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ADB approves $100 mn loan for Mizoram
Aizawl, Aug 19 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will give a $100-million loan to India's northeastern state of Mizoram for strengthening service delivery in the social sector, officials said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 1:13:49 PM

They put a spin on adventure tourism in Kerala
Kochi, Aug 19 (IANS) Nine years after they quit the Indian Navy, two men here are basking in the success of the adventure tourism company they started in Kerala, with their innovative products even fetching them an award this year.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 1:04:35 PM

Jaswant Singh expelled from BJP
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday expelled senior leader Jaswant Singh from the primary membership of the party two days after the release of his book praising Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:52:52 PM

Underground fire threatens Ranchi-Patna highway again
Ranchi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is exploring the possibility of a second diversion for the closed Ranchi-Patna National Highway (NH-33) as the road being used now is also being threatened by an underground mine fire.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:51:51 PM

Andhra government withdraws case against former minister
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has withdrawn a 2003 criminal case against former union minister A. Narendra, who was expelled from the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) and joined the ruling Congress in March this year.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:26:23 PM

Support from Mumbai for controversial Goan Ganesh artist
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) Renowned Goan artist Subodh Kerkar, accused by rightwing groups of denigrating Lord Ganesh, has found support from Mumbai-based intelligentsia who have condemned the 'aggressive political mobilisations based on the politics of identity'.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:20:31 PM

Sensex dips sharply, reverses Tuesday's gains
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) A key index of Indian equities markets dipped sharply a little before noon Wednesday, almost reversing the previous day's gains.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:17:47 PM

French senators to visit Dharamsala
Dharamsala, Aug 19 (IANS) A delegation of French senators will visit this headquarters of the Tibetan government-in-exile this month to meet Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 12:17:31 PM

Haryana to accept donations for public healthcare
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) In a first of its kind of move to involve individuals, corporates and other organisations, the Haryana government has formulated a policy regarding acceptance and management of donations from the public to further strengthen the healthcare system in the state.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 11:32:23 AM

Stern action against those who burnt Bihar train coaches
Patna, Aug 19 (IANS) A day after an angry mob of students set four coaches of the Delhi-Patna Shramjivi Express train on fire following an altercation with Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel at Bihta near here, the police have decided to identify the culprits through video clippings and will take stern action against them.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 11:13:27 AM

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