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Andhra resolves to protect jobs for Hyderabad locals
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) In a moral victory for protagonists of a separate Telangana, the Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly Thursday passed a resolution seeking an amendment to a Presidential Order to protect jobs for Telangana people in the police department in Hyderabad.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 5:41:16 PM

Sensex closes flat on a dull trading day
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities closed a modest 29 points up Thursday on what was a rather dull day of trade.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 5:19:54 PM

'India needs 152,000 professional trainers for disabled'
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The country faces a major dearth of trained professionals who can provide basic educational and vocational skills to the disabled population, the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) said Thursday.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 5:19:03 PM

Anil Kumble zooms into photography with 'Wide Angle'
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) From cricketer to photographer, Anil Kumble emerges in a different avatar with his coffee table book 'Wide Angle - Candid Moments From My Playing Days' that brings together his abiding passions of cricket, photography and wildlife.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 5:15:52 PM

Azad overrules IMA's objections to rural MBBS course
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has three problems with the government's plan to create a special cadre of rural doctors through a truncated MBBS course, but the health ministry has refused to yield to its pressure and will push ahead on the subject as planned.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 5:11:55 PM

India, Bangladesh hold talks on river water
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) More than two months after Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina came here on a landmark visit, India and Bangladesh Thursday held talks to thrash out an interim treaty on Teesta water sharing and issues relating to other rivers.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 5:02:37 PM

Maoists blow up electricity tower
Ranchi, March 18 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Thursday blew up an electricity tower in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, cutting off power supply to many parts of the state, police said.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 4:58:00 PM

B.S Meena appointed heavy industries secretary
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) B.S. Meena was Thursday appointed secretary, department of of heavy industries.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 4:57:50 PM

Maharashtra Police set for a makeover, says Governor
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has embarked on a massive mission to modernise its police force by providing it latest equipment, advanced weapons and armoured vehicles to effectively deal with the scourge of terrorism besides creating additional 55,000 posts in the force, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said here Thursday.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 4:53:30 PM

Saina breaks into top-five of world badminton rankings
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India's top badminton player Saina Nehwal cracked into the top-five of world rankings with her semi-final finish at the All England Championships.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 4:53:20 PM

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