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BSP faces revolt in poll-bound Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which has named 85 candidates for the Chhattisgarh assembly polls, is facing a revolt in as many as 18 assembly segments, party officials said Wednesday. The party wants to contest all the 90 seats in the state.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:05:39 PM

German consulate asks Goa to protect rape victim, mother
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The German consulate has asked the Goa government to ensure protection to German researcher Fadela Fuchs and her 14-year-old daughter, who was allegedly raped by state Education Minister Atanasio Monseratte's son Rohit.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 3:54:41 PM

Tata Steel says Corus' pension funds not at risk
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Tata Steel Wednesday said the pension fund surplus of its British subsidiary, Corus group, has risen in the last quarter ended Sep 30, compared to the previous quarter, and that these funds did not face any risk.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 3:48:49 PM

Jet Airways staff cries foul after pink slips to 850
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Agitated employees of Jet Airways cried foul Wednesday after the services of 850 staff were terminated, following a strategic and operational alliance with rival Kingfisher Airlines. The airline also warned more jobs were on the block.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 3:39:07 PM

Woman files case against parents, husband for forced marriage
Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) A newly married Dalit woman in Bihar has filed a case against her parents and husband for forcing her into marriage, an official said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 3:21:13 PM

'Avoid snowbound highway from November'
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) Motorists have been advised not to travel on the highway that connects tourist destinations Manali and Leh after Oct 31, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 3:20:48 PM

Air India to get Rs.15 billion from government
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The government will infuse Rs.10-15 bn ($375 million) into state-owned carrier Air India as capital and may also offer another Rs.10 billion as working capital to bolster its finances.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 3:05:37 PM

Government not to oppose Jet-Kingfisher alliance if within law: Minister
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The government has no objection to the proposed alliance between Jet Airlines and Kingfisher if the operational details are within the existing legal and regulatory framework, Minister for Civil Aviation Praful Patel said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 3:04:08 PM

Layoffs inevitable to save airline: Jet Airways
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Jet Airways, while justifying the layoff of over 800 flight attendants Tuesday night to help the company secure its economic health, said that it is in the process of 'releasing' more probationery and unconfirmed staffers from other categories.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 3:03:07 PM

India's civil aviation offers $300 bn investment opportunity
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) India's aviation sector offers investment opportunity of $200 billion to $300 billion by 2020, and it is confident of overcoming the 'temporary hurdles' to continue the growth, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 3:01:36 PM

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