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Banerjee dismisses corporate structure for railways
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday ruled out corporatisation of the country's railroad network but said the private sector's participation can be considered for commercial use of railway land for areas like healthcare and education institutions.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 2:02:10 PM

Bootlegger arrested for hooch deaths, but police remain clueless
Ahmedabad, July 9 (IANS) Police in Gujarat remain clueless regarding the original supplier of the killer brew which has so far claimed 65 lives in the state during the past 72 hours, though a notorious bootlegger from the city, Harishankar Kahar alias Hari, was nabbed by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch late Wednesday night.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 1:35:01 PM

Puppy love in the time of networking sites
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Wearing a pair of black shades, Neemo literally grins through his profile picture. Looking for a mate and proudly claiming that it will be 'love at first sight' for anyone seeing him, Neemo is not a biped like us but a cocker spaniel registered on a pet networking site.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 1:34:28 PM

Srinagar closed as tension over student's murder persists
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Life in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital ground to a halt Thursday with public transport off the roads, and banks, shops as well as educational institutions closed following tension the day before when the death of a youth triggered widespread violence.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 1:30:42 PM

Coca-Cola delivery fleet goes green in Delhi
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The 85 Coca-Cola trucks in the city that deliver soft-drink bottles to your neighbourhood store will not belch black smoke any more. Their engines have been changed to use CNG, with the first three trucks of the new 'green fleet' flagged off by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here Wednesday evening.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 1:30:11 PM

'Humiliated' son kills parents
Ranchi, July 9 (IANS) A youth in a Jharkhand village killed his parents after feeling humiliated by his mother's elopement with a youth and his father's decision to bring her back home, police said Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 1:29:56 PM

Millions spent for one-hour visit by PM
Ranchi, July 9 (IANS) A sum of Rs.1.92 crore (Rs.19.2 million) was spent for a one-hour visit to Jharkhand's Bokaro Steel Plant (BSP) by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in April last year. Now, some officials of the plant are under the scanner for this, as a public interest litigation (PIL) plea was filed on the subject here Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 1:29:26 PM

Taj Mahal builders used Harappan measurement units
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) Designers of the 17th century Taj Mahal in India, the finest piece of Mughal architecture, employed the same unit of measurement used by the Harappan civilization of 2000 BC, according to a new study reported in the latest issue of Current Science.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 1:14:16 PM

Son caught with girl, mother paraded naked
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) A 50-year-old woman was assaulted and paraded naked through an Uttar Pradesh village because her son was caught with a girl, police said Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 12:49:16 PM

Now take a virtual tour of historic Himachal Raj Bhavan
Shimla, July 9 (IANS) Now one can visit the historical Barnes Court which houses the Raj Bhavan (Governor's House) in the Himachal Pradesh capital with the click of a mouse.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 12:22:56 PM

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