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Outdated blood testing contributes to HIV among thalassemic kids
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Hundreds of thalassemic children get infected with HIV-AIDS every year during crucial blood transfusions as most blood banks, including the Indian Red Cross, are not equipped with an advanced blood testing facility that can detect the virus accurately and in a short time, say experts.

Friday, January 07, 2011 12:08:34 PM

L&T gets hydropower project in Himachal
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Corporate giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has been allotted a hydropower project that was earlier granted to Moserbaer Projects Ltd in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, an official said here Friday.

Friday, January 07, 2011 12:07:31 PM

CBI told to provide closure report to Talwars
Ghaziabad, Jan 7 (IANS) A special CBI court here adjourned hearing in the Aarushi murder case till Jan 21 and asked the probe agency to provide all documents, including its closure report, to the victim's parents even as the CBI said her father Rajesh Talwar had no 'locus standi' to argue.

Friday, January 07, 2011 12:04:19 PM

Fog envelopes Agra, trains disrupted
Agra, Jan 7 (IANS) The city of the Taj Mahal, already frozen in the minimum temperature of 1.6 degrees Celsius, was completely enveloped in a thick layer of fogearly Friday morning, a weather official said.

Friday, January 07, 2011 11:52:12 AM

Monthly passport courts soon, promises Krishna
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Monthly passport 'adalats', or settlement courts, would be introduced soon to speed up the issuing of passports and redress the applicants' grievances, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday.

Friday, January 07, 2011 11:41:39 AM

Bhagat Singh's niece fights 21-year legal battle
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Jan 7 (IANS) Freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's kin have been fighting a 21-year legal battle to get justice for one of their relatives, who is believed to have been killed by the Punjab Police when terrorism in the state was at its peak. He has been missing since 1989.

Friday, January 07, 2011 11:33:43 AM

CBI to court: Rajesh Talwar has no locus standi to argue
Ghaziabad, Jan 7 (IANS) The CBI Friday argued that murdered teenager Aarushi Talwar's father Rajesh Talwar had no 'locus standi' to argue as he was 'no more a complainant' in the case. The special CBI court reserved its order after hearing both sides of the argument.

Friday, January 07, 2011 11:24:46 AM

Sibal invites Indian diaspora back home
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday called for 'collaboration' from the Indian diaspora in building the education sector and invited them back to the land of 'new opportunities'.

Friday, January 07, 2011 11:22:39 AM

Cop's body found on rail tracks in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) A policeman's body was found on a railway track in Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh, an official said Friday, adding that it appeared he had been murdered and thrown before a running train.

Friday, January 07, 2011 11:10:30 AM

Himachal's Naina Devi shrine sees record offerings
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's famed hilltop shrine of Naina Devi saw record offerings of over Rs.11 crore in 2010 apart from gold and silver, a temple official said Friday.

Friday, January 07, 2011 10:11:23 AM

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