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Goat theft leads to twin murders in Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) An attempt to steal a goat took a fatal turn when a man paid with his life for trying to stop its theft in a West Bengal village Wednesday. One of the thieves was lynched.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 2:44:50 PM

IBSA urges reform of global financial institutions
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Blaming the rich countries for the unfolding global financial crisis that is impacting the developing world, India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Wednesday joined hands to push for reforms of the UN, G8 and international financial institutions.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 2:36:54 PM

Poll countdown begins, and birthday boy Raman Singh has a party
Raipur, Oct 15 (IANS) The countdown to elections in Chhattisgarh began Wednesday, a fortuitious day for Chief Minister Raman Singh who was also celebrating his 56th birthday and took the opportunity to kickstart the campaign by holding a party for the people.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 2:28:08 PM

Car runs over nine people, four critically injured
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Four people were in critical condition after a car ran over them and five others as they were standing on the footpath in a town in Uttar Pradesh, the police said.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 2:20:53 PM

'Goa police slow in probing corruption charges against their own'
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Goa opposition leader Manohar Parrikar has accused the police of going slow on the investigation into the mention of many police officers' names in a robber's diary. Some of the listed officials are also involved in the probe into the German tourists's rape case in which the state education minister's son is a suspect.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 2:20:29 PM

Ravi Shankar appeals for peace in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has urged people in Orissa to maintain India's long history of peaceful coexistence, with anti-Christian violence claiming 36 lives and leaving thousands homeless in the state since late August.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 2:20:06 PM

India's anti-monopoly body watching Jet, Kingfisher deal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Action will be initiated against Kingfisher Airlines and Jet Airways under India's anti-trust laws if they hike fares in tandem after their recent strategic and operational alliance, a top official of a quasi-judicial watchdog said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 2:11:08 PM

Chhattisgarh suspends 4 police officers for refusing to serve in Maoist area
Raipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Four deputy superintendents of police (DSP) were suspended by the Chhattisgarh government after they refused to serve in the Maoist infested areas of the state, the police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 2:08:49 PM

Congress hatching political conspiracy against BSP: Mayawati
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has accused Congress chief Sonia Gandhi of "hatching a political conspiracy" against the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) over the withdrawal of land in Rae Bareli for a rail coach factory.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 1:56:25 PM

India's central bank extends scheme to fund mutual fund
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday said the auction of bonds to release Rs.200 billion ($4.18 billion) toward the needs of mutual fund industry would be extended till such time it was fully subscribed.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 1:34:00 PM

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