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Pachauri won't head Commonwealth Games ecology panel
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) R.K. Pachauri, chairman of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has declined to head a monitoring committee to oversee the ecological aspects of the construction of the Commonwealth Games Village here, the government told the Delhi High Court Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 7:42:06 PM

Court refuses to stall probe against Jayalalitha
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) In a setback to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalitha, the Supreme Court Friday refused to stall a judicial probe by the state government into allegations of land grabbing against her.

Friday, February 08, 2008 7:41:09 PM

It feels good to be in contention: Arjun Atwal
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) It has been a good homecoming for Arjun Atwal as he carded a second successive 70 to total four-under 140 and finish the halfway stage at tied sixth place on the second day of the EMAAR-MGF Indian Masters here Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 7:38:33 PM

Veteran Ali Sher makes the cut at Indian Masters
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) It was Ali Sher's amazing win at the 1991 Indian Open that sparked off a revolution in Indian professional golf. On Friday, Ali Sher, now 45, ensured he was part of history as he made the cut in the EMAAR-MGF Indian Masters, the inaugural European Tour event in India.

Friday, February 08, 2008 7:37:48 PM

Rail line project launched by PM is old, claims BJP
Bhopal, Feb 8 (IANS) A railway line for which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone Friday is already shrouded in controversy as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader claimed that the project's foundation had been laid 15 years ago.

Friday, February 08, 2008 7:37:00 PM

Centre shrinks small scale sector's exclusive list
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The central government Friday excluded 79 items from the exclusive list reserved for the small-scale industry (SSI) sector with a view to increasing the sector's competitiveness and facilitate adequate credit flow.

Friday, February 08, 2008 7:36:11 PM

No improvement in northeast security, admits minister
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) There has been no improvement in the security situation in the northeastern states, but there has been no deterioration either since our coalition government came to power, said minister of state for home here Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 7:35:41 PM

Afzal was detained, not arrested in 2001: BJP
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday stoutly denied Congress charges that Afzal Guru, the main accused in the Dec 13, 2001, terror attack on the Indian parliament, was arrested two days before the attack and let off when the party was in power.

Friday, February 08, 2008 7:31:44 PM

We are in driver's seat despite 1-1 score: Paes
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Non-playing captain Leander Paes feels that India are in the driver's seat in the Asia-Oceania Davis Cup Group I tie despite sharing the opening day's singles. He sees the outing as a 'success.'

Friday, February 08, 2008 7:30:39 PM

Atwal, Digvijay keep Indian flag flying
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi Golf Club did not spare its favourite Jyoti Randhawa, but his brother-in-law Digvijay Singh and Arjun Atwal kept the Indian flag flying by moving into the top-10 at the midway stage of the EMAAR-MGF Indian Masters on Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 7:29:35 PM

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