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Indigenous UAVs to be showcased at defence exposition
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A company that has developed India's first indigenous unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will be showcasing them at the DEFEXPO-2008 international defence exposition that begins here Saturday, pointing to their wide applications in the military and civilian sectors.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:16:19 PM

Larsen and Toubro bags $78.8 mn contract in Qatar
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Engineering and construction company Larsen and Toubro Ltd (L&T) has secured a $78.8 million contract from Qatar General Electricity and Water Corp (Kahramaa), a government agency of the Middle East country for transmission and distribution of electricity.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:15:23 PM

IT sector layoffs unrelated to economic slowdown: CEOs
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) IT companies worldwide have institutionalised the tradition of weeding out inefficiencies and non-performance and there was nothing new with layoffs in this key sector in India, top IT CEOs have said.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:14:23 PM

Government approves hike in prices of transport fuels (Roundup)
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India's cabinet Thursday gave its approval to a hike of Rs.2 (5 cents) a litre on gasoline and Rs.1 a litre on diesel to ease the fiscal burden on oil firms, even as Left parties called for nationwide protests against the move.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:09:24 PM

India to seek changes in two Asian Highways
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India Thursday decided to propose to a UN agency to extend two Asian Highways (AH) for better connectivity with Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:08:29 PM

Three of family found dead in West Bengal
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Three members of a family were found dead under mysterious circumstances in Kolkata's twin town Howrah Thursday.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:07:39 PM

Four political workers killed in road accident
Ranchi, Feb 14 (IANS) Four Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supporters on their way to a rally to be addressed by party chief Lalu Prasad were killed Thursday when their Bolero jeep collided with a truck in Jharkhand's Garwah district.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:05:24 PM

Dodging the cops on Chandigarh's romance street
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) Scores of gun-toting, cane-wielding policemen descended on the 'geri route', often called Chandigarh's romance street, Thursday morning to keep lovelorn youngsters from going overboard this Valentine's Day.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:00:03 PM

Team India to have a new physio before South Africa series (Lead)
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Indian cricket team will have a new physiotherapist before the home series against South Africa starting next month, it was announced by a top official of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) here Thursday.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 4:47:25 PM

Valentine's Day cards set afire in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s student wing Thursday attacked a shop selling Valentine's Day gifts here and set fire to greeting cards. They also threatened to marry off lovers found 'misbehaving' in public places.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 4:46:32 PM

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