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309 killed in 865 incidents of police firing in 2007
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) As many as 250 civilians and 59 policemen were killed in 865 incidents of police firing in 2007 with Uttar Pradesh emerging the most troubled state in the country, reveals the latest report of the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB).

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:33:08 PM

Larsen and Toubro bags orders worth Rs.13.7 bn
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has bagged orders aggregating Rs.13.72 billion (Rs.1,372 crore) from various clients, the company announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:32:52 PM

Property dealer, son fire at raiding taxmen, arrested
Jalandhar, Dec 16 (IANS) A wealthy property dealer and his son from this Punjab city are cooling their heels in police custody after they fired at a team of income tax officials who raided their house and offices here, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:08:52 PM

Dogs to keep away tiger poachers in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Dec 16 (IANS) Alarmed by the continuing killings of tigers in Jharkhand, the state forest department is planning to raise the number of dogs in its squad to keep away poachers and find missing body parts of the killed jungle cats.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:00:23 PM

Jailed Bihar legislator wants D Litt, plans book on Mahavir
Patna, Dec 16 (IANS) Jailed Bihar legislator Sunil Pandey, who has been given a life term for kidnapping a doctor, already has a doctorate and is now keen on obtaining a D Litt. He also wants to write a book on the principles of non-violence propounded by lord Mahavir, the 24th and last Tirthankara of the Jain religion.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 12:53:06 PM

Congress factions in Chhattisgarh unite against Jogi
Raipur, Dec 16 (IANS) The going seems to have become tough for senior Congress leader in Chhattisgarh and former chief minister Ajit Jogi. In a sudden development, four different factions of the party have joined hands to stop Jogi becoming leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP), top sources said.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 12:47:57 PM

No military action but Pakistan must act against terror: Antony
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday ruled out military action against Pakistan but said bilateral relations would not be normal until Islamabad takes action against terrorists operating from its soil.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 12:23:27 PM

500 days of struggle, and continuing, in Kerala
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Dec 16 (IANS) With Tuesday dawning, the struggle of close to 5,000 landless tribals continues and reaches the 500 day mark at a rubber estate in Chengara near here.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 12:22:20 PM

IVRCL Infrastructures bags orders worth Rs.7.5 bn
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Hyderabad-based IVRCL Infrastructures and Projects Ltd (IVRCL) Tuesday said its buildings and industrial structures division has bagged construction orders worth Rs.7.46-billion (Rs.746.26 crore) from various companies.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 12:19:03 PM

Penultimate round of Jammu and Kashmir polls will see rivals fight it out
Srinagar/Jammu, Dec 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir votes Wednesday in the sixth and penultimate phase of its staggered assembly elections that have seen mass participation despite boycott calls from separatists. This round will decide the electoral fates of former chief ministers Mufti Muhammad Sayeed and Ghulam Nabi Azad.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 12:12:27 PM

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