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Engineers' confederation threatens to go on strike
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Demanding arrest of Ayodhya-Faizabad Development Authority (AFDA)'s former vice-chairman, who is accused of harassing an engineer and driving him to suicide, an engineers' confederation here Wednesday threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Saturday.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:36:05 PM

US-based firm inks deal with Solarsis
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Abound Solar, a US-based leading manufacturer of cadmium telluride thin-film photovoltaic solar modules, Wednesday announced a long-term sales agreement with city-based firm Solarsis.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:28:30 PM

Combative Manmohan refutes opposition charges of buying MPs
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The political rift in parliament widened Wednesday with the opposition launching a stinging attack against Manmohan Singh for citing the 2009 electoral victory to defend allegations that the Congress bought MPs to win the 2008 trust vote and the prime minister reiterating that his government was not involved in any 'illegal act'.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:22:26 PM

Will ensure transparency in adoption process: Tirath
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath Wednesday said better transparency will be ensured in the child adoption process by bringing legal and social information in the public domain.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:21:54 PM

Eight-year-old raped in Delhi
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) An eight-year-old was allegedly raped by her uncle in the national capital, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:21:53 PM

Chhattisgarh tribals allege excesses, police say 'propaganda'
Raipur, March 23 (IANS) Tribals in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district have alleged that security forces burnt their huts, stole money and sexually assaulted women during anti-Maoist operations, but state police Wednesday dismissed this as 'Maoist propaganda'.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:21:20 PM

Muslims better off in Bengal than Gujarat: Buddhadeb
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Dismissing a report which said that the condition of Muslims in West Bengal was worse than in Gujarat, Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday said the Muslim community lived in peace and harmony in his state, unlike in Gujarat.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:06:36 PM

ICC defends decision to host World Cup final at Wankhede
Ahmedabad, March 23 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday defended its decision to host the World Cup final in Mumbai's low-capacity Wankhede Stadium, saying it provides a perfect stage for Sachin Tendulkar to get a 'fairytale' century and for India to win the title.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:03:20 PM

Labour trouble brewing in Ford India
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Labour trouble was brewing Wednesday at Ford India's plant at Maraimalai Nagar near here with its labour union Ford India Employees Union (FIEU) serving strike notice to the company.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:02:47 PM

Dissent over Congress candidates' list in Kerala
Kochi, March 23 (IANS) A day after announcing its list of 81 candidates for the assembly elections, the Congress party in Kerala Wednesday faced dissent from within its ranks when Padmaja Venugopal, daughter of late leader K. Karunakaran, voiced her dissatisfaction.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 8:00:38 PM

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