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Construction companies asked to give civic facilities to labour
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Construction companies will now have to provide housing for labourers within the site with all necessary infrastructure and facilities such as fuel for cooking, mobile toilets, drinking water, health care and creches.

Monday, October 06, 2008 6:37:35 PM

Uneasy calm in Dhule after communal clashes
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) The situation in Dhule in north Maharashtra, which witnessed communal violence Sunday leading to four deaths and injuries to 122 people, was under control Monday, barring stray incidents of violence in a couple of pockets, a top police official said.

Monday, October 06, 2008 6:37:07 PM

Direct tax collection up 33 percent to Rs.1.47 trillion
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Faced with a sluggish economy, Indian policy-makers Monday received some solace, with net direct tax collection up nearly 33 percent to Rs.147,197 crore or Rs.1.47 trillion in the first six months of the current fiscal.

Monday, October 06, 2008 6:27:15 PM

BJP against President's Rule in Orissa
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday warned the central government against imposing President's Rule in violence-torn Orissa.

Monday, October 06, 2008 5:08:41 PM

Homelessness hits students in Jamia Nagar
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Fear continues to strike roots in Delhi's Muslim majority Jamia Nagar. Landlords fearful of being linked to the bombings in Delhi are refusing to rent out homes to single men. And students coming back after Eid holidays are finding they have no place to stay in.

Monday, October 06, 2008 5:08:11 PM

Goa to probe complaint against Scarlett Keeling's mother
Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS) The Goa police Monday began probing a complaint against Fiona Mackeown, mother of British teenager Scarlett Keeling who was found raped and murdered on Anjuna beach here in February.

Monday, October 06, 2008 5:07:53 PM

Tribal body in Madhya Pradesh issues directive to worship Ravana
Bhopal, Oct 6 (IANS) Perhaps taking a cue from Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibhu Soren, a tribal body has issued directives in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district that the effigy of demon king Ravana should not be burned on Dussehra, but instead he should be worshiped.

Monday, October 06, 2008 5:07:29 PM

Gujarat town tense after communal clash
Palanpur (Gujarat), Oct 6 (IANS) Deesa town in north Gujarat was tense Monday after a clash between two communities during which a police station was stoned and a policeman injured.

Monday, October 06, 2008 4:57:52 PM

Industry lobby seeks clinical trial approval in 30 days
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) An industry lobby Monday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's help to get approval for clinical trial of drugs within 30 days of a pharmaceutical firm fulfilling the requisite norms.

Monday, October 06, 2008 4:56:34 PM

Scoreboard: India A vs New Zealand A, Day Four
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Scoreboard on the last day of the four-day cricket match between India A and New Zealand A.

Monday, October 06, 2008 4:48:56 PM

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