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Raped Orissa nun speaks out her sordid tale
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With a scarf covering her head and face, a sobbing nun who was allegedly raped by a mob in Orissa's Kandhamal district, Friday appeared before the media to relate her sordid tale and lamented the state police's failure to help her.

Friday, October 24, 2008 4:39:04 PM

Key Indian equities index sees biggest fall ever
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Indian equities markets Friday were in the midst of complete mayhem with ruthless selling by foreign institutional investors sending a key equities index into its biggest fall ever in percentage terms.

Friday, October 24, 2008 4:38:37 PM

34 trafficked child labourers rescued in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) In yet another raid, 34 trafficked bonded child labourers, all of seven or eight years old, were rescued from zari (embroidery) units in Delhi.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:35:36 PM

Reserve Bank surprises bankers, analysts
Mumbai/Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) The central Reserve Bank of India (RBI) surprised bankers and analysts Friday by keeping its key lending rates unchanged in its mid-term review of monetary policy, after it had unexpectedly cut the repo rate earlier this week to bring liquidity into the system.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:35:01 PM

Ratnika to meet Shweta in DSCL tennis finals
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Wildcard Ratnika Batra produced a stunning upset at the DSCL women's tennis nationals, knocking out top seed Shalini Sahoo, to set up a title clash with qualifier Shweta Rana, who shocked veteran Geeta Manohar at the DLTA complex here Friday.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:33:14 PM

Rahul's interaction with Kanpur students cancelled, government denies hand
Kanpur, Oct 24 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's interaction with students at a university here was cancelled Friday in a move that senior party leaders attributed to the Mayawati government.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:32:33 PM

Orissa doctors dismissed for cutting palms of tribes
Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 (IANS) Orissa Friday dismissed three doctors from their jobs for allegedly cutting off palms of five tribes during autopsy.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:31:28 PM

Intel to promote computer literacy in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has teamed up with Intel, the chip manufacturing giant, for spreading computer literacy in the country's most populous state, an official said Friday.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:30:39 PM

Trains get back on track as Bihar quietens
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) Thousands of passengers stranded at various railway stations in Bihar heaved a sigh of relief Friday as the violent protests against attacks by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) in Mumbai ended and trains got back on track. The police said there were stray incidents of protest but no violence.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:30:03 PM

India Inc disappointed as central bank leaves key rates untouched
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Asserting that India's financial system was stable despite challenges from overseas, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Friday left interest rates unchanged and projected a lower economic growth of 7.5-8 percent for the current fiscal in its mid-term review of the monetary policy.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:29:41 PM

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