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Artist Paritosh Sen dead
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Paritosh Sen, one of the founders of the contemporary Indian art movement, died at a private hospital here Wednesday following a lung infection, family sources said. He was 90.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 6:54:10 AM

Arrest Orissa VHP leader's killers: RSS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Wednesday asked the Orissa government to arrest the killers of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Swami Laxmananda Saraswati, even as it denied the role of any Hindu group in the anti-Christian violence that followed in the state.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:44:21 PM

NRI Gujarat Congress leader joins BJP
Ahmedabad, Oct 22 (IANS) NRI businessman Chandu K. Patel, who contested and lost the 2007 Gujarat assembly elections on a Congress ticket, Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) along with a large number of his supporters.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:39:10 PM

Gorkhaland activists relax strike till next round of talks
Siliguri, Oct 22 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Wednesday night partially postponed its agitation in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills and nearby areas till the next round of tripartite talks in Delhi.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:02:37 PM

PETA pleads for animals killed in medical research
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) PETA India has written to a government body that supervises experiments on animals to stop the alleged killing of animals in the name of medical research at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:02:20 PM

Man gets life term for killing employer's son
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A 28-year-old man was handed a life term by a city court Wednesday for kidnapping and killing his employer's nephew in 2003.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:01:52 PM

Uma Khurana withdraws defamation case against channel
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Uma Khurana, a government school teacher who was the victim of a fake sting operation, has withdrawn her defamation case against a TV news channel, saying she had settled the matter with it.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:01:37 PM

'Chandrayaan launch historic for India, Andhra'
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Wednesday congratulated Indian space scientists on the successful launch of the country's first unmanned moon mission Chandrayaan-I.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:00:33 PM

West Bengal to continue Singur industrialisation
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday said it will stick to its task of industrialisation and employment generation in Singur, where auto major Tata Motors abandoned its Nano small car project earlier this month.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:00:16 PM

Firm fined for controversial job ad
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday fined a company Rs.100,000 for lowering the dignity and honour of judicial officers in an employment advertisement.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:00:02 PM

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