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'Investment in solar power projects to double by 2015'
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) With investment in solar power projects expected to double in the next five years, photovoltaics could account for nine percent of the global power demand by 2030, according to a study released here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:45:58 PM

India face Kuwait in Asian Games opener
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Two-time gold medallist India will start their campaign against Kuwait in the under-23 football competition of the Asian Games at Guangzhou in China.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:42:49 PM

IGNOU collaborates on Unique Identification Numbers project
New Delhi, OCt 27 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Wednesday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIADI) for implementation of the Unique Identification Numbers (UID) project.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:42:48 PM

My son born politician, better than Rahul: Lalu Yadav
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has spoken out in his nonchalant style that his cricketer son Tejaswi Yadav is a born politician and much better than Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:42:47 PM

Pakistani troops fire rockets at six Indian posts
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistani troops fired rockets and mortar shells at six Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district Wednesday, leading to an exchange of fire at the Line of Control (LoC) that lasted more than five hours.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:42:14 PM

Orissa sets up camps to protect nesting turtles
Bhubaneswar, Oct 27 (IANS) Orissa has begun setting up camps at the Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary to protect the endangered turtles which visit the state's beaches in winter for mass-nesting, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:34:13 PM

Education key to empowering people: President
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said that education is the most potent instrument for empowering people and called upon schools and teachers to promote high moral and cultural values among their students.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:30:30 PM

India will not buy farm lands overseas
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday ruled out India going overseas to buy farm lands as China does in Africa and Latin America.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:30:29 PM

Congress takes a dig at BJP over Jethmalani remarks
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) owes an answer to its Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, who said it was 'churlish' to accuse the interlocuters of internationalising the Kashmir issue.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:30:28 PM

Passenger train derails in Assam, militant hand suspected
Silchar (Assam), Oct 27 (IANS) Four coaches of passenger train Barak Valley Express were derailed Wednesday after suspected militants triggered a blast on a railway track in southern Assam, officials said. No casualties were reported.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:24:03 PM

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