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Indian embassy members safe: foreign secretary
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) All staffers at the Indian embassy that was attacked by a suicide bomber in the Afghan capital Thursday morning were safe, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said here Thursday.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 12:26:45 PM

Slain Jharkhand cop did not get salary for five months
Ranchi, Oct 8 (IANS) Induwar Francis, a police Inspector of the Jharkhand intelligence department who was beheaded Tuesday by Maoist rebels had not received his salary for the past five months, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 12:14:56 PM

'Climate, insects threaten Kerala's museum heritage'
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The tropical climate, which encourages insects, is a big stumbling block in the conservation of Kerala's tangible cultural heritage, says a prominent Australian conservationist of Indian origin who is against the use of chemicals to kills pests in museums.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 12:03:31 PM

Millionaires rule the roost in Arunachal elections
Itanagar, Oct 8 (IANS) More than 40 percent of the 157 candidates for next week's assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh are millionaires, with the richest being a debutant school dropout worth more than Rs.2 billion (Rs.200 crore).

Thursday, October 08, 2009 10:15:53 AM

Sensex 94 points up in opening trade
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) A key Indian equities market index opened in the green Thursday and was ruling about 94 points higher than its previous close, about five minutes into trade.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 10:15:42 AM

Tirupur industrialists fined Rs.55 crore for polluting river
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court has imposed a steep Rs.556 million (Rs.55.6 crore) fine on industrialists engaged in dyeing and bleaching work in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur town, known for fine cotton T-shirts and hosiery, and polluting the Noyyal river.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 9:52:30 AM

No drugs, rave parties in Goa this tourist season
Panaji, Oct 8 (IANS) Police will crack down on rave and late night parties in Goa this tourist season, says state Home Minister Ravi Naik.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 9:34:44 AM

One dead, 50 injured in Bihar train accident
Patna, Oct 8 (IANS) A passenger was killed and at least 50 injured when the Amritsar-Katihar Amarpali Express express train derailed in Bihar, police said Thursday.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 9:21:18 AM

160 tigers short, Uttar Pradesh blames census technique!
Lucknow, Oct 8 (IANS) The number of tigers in Uttar Pradesh has plummeted from 273 to 109 in four years, but the state wildlife authorities are blaming a change in the census technique for the drastic decline.

Thursday, October 08, 2009 8:12:03 AM

Nobel for Ramakrishnan: Gujarat's MSU celebrates
Vadodara, Oct 7 (IANS) As Venkatraman Ramakrishnan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry along with two others Wednesday, the Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) in this Gujarat city - where he did graduation in physics - reacted with pride and joy.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009 11:05:18 PM

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