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19 killed, 200,000 displaced in West Bengal floods
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The flood situation in West Bengal's East and West Midnapore districts remained grim Friday with the death toll increasing to 19 and nearly 200,000 people in the two districts rendered homeless.

Friday, June 20, 2008 7:12:22 PM

Six-shot maiden win for Bahuguna
Coimbatore, June 20 (IANS) Saurabh Bahuguna became the second golfer in as many weeks to win his maiden title, as he sealed the title at the LG Coimbatore Amateur Open Friday. Dedicating the win to his first baby his wife is expecting in August, Saurabh shot a final round of two-over 74 for a four-day total of 11-over 299.

Friday, June 20, 2008 7:10:35 PM

Punjab vice-chancellor refuses to appear before probe panel
Chandigarh/Amritsar, June 20 (IANS) The vice-chancellor of the Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, Jairup Singh, Friday refused to cooperate in a state-level probe set up against him by the Punjab government for financial, recruitment and other irregularities.

Friday, June 20, 2008 7:10:18 PM

Cancer hospital fined Rs.500,000 for medical negligence
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) A well known cancer hospital here was fined Rs.500,000 Friday by the Delhi Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission for medical negligence in conducting a surgery without any test and investigation on a retired army officer's wife.

Friday, June 20, 2008 7:08:31 PM

Assocham president pushes for India-US nuclear pact
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The India-US nuclear deal would liberate India from a 'technological denial regime', president of industry lobby Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham) Sajjan Jindal said Friday.

Friday, June 20, 2008 7:07:03 PM

Government's survival will be known on June 25: Left
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's Left parties kept the heat on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government Friday with CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat stating categorically that its survival would be decided on June 25 when the UPA-Left nuclear committee meets.

Friday, June 20, 2008 6:57:51 PM

Coal India's fuel supply deal likely to be deferred
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS)The proposed fuel supply agreement (FSA) between Coal India (CIL) and its customers, scheduled to be finalised June 30, may get deferred, company chairman Partha S. Bhattacharyya said here Friday.

Friday, June 20, 2008 6:57:12 PM

Indigenous drone successfully test flown
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) A state-of-the-art indigenous drone that will quantitatively boost the Indian Army's capabilities in border states like Jammu and Kashmir was successfully test flown Friday, the defence ministry said.

Friday, June 20, 2008 6:56:59 PM

Karnataka wants to retain old HAL airport
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) The HAL airport in Bangalore, closed down in May following the launch of a new international airport, should be retained for commercial use to avoid inconvenience to passengers flying to destinations like Chennai, Hyderabad and Thiruvananthapuram, the government said Friday.

Friday, June 20, 2008 6:56:38 PM

Parsvnath net profit up 45.2 percent
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Real estate major Parsvnath Developers' net profit for 2007-08 rose to Rs.4.24 billion from Rs.2.92 billion the previous year, reflecting a growth of 45.2 percent, the company announced Friday.

Friday, June 20, 2008 6:56:22 PM

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