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Activists hail move on joint child custody
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Child rights activists Friday hailed the decision of the Law Commission to frame guidelines for joint custody of children in case of divorce, saying a child needs love and affection from both father and mother.

Friday, October 31, 2014 6:12:16 PM

Only 5 km road built in Gurgaon in 10 years: Haryana minister
Gurgaon, Oct 31 (IANS) Only 5 km of new roads were built in Gurgaon in the 10-year rule of the Congress, Public Work Department and Public Health Engineering Minister Rao Narbir Singh told media after his first meeting with Gurgaon administrative officials.

Friday, October 31, 2014 6:12:14 PM

New computerised driving-testing system to eliminate corruption
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) A camera-based innovative driving testing system that will ensure a technology-oriented assessment of the driving quality of license-seekers without human intervention will be inaugurated by union Road Transport, Highways & Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari in Pune Saturday.

Friday, October 31, 2014 6:10:04 PM

Indian Army chief to visit Bhutan
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, Gen Dalbir Singh, will pay a goodwill visit to Bhutan Oct 31 to Nov 2, it was announced Friday.

Friday, October 31, 2014 6:00:04 PM

Sensex, Nifty touch record highs for second consecutive day (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday touched a record high of 27,894.32 points, surpassing previous high of 27,390.60 points hit Thursday.

Friday, October 31, 2014 6:00:03 PM

Omar dumps Ganderbal, to contest from Sonawar and Beerwah
Srinagar, Oct 31 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah decided Friday to contest assembly elections from Sonawar and Beerwah constituencies, instead of seeking re-election from his family's traditional Ganderbal seat.

Friday, October 31, 2014 5:58:03 PM

Punjab to promote tourism along Shivalik hills
Chandigarh, Oct 31 (IANS) To exploit the tourism potential of sub-mountain regions of Shivalik hills along its border with Himachal Pradesh, the Punjab government Friday announced the setting up of the Shivalik (Dhauladhar) Tourism Development Board.

Friday, October 31, 2014 5:52:12 PM

Pune FC down Churchill 3-0 in Durand Cup
Raia (Goa), Oct 31 (IANS) I-league side Pune FC began their Durand Cup campaign in style with a comfortable 3-0 win over Churchill Brothers SC in a Group IV quarter-final stage match of the 127th Durand Cup here Friday.

Friday, October 31, 2014 5:40:04 PM

Punjab seeks punishment for Sikh riots perpetrators
Chandigarh, Oct 31 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday said it would mount pressure on the central government to seek punishment for those who were involved in the killing of hundreds of Sikhs in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Friday, October 31, 2014 5:36:11 PM

ITC standalone net profit up 8.7 percent in Q2
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Kolkata based diversified conglomerate ITC Ltd's standalone net profit rose 8.7 percent to Rs 2,425.16 crore during July-September of the current fiscal, the company announced Friday.

Friday, October 31, 2014 5:32:11 PM

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