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Six injured in Assam blast
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) At least six people were injured in a powerful explosion in Assam Tuesday as militants stepped up attacks ahead of Republic Day, officials said.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 4:27:12 PM

New lab to keep tab on food adulteration
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Unscrupulous food merchants in Uttar Pradesh may now find it difficult to sell adulterated milk, cooking oils or other food in the market.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 4:26:04 PM

Orissa to send experts to bird flu-hit Bengal
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) Orissa will send about 30 veterinary doctors to neighbouring West Bengal to assist officials in checking bird flu that has spread to at least seven districts in that state.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 4:08:13 PM

Himachal in grip of freezing cold
Shimla, Jan 22(IANS) There was no respite from the severe cold wave, which continued to tighten its grip across Himachal Pradesh despite sunny skies Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 4:01:50 PM

When an island came under 'attack'
Port Blair, Jan 22 (IANS) Under a sun-scorched shore of the Andaman Sea, Indian Army soldiers took position to monitor the movements of a group of 'insurgents' who had occupied an island.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 4:00:56 PM

No human infected yet, but bird flu keeps spreading (Lead)
Kolkata/New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Nine people checked for signs of bird flu in West Bengal were cleared Tuesday, bringing a bit of relief to harried officials grappling with the spread of the epidemic to a seventh district. Two million poultry will have to be culled now, 10 times the number killed in the first week.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 3:40:49 PM

Sarkozy and Taslima willing, but will government oblige?
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Confined to an undisclosed 'safe house' in New Delhi, Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen is distraught at not being able to meet French President Nicolas Sarkozy when he arrives here this week and accept the prestigious Simone de Beauvoir award from him in public.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 3:19:42 PM

Agra tense over land acquisition
Agra, Jan 22 (IANS) Trouble is brewing around Agra as agitated farmers are holding meetings and demonstrations against land acquisition for the Taj and Ganga expressways, and several new townships to come up along the national highway to Kolkata, Jaipur and Delhi.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 3:10:11 PM

Soldier held for leaking information to Pakistani
Bhopal, Jan 22 (IANS) A soldier in the Indian Army who allegedly helped a Pakistani national obtain vital information was arrested from Gwalior Monday, the police said.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 2:52:47 PM

Delhi on high alert ahead of Republic Day
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) On high alert ahead of Republic Day, Delhi Police have asked all citizens including shopkeepers, security guards, auto rickshaw drivers, bus drivers/conductors and parking lot attendants to keep a strict vigil on suspicious people and objects.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 2:44:48 PM

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