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ISRO starts filling liquid fuel for PSLV rocket
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Filling of liquid fuel in the second stage of the Rs.70-crore Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket that would carry the Rs.130-crore Oceansat2 -- India's remote sensing satellite -- Wednesday afternoon was progressing smoothly at India's rocket launch centre in Sriharikota, around 80 km from here.

Monday, September 21, 2009 2:22:41 PM

On Eid, clerics appeal to Muslims to help eradicate polio
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramzan, was celebrated with enthusiasm in this Uttar Pradesh capital Monday with Muslim clerics appealing to the community members to join hands for eradicating polio from the state.

Monday, September 21, 2009 1:48:30 PM

Prayers offered in a different way in Kolkata
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) A Kolkata NGO is all set to offer prayers this Durga puja in a different way. The festivities will be organised by physically challenged, destitute and marginalised children of society with the help of OFFER (Organisation For Friends Energies and Resources).

Monday, September 21, 2009 1:47:19 PM

Himachal's Naldehra golf course to get new look
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) The century-old Naldehra golf course in Himachal Pradesh, built by then British viceroy Lord Curzon, will redesigned as per international standards, an official said Monday.

Monday, September 21, 2009 1:38:20 PM

Teen held for impersonating Shirdi Sai Baba
Raipur, Sep 21 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl who said she was a reincarnation of the Shirdi Sai Baba was arrested along with 14 others in a Chhattisgarh village after people started offering her money, police said Monday.

Monday, September 21, 2009 1:29:02 PM

Chidambaram flags off non-stop Chennai-Delhi train
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday flagged off the non-stop Duronto Express from Chennai to Hazrat Nizamuddin in New Delhi.

Monday, September 21, 2009 1:16:48 PM

Gowda contributes 20 percent salary to PM's relief fund
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) chief H.D. Deve Gowda has contributed 20 percent of his annual salary as an MP to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund in the wake of floods and drought in several parts of the country.

Monday, September 21, 2009 1:10:55 PM

Can PPP save India's IT capital from crumbling?
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) With heavy showers leading to massive traffic jams and yet another child dying after falling into a flooded drain, residents and experts say only public-private partnership (PPP) can save Bangalore's crumbling infrastructure and give it an image makeover.

Monday, September 21, 2009 1:03:32 PM

Collecting 786 currency notes 'in the name of god'
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Sachin Arora has been collecting currency notes for nearly 15 years and now many Muslim clerics have offered up to Rs.50,000 to possess just one of them. The collection is no ordinary one -- all the notes bear the number 786, an important religious symbol in Islam.

Monday, September 21, 2009 12:58:30 PM

Mizo youth held with explosive material in Assam
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) Security forces have seized huge amounts of explosive material, including hundreds of gelatin sticks, from an Agartala-bound train in Assam and arrested two men from Mizoram, police here said Monday.

Monday, September 21, 2009 12:46:05 PM

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