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Archers from tribal areas making a splash (Feature)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Archery was known to be a popular sport in ancient times in India, as well as the main battle weapon. But India's modern day archers still have a fair distance to go to gain international reckoning.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 2:22:46 PM

Armani accuses D&G of plagiarism
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Fashion icon Giorgio Armani has accused Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana (D&G) for copying the design of his quilted trouser for their autumn/winter collection.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 2:15:35 PM

Sukhbir Badal sworn in as chief minister father's deputy
Amritsar, Jan 21 (IANS) In an event unprecedented in India's political history, a father and son Wednesday began their rule over Punjab as chief minister and deputy chief minister, with Sukhbir Singh Badal being sworn in here as Parkash Singh Badal's second in command.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 2:15:15 PM

Opposition grand alliance in Andhra Pradesh hits roadblock
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The proposed grand alliance of opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh has hit a roadblock with the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Wednesday deferring an announcement on joining the grouping.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 1:28:18 PM

One killed in police firing on farmers
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 21 (IANS) One man was killed here when the police fired at farmers protesting against inadequate compensation paid to them for land acquired from them to build the Yamuna Expressway.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 1:24:35 PM

Dipping numbers of nuns, priests prompts debate in community
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The lure of attractive jobs and the increasing attacks on Christians are just some of the reasons youngsters are moving away from a career in the church, impacting on the more than 30,000 educational institutions and 6,000 hospitals being run by the Catholic church.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 1:24:06 PM

Who killed Aarushi? A father - and a neighbourhood - wait for an answer
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 21 (IANS) The once bustling house is closed, locking within its walls the lives - and deaths - of teenager Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj whose murders remain unsolved even eight months later. While neighbours wonder whether the truth will ever be known, father Rajesh Talwar says he is waiting for the probe to be completed.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 1:23:34 PM

Indian publishing in focus at London Book Fair
Neemrana (Rajasthan), Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian publishing industry will be the focus of the 2009 London Book Fair this April, with 40 Indian writers being invited to the event, and Amartya Sen being the keynote speaker at the opening.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 1:02:53 PM

Tripura's development graph soars
Agartala, Jan 21 (IANS) Thirtyeight years after it came into being as a young state, Tripura's economy is finally blooming while terrorist attacks have almost stopped.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 12:50:35 PM

Markets continue moving downwards
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian equities markets continued their movement southward Wednesday morning, with a key index still below its previous close.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 12:06:05 PM

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