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Vaghela, Mehta to highlight Modi government 'misdeeds'
Gandhinagar, March 18 (IANS) Prabuddha Nagrik Shakti Manch, a non-political citizens' group set up by former union textile minister Shankersinh Vaghela and former chief minister Suresh Mehta, is organising a convention at Sanand March 28 to highlight the 'misdeeds' of the Narendra Modi government in Gujarat.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 6:39:39 PM

Haryana announces seven new municipal corporations
Chandigarh, March 18 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday announced the creation of seven new municipal corporations (MC) in the state.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 5:42:17 PM

Andhra resolves to protect jobs for Hyderabad locals
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) In a moral victory for protagonists of a separate Telangana, the Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly Thursday passed a resolution seeking an amendment to a Presidential Order to protect jobs for Telangana people in the police department in Hyderabad.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 5:41:16 PM

India, Bangladesh hold talks on river water
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) More than two months after Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina came here on a landmark visit, India and Bangladesh Thursday held talks to thrash out an interim treaty on Teesta water sharing and issues relating to other rivers.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 5:02:37 PM

Maharashtra Police set for a makeover, says Governor
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has embarked on a massive mission to modernise its police force by providing it latest equipment, advanced weapons and armoured vehicles to effectively deal with the scourge of terrorism besides creating additional 55,000 posts in the force, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said here Thursday.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 4:53:30 PM

Tripura chief minister to attend Bangladesh Independence Day
Agartala, March 18 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will attend Bangladesh's Independence and National Day celebrations in Dhaka on March 26, officials here said Thursday.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 4:31:48 PM

Shimla airport runway has shrunk
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) The runway of the Shimla airport has shrunk due to soil erosion and there are plans to undertake its restoration, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Thursday.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 3:53:00 PM

No afterthought on women's reservation bill: Khurshid
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The government will go ahead with the women's reservation bill with no plans to dilute any of its clauses even though it is open to discussions with any political party, said Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 3:44:47 PM

Let us close Chaturvedi chapter: Pawar
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Satyavrat Chaturvedi chapter was 'closed', Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said Thursday, two days after the Congress leader was removed as spokesperson for making objectionable remarks against him.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 2:32:51 PM

Let women's bill be passed, Pawar tells opposing parties
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Parties pressing for representation for minorities and other backward classes (OBCs) should let the women's reservation bill be passed in the Lok Sabha, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said Thursday and suggested that other quotas could be 'discussed later'.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 2:20:26 PM

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