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Maid lends womb to childless couple, refuses to give baby
Ghaziabad, Feb 1 (IANS) A 20-year-old maid of a childless couple agreed to become the surrogate mother to their child. But, after giving birth to the baby, the maid had a change of heart and refused to hand over the infant and was allegedly beaten by the couple.

Monday, February 01, 2010 10:30:59 PM

Terrorist wanted in Delhi blasts arrested in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Feb 1 (IANS) An Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist involved in the September 2008 serial blasts in Delhi was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district, an official said Monday.

Monday, February 01, 2010 10:16:29 PM

Bt Brinjal will be single largest disaster, says scientist
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) With less than 10 days to go for Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's final call on the introduction of genetically modified brinjal, leading scientist Pushp Bhargava, who was also the Supreme Court nominee to the country's biotech regulator, Monday warned that if Bt Brinjal is allowed it would be the 'single largest disaster'.

Monday, February 01, 2010 10:12:08 PM

Maharashtra declares over 20,000 villages 'scarcity-hit'
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Sounding the first alarm bell of a tough summer ahead, the Maharashtra government Monday declared 20,240 kharif (monsoon crop) villages in the state as 'scarcity-hit'.

Monday, February 01, 2010 10:05:05 PM

Judicial glasnost: Delhi High Court loves it, apex court is chary
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court appears to love judicial glasnost, while the Supreme Court seems to be chary of it - going by their diametrically opposite responses to an RTI plea.

Monday, February 01, 2010 10:00:33 PM

Education finance corporation mooted for poor students
Kanpur, Feb 1 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said the centre has planned to set up a corporation for providing financial assistance to the needy students interested in pursueing higher studies.

Monday, February 01, 2010 9:53:45 PM

Seven held for stealing idols in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) Seven people, including a pastor, were held in Tamil Nadu for smuggling antique idols, police said Monday.

Monday, February 01, 2010 9:48:03 PM

Chief secretaries to adopt science to better people's lives
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Chief secretaries from states were impressed by the scientific output of the central government and will adopt the ready to use technology products to better the lives of common people in their states, Science and Technology Minister Prithviraj Chavan said Monday.

Monday, February 01, 2010 9:31:00 PM

Faldu named new Gujarat BJP chief
Gandhinagar, Feb 1(IANS) R.C. Faldu, a three-time legislator, was Monday named the next chief of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Gujarat unit.

Monday, February 01, 2010 9:30:54 PM

SEBI official held for graft, sent to judicial custody
Kolkata/New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) An assistant general manager of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Kolkata for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.25 lakh, officials said Monday.

Monday, February 01, 2010 9:26:42 PM

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