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Former Hizb guerrilla, three of his family massacred
Jammu, July 24 (IANS) Suspected guerrillas have shot dead a former militant of the Hizbul Mujahideen and three members of his family in Jammu and Kashmir's mountainous Doda district. Police said the massacre appears to be an act of reprisal.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:51:09 AM

Court gives helping hand to conservation efforts in Mathura
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Conservation efforts in this Hindu holy town - said to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna - have received a big boost, with a court banning mining operations in the area.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:45:30 AM

Markets begin day with profits
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) The Indian equities market continued its good run on the back of strong global cues and falling crude oil prices Thursday. Banking, capital goods, realty and telecom stocks were in demand at early trade while technology stocks were facing selling pressure.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:44:29 AM

Mayawati returns to Lucknow with renewed hope (News Analysis)
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) The loss in the parliament trust vote may have dashed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's immediate dream of power in New Delhi, but she is returning to Lucknow with a larger national profile, including new allies who are more than ready to accept her as prime ministerial candidate.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:33:55 AM

India 'undisputed leader' in offshore services: Gartner
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India remains the 'undisputed leader' in a list of the top 30 countries for offshore services prepared by IT market research major Gartner Inc.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:30:36 AM

With 103 students, IIT Gandhinagar opens Aug 2
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) As plans to set up eight more Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) get going, IIT Gandhinagar will open Aug 2 with three specialisation subjects and 103 students.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:23:28 AM

Walk on the stars - with zodiac shoes!
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Wearing customised rings, pendants and bangles studded with semi-precious stones for fortune is passe. It is time to flatter your feet - and your luck - with astrological and zodiac shoes.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:19:30 AM

Indian markets open with a profit
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) The Indian equities market opened with a profit Thursday. The 30-share benchmark sensitive index of the Bombay Stock Exchange opened with a gain 140.09 points at 15,081.29 points.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:14:54 AM

How Kolkata snake charmers 'purify' your soul!
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Snake charmers are fast disappearing from this city, but one section that calls itself the 'Manasar Banshadhar' continues to hold on to the profession, claiming their intention is not to entertain but to purify souls. They, however, often end up scaring people.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 9:56:20 AM

25-mn-year-old tree rock fossil found in Kasauli
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Geologists here are excited about the discovery of a huge, 25-million-year-old rock fossil of a palm tree in Kasauli town in Himachal Pradesh.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 9:29:14 AM

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