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Vasundhara unwell, will not quit in a hurry
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje of the BJP, who was Monday expected to submit her resignation as leader of opposition in the state assembly, appears reluctant to give in easily, conveying to the party leadership that she was unwell.

Monday, August 31, 2009 5:06:51 PM

Two CRPF men killed, 14 injured in Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and 14 people injured Monday as separatist guerrillas struck twice within 30 minutes here in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Monday, August 31, 2009 4:58:43 PM

Crackdown on graft due to president's rule: Jharkhand officials
Ranchi, Aug 31 (IANS) With the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducting raids on the houses of one more Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official in Jharkhand Monday for alleged graft, senior bureaucrats say the crackdown on corruption is thanks to president's rule in the state.

Monday, August 31, 2009 4:56:46 PM

Profit booking, China slump drag down Sensex
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets shut shop Monday 1.61 percent lower than its last close, ending a seven-day rally as investors booked profits and Chinese markets fell sharply.

Monday, August 31, 2009 4:56:26 PM

Bedlam in Tripura assembly over rising crimes against women
Agartala, Aug 31 (IANS) The Tripura assembly witnessed pandemonium Monday as opposition members attacked the government over the rise in crimes against women even as Chief Minister Manik Sarkar gave details of his government's efforts to tackle the problem.

Monday, August 31, 2009 4:54:15 PM

Maytas diverted Rs.390 crore to Satyam: Khurshid
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said prima facie some evidence indicated that funds had been transferred from Maytas Infra to scam-tainted Satyam Computers, now Mahindra Satyam.

Monday, August 31, 2009 4:44:02 PM

Industry cheers as India's growth hastens to 6.1 percent
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's economic growth logged a notable acceleration to 6.1 percent for the first quarter of this fiscal from 5.8 percent for the quarter before due to strong showing by various services industries, official data showed Monday.

Monday, August 31, 2009 4:43:42 PM

Advani to play major role in reorganising BJP
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, under attack from some of his colleagues, will play a key role as he passes the baton to a younger leadership, party sources said Monday.

Monday, August 31, 2009 4:32:18 PM

Britannia plans to import sugar
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Biscuit and dairy product major Britannia Industries is planning to import sugar, both raw and refined, on account of the scarcity in the domestic market, a top company official said here Monday.

Monday, August 31, 2009 4:30:58 PM

Mixed reaction to Australian deputy PM's safety assurances
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Australian Deputy Prime Minister Julian Gillard's condemnation of the alleged race attacks on Indian students drew mixed response from the students of the Delhi University with whom she interacted here Monday.

Monday, August 31, 2009 4:28:21 PM

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