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Need for law to promote research work in science: Sibal
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Union Minister of Science and Technology Kapil Sibal Thursday emphasized the need for a special bill in parliament offering special incentives and benefits for scientists pursuing research work.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:20:53 PM

Blasts involving RSS, Bajrang Dal should be probed: CPI-M
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday called for a thorough probe 'impartially and with the same degree of intensity' into all blasts in the country since 2003 for which activists of Hindu groups Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bajrang Dal are allegedly rsponsible.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:20:34 PM

Chiranjeevi hints at backing separate Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Telugu superstar turned politician Chiranjeevi Thursday hinted that his Praja Rajyam party would support the demand for separate statehood to the Telangana region.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:16:52 PM

Orissa orders probe into priest's death
Bhubaneswar, Oct 30 (IANS) The Orissa government Thursday announced a probe into the death of a Catholic priest in a hospital in Chennai Tuesday allegedly after suffering injuries in a mob attack during communal violence in Kandhamal.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:14:54 PM

MNS activists attack Uttar Pradesh journalist
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) A senior journalist from Uttar Pradesh was brutally beaten up by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) supporters here Thursday, and both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding strict against police for failing to prevent the attack.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:14:30 PM

Mayawati demands dismissal of Maharashtra government
Lucknow, October 30 (IANS) Reacting sharply to the unabated attacks on north Indians in Mumbai, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday demanded immediate dismissal of the Maharashtra government.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:09:02 PM

First batches of Haj pilgrims leave, visa trouble for some
New Delhi/Hyderabad/Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The first of India's 168,000 Haj pilgrims from across the country left for the holy city of Madina in Saudi Arabia Thursday. There was, however, some disappointment too, as some prospective Haj pilgrims were unable to catch the first flight due to a delay in approval of their visas.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:05:34 PM

Uma Bharati's party offers Pragya election ticket
Bhopal, Oct 30 (IANS) Uma Bharati's Bharatiya Jan Shakti (BJS) party Thursday announced it was ready to offer an election ticket to Hindu activist Pragya Singh Thakur, currently arrested for her alleged role in the bomb blasts in Gujarat and Maharashtra last month.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 7:37:24 PM

Assam blasts: PM announces ex-gratia of Rs.100,000
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday announced ex-gratia amount of Rs.100,000 each for the families of those killed in the serial blasts in Assam.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:50:10 PM

UPA mismanaged economy, Chidambaram must resign: JD-U
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Charging the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of mismanaging the economy, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav Thursday demanded Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:48:40 PM

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