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India prepares for another I-Day amid concerns
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is preparing to deliver some reassuring words from the ramparts of the Red Fort as India celebrates the 62nd anniversary of its independence Saturday amid concerns of drought, swine flu and zooming prices but comforted in the knowledge that its economy was on the rebound and the country was playing an increasing global role.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:42:30 PM

18 killed in Himachal road accident
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Eighteen people were killed and 25 injured when the bus they were in skidded off the road and fell into a 200-foot gorge near Chamba in Himachal Pradesh Friday, officials said.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:31:51 PM

World Badminton: Jwala-Diju lose in mixed doubles quarters
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pair of Valiyaveetil Diju and Jwala Gutta proved no match for defending champions Nova Widianto and Liliyana Natsir of Indonesia, losing their quarter-final match at the World Badminton Championships here Friday.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:31:40 PM

Discount on train journeys for media from Aug 15
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The 50 percent discount on train journeys for accredited media persons, as announced in the railway budget, comes into effect Aug 15.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:31:30 PM

Forces should maintain eternal vigil: Defence Minister
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday asked the armed forces to be eternally vigilant against terror strikes like the 26/11 Mumbai carnage, saying the security agencies would have to work in close coordination to prevent their recurrence.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:27:23 PM

Cheated by cop, girl starts hunger strike
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A college student in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district Friday started an indefinite hunger strike demanding justice from a policeman who allegedly failed to fulfil his promise to marry her.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:21:15 PM

Lightning strikes claim 10 lives in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 14 (IANS) Lightning strikes have claimed lives of 10 people, including three women and two children, in various parts of Jharkhand, an official said here Friday.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:21:00 PM

Congress MP on WTO parliamentary forum
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Senior Congress MP P.C. Chacko will represent Indian parliament in the Steering Committee of Parliamentary Conference on World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:20:44 PM

Americans, Britons visited India the most in 2008
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Tourists from the US and Britain topped the list of foreign arrivals in India in 2008, while there was a decline in travellers from Pakistan.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:16:32 PM

Kerala's Left Front recommends 50 percent quota for women
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 14 (IANS) Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) Friday recommended to the state government to reserve 50 percent seats in local governments for women.

Friday, August 14, 2009 6:13:37 PM

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