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China not curbing tiger parts trade: conservationists
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Tiger skin from India is being clandestinely sold in Chinese markets, but Beijing is turning a blind eye despite repeated warnings, conservationists said here Thursday following an undercover operation carried out by them.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 7:19:59 PM

SOS from a land in 'clear and present danger'
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The president of a country that may soon cease to exist made an impassioned plea for survival here Thursday. 'We don't want to trade our paradise for an environmental refugee camp,' Maldives President Mohammad Nasheed said.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 7:15:52 PM

Election results at a glance
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Election Commission of India declared the results of the elections held simultaneously onm Oct 13 to the legislatie assemblies in Maharashtra, Haryana and Arunchal Pradesh.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 7:15:37 PM

Court reserves order on Vikas Yadav's bail plea
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday reserved its order on the bail plea of Vikas Yadav, serving life imprisonment for killing Nitish Katara in 2002. He has sought bail to attend his sister's marriage.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 7:11:05 PM

Congress stops short of finishing line in Haryana poll Comment1
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Having emerged as the single largest party with 40 seats in the 90-member assembly Thursday, the Congress party in Haryana will have to rope in at least six legislators from outside to form the next government in the state.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 7:10:45 PM

Aditya Birla group to built Rs.1,500-crore port in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Aditya Birla group, which has diversified business interests, Thursday signed an agreement with Orissa to develop a sea port in Bhadrak district on an investment of Rs.1,500 crore, the government said.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 7:09:04 PM

50 percent of seats reserved for women in urban agencies
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved 50 percent reservation of seats in urban local bodies for women, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 7:08:49 PM

Living people declared dead in Uttar Pradesh, reveals RTI
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) One man's Right to Information (RTI) application has led to the Uttar Pradesh land consolidation department admitting Thursday that living people were declared dead in its records due to irregularities.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 7:03:37 PM

CBI probes irregularities in spectrum distribution
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation Thursday conducted searches in the offices of the telecom ministry to probe the alleged 'criminal conspiracy' between some officials and private companies in giving wireless radio spectrum to telecommunication firms.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 6:58:30 PM

India's stance on CTBT could affect its UN chances: US expert
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington next month, an American nuclear expert Thursday said India's failure to sign the CTBT could affect its prospects for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 6:58:00 PM

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