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India has 5,726 agri clinics and business centres: minister
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India has 5,726 agri clinics and agri business centres to promote self-employment among farmers, Minister of State for Agriculture Kanti Lal Bhuria said here Monday.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:44:03 PM

Karunanidhi lauds India's proactive moves on Sri Lankan issue
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi expressed happiness Monday at the centre's measures in helping Sri Lankan Tamils in the war-torn northern part of the island following the distribution of 750 tonnes of food sent by the United Nations.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:43:45 PM

Ban MNS and arrest Raj Thackeray, demand Congress, Samajwadi Party and BSP
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A day after Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad called for a ban on the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and the arrest of its leader, the Congress, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Monday joined in the demand terming the MNS' attacks on non Maharashtrians as 'regional terrorism'.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:42:51 PM

'Mayawati trying to woo upper caste vote bank'
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati was pointlessly trying to woo the upper caste vote bank with her pseudo sympathy.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:42:35 PM

Samajwadi Party demands arrest of Bal Thackeray and nephew
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) President of the Samajwadi Party's Maharashtra unit Abu Azmi Monday demanded the arrest of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and his nephew Raj for attacks on north Indians and a scathing editorial against him and party MP Amar Singh in Sena mouthpiece Saamna.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:42:15 PM

Murder accused injures 6 prisoners in court lock up
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A man accused in a murder case injured six other prisoners with a surgical blade after a fight broke out between them when they were taken from Tihar jail to Karkardooma court here Monday, the police said.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:42:01 PM

MTNL's market share decreases: minister
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The market share of the state-run telecom operator Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has decreased due to capacity constraint in its GSM mobile network, a union minister said here Monday.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:30:43 PM

Bankers, industry say repo rate cut is positive step
Mumbai/New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Surprised bankers, analysts and industry welcomed the central bank's cutting the repo rate by 100 basis points Monday, saying it was a positive step to bring financial stability in the system.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:30:25 PM

Emirates Airlines to offer more jobs to Indians
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) While Indian carriers have cut their domestic and international operations besides salary and job cuts to meet losses, international carrier Emirates Airlines Monday announced it was recruiting more people from India to meet their expansion requirement here.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:30:05 PM

Madhya Pradesh poll body cracks whip, warns officials
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Election Commission Monday warned of strict action against officials if they do not follow the model code of conduct after reports that chairpersons and other nominated members of various corporations were using official vehicles to campaign.

Monday, October 20, 2008 7:29:49 PM

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