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Kerala backwaters now add yachting to tourism attractions
Kochi, Dec 2 (IANS) Kerala backwaters, famous for their scenic beauty, snake boat races and huge house boats, offer you something more these days - a leisure ride on yachts.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:46:22 AM

Women take up arms to fight monkeys in Lucknow
Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) Fed up with the monkey menace in the Uttar Pradesh capital, homemakers here have taken up arms to scare them away.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:41:24 AM

Public anger against politicians reflects helplessness
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The unprecedented public outrage against politicians of all hues after the daring 60-hour terror atrocity on Mumbai's landmarks spawned from the sinking feeling that they had been left in the lurch.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:28:58 AM

Agro Tech showcases ultra modern farm equipment
Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) If the ongoing Agro Tech 2008 exhibition here is any indication, agri-machinery companies are still rolling out novel and ultra modern farm equipment in the Indian market although the average size of land holding of farmers has decreased considerably over the last few years.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:28:33 AM

Now, disabled-friendly Agra eases Taj experience
Agra, Dec 2 (IANS) Over the years, disabled visitors who came to see the Taj Mahal could only gaze at it from the entrance. Now, thanks to the efforts of the authorities they will be able to get a closer and more intimate view of the magnificent monument to love.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:27:45 AM

Smoking ban, really? Do we care, ask Kolkata residents
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) It's been two months since a ban was imposed on smoking in public but here, in this crowded and chaotic metropolis, the ban order seems to have gone up in smoke with the enforcing agencies loathe to cracking the whip and lack of cooperation from citizens.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:21:09 AM

Three killed, 30 injured in Assam train bombing
Guwahati, Dec 2 (IANS) Three people were killed and over 30 wounded, some of them critically, in a powerful explosion Tuesday inside a passenger train in Assam, officials said.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 9:07:09 AM

Voting for Mizoram assembly elections begins
Aizawl, Dec 2 (IANS) Polling for the assembly elections in the northeastern state of Mizoram began Tuesday morning amid tight security, officials said.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 8:46:41 AM

One killed, 30 injured in Assam train blast
Guwahati, Dec 2 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 30 people were injured in a mysterious train blast in Assam Tuesday, police and railway sources said.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 8:46:21 AM

Vintage cars blaze colourful trail from Gurgaon to Neemrana Fort
Gurgaon/Neemrana, Dec 2 (IANS) The stretch of the Delhi-Jaipur highway between Gurgaon and Neemrana in Rajasthan looked like the set of a period film as vintage cars and bikes cruised along, each vehicle with its own story to tell.

Tuesday, December 02, 2008 8:20:18 AM

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