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Gayatri Projects bags Rs.1130.67 crore Nagaland contract
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Engineering firm Gayatri Projects Limited Wednesday said it has bagged a road contract worth Rs.1,130.67 crore in Nagaland in a joint venture with Maytas Infra.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 7:07:28 PM

Treat farmer suicides as murders, demands Vidarbha outfit
Nagpur, Dec 29 (IANS) Treat suicides of Vidarbha cotton farmers as murder cases, farmers and farm widows demanded Wednesday as they took out a 5,000-strong rally in Pandharkawada town of Yavatmal district of eastern Maharashtra to protest their exclusion from the recent Rs.1,600-crore aid packages.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 7:01:01 PM

Tiger census by February: Ramesh
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The results of the tiger census now under way will be released by February 2011, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 6:57:46 PM

Hills near Shimla get season's first snowfall
Shimla, Dec 29 (IANS) The hills near Shimla experienced the season's first snowfall Wednesday, making them even more picturesque, while many popular hill station saw intermittent rain.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 6:51:47 PM

Panel to visit Lavasa project in January: Ramesh
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Environment minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said a three-member panel of his ministry will visit Lavasa Lake City project near Pune in Maharashtra in the first week of January to look into allegations of green laws violations.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 6:51:14 PM

5,000 initiated into Tibetan Buddhism at Bodh Gaya
Bodh Gaya, Dec 29 (IANS) More than 5,000 people from across the globe sought refuge in the compassionate light of Gautam Buddha in a six-hour initiation ceremony conducted by one of the oldest schools of Tibetan Buddhism, Karma Kagyu sect, at Bodh Gaya Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 6:48:31 PM

Amendments aimed at restructuring Prasar Bharati Act: Soni
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Wednesday said that proposed amendments in the Prasar Bharati Act are aimed at reconstructing the public broadcasting system.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 6:47:59 PM

Feasibility study for 90-seat Indian civilian aircraft
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A high-powered committee under space scientist G. Madhavan Nair is conducting a feasibility study for an indigenous 90-seat civilian plane to fly on regional and feeder routes, an official spokesperson said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 6:45:42 PM

Chikka moves ahead of Fernandes in All India junior golf
Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) Playing on his home turf, Chikkarangappa took advantage of Rigel Fernandes faltering in the third round to take the overall lead in the All India Junior and sub junior golf here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 6:38:40 PM

Five Kerala schools get infotech upgrade
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 29 (IANS) Five government schools in Kerala have been designated as 'smart schools' and will receive Rs.1.25 crore each to install multimedia projectors, wireless internet and other infrastructure, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 6:35:22 PM

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