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Fewer crackers, less pollution this Diwali, says Delhiites
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Diwali was greener in the nation's capital this year. The economic squeeze helped the growing environmental awareness cut down the amount of fireworks set off this year, leaving Delhi less polluted on the festival day compared to last year.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 7:32:13 PM

Chandigarh's Beant Singh memorial finally opens
Chandigarh, Oct 29 (IANS) A memorial to Beant Singh, Punjab chief minister who was assassinated here in 1985, was finally inaugurated Wednesday after an inordinate delay in its completion.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 7:31:51 PM

BJP seeks fair probe against Pragya
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday demanded a fair investigation in Hindu activist Pragya Singh Thakur's alleged role in the bomb blasts in Gujarat and Maharashtra that killed six people last month.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 7:30:51 PM

Gambhir's back-to-back centuries power India to 296 for three
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir's back-to-back Test hundreds put India in a commanding 296 for three against Australia on the opening day of the third cricket Test at Feroz Shah Kotla here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 7:29:39 PM

Our worker not involved in Malegaon bombing: Hindu outfit
Pune, Oct 29 (IANS) A leading Hindu organisation Wednesday denied allegations that one of its workers, who is now in police custody, was involved in the Malegaon bombing that killed five people in September.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 7:29:14 PM

Brace for 25 percent job cuts, warns leading Indian chamber
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) After denying bonuses and other perks to employees, India Inc is expected to hand out pink slips to nearly 25 percent of its workforce, a leading industry forum warned Wednesday amid growing concerns over the fallout of global financial crisis on corporate profitability.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 7:27:11 PM

In a first, IAF's aerobatic team to perform in China
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Providing impetus to the growing India-China defence ties, the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team (SKAT) that has enthralled audiences worldwide with its intricate manoeuvres in the skies, reached China Wednesday to perform in that country for the first time.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 7:26:40 PM

Four killed in two Mumbai accidents
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Four people, including three members of a family on an outing, were killed in two accidents Wednesday on a road in Mumbai suburb which is home to several shopping malls and call centres, the police said.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 7:24:44 PM

Maharashtrians vs others - rift widens with lynching of Uttar Pradesh youth
Mumbai/Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) Fear had already pushed him towards the road back to his home in Uttar Pradesh but Dharamdev Ramnarain Rai may have waited too long to take that call. He was lynched on a speeding suburban train, police said Wednesday, as Mumbai recorded one more incident of violence against north Indians.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 6:33:24 PM

Five Maoist rebels arrested in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Oct 29(IANS) The Jharkhand police Wednesday claimed to have arrested five hardcore members of an outlawed Maoist organisation.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 6:33:06 PM

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