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India test fires Agni-I missile
Bhubaneswar, March 23 (IANS) India Sunday test fired the Agni-I missile from a test facility on Wheeler Island in the Orissa coast.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 11:02:21 AM

Killing Maoists is no solution, says ex-minister
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Killing Maoist guerrillas will not help end their insurgency unless the benefits of economic development reach the poorest of the poor, says former Madhya Pradesh home minister Mahendra Boddh.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:53:08 AM

Nutritionist fights for lifting 'absurd ban' on a dal
Nagpur, March 23 (IANS) It was banned by the Maharashtra government more than four decades ago as it was thought to cause a kind of paralysis. But now a nutritionist is waging a lonely battle to get the ban lifted on lakhodi dal, a pulse variety, that is consumed by millions daily in the state.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:40:05 AM

Five injured in Holi clash at Gujarat village
Palanpur (Gujarat), March 23(IANS) Holi revellers attacked members of a minority community in a village in Gujarat's Banaskantha district, sparking a clash that left five injured, police said Sunday.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:14:30 AM

Over 325,000 Indians die of TB every year (March 24 is World TB Day)
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) India is home to over 3.4 million tuberculosis patients at any time - about one-fifth of the global figure, making it the country with the most TB prevalence - and over 325,000 people die of the disease every year.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:09:00 AM

Are Marxists feeling heat of global warming?
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Comrades in the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) have started feeling the heat of global warming.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:07:21 AM

Dalit numbers fell in railways during NDA rule, says panel
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The recruitment of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates in the Indian Railways plunged between 2001 and 2004 when the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ruled India, a parliamentary panel says.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:03:56 AM

ATTENTION EDITORS: Sports Schedule for March 23, 2008
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Following is the Sports Schedule for March 23, 2008:

Sunday, March 23, 2008 9:52:37 AM

India, China pact on higher education unlikely
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) There is a clear language barrier here. A higher educational pact between India and China is getting derailed because Indians cannot speak Chinese and the Chinese cannot speak English.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 9:50:34 AM

Battery driven autos, cars with Australian knowhow
Ahmedabad, March 23 (IANS) Australia-based Farnow Technologies has tied up with Gujarat's FieldMarshal group to invest nearly Rs.10 billion ($250 million) for assembling battery-powered three-wheel rickshaws and cars in India.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 9:50:08 AM

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