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Curfew imposed in Jammu's Hiranagar town
Jammu, Aug 22 (IANS) Curfew was imposed Friday evening in Hiranagar town, about 60 km southwest of here, after a violent mob laid siege to a police station demanding the release of a group of people the police had arrested.

Friday, August 22, 2008 10:04:49 PM

Vijender congratulated for Olympic win
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Congratulations for boxer Vijender Kumar for winning a bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics came from President Pratibha Patil, Vice-President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2008 10:03:33 PM

Reservation has helped Dalits in southern states: Ramadoss
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Praising the better socio-economic profile of Dalits in southern Indian states, Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said Friday it was due to the social inclusion brought about by the 'in-depth reservation policies' of the state governments.

Friday, August 22, 2008 9:33:14 PM

Koda meets Sonia, to announce decision Saturday
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) After an over-hour long meeting with United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi here Friday evening, Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda said he would announce his decision Saturday on whether he would step down to make way for Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supremo Shibu Soren.

Friday, August 22, 2008 9:19:49 PM

Tamil Nadu changes lawyers for bungling in Supreme Court
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Friday removed the two lawyers representing it in the Supreme Court following the debacle in a case concerning the controversial Sethusamudram project and appointed a new advocate to take the matter forward.

Friday, August 22, 2008 9:19:31 PM

Gujarat, GE Healthcare join hands to upgrade medical technology
Ahmedabad, Aug 22(IANS) Global healthcare equipment maker GE Healthcare, an arm of General Electric Company (GE), and the Gujarat government have tied up in a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership (PPP) to upgrade medical technology in the state.

Friday, August 22, 2008 9:09:16 PM

Amar Singh meets PM, Sonia on seat sharing in Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh Friday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi to discuss seat sharing in Uttar Pradesh for the next general elections.

Friday, August 22, 2008 9:08:59 PM

Buddhadeb hopeful of amicable solution of Singur row
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) West Bengal is looking for an amicable solution to the dragging row sparked by allegations that farmland has been forcibly taken for a Tata car project, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2008 9:08:31 PM

Nearly half of Karnataka is drought hit, says minister
Bangalore, Aug 22 (IANS) The Karnataka government has decided to declare 84 of the state's 176 taluks drought hit and will approach the central government for funds for relief work, a minister said Friday.

Friday, August 22, 2008 9:08:12 PM

Inflation a matter of concern, admits government
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The government Friday said that soaring inflation, which zoomed to a 16-year high to 12.63 percent for the week ended Aug 9, was 'a matter of concern'.

Friday, August 22, 2008 9:07:44 PM

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