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Hit by avian flu again, West Bengal's Malda begins culling
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Malda district of West Bengal has been hit by bird flu again - the second time this year. Culling of poultry has begun in the area, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:38:24 PM

Gandhi motivates Congress workers in Kerala for elections
Kochi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday urged party workers here to continue their good work and asked them to expose the failures of the Left government in Kerala.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:37:57 PM

Bihar blacklists 75 B.Ed institutions
Patna, Dec 16 (IANS) The Bihar government has blacklisted 75 B.Ed institutions in India and Nepal to check a fake degree racket and irregularities in the teacher recruitment drive for government-run schools, official sources said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:37:29 PM

Suzlon to up its stake in German wind power firm
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Suzlon Energy, the world's fifth leading and India's largest wind turbine manufacturer, Tuesday announced that it will invest about 270 million euros (about $369 million or Rs.17.56 billion) to hike its stake in German wind power company REpower Systems AG.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:37:11 PM

309 killed in 865 incidents of police firing in 2007
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) As many as 250 civilians and 59 policemen were killed in 865 incidents of police firing in 2007 with Uttar Pradesh emerging the most troubled state in the country, reveals the latest report of the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB).

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:33:08 PM

Larsen and Toubro bags orders worth Rs.13.7 bn
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has bagged orders aggregating Rs.13.72 billion (Rs.1,372 crore) from various clients, the company announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:32:52 PM

Property dealer, son fire at raiding taxmen, arrested
Jalandhar, Dec 16 (IANS) A wealthy property dealer and his son from this Punjab city are cooling their heels in police custody after they fired at a team of income tax officials who raided their house and offices here, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:08:52 PM

Dogs to keep away tiger poachers in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Dec 16 (IANS) Alarmed by the continuing killings of tigers in Jharkhand, the state forest department is planning to raise the number of dogs in its squad to keep away poachers and find missing body parts of the killed jungle cats.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 1:00:23 PM

Jailed Bihar legislator wants D Litt, plans book on Mahavir
Patna, Dec 16 (IANS) Jailed Bihar legislator Sunil Pandey, who has been given a life term for kidnapping a doctor, already has a doctorate and is now keen on obtaining a D Litt. He also wants to write a book on the principles of non-violence propounded by lord Mahavir, the 24th and last Tirthankara of the Jain religion.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 12:53:06 PM

Congress factions in Chhattisgarh unite against Jogi
Raipur, Dec 16 (IANS) The going seems to have become tough for senior Congress leader in Chhattisgarh and former chief minister Ajit Jogi. In a sudden development, four different factions of the party have joined hands to stop Jogi becoming leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP), top sources said.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 12:47:57 PM

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