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Inflation rises to 4.11 percent
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India's wholesale price index surged to 4.11 percent in the week ending Jan 26 as against 3.93 percent in the preceding week on the back of hike in prices of food articles and manufactured items, data released Friday showed.

Friday, February 08, 2008 2:11:24 PM

Bopanna gives India 1-0 lead in Davis Cup
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna bested Farukkh Dustov in straight sets to give India a 1-0 lead in their crucial Asia-Oceania Group I Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan here Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 2:08:31 PM

Rescue team sent to avalanche hit Kashmir village (Lead)
Srinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) A joint army and police rescue team was dispatched Friday to an avalanche hit village in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir where about 40 people are trapped under the snow.

Friday, February 08, 2008 1:45:18 PM

Nepal, India move as Amit Kumar lands in police net (Afternoon Lead)
New Delhi/Kathmandu/Toronto, Feb 8 (IANS) The wheels began moving simultaneously Friday with alleged mastermind of India's massive illegal kidney transplant scam Amit Kumar taken to Kathmandu for questioning and a police team from India left for Nepal to seek custody of the man they had been hunting for two weeks.

Friday, February 08, 2008 1:44:17 PM

Kolkata bids to become Unesco's World City of Literature
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) The failure to hold this year's book fair may be haunting Kolkata, but the city of poets and writers has thrown its hat in the ring for the World City of Literature title bestowed by Unesco.

Friday, February 08, 2008 1:24:49 PM

Chavez will not attend CPI-M, CPI meetings
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the new icon of leftists the world over, is not going to attend the leadership meetings of the Indian communist parties in March and April.

Friday, February 08, 2008 12:56:59 PM

India take 1-0 lead in Davis Cup tennis
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India took a 1-0 against Uzbekistan as Rohan Bopanna defeated Farrukh Dustov 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 in the opening singles match of the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I tie at the R.K. Khanna Stadium here Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 12:53:30 PM

British author Nigel Hankin's fans salute his wit
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Diehard fans of Nigel Hankin, the former British soldier who made India his home for six decades and authored a seminal work unravelling what is termed Indian English, came together on a cold winter evening here to salute his wit, saying it would endure for ever.

Friday, February 08, 2008 12:48:06 PM

Congress leader lynched at poll meet near Nagpur
Nagpur, Feb 8 (IANS) A local Congress leader allegedly involved in the murder of a Shiv Sena worker was stripped and beaten to death in a Maharashtra village at a political meeting held in the run-up to a district council by-election.

Friday, February 08, 2008 12:46:18 PM

India now keener to tackle climate change: top UN official
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India is now keener than before to tackle the menace of climate change, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Yvo de Boer said here Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 12:43:29 PM

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