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India to scale up military presence in Gulf of Aden
New Delhi/London/Dubai, Nov 20 (IANS) India is considering increased deployment, including aerial reconnaissance, of the pirate-infested Gulf of Aden after a spike in hijackings by Somali brigands in the last fortnight that disrupted shipping in the world's busiest sea lane.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 7:22:39 PM

Punjab's radical group demands 80 percent jobs for locals
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) Taking a cue from Maharashtra government's recent directive to industries in the state to reserve 80 per cent of jobs for 'locals', radical group Dal Khalsa urged the Punjab government Thursday to implement similar measures.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 7:16:07 PM

Dhoni calculated it to the last run
Kanpur, Nov 20 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni had his eyes fixed on Duckworth-Lewis chart which ultimately proved to be the masterstroke in beating England in the third one-dayer here Thursday.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 7:13:43 PM

BSP harassing farmers: BJP
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati of hurting farmers' interests.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 7:13:23 PM

Pastry eating contest victim's father, colleagues shocked
Gurgaon, Nov 20 (IANS) The parents and colleagues of a 22-year-old MNC exmployee, who died here during a pastry eating contest, are yet to come to terms with the accident.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 7:12:41 PM

Prices can fall if taxes, interest rates are lowered: Assocham
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prices in India may come down due to lower demand but will fall further if the government cuts taxes and banks lowers interest rates, a top industry lobby said Thursday, two days after Finance Minister P. Chidambaram asked India Inc to cut prices and not production.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 7:12:15 PM

Ficci forms joint venture with American Society for Quality
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci), one of the leading industry lobbies in the country, has entered into a joint venture agreement with the American Society for Quality (ASQ), an international body for quality and organisational excellence.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 7:11:47 PM

Indian Navy to deploy more ships in Gulf of Aden
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) After a successful hostile action against Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the Indian Navy will be deploying more warships in the waterway, one of the busiest and the most pirate infested shipping lanes in the world, a senior naval official Thursday said.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 7:04:57 PM

Make-believe parliamentarians raise real issues in Lucknow
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) The make-believe parliamentarians at the children's parliament held in the state legislative assembly here Thursday raised a host of issues ranging from lack of school teachers in Rae Bareli to harassment of street urchins in Varanasi.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 7:02:44 PM

Election panel to file police case against Raman Singh
Raipur, Nov 20 (IANS) The Election Commission will lodge a police case against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh for airing a political message on a local FM radio channel, an official said Thursday soon after polling ended for state's second and the final phase Thursday.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 6:59:33 PM

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