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2.1 percent of Indians have disabilities, says expert
Ahmedabad, Sep 20 (IANS) India has 2.1 percent of its people with disabilities, with blindness comprising the largest percentage and hearing disability on the rise, said an expert at a seminar here.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 5:49:26 PM

India yet to decide on Iran president's request to meet Manmohan
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India is trying to keep Iran out of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's political engagements in the US during the trip beginning next week that can fetch New Delhi the much-waited nuclear deal with Washington.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:53:44 PM

Three Delhi blast suspects hailed from same town: police
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) For long known as the hometown of arrested mobster Abu Salem, Saraimeer in Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh has now gained another dubious distinction - as the place where three of the Delhi serial blast suspects hailed from.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:52:52 PM

Torrential rains claim 15 lives in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Torrential rains claimed at least 15 lives in various parts of Uttar Pradesh, including the state capital that received the heaviest rainfall in the last 10 years for the month of September, officials said Saturday.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:52:31 PM

'International port lobby trying to scuttle Vizhinjam project'
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) An international port lobby and some vested interest groups are trying to scuttle the proposed Vizhinjam port, one of the biggest in the country, state Ports Minister M. Vijayakumar said here Saturday.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:51:21 PM

'Arrested terrorist Saif not a Jamia Milia student'
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Suspected terrorist Mohammad Saif, who was arrested Friday following a gun battle in south Delhi, is not a student of Jamia Milia Islamia University, varsity officials said Saturday.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:50:17 PM

49 percent FDI in defence sector on need basis: Antony
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) After doing away with the license requirement for private players for manufacturing military hardware, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday said the government would consider foreign investment of upto 49 percent in the sector on a "case-to-case-basis".

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:25:28 PM

Three students killed, 35 injured in college building collapse
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Three students were killed and 35 others were injured when a portion of a college building collapsed near here Saturday.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:24:15 PM

PM for better coordination among energy players
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday called for better coordination among key public sector energy players towards the larger goal of energy security.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:23:09 PM

High court notice to Madhya Pradesh on child deaths
Bhopal, Sep 20 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has now been pulled up by the state high court for over 160 alleged child deaths due to malnutrition, a day after a Supreme Court panel reprimanded it for neglecting the health of children.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:22:48 PM

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