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Diaspora meet to spur tourism infrastructure in Kerala
Kochi (Kerala), Dec 23 (IANS) The two day 'Ente Naadu', billed as a platform for the Kerala diaspora to invest in tourism projects in the state, has attracted a good response with more than 500 delegates from 42 countries attending the meet.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 7:19:34 PM

No bail for three held for inflammatory speeches
Erode (Tamil Nadu), Dec 23 (IANS) A court here Tuesday rejected the bail petitions of film director Seeman and Tamil nationalist leaders Kolathur Mani and P. Maniarasan, who have been held for allegedly making inflammatory, secessionist speeches.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 7:18:12 PM

Houghton backs Mohun Bagan's decision to skip IFA Shield
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Even as national football coach Bob Houghton Tuesday lauded Mohun Bagan's decision to skip the century old Indian Football Association (IFA) Shield, the organisers are trying their best to find a way out.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 7:11:58 PM

Almost a day's play lost to fog, bad light in Mohali Test
Mohali (Punjab), Dec 23 (IANS) Bad light and dense fog robbed almost a day's play in the second cricket Test between India and England that ended in a tame draw at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 7:11:32 PM

Marathas want inclusion in other backward classes category
Nagpur, Dec 23 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, Maratha legislators in Maharashtra Tuesday made common cause to demand inclusion of their community in the 'other backward classes' (OBC) category and extension of reservation facility in education and jobs.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 7:10:15 PM

Textiles exports may fall short of target
New Delhi, Dec 23(IANS) Textiles exports may fall short of the target and even witness negative growth, the government said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 7:09:10 PM

Amidst din, parliament passes 12 bills, Chidambaram drowned out in din
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Amidst continuous and vociferous demands for Minority Affairs Minister A.R. Antulay's resignation following his remarks on the death of a Maharashtra police officer, the two houses of parliament passed 12 bills on the concluding day of their session Tuesday, with even Home Minister P. Chidambaram's much awaited statement on the issue being drowned out in the din in the Lok Sabha.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 6:54:37 PM

Delhi to upgrade infrastructure in 13 industrial areas
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Civic infrastructure, including roads, storm water drains, street lighting, effluent treatment and parking facilities, in 13 industrial areas of the capital will be upgraded at a cost of Rs.6.8 billion (Rs.680 crore), city Mayor Aarti Mehra said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 6:54:05 PM

Successful 3G bidders eligible for 2G spectrum space: DoT
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Successful bidders for spectrum allocation for third generation (3G) telecom services will also be eligible for second generation (2G) spectrum space, the government said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 6:46:19 PM

Tiger declared man-eater, to be shot dead
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) A tiger on the prowl for the past one month in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district is to be shot dead after it was declared a man-eater. The tiger killed a teenage boy, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 6:28:48 PM

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