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'Sea of Poppies' breaks many myths of migrant Indian labour (Book Review)
Book: 'Sea of Poppies'; Author: Amitav Ghosh; Publisher: Penguin Viking; Price: Rs.599.00

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 10:08:30 AM

BHEL-GE consortium bags Rs.22 bn ONGC contract
Agartala, June 24 (IANS) The state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has awarded a Rs.22.07 billion power generation contract to a consortium comprising the state-run Bharat Heavy Electric Limited (BHEL) and US-based General Electric Company, officials said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 9:14:21 AM

Mulayam keeps Congress on tenterhooks
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav has apparently decided to keep the Congress party and the Manmohan Singh government on tenterhooks by holding his cards on the nuclear deal close to his chest.

Monday, June 23, 2008 11:52:25 PM

Madhya Pradesh signs MoU with British Council for library
Bhopal, June 23 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Monday signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) with the British Council to facilitate the smooth transition of the now-closed British Library to the newly-formed Swami Vivekanand Library.

Monday, June 23, 2008 11:51:50 PM

Truck mows two to death, angry residents block highway
Ghaziabad, June 23 (IANS) Angry residents blocked a national highway here Monday evening after a speeding truck crushed two people to death.

Monday, June 23, 2008 11:35:17 PM

Panic in Gujarat town as leopard enters house
Junagadh (Gujarat), June 23 (IANS) A leopard entered a house in Veraval in Gujarat Monday, triggering panic among the residents of the town.

Monday, June 23, 2008 11:34:24 PM

Woman strangled to death in Delhi
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman was found strangled to death in her east Delhi house Monday. Her parents alleged she was murdered by her husband for not fulfilling dowry demands.

Monday, June 23, 2008 11:31:30 PM

Maharashtra may set up state press council
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) In a bid to stop attacks on journalists in Maharashtra and evolve a code of conduct for the media, the state government will soon take a decision on setting up a press council modelled on the lines of the Press Council of India.

Monday, June 23, 2008 11:30:47 PM

Body of school girl found stuffed in sack
Kozhikode, June 23 (IANS) The body of a nine-year-old girl who went missing from her school during lunch break Monday was found on the terrace of a house nearby. The body was found stuffed in a sack and kept among firewood.

Monday, June 23, 2008 10:45:37 PM

Dera chief flies back to Sirsa headquarters
Sirsa (Haryana), June 23 (IANS) After being at the centre of two days of violence in Mumbai last week, controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh Monday arrived back at his sect headquarters on the outskirts of this Haryana town.

Monday, June 23, 2008 10:45:16 PM

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