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Lawyers argue right and wrong of Dutt's sentencing
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Is six years too much or too little? More than a week after Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was jailed after being convicted under the Arms Act in the 1993 Mumbai bombings case, the question continues to be intensely debated in legal circles.

Thursday, August 09, 2007 10:10:06 AM

Indian women still have miles to go (India at 60)
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India got its first woman prime minister, Indira Gandhi, 40 years ago and its first woman president, Pratibha Patil, this year. But theirs is not the story of the common Indian woman.

Thursday, August 09, 2007 8:16:35 AM

Balco to become largest aluminium producer
Raipur, Aug 8 (IANS) Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (Balco), a member of Vedanta Resources plc, is set to become the largest aluminium producer in the world from a single location as it signed a pact with the Chhattisgarh government to set up a new smelter plant with an investment of Rs.80 billion ($ 2 billion).

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 11:33:59 PM

Mohun Bagan trounce Kolkata Port Trust 7-0
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Mohun Bagan demolished Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) 7-0 in the Calcutta Football League here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 11:00:01 PM

Eight migrant workers killed in Assam
Guwahati, Aug 8 (IANS) Eight Hindi-speaking migrant workers were killed and three seriously wounded Wednesday by separatists in Assam, the latest in a string of attacks ahead of the August 15 Independence Day celebrations.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 10:51:58 PM

Top LeT commander killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian security forces scored a major success Wednesday, gunning down an operational commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant outfit in Kashmir.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 10:51:00 PM

Sonia hosts dinner for UPA, allies
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Ahead of what is expected to be a stormy parliament session beginning Friday, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi Wednesday hosted a dinner for the coalition partners and the supporting Left parties and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 10:42:15 PM

Assocham to facilitate Arab-Punjab trade ties
Chandigarh, Aug 8 (IANS) Trade and industry body Assocham Wednesday announced it will jointly establish with the Punjab government a mechanism to provide one-window facilitation to promote economic and trade activities between the state and the Arab countries.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 10:22:22 PM

Three injured as school van catches fire
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Three children received minor burn injuries when their school van caught fire in the capital Wednesday, police said.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 10:21:35 PM

Six arrested for duping bank of Rs.9 mn
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Six men have been arrested here for duping state-owned Syndicate Bank of Rs.9 million by stealing and forging bank drafts, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 10:20:56 PM

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