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Guerrilla killed in north Kashmir gunfight
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) One separatist guerrilla was killed Monday in an early morning shootout in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Monday, April 20, 2009 11:16:46 AM

JD-U Lok Sabha nominee booked for assaulting party colleague
Patna, April 20 (IANS) Munna Shukla, the Janata Dal-United nominee from Bihar's Vaishali Lok Sabha constituency, has been booked for allegedly assaulting and intimidating the party's legislator Ajit Kumar, police said Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 11:02:46 AM

Orissa wants central forces to stay on in Kandhamal
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) The election in Orissa's troubled Kandhamal district went off peacefully last week, but state authorities want the central forces deployed in the communally-sensitive region to stay on for a while longer, officials said Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 10:58:04 AM

First time since 1999, foreign investors turn net sellers
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) disposed of shares worth $11.83 billion last fiscal, turning net sellers for the first time since 1998-99, data with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) shows.

Monday, April 20, 2009 10:50:37 AM

It's raining 'crorepatis' in Karnataka's first phase polls
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) As many as 45, or one out of every six candidates, have declared assets worth more than Rs.1 crore (Rs.10 million) in Karnataka's first phase of elections slated April 23.

Monday, April 20, 2009 10:29:59 AM

Indian markets start week in green
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Indian equities markets started in the green on the first trading day of the week with a key index Monday ruling about 89 points higher than its last closing figure.

Monday, April 20, 2009 10:25:12 AM

Five former royals in Madhya Pradesh battle
Bhopal, April 20 (IANS) The days of the Raj are over and the royals no longer exist but the urge to rule is still there. Not to be left behind in the electoral race, at least five members of erstwhile royal families will be wooing the electorate in Madhya Pradesh in the Lok Sabha polls.

Monday, April 20, 2009 10:15:49 AM

More women are taking to Buddhism: First woman master
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A growing number of women are taking to Buddhism in India like in the West where two-thirds of the practitioners of the faith are women, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, the first Tibetan Buddhist woman master, said.

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:35:59 AM

Spurious liquor kills nine in Assam
Dibrugarh (Assam), April 20 (IANS) At least nine tea plantation workers were killed and two fell ill after consuming spurious rice beer in Assam, police said Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:18:28 AM

Five militants gunned down in Assam
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Five separatist guerrillas were killed in a gunbattle with army soldiers in Assam early Monday. A large quantity of weapons and explosives were recovered from the militants, a defence spokesperson said.

Monday, April 20, 2009 8:52:14 AM

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