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Mumbai to face Uttar Pradesh in Ranji Trophy final
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Mumbai entered the final of the Ranji Trophy tournament by virtue of their 258-run first innings lead over Saurashtra in the drawn semi-final at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:51:05 PM

Delhi to launch drive to check pollution, overloading
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Delhi's new Transport Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely Wednesday asked his department to launch a special drive to check vehicular pollution, overspeeding and overloading by commercial vehicles, especially those coming into the city from the suburbs.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:44:17 PM

CNN-IBN to telecast new series on endangered wildlife
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) CNN-IBN will Saturday begin a new series on India's most endangered wildlife species in its flagship environment series, 'Citizen for Earth', encapsulated in five episodes.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:41:51 PM

Corruption 'highly institutionalised' in Haryana: official
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 7 (IANS) Corruption in the government offices of Haryana is 'highly institutionalised and everyone here is shielding one another', a top anti-corruption official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:35:48 PM

Armed forces' suggestions sought on separate pay panel
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The armed forces were Wednesday asked for their suggestions on a separate pay panel that the Prime Minister's Office has cleared for them, an official said.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:34:07 PM

The rise, rise and fall of Satyam
Hyderabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Satyam founder B. Ramalinga Raju, who shocked India by admitting massive fraud over several years, was the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2007 and the company won the Golden Peacock Global Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance given by the World Council for Corporate Governance.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:33:17 PM

No action against Pakistan, no support: Amar Singh to UPA
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh Wednesday threatened to withdraw support from the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government if strong action was not taken against Pakistan in the wake of the Mumbai terror attack.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:32:54 PM

Tamar by-election counting Thursday; confusion over poll percentage
Ranchi, Jan 7 (IANS) Counting of the key Jharkhand assembly by-election in Tamar from where Chief Minister Shibu Soren is seeking entry to the state legislature will take place Thursday amid confusion regarding the exact polling percentage, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:30:29 PM

Markets plummet as investors panic after Satyam shocker
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) The Indian equities markets dropped sharply after Satyam chairman and co-founder B. Ramalinga Raju revealed that the company was involved in a fraud of about Rs.40 billion ($823 million) over several years.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:28:40 PM

Science Congress calls for tackling food pressure, environment
Shillong, Jan 7 (IANS) The 96th Indian Science Congress ended Wednesday at North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) in Meghalaya with a call to the scientific community to see how they can tackle problems relating to environment, space and science education.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:25:36 PM

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