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India to set up 19 training institutes in Africa
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A foreign trade institute in Uganda and a diamond centre in Botswana are amongst the 19 training institutes that India will set up across Africa in the next two years.

Friday, December 10, 2010 2:23:20 PM

Interlocutors to visit Jammu Dec 17
Jammu, Dec 10 (IANS) The three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir, appointed by New Delhi, will be visiting Jammu Dec 17-20 in a bid to comprehensively assess the nature of the problems of the region and arrive at a solution.

Friday, December 10, 2010 2:21:37 PM

Punjab jails crammed 150 percent beyond capacity
Chandigarh, Dec 10 (IANS) A space for 46 being occupied by 136 people -- that is the sorry state in the jail in Punjab's Moga town and in most other prisons in the state which are packed way beyond their capacity, leading to frequent fights and drug abuse.

Friday, December 10, 2010 2:10:03 PM

Industrial output up 10.8 percent in October
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) India's industrial output accelerated to 10.8 percent in October from 4.4 percent in the previous month, led by a healthy growth in manufacturing, automobiles and power sectors.

Friday, December 10, 2010 1:59:31 PM

Parliament adjourned again, BJP vows protests
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned till late afternoon for the 21st successive day Friday over the opposition's demand for a parliamentary probe into the 2G spectrum scam, even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vowed to launch a public protest over the issue.

Friday, December 10, 2010 1:40:17 PM

Legend Jahangir declines Pakistan squash federation offer
Karachi, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan's squash authorities are mulling concrete plans to revive the sport in the country but have so far failed to garner the support of the world's greatest squash legend -- Jahangir Khan.

Friday, December 10, 2010 1:37:03 PM

Sabotage suspected in Kerala lab fire
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10 (IANS) Samples taken for investigation in various cases were destroyed when a fire broke out allegedly due to sabotage in the chief chemical examiner's laboratory Friday morning, police said.

Friday, December 10, 2010 1:34:20 PM

Businessman abducted in Bihar
Patna, Dec 10 (IANS) A businessman has been abducted by unidentified men in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said Friday.

Friday, December 10, 2010 1:28:51 PM

Abducted Tripura tribals taken to Bangladesh
Agartala, Dec 10 (IANS) Outlawed tribal extremists who abducted 11 tribals Tuesday have taken nine of the hostages to Bangladesh and released two, police said here Friday. The militants have demanded a ransom of Rs.15 lakh to release the captives.

Friday, December 10, 2010 1:28:50 PM

Miandad opts out of NZ tour to avoid confusion
Karachi, Dec 10 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and current batting coach Javed Miandad has refused to travel to New Zealand with the national team, saying that he believes coach Waqar Younis should have complete authority in team matters.

Friday, December 10, 2010 1:24:26 PM

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