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Goa Premier League kicks off despite BCCI threat
Panaji, Dec 24 (IANS) The controversial Goa Players League (GPL) cricket tournament kicked off Friday, despite the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) calling the event 'illegal' in a statement Thursday evening.

Friday, December 24, 2010 1:15:03 PM

Kalmadi's Mumbai residence also raided
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials from New Delhi also raided the house of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi in south Mumbai, an official said.

Friday, December 24, 2010 1:15:02 PM

Fireworks, bubbly, baubles and a Christmas at sea!
Panaji, Dec 24 (IANS) All at sea, when it comes to thinking of a new way of ringing in Christmas? 'X'Mas at sea' is Goa tourism's latest offering this festive season. It lets tourists soak in the festival of cheer on a cruise ship.

Friday, December 24, 2010 1:15:01 PM

Bihar's landless march for land reforms
Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) Ignoring the freezing winter winds and away from whatever warmth their thatched huts provide, hundreds of poor and marginalised men and women in Bihar are marching towards Patna demanding land reforms. The state, in the cusp of major changes, has seen landlessness increase over the two decades.

Friday, December 24, 2010 1:14:59 PM

Maoists disrupt panchayat polls in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Maoists set on fire three vehicles and disrupted voting at a polling booth in Jharkhand's Garwah district during the last leg of the panchayat polls Friday, police said.

Friday, December 24, 2010 12:57:54 PM

Patnaik seeks central aid for distressed Orissa farmers
Bhubaneswar, Dec 24 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked the central government for Rs.2,616.19 crore assistance to the state's farmers who suffered huge crop losses due to drought and untimely rains this year, an official said Friday.

Friday, December 24, 2010 12:44:01 PM

Delhi Book Fair to see fewer foreign publishers
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The 16th edition of the annual Delhi Book Fair, which begins on the Christmas Saturday, will see fewer foreign publishers owing to the extended festive season, an official said.

Friday, December 24, 2010 12:37:20 PM

Lok Sabha speaker greets nation on Christmas eve
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar greeted the nation on Christmas eve Friday, saying that the festive occasion should make people more compassionate towards those who are not getting the benefits of the 'spectacular growth' of India.

Friday, December 24, 2010 12:36:14 PM

Two civilians injured in Kashmir explosion
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) Two civilians were injured Friday morning in north Kashmir's Sopore town in an explosion, the cause of which is not yet known, police said.

Friday, December 24, 2010 12:33:30 PM

Bihar to tap Discovery Channel to promote tourism
Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) In a bid to promote Bihar tourism across the world, the state government plans to take help of Discovery Channel, officials said Friday.

Friday, December 24, 2010 12:28:29 PM

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