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One killed in air force chopper crash in Kashmir
Jammu, Oct 30 (IANS) One person was killed as an Indian Air Force MI-17 helicopter carrying four people, including two officers, crashed into the Chenab river in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir Friday afternoon, police said.

Friday, October 30, 2009 4:41:11 PM

Sri Lankan PM to open Buddhist centre at Sanchi
Bhopal, Oct 30 (IANS) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayake would Saturday inaugurate a Buddhist prayer centre at Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh's Vidisha district, officials said Friday.

Friday, October 30, 2009 4:40:23 PM

Village heads to take part in Delhi half marathon Sunday
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) It is usually the city folk who are seen taking part in the marathons in Indian metros. But Sunday's Airtel Delhi half-marathon will see heads of various villages surrounding the national capital running the stretch.

Friday, October 30, 2009 4:40:13 PM

No racial discrimination against northeast students: Dikshit
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday assured northeastern students about their safety and said there was no 'racial discrimination' against the community in the capital city.

Friday, October 30, 2009 4:31:26 PM

Bharti scrip nosedives 6 percent after poor results
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel's scrip Friday fell 6.38 percent lower than its previous close at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) as investors dumped the stock because of disappointing second quarter results.

Friday, October 30, 2009 4:27:44 PM

Austerity is a need, not tokenism, says Mukherjee
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday defended the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's austerity measures, saying those were a 'need' to curtail expenditure and were not mere tokenism.

Friday, October 30, 2009 4:25:54 PM

Rape attempt on Dalit woman in train
Bhopal, Oct 30 (IANS) A bid to rape a Dalit woman in Sampark Kranti train was foiled by the passengers and the accused was handed over to the Government Railway Police (GRP) at Amla town in Madhya Pradesh, police said Friday.

Friday, October 30, 2009 4:19:21 PM

Deora sets up Committee to probe Indian Oil fire
Jaipur/New Delhi, October 30 (IANS) While the fire raged on some 20 hours after it broke out at an Indian Oil depot at Jaipur, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora Friday announced a five-member inquiry committee and compensation for the victims.

Friday, October 30, 2009 4:10:19 PM

Dalit woman dies after being denied medical attention
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) Caste discrimination allegedly claimed the life of a young Dalit woman, who died after delivering a stillborn child Thursday, as the staff of a government-run medical centre in Uttar Pradesh refused to attend to her.

Friday, October 30, 2009 4:10:08 PM

Sensex ends below 16,000 points
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) A key Indian equity index Friday closed 1.07 percent down for the fifth consecutive day to end below the 16,000 points.

Friday, October 30, 2009 3:53:03 PM

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