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Indians set to be Canada's largest immigrant group by 2009 (LEAD)
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Indians are set to become Canada's largest immigrant group by 2009 even as Ottawa seeks to make India a priority country in its global business strategy, a top Canadian official said here Monday.

Monday, March 12, 2007 8:33:48 PM

Hearing on 1993 convicts' plea deferred till Tuesday
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) A designated anti-terror court Monday heard arguments on the pleas of 69 people convicted for their role in the 1993 Mumbai serial bombing, who are seeking legal parity with co-accused Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt.

Monday, March 12, 2007 8:29:02 PM

Chidambaram faces allies' ire in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was put on the defensive in the Lok Sabha Monday when one of the strongest allies in the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) lambasted his policies.

Monday, March 12, 2007 8:15:20 PM

End violence against Dalits, says UN body
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Expressing concern at the alarming growth of sexual violence against Dalit women and caste discrimination, a UN committee has recommended immediate remedial and legal actions to ensure justice to victims.

Monday, March 12, 2007 8:05:43 PM

Spring plays fugitive in unseasonable rains, snow (OVERALL LEAD)
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Five pilgrims to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir died Monday due to extreme cold as heavy unseasonable rains and snowfall surprised large swathes of north India, including the national capital, as spring played fugitive.

Monday, March 12, 2007 7:52:03 PM

Police set to enter trouble-torn Nandigram
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) The West Bengal government will mobilise a large police force to restore administrative control to the trouble-torn Nandigram, the East Midnapore constituency cut off by violent protests over a proposed special economic zone (SEZ) by Indonesia's Salim group since January.

Monday, March 12, 2007 7:50:44 PM

Rajasthan farmers to step up agitation over water
Jaipur, March 12 (IANS) Farmers in many parts of Rajasthan have once again chalked out plans to stage protests against the state government to press for their demand for more water for irrigation.

Monday, March 12, 2007 7:47:48 PM

Finally, an ombudsman for mobile phone users
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) All Indian mobile telephony subscribers can now address their consumer grievances to an ombudsman.

Monday, March 12, 2007 7:19:40 PM

'Indians will be Canada's largest immigrant group by 2009'
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Indians will become Canada's largest immigrant group by 2009 even as Ottawa is working towards a global commerce strategy with India as a priority country, a top Canadian official said here Monday.

Monday, March 12, 2007 7:02:58 PM

'Unwilling' Singur farmer commits suicide
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) A farmer, who was unwilling to give away his farmland to the West Bengal government for Tata Motors' small car project, committed suicide Monday at Singur in Hooghly district.

Monday, March 12, 2007 7:02:03 PM

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