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Kasab seeks to confess again in court, backtracks
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) For the second time in less than three weeks, Mohammed Ajmal Amir alias Kasab, the lone Pakistani terrorist captured during the Nov 26 Mumbai attacks, Friday again made a plea to confess to all charges levelled against him, but later backtracked, a top legal official said.

Friday, August 07, 2009 8:05:14 PM

National Hydroelectric Power IPO oversubscribed seven times
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) State-run National Hydroelectric Power Corp's (NHPC) initial public offer (IPO) was oversubscribed a little over seven times, according to the data available with the National Stock Exchange (NSE) Friday.

Friday, August 07, 2009 8:03:32 PM

Himachal legislators criticise neglect of state's rail network
Shimla, Aug 7 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, members of the Himachal Pradesh assembly Thursday decried the 'discriminatory approach' of the central government to expansion of railway network in the hill state.

Friday, August 07, 2009 8:02:16 PM

High Court turns down Joshi's plea to quash police complaint
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Friday turned down Uttar Pradesh Congress president Rita Bahuguna Joshi's plea to quash the police complaint lodged against her for making derogatory remarks against Chief Minister Mayawati.

Friday, August 07, 2009 8:02:06 PM

First-timers, young MPs wanting in performance: study
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The youth was the buzzword during the elections and 59 first-timers and many young members were elected to the 15th Lok Sabha, but their performance during the budget session has been dismal, according to a study.

Friday, August 07, 2009 7:58:09 PM

Ensure house is not disrupted ever: Speaker Meira Kumar
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Lok Sabha lost over 23 hours due to interruptions during the month-long budget session, Speaker Meira Kumar said Friday and exhorted members in her soft but firm voice to ensure that proceedings were not disrupted for any reason.

Friday, August 07, 2009 7:53:03 PM

High court seeks response from air force schools on fee hikes
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sought from two schools run by the Indian Air Force Benevolent Cultural and Educational Society a response to a contention that the institutions had not complied with the procedure for hiking their fees.

Friday, August 07, 2009 7:42:49 PM

Ushacomm ties up with US firm
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Telecom software company Ushacomm and the US-based Talisma Corp have tied up to provide a solution to telecom operators that will help them retain their existing subscribers even in highly competitive scenarios.

Friday, August 07, 2009 7:31:03 PM

Sukhbir Badal makes maiden entry as legislator
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) A day after he was elected from the Jalalabad constituency in the border district of Ferozepur, Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal Friday made his maiden entry as legislator in the Punjab assembly.

Friday, August 07, 2009 7:29:12 PM

Maharashtra advisory only general alert, no ban: Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has clarified that it had given a general alert Thursday to the public to travel to Maharashtra only on exigency and avoid any leisure travel for the time being.

Friday, August 07, 2009 7:26:06 PM

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