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Revelations in Kashmir racket put government in tight spot
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) New revelations in the infamous Kashmir sex racket involving a cabinet minister and legislators of the ruling coalition partners have put the government here in a tight spot.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 2:38:42 PM

Bihar market closed due to Maoist threat
Patna, Oct 9 (IANS) A rural market in Bihar's Aurangabad district has remained shut for over a week after Maoists ordered its closure for violating a shutdown call by them.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 2:31:56 PM

Jharkhand will raise special force to fight Maoists
Ranchi, Oct 9 (IANS) Jharkhand will soon raise a special force called the Grey Hound on the lines of the one in Andhra Pradesh to fight Maoist guerrillas in the state, police officials said.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 2:31:19 PM

Himachal hydropower projects to get World Bank funds
Shimla, Oct 9 (IANS) The World Bank has agreed to provide Rs.70 billion to build eight hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh, say top government sources.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 2:30:59 PM

IAEA chief meets Atomic Energy Commission head
Mumbai Oct 9 (IANS) the UN's nuclear watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei met Atomic Energy Commission chairman Anil Kakodkar and discussed issues related to India's civil nuclear programme here Tuesday, as the government and the Left parties met in New Delhi over the India-US nuclear deal.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 2:15:54 PM

Left-UPA panel discusses n-deal, to meet again on Oct 22
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Manmohan Singh government has got a 13-day breather with the Left-UPA committee on the India-US civil nuclear deal deciding to meet next on Oct 22 after an inconclusive discussion Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 2:02:13 PM

Ceasefire gives Kashmiris Eid breather, but is it just a ploy? (News Analysis)
Srinagar, Oct 9 (IANS) The Pakistan-based United Jehad Council (UJC), an umbrella group of Kashmiri guerrillas, has for the first time in 18 years called a unilateral ceasefire in this violence scarred state. While some welcome the breather for Eid, others warn it could just be a ploy to regroup.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 2:01:49 PM

Orissa Maoists attack geologists, torch equipment
Keonjhar (Orissa), Oct 9 (IANS) Maoist rebels in Orissa attacked a camp set up for a mining survey in the mineral-rich Keonjhar district, torched the government officials' vehicle and a few machines, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 1:23:32 PM

Priyanka Gandhi awaits consent for house near Shimla
Shimla, Oct 9 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi has sought permission from the union home ministry to build a house in a high security zone near Shimla.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 1:23:05 PM

India's growth could fall to eight percent: OECD
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Successive increases in interest rates instituted by the central bank can retard India's economic growth to eight percent in 2008, warns the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 1:18:26 PM

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