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Kolkata traders make hay selling campaign gear
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) From caps to vests, saris to hair clips, umbrellas to flashlights -- almost everything has a party symbol on it these days. City traders are laughing all the way to the bank as campaigning heats up in poll-bound West Bengal.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:07:36 PM

65 percent top banks 'back to business'
Toronto, April 13 (IANS) In a cheering news for the financial world, two-thirds of the world's top banks say they are back to business as usual after the global economic meltdown.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:05:33 PM

Karnataka recreating its own 'Goa beach'
Panaji, April 13 (IANS) Nearly 300 km from Goa's southernmost beach of Agonda, Karnataka is in the process of recreating a 'Goa beach' of its own.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 11:46:48 AM

Age-old Kerala fire ritual a natural purifier?
Panjal (Kerala), April 13 (IANS) The spotlight is on the confluence of science and the Vedas at the 4,000-year-old ritual of 'athirathram' - fire invocation - in the village of Panjal in Kerala's Thrissur district. Scientists are trying to establish that the ancient Vedic ritual is a natural purifier of air, soil and micro-biological life - impacting plants, animals and man - through an extensive network of research in the lush village and in neighbouring Kochi.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 11:45:20 AM

Wife of Tamil Nadu Congress chief can't vote
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Jayanthi Thangkabalu, the wife of Tamil Nadu Congress chief K.V. Thangkabalu, could not vote in Wednesday's assembly polls as her name was missing from the electoral list.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 11:23:31 AM

Berlusconi dreams of buying Ronaldo for AC Milan
Milan, April 13 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Prime Minister and owner of AC Milan, Silvio Berlusconi said he did not rule out trying to sign Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo this summer if the Rossoneri win the league title. 'Dreaming isn't forbidden,' he added.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 11:23:16 AM

Brisk polling in Puducherry
Puducherry, April 13 (IANS) There was brisk and peaceful polling in Puducherry Wednesday as voters lined up to elect a new 30-member assembly.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 11:18:00 AM

Brisk polling in Tamil Nadu, rival fronts confident
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Brisk polling was reported in Tamil Nadu Wednesday to elect 234 members to the 14th state assembly, with the ruling DMK and opposition AIADMK leading the two rival fronts.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 11:03:21 AM

Five devotees killed in Uttar Pradesh accident
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) At least five devotees were killed and 30 injured when the bus in which they were travelling in fell into a gorge near Gonda in Uttar Pradesh, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 10:53:17 AM

One rescued Noida sister dies, brother cites depression
Noida, April 13 (IANS) The older of two sisters, who were found in a state of acute starvation died in hospital Wednesday morning, a day after they were rescued following seven months of self-confinement in their home here. Their brother said they were severely depressed.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 10:51:40 AM

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