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Advani lauds Sheikh Hasina for anti-terror pledge
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani has congratulated Bangladeshi leader Sheikh Hasina on her party's landslide victory in the recent polls and praised her for her statement against allowing Bangladesh to be used for anti-India terror activities.

Friday, January 02, 2009 6:49:52 PM

Corruption case filed against Kerala cricket body
Kochi, Jan 2 (IANS) The state vigilance department Friday registered a case against office-bearers and others of the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) after a cricket enthusiast complained to a special court about several incidents of corruption in the body.

Friday, January 02, 2009 6:49:39 PM

Centre for urban planning, infrastructure set up in Bangalore
Bangalore, Jan 2 (IANS) A centre for infrastructure and sustainable transport and urban planning has been set up at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here.

Friday, January 02, 2009 6:39:42 PM

Six arrested with 7,200 kg of 'bhang'
Lucknow, Jan 2 (IANS) Six men have been arrested with nearly 7,200 kg of contraband 'bhang' (hemp) here, a police officer said Friday.

Friday, January 02, 2009 6:34:03 PM

Tribals stage protest against Tata Steel project in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Jan 2 (IANS) Thousands of tribals Friday staged a demonstration against a proposed Tata Steel plant in Orissa's Jajpur district, while about 200 people supporting the project took out a counter-rally.

Friday, January 02, 2009 6:27:08 PM

Rape victims knew accused in 98 percent cases
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) A rapist is most likely to be an acquaintance living in the neighbourhood. According to the annual crime report of the Delhi Police, 98 percent of rape victims in the capital knew the accused.

Friday, January 02, 2009 6:20:43 PM

Security strengthened ahead of Tamil Nadu by-poll
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Jan 2 (IANS) Eight companies of central paramilitary forces will be deployed in Tamil Nadu's Tirumangalam assembly constituency ahead of the Jan 9 by-poll, the run-up to which was marred by violence, officials said Friday.

Friday, January 02, 2009 6:20:29 PM

Omar Abdullah to be chief minister for six years, deputy from Jammu
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) A meeting of Jammu and Kashmir coalition partners, the National Conference (NC) and the Congress, Friday decided there would be no rotation of the chief minister's post between the two parties in the state and the NC's Omar Abdullah will head the government for the full six-year term.

Friday, January 02, 2009 6:15:06 PM

Over 150 in Madhya Pradesh village affected by food poisoning
Bhopal, Jan 2 (IANS) Over 150 people fell ill in Madhya Pradesh's Badwani district after eating stale food, officials said Friday.

Friday, January 02, 2009 6:14:51 PM

Regulator eases solvency norms for life insurers
Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) India's insurance watchdog Friday offered life insurers, and more particularly the private life insurers, a mega New Year gift by easing solvency norms for the third time in recent days.

Friday, January 02, 2009 6:10:17 PM

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