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Punjab gets first commercial solar power plant
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) India's first 2 MW commercial solar power plant was Tuesday inaugurated in Punjab's Amritsar district by Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 11:14:09 PM

Court declares Batra hospital staff strike illegal
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday declared the strike of agitating employees of Batra Hospital illegal and restrained them from holding any demonstration within 100 metres radius of the institution.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 11:10:47 PM

GJM to stage blockades at government offices
Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec 15 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leadership Tuesday said that they would carry out blockades in front of government offices in West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills from Wednesday, to press their demand for a separate Gorkhaland state.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 11:03:18 PM

Punjab IAS officers to encourage voluntary assets' disclosure
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) Assets of some of the 'rich' bureaucrats in the country could soon be in the public domain with the IAS (Indian Administrative Service) officers' association in Punjab Tuesday saying that it will encourage officers to voluntarily disclose their property and assets.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 11:03:03 PM

Bengal to talk to Tatas on Singur land after railway proposal
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday ruled out immediate termination of the lease of automobile major Tata Motors on the abandoned Singur plot and said talks would be initiated with the company only after receiving a concrete proposal from the railways on setting up an industry on the land.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 10:53:43 PM

Delhi urged to end overcrowding in jails
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) To tackle overcrowding in jails in the national capital, a Delhi legislative assembly committee has asked the state government to prepare a long term plan to get rid of the problem completely by 2020.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 10:47:30 PM

Andhra in ferment, Congress calls for peace to ebb war within (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The war within the Congress party over the Telangana issue intensified Tuesday as unrest raged in Andhra Pradesh against the proposed division of the state. Under attack from its allies, the ruling party appealed for peace.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 10:47:20 PM

Himachal seeks 12 percent free power in Bhakra-Beas projects
Dharamsala, Dec 15 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will approach the central government to seek an amendment to the affidavit filed by it in the Supreme Court regarding the state's claim to free power from the Bhakra-Beas Management Board (BBMB) projects, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 10:15:07 PM

India among top 5 government funders of neglected diseases
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India along with Brazil is among the top five government funders of neglected disease research and development, and and two countries are taking the lead on diseases like leprosy and dengue fever, a new study revealed Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 10:12:41 PM

Three arrested for betting on India-Sri Lanka ODI match
Ghaziabad, Dec 15 (IANS) Three people were arrested in Ghaziabad's Indirapuram area Tuesday for allegedly running a massive betting racket on cricket matches.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 10:12:31 PM

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