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Robust growth seen for Indian entertainment industry
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The digital entertainment sector in India will witness a record growth over the next three years, resulting in more than 2,000 digital screens to view popular cinema, says a study by a leading industry lobby.

Monday, December 17, 2007 8:14:14 PM

Indian Air Force plans major exercises in south India
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Given the heightened threat perceptions and the need to keep sea and air lines open, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning a series of exercises in south India next year on the lines of those conducted last week.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:59:54 PM

Top official suspended after Chhattisgarh jailbreak (Lead)
Raipur, Dec 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government suspended Deputy Inspector General (Jail) P.D. Verma Monday, a day after 299 inmates including Maoist rebels escaped from a prison in Dantewada district even as security was enhanced at all jails across the state.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:56:43 PM

High court bars Chandraswami from going abroad
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday stayed a lower court's order allowing Chandraswami, facing trial in 10 cases of Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) violation, to go abroad to visit his disciples.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:52:12 PM

Congress threatens defamation against Bofors investigator
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Congress Monday threatened 'civil and criminal defamatory action' against private Swedish investigator Sven Lindstorm, who was probing the Bofors payoff scandal, for his ' baseless innuendos' against the party and its president Sonia Gandhi.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:38:38 PM

Home ministry asks Chhattisgarh to strengthen security
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The central government Monday asked Chhattisgarh for a detailed report on the Maoist jailbreak in Dantewada district even as jail security across the state was tightened.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:30:44 PM

Nalanda dream gets thumbs-up at Tokyo meet
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India's dream of reviving Nalanda, the ancient seat of Buddhist learning, moved a step closer to reality with the mentor group headed by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen fleshing out the details of the proposed international university which will act as a bridge between East Asia and South Asia.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:11:06 PM

Treta, Sewa shock seeds in national grasscourt tennis
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Karan Rastogi lived up to his top billing as he defeated local boy and wild card Saif Ali 6-1, 6-4 in the first round of the Indian Oil Servo National Grasscourt Tennis Championship 2007 at South Club here Monday.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:07:17 PM

Below normal temperatures chill the capital (Lead)
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Sitting in front of a heater, huddling in front of a fire or trying to soak in as much sunshine - the plunging mercury levels to below normal Monday made Delhi residents shiver.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:06:51 PM

Alert against Maoists in three Bengal districts
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Alarmed over the jailbreak by Maoist inmates in a Chhattisgarh jail, the West Bengal government Monday sounded an alert in all three Maoist-affected districts - Bankura, Purulia and West Midnapore - against a possible attack by the rebels.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:06:28 PM

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