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Indian defence scientists develop bio-toilets for soldiers
Bangalore, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian defence scientists have recruited a small army of bacteria and harnessed solar power to build bio-toilets for managing the human waste of soldiers stationed at glaciers and other low temperature areas.

Friday, February 18, 2011 3:24:40 PM

Kashmiri youth campaign against police bill on Facebook
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government's reported move to introduce legislation replacing the old police act and apparently giving more powers to the state police is becoming a rallying point for the youth on social networking websites.

Friday, February 18, 2011 3:11:06 PM

JMM eyes Jameshedpur Lok Sabha seat after Munda victory
Ranchi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Friday congratulated Chief Minister Arjun Munda, of alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), for his victory in the Kharsawa assembly by-poll. It also took the opportunity to ask for Munda's Jamshedpur Lok Sabha seat.

Friday, February 18, 2011 3:03:31 PM

Akbar Padamsee to lead Sotheby's Asian art sale
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) British auction house Sotheby's sale of Indian and Southeast Asian art in New York March 25 will be led by an important art work by artist Akbar Padamsee.

Friday, February 18, 2011 3:01:22 PM

Decision on JPC soon as budget session begins Monday
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Ahead of the budget session beginning Monday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Friday that a decision on forming a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe the irregularities in 2G spectrum allocation will be taken in a few days.

Friday, February 18, 2011 2:56:29 PM

Former Kerala minister sent to prison
Kochi, Feb 18 (IANS) Former Kerala power minister R. Balakrishnan Pillai surrendered before a special court and was sent to the Central Prison here Friday, a day after the Supreme Court handed him a one-year jail term in a corruption case.

Friday, February 18, 2011 2:51:33 PM

This India team is better than 2003: Kumble
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Former India captain Anil Kumble feels that the current crop is better than the team which made the final of the 2003 World Cup in South Africa.

Friday, February 18, 2011 2:27:36 PM

Panel to resolve grievances of Air India employees
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Friday said a committee would soon be constituted to resolve the grievances of national carrier Air India's employees.

Friday, February 18, 2011 2:14:40 PM

Former Kerala minister sent to jail
Kochi, Feb 18 (IANS) Former Kerala power minister R. Balakrishnan Pillai surrendered before a special court and was sent to jail here Friday, a day after the Supreme Court handed him a one-year jail term in a corruption case.

Friday, February 18, 2011 2:10:33 PM

Hostage crisis: Patnaik urges Maoists to extend deadline
Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday appealed to the Maoists not to harm the Malkangiri district collector and an engineer they are holding captive and urged them to extend their deadline that lapses in the evening.

Friday, February 18, 2011 2:02:59 PM

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