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All rural job card holders to get bank accounts, says minister
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) By the end of this month, all beneficiaries of India's rural job scheme will get wages directly credited into their savings accounts, Rural Development Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh said here Friday.

Friday, September 05, 2008 7:14:59 PM

The Singur saga - hope, conflict, despair...
Timeline of developments at Singur, 40 km from Kolkata, where Tata Motors is producing the world's cheapest car Nano amid protests that part of the land for the project was acquired from farmers forcibly:

Friday, September 05, 2008 7:14:37 PM

Two held with fake stamp papers worth Rs.853,000 in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) The police arrested two persons Friday and recovered fake stamp papers worth Rs.853,000 from their possession, the police said.

Friday, September 05, 2008 7:01:16 PM

Australia A manage to draw the match with india A
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) Australia A managed to escape with a draw against India A in the three-day cricket Test at the Chinnaswamy stadium here Thursday.

Friday, September 05, 2008 7:00:54 PM

Sanjeev Nanda deserves jail term, say lawyers, activists
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The five-year jail term for Sanjeev Nanda Friday was hailed as a fair sentence by many eminent Indian lawyers, social activists and people who have been fighting prominent court battles. But they wondered if this would stop youngsters from drinking and driving.

Friday, September 05, 2008 7:00:36 PM

Kerala minister says Modi should not interfere in other state affairs
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Reacting sharply to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's allegation that the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) was active in nine states including Kerala, the state home minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Friday said Modi should not interfere in affairs of other states.

Friday, September 05, 2008 7:00:15 PM

Lok Sabha Speaker urge MPs to donate money for Bihar flood victims
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Friday appealed to MPs to contribute monetarily towards the relief and rehabilitation of Bihar's flood victims.

Friday, September 05, 2008 6:39:59 PM

Inflation control is top priority for new central bank governor
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Duvvuri Subbarao, who took over as the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a three-year term Friday, has said bringing prices down would top his immediate agenda.

Friday, September 05, 2008 6:38:30 PM

Jailed IAS official gets bail in fodder scam
Ranchi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Friday granted bail to senior IAS official Sajjal Chakravarty, who is serving a prison sentence in a fodder scam, on medical grounds.

Friday, September 05, 2008 6:38:15 PM

Deregulation must to end coal shortage in India: study
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Deregulation and private sector entry into coal production is needed to end the current regime of shortage, according to a study by a leading global consultancy firm.

Friday, September 05, 2008 6:38:00 PM

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