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Rajasthan shivers as mercury dips
Jaipur, Feb 8 (IANS) People of Rajasthan woke up to a cold and chilly Friday as the minimum temperatures across the state dipped well below normal. Mount Abu, the only hill town in the desert state, was sub-zero at a minimum of -1 degree Celsius.

Friday, February 08, 2008 9:20:13 PM

NGOs cease talks with ADB on social issues
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) NGOs from around the world have halted consultative talks with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) over the latter's consultation paper on its policies on environment, involuntary resettlement and indigenous peoples.

Friday, February 08, 2008 8:55:36 PM

Court asks Delhi to regularise unauthorised schools
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday said the Delhi government has completely failed to stop the mushrooming unauthorised private schools in the national capital.

Friday, February 08, 2008 8:55:07 PM

Truck mows down Delhi cop
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A speeding truck mowed down a police constable and critically injured his colleagues while they were patrolling on a motorbike in northeast Delhi.

Friday, February 08, 2008 8:54:40 PM

New solar, n-power forms answer to global warming
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Concentrated solar power and thorium-based nuclear power are the ways to generate energy without causing climate change, Nobel laureate and head of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) Carlo Rubbia said here Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 8:54:08 PM

Ericsson signs consumer push e-mail contract with Aircel
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Ericsson, one of the world's leading technology providers, Friday announced its first contract for delivery of consumer push e-mail service to Indian operator Aircel.

Friday, February 08, 2008 8:53:23 PM

Air India's starts New Delhi-New York non-stop service (Lead)
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) As a gleaming new Boeing 777-200 LR aircraft of Air India touched down at 5:45 am at the John F. Kennedy Airport here Friday, India's flag carrier had launched one more non-stop service to the US from India - this time from national capital New Delhi.

Friday, February 08, 2008 8:32:03 PM

Male-dominated Catholic Church for women's empowerment
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Women in the male-dominated Catholic Church will finally get a chance to be heard. At its biennial conclave, the apex panel of the church in India is set to discuss ways to empower women in the church and society.

Friday, February 08, 2008 8:31:30 PM

Despite central directive, Orissa yet to start culling
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A week after the central government directive to slaughter birds in a five-kilometre belt along the border with bird flu-hit West Bengal, Orissa is yet to 'respond'. Jharkhand has begun identifying the areas for killing poultry, while culling is on in Assam and Bihar.

Friday, February 08, 2008 8:30:58 PM

China protests over PM's Arunachal remarks
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) China has conveyed its displeasure to India over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's recent visit to Arunachal Pradesh and protested his statements asserting India's claims over the northeastern state.

Friday, February 08, 2008 8:30:14 PM

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