning to politicians about possible terror attacks during the polls, Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal Thursday said that there was 'a large threat on the elections from those outside India'.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 7:07:04 PM

Poll panel notifies second polling phase in Karnataka
Bangalore, April 2 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday notified the second phase of polling in Karnataka for the remaining 11 of the 28 parliamentary constituencies that will witness voting April 30, a state poll panel official said.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 7:01:52 PM

Red Rooster to enter two-car team
Bangalore, April 2 (IANS) Red Rooster Racing, the reigning National Rally champions, will again field a two-car team for the 2009 season.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 7:01:26 PM

Bill Gates' foundation targets Indians for research grants
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation Thursday announced $100,000 grants for researchers to develop innovative ideas to address maternal and child health care issues. The third round of the world-wide initiative is targeted particularly at Indian researchers.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 6:51:22 PM

Corporate ad spend to dip up to 35 percent: ASSOCHAM
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Corporate India's budget for brand promotion and entertainment will fall by nearly 32-35 percent in 2009-10 on account of the current meltdown, an industry lobby said in a report released Thursday.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 6:51:12 PM

Sikhs protest as CBI clears Tytler in 1984 riots case
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Congress' riot tainted Lok Sabha nominee Jagdish Tytler was Thursday cleared by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh carnage in Delhi, prompting protests by upset Sikhs and raising questions about its timing.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 6:50:52 PM

Vijaykanth calls all Tamil Nadu politicians corrupt
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician and DMDK leader Vijaykanth Thursday charged all the political leaders in Tamil Nadu with indulging in corruption.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 6:50:36 PM

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