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'Misery Day' against service tax hike in hospitals
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The healthcare industry continued to react strongly to the proposed service tax hike in the budget with Devi Shetty, one of the country's renowned heart surgeons, writing an open letter calling the levy 'unfortunate' and seeking observance of March 12 as 'Misery Day' to protest it.

Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:29:14 PM

IGNOU launches portal for students, partner institutions
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Thursday launched a web portal for students and partner institutions (PIs). It would play a vital role in providing guidelines, publishing information and enhancing interaction, an official said.

Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:21:09 PM

Congress walkout over Vajpayee
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) Congress members Thursday walked out of the Himachal Pradesh assembly over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government decision to name an ambulance service after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:16:19 PM

We will win 100 seats: Oommen Chandy (Interview)
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 (IANS) With the Kerala assembly polls around the corner, former chief minister and Congress leader Oommen Chandy exuded confidence, saying his party-led combine will win at least 100 of the 140 assembly seats.

Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:15:13 PM

Six arms smugglers held in Bengal
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Six people were arrested for smuggling weapons from Bihar to West Bengal, which will see elections in April-May, police said Thursday.

Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:09:51 PM

Rangrajan panel rolls out job plan for Kashmiri youth
Srinagar, March 3 (IANS) An expert group headed by former Reserve Bank of India governor C. Rangarajan Thursday rolled out a job plan for the youth of Jammu and Kashmir, envisaging training of up to 100,000 of them to get jobs in the next five years.

Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:09:50 PM

A series of firsts for Ireland against England (Statistical Highlights)
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) From their maiden win against England to the fastest century in the World Cup, Ireland had a series of firsts in their three-wicket win over their neighbours in the Group B match here Wednesday night.

Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:06:36 PM

Jammu and Kashmir deputy speaker quits
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir assembly deputy speaker Sartaj Madni quit Thursday protesting the remarks made against him by the speaker in a newspaper.

Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:00:09 PM

Indian warships to begin evacuating Indians from Libya next week
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Two Indian warships sailing to Libya to evacuate Indians stranded by the massive protests against the Muammar Gaddafi regime will reach Alexandria in neighbouring Egypt March 8, the navy chief, Admiral Nirmal Verma, said Thursday.

Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:00:08 PM

Porsche targets 500 units sales in 2011
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) German ultra luxury car maker Porsche is hoping to increase its sales nearly five times this year, expand distribution and reduce the lead time for its models, said a senior official.

Thursday, March 03, 2011 4:55:12 PM

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