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Last updated: Friday, December 19, 2014 12:28:09 PM

Rocket, crew module success opens way for India's manned flight (Roundup)
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 18 (IANS) India Thursday moved a step closer to sending its own manned mission to space as well as heavy satellites when it successfully tested a next generation rocket and crew module.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:58:04 PM

Kerala's tourism campaign launched
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 18 (IANS) Kerala's tourism campaign 'God's Own Country, People's Own Tourism' - which aims to link tourism with rural areas - was launched here Thursday.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:50:10 PM

Investments in broadband need to ensure benefits to society
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Investments in broadband need to be encouraged and facilitated in India so that the benefits of broadband to business and society can be ensured, industry experts said here Thursday.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:50:09 PM

Man arrested for bomb threats, says wanted to have fun
Gurgaon, Dec 18 (IANS) A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday for making bomb threat calls for two consecutive days to police control rooms in Gurgaon and Delhi, police said. The man told police he wanted to have some fun.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:46:35 PM

Punjab monitoring Chandigarh bird flu situation
Chandigarh, Dec 18 (IANS) The Punjab government was closely monitoring the bird flu situation in Chandigarh's Sukhna lake and officials have been directed to take all precautionary measures to check the outbreak of the disease, a minister said Thursday.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:46:33 PM

Kerala government, tyre manufactures to rescue rubber farmers
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 18 (IANS) To help rubber farmers in Kerala, top honchos of trye manufacturers agreed, after meetings with Kerala government representatives, to procure rubber at 25 percent higher price.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:42:23 PM

Four get life term for 1975 L.N. Mishra murder
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Four followers of Hindu sect Anand Marg were Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment here for criminal conspiracy and murder of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in 1975.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:42:21 PM

Maharashtra to launch web portal, app for e-governance
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will launch a web portal and a mobile application called 'Aaple Sarkar' (our government) to encourage people to participate in e-governance and address public grievances, an official said here Thursday.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:36:26 PM

Congress moves privilege motion against Venkaiah Naidu
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Congress Thursday moved a privilege motion in the Lok Sabha against Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu for "misleading" the house over the Christmas holiday in Navodaya schools issue.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:32:17 PM

Intensify membership drive in Delhi: Shah
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) BJP president Amit Shah Thursday told leaders of the party's Delhi unit to step up the membership drive ahead of assembly elections here.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:26:24 PM

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