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Badal seeks four-laning of national highway
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday urged the central government to develop the national highway number 71 from Jalandhar to Bawal as a four-lane corridor on priority basis.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 7:37:23 PM

Liberhan suggests revamp of civil, police recruitment
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The recruitment into the civil and police services should be extensively revamped and aptitude, education and experience should be preferred over academic excellence, the Liberhan Commission that probed the Babri Masjid demolition has recommended.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 7:37:13 PM

India has emerged stronger after 2611: Sonia
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said that India had 'emerged stronger' after the 26/11 attacks and the terrorists had also 'miserably failed' to break the spirit of Mumbai.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 6:47:35 PM

President trades sari for G-suit, flies in fighter jet
Pune, Nov 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil looked natty in an olive green G-suit instead of her usual sari Wednesday and flew in a Sukhoi Su-30 jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF), calling her experience wonderful and unique and said a decision to induct women into the fighter stream would be considered.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 6:47:23 PM

52 percent polling in Jharkhand
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Jharkhand recorded 52 percent voting in the first phase of assembly elections Wednesday, the Election Commission said. Polls were held in 26 of the state's 81 constituencies.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 6:18:10 PM

Liberhan alleges attempts to scuttle Babri probe
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Justice M.S. Liberhan, who headed the commission that inquired into the Babri Masjid demolition, says that attempts were made to scuttle his probe that lasted 17 long years.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 6:05:39 PM

Advani gets a pat from Liberhan
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Despite holding him guilty for the Babri mosque demolition, Justice M.S. Liberhan has praised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani for cooperating with the commission.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 5:38:55 PM

India pushing hard to ready CWG infrastructure in time: Gill
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India is 'pushing the hardest' to ensure that the infrastructure for the 2010 Commonwealth Games is ready in time, Sports Minister M.S. Gill said Wednesday as MPs across the spectrum expressed concern in the Rajya Sabha over the country's preparedness to host the event.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 5:15:43 PM

Let experts decide if it's temple or mosque: Liberhan
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Whether the structure at Ayodhya was a temple or a mosque can be answered only by experts, says the Liberhan Commission that probed the Babri Masjid demolition.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 4:52:57 PM

Jharkhand records 54 percent polling in first phase
Ranchi, Nov 25 (IANS) An average of 54 percent voting was recorded in the first phase of elections to the Jharkhand assembly Wednesday. The polling was largely peaceful and no untoward incident was reported, officials here said.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 4:52:47 PM

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