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India to put disarmament back on global agenda
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Ten years after India declared itself a nuclear weapon state and 20 years after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi presented an ambitious peace plan to the United Nations, India is seeking to revive and put nuclear disarmament back on the global agenda.

Friday, June 06, 2008 7:23:05 PM

CBI chargesheets Chautala in teachers's scam
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala was Friday charge sheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly being involved in irregularities in the appointment of junior basic trained (JBT) teachers.

Friday, June 06, 2008 7:14:57 PM

Bhaichung to play alongside Kaka and Gerrad
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia will rub shoulders with some of the present greats of the game as he has been invited to play a friendly match July 12 at the launch of Goal4Africa Project.

Friday, June 06, 2008 7:13:44 PM

New BJP government pledges to improve city infrastructure, initiate reforms
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS)The new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has pledged to improve the crumbling infrastructure in India's IT hub and will set up a separate cell to focus on completing pending civic projects and initiating new schemes to expand basic amenities.

Friday, June 06, 2008 7:11:49 PM

Congress asks Kerala women's panel chief to step down
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) State Congress chief Ramesh Chennithala Friday asked Kerala State Women's Commission chairperson Justice D. Sreedevi to quit after the panel decided to recommend a minimum age for girls to become nuns.

Friday, June 06, 2008 7:11:17 PM

Yeddyurappa wins trust vote, Congress, JD-S walk out
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Friday won the trust vote in the assembly, marking the formal start of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in southern India.

Friday, June 06, 2008 6:53:53 PM

Trinamool shutdown affects life in West Bengal
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Vehicles kept off the roads, train services were paralysed and business activity was hit Friday as West Bengal faced a second consecutive day of shutdown, this time called by the opposition Trinamool Congress against the fuel price hike.

Friday, June 06, 2008 6:47:16 PM

Three killed in IPCL plant fire
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Three people were killed and at least 15 injured in a fire that broke out at the Indian Petrochemicals Corp Ltd (IPCL)'s Nagothane petrochemical facility in Maharashtra's Raigad district.

Friday, June 06, 2008 6:46:41 PM

India's jet fighter to deliver precision guided bombs
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) After successful completion of its hot weather trials, India's indigenously developed light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas will now be configured to deliver precision guided bombs.

Friday, June 06, 2008 6:46:21 PM

Kundal is cabinet minister in Azad government
Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) B.R. Kundal, a former Jammu and Kashmir chief secretary who joined the Congress party after voluntary retirement, was sworn in here Friday as a cabinet minister.

Friday, June 06, 2008 6:40:35 PM

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