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Mayawati removes top official for hosting fashion show
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati late Wednesday night ordered the removal of an additional chief secretary-rank officer for hosting a fashion show at his official residence here.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:48:24 PM

We can neither end nor mend n-deal: Mukherjee
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India can neither end nor mend the nuclear deal, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday, even as the government's Left allies reiterated their threat to withdraw support over the issue.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:48:07 PM

Advani launches autobiography, BJP launches his campaign
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) L.K. Advani, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate for the next general elections, Wednesday launched his autobiography - 'My Country My Life' - at a star-studded function, where his party and its allies tacitly launched his bid for India's leadership.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:47:51 PM

Families of missing sailors move rights panel
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The family members of the 24 Indian crewmembers of missing ship MV Rezzak Wednesday submitted a memorandum to the Maharashtra Human Rights Commission (MHRC), seeking its intervention to trace the seamen.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:47:32 PM

US foundation urges India to chip in for fellowships
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The United States Educational Foundation in India (USEFI) has urged India to fund its Fulbright Fellowship to enrol more scholars.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:47:15 PM

Indian workers in great demand abroad: minister
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Minister of Labour and Employment Oscar Fernandes Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that Indian workers were in great demand in both developed and developing countries, and 600,000-700,000 workers travel abroad for jobs every year.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:46:51 PM

Opposition not convinced by DMK clean chit to Rajnikanth
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government in a suo motu communique Wednesday exonerated superstar Rajnikanth of any wrongdoing in a land deal, but sections of the press and opposition remained unconvinced.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:36:02 PM

Parliamentary panel sought for OBCs
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Other Backward Class (OBC) MPs have sought formation of a parliamentary committee, on the lines of one for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, to look into the grievances and problems of the OBCs.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:35:33 PM

230 shuttlers from 27 countries for India open
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) A total of 230 shuttlers from 27 countries will vie for the top honours at Yonex Sunrise India Grand Prix Gold 2008, the world badminton Grand Prix event, beginning here April 1.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:35:15 PM

Conclave on nano-technology in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) India's nano-technology destination was outlined Wednesday at an annual conclave here with experts announcing that Japan will become a major technology transfer partner.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 11:34:48 PM

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