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$200-mn ADB loan for Madhya Pradesh power projects
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Wednesday offered a $200 million concessional loan to India to help improve electricity distribution in rural areas of Madhya Pradesh.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:44:36 PM

Court scraps 11 Kerala colleges' medical entrance test
Kochi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday declared the entrance examination conducted by 11 private medical colleges as null and void and asked the state government to take over all the seats for making fresh admissions.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:37:38 PM

'Northeast not geared up for tourism'
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Most of the mortheastern states are 'not geared up for tourism' even as the region does not have a single five-star hotel, a parliamentary panel said Wednesday, lamenting that a central scheme aimed at ramping up infrastructure had achieved little in three years.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:31:57 PM

Skeleton case: Bengal ex-minister's custody extended
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) A court Wednesday extended by four days the Criminal Investigation Department's (CID) custody of former Left Front minister Sushanto Ghosh, who was arrested in West Bengal's Midnapore skeleton case.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:29:28 PM

Police relax conditions for Anna's fast
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday relaxed conditions for Anna Hazare's fast, including giving him permission for seven days that could be extended.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:20:48 PM

Police use Gandhian methods to tackle Hazare supporters
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) It was not just Gandhian Anna Hazare urging his supporters to use non-violent methods of protest, Delhi Police were also resorting to 'Gandhian' ways to manage the thousands of Hazare supporters gathered outside Tihar Jail and Chhatrasal Stadium here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:18:20 PM

Impeachment proceedings: Justice Sen claims innocence
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Calcutta High Court Judge Soumitra Sen Wednesday asserted he was not guilty of financial irregularities when impeachment proceedings against him began in the Rajya Sabha with Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury moving the motion.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:16:50 PM

Thousands gather outside Tihar Jail to hail Hazare
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) It was a virtual carnival in the area around Tihar Jail here with thousands packing the roads around it with one aim -- to see their icon Anna Hazare walk out of the prison.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:16:40 PM

Andhra continues protests to support Hazare
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Wednesday, Andhra Pradesh witnessed protests across cities and towns in support of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, lodged in New Delhi's Tihar Jail.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:12:32 PM

India okays 18 FDI proposals
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it has approved 18 foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals worth Rs.122.79 crore but deferred 16 proposals, including the sale of stake by Essar to Vodafone.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:00:40 PM

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