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Panel calls for action on '14-point strategy' to combat Maoism
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) Monday recommended the implementation of a 14-point strategy announced in parliament to fight Maoism.

Monday, March 17, 2008 10:39:27 PM

Kartik picked up for Tests against South Africa, injured (Intro Roundup)
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) The almost-forgotten left-arm spinner Murali Kartik was Monday picked up for the 14-member squad for the first two home Tests against South Africa, but soon he was injured and ruled out of the game for three weeks.

Monday, March 17, 2008 10:39:03 PM

Indian students set record for largest Sushi mosaic
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Mumbai students Monday created a new Guinness world record for making the world's largest Sushi mosaic. The 15.16 square metre Sushi mosaic consists of a whopping 5,814 sushi pieces.

Monday, March 17, 2008 9:04:53 PM

Another witness turns hostile in Dhaula Kuan rape case
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A gurudwara worker, deposing as a witness in the gang rape of a girl in 2005, Monday turned hostile and told a city court he was not present when the girl was dropped after the incident at Dhaula Kuan here.

Monday, March 17, 2008 9:04:33 PM

Lhasa echoes in parliament, China asks India to be 'objective' (Roundup)
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) As Tibetan activists made another foiled attempt to storm the Chinese embassy here and the Lhasa violence echoed in the Indian parliament, Beijing Monday reminded New Delhi of the growing ties between them and hoped it will not be taken in by 'rumours created by the Dalai clique.'

Monday, March 17, 2008 8:57:11 PM

Not biscuits, cooked food in Mid-Day Meal Scheme: Minister
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Biscuit manufacturers hoping to dig into the expansive market of Mid-Day Meals Scheme were left high and dry when the government Monday said biscuits do not qualify as nutritious food.

Monday, March 17, 2008 8:34:23 PM

Brajesh Mishra mum over Advani comments in book
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Brajesh Mishra is choosing to keep mum on then deputy prime minister L.K. Advani's comments in his forthcoming autobiography that he strongly differed with former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee over Mishra holding dual posts in the government.

Monday, March 17, 2008 8:31:42 PM

India asks Pakistan to show 'some leniency' to Sarabjit Singh
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The plea for clemency for Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh on death row in Pakistan echoed across the country as New Delhi asked Islamabad to show 'some leniency' to him and his family lobbied here for high-level intervention to save him.

Monday, March 17, 2008 8:25:25 PM

CBI distributes leaflets to track kidney donors
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 17 (IANS) Unable to track the donors in the international kidney transplant racket run by Amit Kumar, dubbed as 'Doctor Horror', the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is distributing leaflets in Uttar Pradesh asking them to contact the agency.

Monday, March 17, 2008 8:24:39 PM

Air India employees defer strike
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Air India employees have decided to defer their strike, following an intervention by the labour commissioner here. They have been protesting against the non-implementation of agreements related to their wages and cadre policy.

Monday, March 17, 2008 8:24:15 PM

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