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India steps up pressure on Pakistan to deliver on assurances
Srinagar/New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) In a sign of growing impatience with 'assurances' from Islamabad, India Tuesday asked Pakistan to fulfill its anti-terror pledge by dismantling the infrastructure of terrorism and renewed calls for returning 40 people wanted by New Delhi for various crimes and terrorist activities.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 5:33:27 PM

Bronze medallists Indian boxers get a warm welcome
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Indian boxers, who won four bronze medals in the World Cup in Moscow, returned home to a warm welcome here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 5:31:54 PM

Son kills mother, suspecting her of extra-marital affair
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth killed his mother with a scythe in a West Bengal village Tuesday, suspecting her of an extra-marital affair with a neighbour, the police said.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 5:31:28 PM

National Investigating Agency Bill tabled in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The government Tuesday tabled a bill in the Lok Sabha to set up the National Investigating Agency (NIA) as part of the security overhaul following last month's terror attack in Mumbai.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 5:23:50 PM

ONGC loses over Rs.15.7 bn in revenues
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) State-owned energy giant Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) lost over Rs.15.7 billion (Rs.1,570 crore) in revenues during 2007-08, a union minister said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 5:19:02 PM

West Bengal's Malda hit by bird flu, culling begins
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) West Bengal Tuesday began culling poultry in Malda district where bird flu has reappeared - the second time this year - and asked people not to panic.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 5:18:28 PM

Late rally boosts dull equities markets
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) Indian equity markets surged in the late afternoon trading session with a key index closing 1.47 percent higher than its close Monday.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 5:05:21 PM

Gujarat Christian body for toned down Christmas
Ahmedabad, Dec 16 (IANS) In view of the Mumbai carnage and violence against Christians in various parts of India, the Gujarat United Christians Forum for Human Rights (GUCFHR) Tuesday announced it has been decided that Christmas will be celebrated without ostentation this year.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 5:04:04 PM

'Don't make tainted legislators Madhya Pradesh ministers'
Bhopal, Dec 16 (IANS) A network of over 1,200 civil society groups has urged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh to deny ministerial berths to those legislators who have a criminal background.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 5:03:16 PM

Lovebirds Chand, Fiza send Delhi media in a tizzy
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) A fair amount of PDA - public display of affection - and lots of heated exchanges of words. Mediapersons who turned up in big numbers to meet Haryana lovebirds Chander Mohan, or Chand Mohammad as he calls himself now, and Fiza, who came to the capital Tuesday, were not at all disappointed at what seemed like a Bollywood potboiler unfolding before them.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 4:59:20 PM

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