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Olympic gold medallist congratulates Bindra
Ranchi, Aug 12 (IANS) Member of the hockey gold winning team at the 1980 Moscow Olympics Sylvanus Dundung congratulated Abhinav Bindra Tuesday for bringing India its first gold medal at the Beijing Games.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 1:51:56 PM

Freedom fighter Khudiram Bose forgotten on 100th martyrdom day
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) Revolutionary freedom fighter Khudiram Bose was hanged by the British on Aug 11, 1908 in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district. But he is now just another forgotten hero as none of the state's ministers honoured him on his 100th death anniversary.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 1:28:47 PM

LiveJournal comes to India with Twenty20 of creative writing
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) The global community blogging platform LiveJournal has made its India entry with the launch of a flash-fiction writing contest, which is being called the Twenty20 of story-telling.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 1:26:07 PM

NSG 'priority one', India calls off meeting with ambassadors
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The three-day assembly of Indian heads of mission scheduled to begin here from Aug 20 has been called off because the forthcoming meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG) in Vienna is 'priority one' right now for the foreign policy establishment.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 1:26:07 PM

Sri Lanka doesn't have Tamils on its side: India
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka may win the battle against the Tamil Tigers but not the war as 'they haven't got the Tamil population on their side', India's National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan said in an interview published Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 1:25:37 PM

India's industrial production growth improves in June
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India's industrial production growth rate improved slightly to 5.4 percent this June from 3.8 percent in May, the government said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 1:17:09 PM

Soldier commits suicide in Himachal Pradesh
Shimla, Aug 12 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier killed himself in Himachal Pradesh, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 1:15:15 PM

State Bank of India hikes prime lending rate, deposit rates
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) India's largest bank the State Bank of India has become the latest among state-owned banks to announce a hike in its benchmark prime lending rate as also hikes in its deposit rates.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 12:28:44 PM

India abhors 'political vacuum' in Pakistan: Narayanan
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India abhors the 'political vacuum' in Pakistan created by the tussle between President Pervez Musharraf and the Pakistan People's Party-led ruling coalition, says National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 12:27:51 PM

Euphoria at Bindra residence, media relentlessly pursues family
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra's residence near here has been swarmed by media persons since his gold medal winning performance at the Beijing Olympics, making it difficult for his parents to relax or even have a meal without being interrupted by journalists.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 12:22:06 PM

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