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Orchid bags more than $100 mn Merck deal
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS)A wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian drug major Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd (OCPL) has bagged a more than $100 million deal with US drug giant Merck & Co, for drug discovery, development and commercialization, a top OCPL official said here Monday.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:29:03 PM

India A take day two honours against New Zealand A
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) India A had their nose in front against New Zealand A with an overall lead of 45 runs at stumps on the second day of the four-day cricket match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here Monday.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:27:27 PM

Markets end in red as US contagion spreads
Mumbai, Sep 29(IANS) Indian equities market ended deep in the red on all round nervousness following the US financial contagion spreading to Britain and mainland Europe and the US Congress announcing a much diluted version of the $700 billion bailout plan, analysts said.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:27:08 PM

No problem with Mayawati's leadership: CPI-M
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) says it has 'no problem' in working under the leadership of Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) chief Mayawati if the proposed Third Front comes to power in the next general elections because the priority is the defeat of both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:26:51 PM

Four killed in Chhattisgarh blast, president 27 km away
Raipur, Sep 29 (IANS) Four CRPF personnel were killed Monday when their vehicle was blown up in a landmine blast in Chhattisgarh's Maoist stronghold of Bastar, while President Pratibha Patil and the top brass of the state were at the Chitrakote waterfall 27 km away.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:26:34 PM

Scoreboard: India A vs New Zealand A, second day
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the four-day cricket match between India A and New Zealand A at stumps on day two here Monday :

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:26:12 PM

Defending champions confirm entry for Delhi Half Marathon
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Defending champions among the men and women, Rwandan Dieudonne Disi and Ethiopian Deriba Alemu have confirmed their entry for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Nov 9.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:23:09 PM

15 crude bombs recovered in Ahmedabad ahead of festivals
Ahmedabad, Sep 29 (IANS) As many as 15 crude bombs were recovered and defused here Monday, just a day before the nine-day Navratri celebrations begin even while this Gujarat city has been recovering from the serial bombings two months ago, the police said.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:21:44 PM

India's under-16 footballers ready for Asian challenge
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Malswemfela, Tirthankar Sankar, Harpreet Bedi are not familiar names in Indian football. But the 16-year-olds will carry the national pride when India take on the continent's best at the Under-16 Asian Championship, starting Saturday at Tashkent, Uzbeksitan.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:20:21 PM

Police launch manhunt to trace missing trickster
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) A manhunt is on to trace a confidence trickster who allegedly defrauded over 80 persons of a total of Rs.15 million, the police said Monday.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:20:02 PM

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