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Chhattisgarh teacher arrested for blinding student
Raipur, Jan 10 (IANS) A schoolteacher in Chhattisgarh has been arrested on the charge of partially blinding a six-year-old student by inserting a pin in her right eye because she had failed to reply to his question.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 1:09:04 PM

Truckers' strike hits vegetable supplies in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Jan 10 (IANS) The nationwide truckers' strike which entered the sixth day Saturday has started having an impact on vegetable supplies and prices in Madhya Pradesh, though grocery supplies have not been affected yet.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 1:08:06 PM

Fuel stations reopen, but normalcy after a week
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Hundreds of petrol and diesel stations reopened in major Indian cities Saturday, after a nationwide strike in oil companies ended overnight, but an official said that it would take a week for 'everything to normalise all over the country'.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 12:49:35 PM

Uttar Pradesh teachers to face action for mid-day meal anomalies
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) Teachers and principals of over 100 government-run primary schools in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district will face action for irregularities in the Mid-Day Meal (MDM) scheme, an official said Saturday.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 12:49:07 PM

College students in Chhattisgarh suspended for ragging juniors
Raipur, Jan 10 (IANS) Fourteen students at a college in the city were Saturday suspended by the authorities, a day after the police registered a case against them for ragging their juniors throughout the night.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 12:48:06 PM

Indian Air Force Sukhoi jets being retrofitted with cruise missile pods
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Two Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30MKI combat jets have been sent to Russia for a retrofit that would enable them launch the aerial version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile that India and Russia have jointly developed, an official said.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 12:40:31 PM

Once in same jail as Gandhi, Naidoo gets Pravasi Award
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Two years ago, Parmanathan 'Prema' Naidoo stood in the doorway of the cell at the Fort in Johannesburg, now the premises of the Constitutional Court in a democratic South Africa, and recalled the torture he had undergone as an apartheid-era prisoner in the same jail where young lawyer Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi had been imprisoned almost a century earlier and later Nelson Mandela as well.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 12:39:22 PM

Iran to pay for Indian tea in euro now
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Iran has decided to pay India in euros instead of US dollars for the tea it imports from this country, Tea Board of India chief Basudeb Banerjee said after returning from a three-day visit to Iran.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 12:11:40 PM

CID grills Ramalinga Raju, brother
Hyderabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Sleuths of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Andhra Pradesh police Saturday grilled disgraced former Satyam Computer Services chairman B. Ramalinga Raju and his brother and former company managing director B. Rama Raju in connection with a Rs.70 billion (1.43 billion) fraud in the company.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 11:57:05 AM

Free electricity to families affected by Himachal hydropower projects
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) Free electricity would be given to families affected by hydropower projects of Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (HPPCL) in the state, a government official said Saturday.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 11:53:45 AM

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