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Counting of votes begins in Nagaland
Kohima, March 8 (IANS) Counting of votes began Saturday in the northeastern state of Nagaland, elections to whose assembly were held earlier this week, officials said.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 8:37:52 AM

Madhya Pradesh remits sentences of women prisoners
Bhopal, March 7 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Friday, on the eve of International Women's Day, issued orders to remit sentences of women prisoners, official sources said here.

Friday, March 07, 2008 11:08:03 PM

BJP wants n-deal renegotiated: Venkaiah Naidu
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Venkaiah Naidu said Friday that his party will not support the government on the Indo-US civil nuclear deal in its present format and wants the deal renegotiated.

Friday, March 07, 2008 11:06:45 PM

Cabinet approves Saarc Development Fund proposal
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The union cabinet Friday approved three important proposals related to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) Development Fund, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi told reporters.

Friday, March 07, 2008 10:47:35 PM

CPI writes to PM on n-deal, threatens to withdraw support (Second Lead)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government over the India-US nuclear deal, the Communist Party of India (CPI) Friday warned that the Left parties would withdraw their support if the government decides to go ahead with the contentious pact.

Friday, March 07, 2008 10:23:23 PM

India, Myanmar hold home secretary-level talks
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) An Indian delegation led by Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta Friday met a visiting Myanmar team headed by that country's Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Brigadier General Phone Swe here, and discussed issues ranging from border security to cross-border projects.

Friday, March 07, 2008 8:51:05 PM

Beauty is fine, but no contest: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajnath Singh says since beauty is a gift of nature, it does not merit contests.

Friday, March 07, 2008 8:30:33 PM

Deal only after consensus with Left: Pranab (Lead)
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said the government is not in favour of going ahead with its nuclear deal with the US without carrying along the Left parties that have virtually issued an ultimatum to the government on the issue.

Friday, March 07, 2008 8:24:28 PM

Study lauds job guarantee scheme, finds facilities inadequate
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Although Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has been critical of the government's implementation of the job guarantee scheme, a study conducted by a leading management institute said the scheme has been successful in creating jobs for the weaker sections in Uttar Pradesh, but lack of facilities continue to hurdle its goal.

Friday, March 07, 2008 8:23:24 PM

Rahul Gandhi on 'Discover India' trip to Orissa (Second Lead)
Bhubaneswar, March 7 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi Friday travelled to the interior of Orissa, interacted with poor tribespersons, ate with them and promised all help as he began the first day of his four-day trip to the state.

Friday, March 07, 2008 8:18:55 PM

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