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An arduous journey and two unhappy ULFA leaders
Amarpur (Assam-Arunachal Pradesh Border), June 27 (IANS) Armed with an AK assault rifle and a grenade strapped to his chest, a young cadre of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) was totally oblivious of any ceasefire his commanders have unilaterally declared.

Friday, June 27, 2008 6:29:35 PM

Aarushi murder: Another servant arrested
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday arrested Raj Kumar, the servant of a doctor friend of dentist Rajesh Talwar, who has been jailed for the alleged murder of his teenaged daughter Aarushi Talwar and her family's domestic help.

Friday, June 27, 2008 6:29:13 PM

Unitech last quarter profit dips by 50 percent
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The consolidated net profit of realty major Unitech has dipped by 50 percent for the quarter ended March 31, 2008, going down to Rs.3.6 billion from Rs.7.48 billion in the corresponding quarter last year, the company announced Friday.

Friday, June 27, 2008 6:28:52 PM

India, Pakistan ready for 5th round of dialogue July 21
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India and Pakistan Friday set a positive tone for the fifth round of their composite dialogue beginning July 21 and agreed to impart fresh momentum to the peace process by exploring new areas of cooperation ranging from food and energy security to the metro rail.

Friday, June 27, 2008 6:28:32 PM

India's first power exchange starts operations
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The country's first-ever power exchange, the Indian Energy Exchange Ltd (IEX), commenced operations Friday.

Friday, June 27, 2008 5:44:09 PM

Taliban, insurgents benefiting from rise in drug production: UN
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Taliban and insurgents in conflict zones are using drug money to fund terrorism and corruption, says a UN report that warns against the alarming rise in drug cultivation in Afghanistan, Myanmar and Colombia.

Friday, June 27, 2008 5:43:42 PM

Market plunges as crude price, inflation rise
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Bears took full control of the Indian bourses as the equities market plunged after crude oil prices set an all-time record and inflation touched a new higher level. The two factors depressed the market sentiment causing investors to keep on selling across the sectors.

Friday, June 27, 2008 5:42:01 PM

ABG Shipyard bags orders worth Rs.5.85 bn
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Leading shipbuilder ABG Shipyard has bagged orders worth $136.65 million (Rs.5.85 billion) from the Singapore-based Toisa Ltd for the construction of three sub-sea multi-purpose vessels.

Friday, June 27, 2008 5:41:38 PM

No more steps to curb 14-year high inflation of 11.42 percent
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Squeezing the household budgets even further, India's annual rate of inflation shot up to a 14-year high of 11.42 percent for the week ended June 14, against 11.05 percent for the week before.

Friday, June 27, 2008 5:15:31 PM

School students on hunger strike for Gorkhaland demand
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) Hundreds of schoolchildren participated in a relay hunger strike in West Bengal's Darjeeling district to press for a separate Gorkhaland state.

Friday, June 27, 2008 5:15:10 PM

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