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Punjab to begin e-tendering for civil works
Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday announced that it will commence e-tendering soon for the execution of civil works and other services.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 9:35:52 PM

All-party meet crucial to women's bill, says Congress
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) With the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government expected to face hurdles in the passage of the women's reservation bill in the Lok Sabha, the Congress said Thursday that April 5 all-party meeting on the bill was 'crucial'.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 9:18:19 PM

Modi launches reading, community work programmes
Gandhinagar, April 1 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday launched two programmes - one to encourage people to read and the other for youth to devote time to community projects - and called on the state's people to participate in these with 'missionary zeal'.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 9:03:27 PM

Hundreds of Olive Ridley turtle eggs washed away
Bhubaneswar, April 1 (IANS) Despite various preservation measures, hundreds of rare Olive Ridley turtle eggs were washed away in tidal waves in Rushikulya beach, one of the three mass nesting sites in Orissa.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 9:01:01 PM

Indian Rugby team upbeat ahead of Commonwealth test event
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) With no spectators to back them, India play their opening match in the eight-nation Commonwealth Rugby Sevens Championships against Uzbekistan instead of Pakistan as scheduled at the half-complete venue at Delhi University here Friday.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 9:00:30 PM

Court stays suspension of gay AMU teacher
Allahabad, April 1 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Thursday stayed the Aligarh Muslim University's suspension of teacher S.R. Siras for 'gross professional misconduct'.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 8:53:10 PM

Once Uma approaches us, BJP will take stand: Gadkari
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Thursday ducked a question on the return of Uma Bharti into the party, saying the leadership will spell out its stand on the issue after she approached it.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 8:52:59 PM

Toll rates hiked on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway
Gurgoan, April 1 (IANS) Toll rates for commuters using the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway have been revised from Thursday evening, an official said.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 8:42:29 PM

Nanotechnology can help India ensure food security: Scientist
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Nanoscience and nanotechnology can help India ensure food security by incresing crop yields and reducing consumption, an expert in the field said Thursday.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 8:42:08 PM

One passenger killed in Srinagar road accident
Srinagar, April 1 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured when a tree, uprooted by strong winds, fell on a passenger vehicle in summer capital Srinagar Thursday, police said.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 8:36:58 PM

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