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Tutor kills student, hangs himself in West Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) A 35-year-old private tutor, who was having an affair with his 19-year-old student, committed suicide Tuesday after killing her in West Bengal's South 24-Parganas district, the police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 7:23:07 PM

India miss Gambhir, Australia may play Krejza in Nagpur Test (Preview)
Nagpur, Nov 5 (IANS) Nagpur now has a state-of-the-art cricket stadium and in the inaugural Test India play Australia Thursday. The teams were not allowed to practice at the venue and the first ball will be bowled when the fourth and last match of the series gets under way.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 7:22:48 PM

Indian priests hail Obama victory
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Lal Baba was one of the priests who performed here in June elaborate prayers of a Hanuman idol, later sent to Barack Obama for good luck in the elections. On Wednesday, as Obama became the first African American president of the US, Baba was one of the many who hailed his historic win.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 7:22:01 PM

President Patil congratulates Obama
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Congratulating Barack Obama, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said Indians see his election as a historic mandate of the people of the US.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 7:21:16 PM

Kashmiri terror suspect in Tihar to contest elections
New Delhi/Srinagar, Nov 5 (IANS) A Kashmiri terror suspect lodged in Delhi's Tihar Jail has jumped into the electoral fray aiming 'to get justice'.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 7:20:59 PM

Dream big, Bill Gates tells IIT students
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) 'I see a spark in the Indian students,' Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates told IIT students here Wednesday, adding '...dream big. I and my friend did that 33 years back. Dream and pursue your dreams.'

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 7:20:21 PM

RSS worker shot dead in Kandhamal
Bhubaneswar, Nov 5 (IANS) An activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was Wednesday shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Orissa's communally sensitive Kandhamal district, the police said.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 7:20:03 PM

Construction equipment major fears 15 percent revenue fall
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) Multi-product construction and equipment manufacturing major JCB India could see nearly 15 percent dip in turnover this year, a top company official said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 7:05:12 PM

Hyundai Motor India ships out i20 to Europe
Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) Even as it mulls an opportune time to launch the i20 model in India, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. rolled out the first batch of the model from its Sriperumbudur plant near here Wednesday for European markets.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 7:00:42 PM

Bill Gates meets PM, assures help to eradicate polio
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Microsoft founder Bill Gates has assured India full support of his philanthropic foundation in the area of healthcare, especially to introduce injectible polio vaccine alongside the ongoing immunisation drive to eradicate the disease from the country.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 6:59:25 PM

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