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Air France to auction seats to fund charity projects
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Air France will auction off 380 seats on each of its two inaugural flights on Airbus A380 - the world's biggest passenger aircraft - and the proceeds will be used to fund humanitarian projects in India, South Africa and France, the airline said Friday.

Friday, August 07, 2009 3:42:52 PM

Orissa IPS officer booked for torturing wife
Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 (IANS) A criminal case has been registered against a state cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer for allegedly torturing his wife for dowry in Nayagarh district of Orissa, police said Friday.

Friday, August 07, 2009 3:42:37 PM

Goa to reconsider award of number plate contract: Kamat
Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Friday said the government would reconsider the decision to award a contract for installing high security number plates (HSNP) to a firm, which has a director who is a co-accused in a murder case along with gangster Babloo Srivastava.

Friday, August 07, 2009 3:39:15 PM

Bank strike hits individuals, corporates alike
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A strike by over a million employees of 25 state-run banks hit both individual and corporate customers Friday, the second day of the two-day strike over wages and pensions.

Friday, August 07, 2009 3:39:00 PM

Gujarat on alert ahead of Independence Day
Gandhinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) The Gujarat government has ordered that an elaborate security blanket be thrown over all major cities ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, officials said Friday.

Friday, August 07, 2009 3:33:58 PM

Court dismisses Vikas, Vishal Yadav bail pleas
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed the bail applications of Vikas and Vishal Yadav, accused of killing Nitish Katara in 2002.

Friday, August 07, 2009 3:29:52 PM

Over 100 foreigners doing illegal business in Goa: Legislator
Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) The Goa legislative assembly was rocked Friday after a coastal legislator alleged that more than 100 foreigners were illegally doing business along the North beach belt, specifically along the scenic beaches in the Mandrem constituency.

Friday, August 07, 2009 3:27:56 PM

Zaheer Khan to miss Champions Trophy
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Indian speedster Zaheer Khan will miss the Champions Trophy in September due to a surgery on his left shoulder.

Friday, August 07, 2009 3:18:32 PM

Indian team selection for Lanka tri-series, Champions trophy Sunday
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) The Indian team for the One-day International (ODI) cricket tri-series in Sri Lanka and the Champions Trophy will be selected Sunday.

Friday, August 07, 2009 3:13:45 PM

Students to get extra marks for planting saplings
Bhopal, Aug 7 (IANS) Students of classes 5 to 9 in schools run by the Catholic church in Madhya Pradesh will now get extra marks in their examinations if they plant saplings and take care of them.

Friday, August 07, 2009 2:54:09 PM

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