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Cold wave kills 18 in Bihar
Patna, Dec 18 (IANS) At least 18 people have died in Bihar as temperatures dipped drastically in the last few days, official sources said Thursday.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 4:51:50 PM

BMW India plans to sell 2,800 units this year
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Luxury car manufacturer BMW India is confident of closing this calendar year with a sales of 2,800 units, up from 1,338 units sold in 2007.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 4:51:24 PM

Principal refuses to accept food from Dalit girls
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Six Dalit girl students in Uttar Pradesh Thursday accused their school principal of refusing to taste food they cooked for their home science practical examinations.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 4:46:30 PM

Antony reviews overall security situation
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) A day after assuring the nation that the armed forces were prepared for any eventuality, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday reviewed the security environment along the land and maritime borders in a meeting with the three service chiefs and defence secretary, a defence official said.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 4:38:34 PM

Manipuri women allege sexual assault, police apathy
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) They didn't conceal their faces or refuse to come in front of the camera. But for the two young northeastern women who were allegedly sexually harassed and beaten up by their landlord in their rented apartment in Gurgaon, it was difficult to recount the horrors of that night without choking with emotion.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 4:21:39 PM

India's cricket tour to Pakistan called off
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India's cricket tour to Pakistan was called off Thursday in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks which strained relations between the neighbours and because some players perceived a threat to their security.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 4:20:18 PM

Dawood involved in Mumbai attack: Russian official
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Reinforcing India's accusation about cross-border involvement in the Mumbai carnage, Russia has said that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, widely believed to be staying in Pakistan, provided logistical support for the Nov 26-29 terror strikes.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 4:19:36 PM

Markets recover, key index closes above 10,000 points
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Buoyed by investor confidence stemming from falling rate of inflation, Indian equities markets closed strong Thursday with a key index (provisionally) rising 3.55 percent to close above 10,000 points.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 4:05:01 PM

Rajya Sabha approves tighter law against rape
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a series of amendments to the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), one of which tightens the law governing the trial of rape cases.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 4:02:34 PM

Neglect charge against British teenager's mother dismissed
Panaji, Dec 18 (IANS) Goa's Women and Child Development (WCD) department has dismissed a petition against slain British teenager Scarlett Keeling's mother Fiona Mackeown on a technicality, as the police was already investigating similar charges against her.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 3:58:02 PM

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