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Homosexuality no disease, India must include MSM: UNAIDS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Homosexuality is not a disease and there is no place for discrimination on the basis of a person's sexual orientation, UNAIDS emphasised Tuesday, a day after Indian Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said men having sex with men (MSM) is a 'disease' and 'unnatural'.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:52:10 PM

Sathya Sai trust yet to submit report to government
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust is yet to submit a report to the Andhra Pradesh government on its functioning even as police intensified its probe into unaccounted cash seized last month.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:51:52 PM

KNR Constructions bags Rs.580.17 crore project
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Infrastructure firm KNR Constructions Tuesday said it has bagged a Rs.580.17 crore project from Sadbhav Engineering Limited for rehabilitation, upgradation and maintenance of roads in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:45:11 PM

Sensex closes 71 points lower
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Tuesday closed 71 points lower as traders were worried over political trouble in Andhra Pradesh.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:44:53 PM

India to train Kyrghyz peacekeepers for UN missions
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) In a bid to enhance its military-to-military relations, India has offered to assist Kyrghyzstan in a wide range of areas -- particularly training in UN peacekeeping operations -- to strengthen the Central Asian nation's defence and security capabilities.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:43:33 PM

Supreme Court order will hit anti-Maoist drive: Chhattisgarh officers
Raipur, July 5 (IANS) Hours after the Supreme Court asked Chhattisgarh, one of India's states most affected by Maoist violence, to stop recruiting tribals as special police officers (SPOs), police officers in the state Tuesday said the 'stunning' order will severely hit operations against the guerrillas.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:43:14 PM

Letter campaign to seek 'justice' for Neeraj Grover
Kanpur, July 5 (IANS) Residents of Kanpur - the hometown of slain television executive Neeraj Grover - have started a campaign to send one lakh letters to the president for 'delivering justice' to the Grover family and push for prosecution of Kannada actress Maria Susairaj, who was convicted for destruction of evidence in the murder case.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:36:42 PM

'Goa-Oman direct flights could ease Goan NRI woes'
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) Goa's Dabolim International Airport has been earmarked as an additional port of call for commercial planes from Oman, Goa's commissioner for Non-Resident Indian (NRI) affairs Eduardo Faleiro said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:36:17 PM

India needs large number of creative leaders: Kalam
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Tuesday said India needs a large number of creative leaders to become a developed nation by 2020.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:21:19 PM

Inflation, industrial output data flawed: RBI governor
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The data on industrial output and inflation is flawed as it does not reflect the correct picture and could 'potentially mislead policy calculations', Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 3:16:00 PM

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