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Sacked Gill to storm Asian Hockey Federation meet
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) President of the dissolved Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) K.P.S. Gill will be here to attend Thursday's Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) meeting as one of its five vice-presidents.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:44:44 PM

Will Vajpayee vote?
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) One speculation doing the rounds is whether former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will vote Tuesday.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:43:58 PM

No work in ministries
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS)Government offices seem to be in a 'holiday mood' as the ministers are busy mustering MPs to save the UPA government.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:42:34 PM

Astrology behind trust vote dates? (Political prattle)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) After looking at many dates to convene parliament for the trust vote, the government chose July 21-22. While some say the dates followed astrological advice, official sources say they wanted enough time to get most number of MPs on their side.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:41:52 PM

Himachal to host paragliding pre-world cup
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will host the paragliding pre-world cup in October at Bir-Billing, 300 km from here, in Kangra district.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:41:19 PM

20 policemen feared killed by Maoists
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) At least 20 policemen were feared killed Wednesday when Maoist guerrillas blasted their vehicle in Orissa's Malkangiri district, Director General of Police Chandra Nanda said.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:40:54 PM

Chinese growing popular among Indians: consul general
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) The Chinese language is becoming more popular among Indians with increased interaction between the two countries, said Mao Siwei, consul general of China in Kolkata here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:40:35 PM

10-year-old girl raped in Delhi
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A 52-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly abducting and raping a 10-year-old girl in west Delhi, the police said.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:40:13 PM

Tamil Nadu's fishing boats to get GPS for protection
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) In a bid to protect Indian fishermen from attacks by the Sri Lankan navy, Tamil Nadu has decided to equip boats plying between the two countries with global positioning system (GPS) to keep track of them.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:39:53 PM

Bhutan prime minister meets Sonia, Pranab
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India and Bhutan Wednesday reinvigorated their warm and friendly ties as New Delhi accorded a state welcome to Lyonchen Jigmi Y. Thinley, who is here on his first trip abroad as democratically elected prime minister of the Himalayan country.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:39:33 PM

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