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IAF training aircraft crashes, woman pilot killed
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft crashed during a routine training sortie near Hyderabad Monday, killing a woman trainee pilot, an IAF spokesperson here said.

Monday, May 12, 2008 8:25:59 PM

'Government must apprise employees of their annual performance rating'
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) In a significant verdict having bearing on the careers of millions of government employees, the Supreme Court Monday ruled that the government must apprise its employees of the annual assessment of their performance, irrespective of it being good or bad.

Monday, May 12, 2008 8:22:52 PM

RCom signs JV deal with Alcatel-Lucent
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Reliance Communications Ltd (RCom), part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), has entered into a joint venture with global telecom infrastructure provider Alcatel-Lucent to offer managed network services (MNS) to telecom service providers in the domestic domain.

Monday, May 12, 2008 8:22:28 PM

Lion cub dies at Gujarat zoo
Junagadh (Gujarat), May 12 (IANS) A one-year-old lion cub has died at the Sakarbaugh zoo of Junagarh town in Gujarat, officials said Monday.

Monday, May 12, 2008 8:22:13 PM

Court notice to Delhi Police on Romesh Sharma's plea
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued a notice to Delhi Police on a plea by Romesh Sharma, an alleged associate of mobster Dawood Ibrahim, in which he challenged his conviction in the murder of Kunjum Budhiraja in 1999.

Monday, May 12, 2008 8:15:28 PM

After Orange, IPL now introduces Purple Cap
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) After introducing the 'Orange Cap' for the highest run-getter, Indian Premier League (IPL) Monday announced a 'Purple Cap' for the highest wicket-taking bowler as well.

Monday, May 12, 2008 8:15:10 PM

100 million smoke bidi in India: report
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) An estimated 100 million people - mostly the poor and illiterate - smoke bidi in India and 200,000 tuberculosis deaths are due to these hand-rolled cigarettes, a health ministry report released here Monday said.

Monday, May 12, 2008 8:13:47 PM

Violence rears its head in Nandigram again
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) A day after the violence-free panchayat polls in Nangdigram, the West Bengal area Monday reported fresh clashes as five Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activists were allegedly beaten up by Trinamool Congress supporters. The two sides reportedly also exchanged gun-fire.

Monday, May 12, 2008 8:13:27 PM

Arvind targets $1 bn revenue by 2010 (Lead)
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Ahmedabad-based Textile manufacturer Arvind Ltd is targeting to earn $1 billion (Rs.40 billion) in revenue by next year and plans to sell off some of its non-strategic assets over the next three years to pay off debts, top company officials said Monday.

Monday, May 12, 2008 8:12:40 PM

India acquires capability to fire missiles from under water
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the country's premier military research organisation, Monday said it had successfully acquired the technology to launch missiles from the ocean depths, becoming the world's fifth country to do so.

Monday, May 12, 2008 8:11:58 PM

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