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Police team visits Joshi's burnt Lucknow residence
Lucknow, July 21 (IANS) A police team Tuesday visited Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi's house here that was set on fire following her remarks against Chief Minister Mayawati, officials said.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 5:30:38 PM

Goa's offshore casino business booming
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Once known as a hot-spot for hippies, Goa's new found reputation as a gambling destination appears to be catching on fast. In financial year 2008-09, nearly 121,000 gamblers visited the state's five offshore casinos.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 5:21:24 PM

Congress beats BJP in Gujarat city civic polls
Gandhinagar, July 21 (IANS) Gujarat's ruling Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) suffered a setback as the Congress defeated it in civic polls in Junagadh city Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 4:57:28 PM

Centre not helping Orissa counter Maoists: Patnaik
Bhubaneswar, July 21 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday blamed the central government for not helping the state in countering the Maoists effectively.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 4:55:07 PM

No privilege motion against two Tamil Nadu legislators
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday withdrew a privilege motion moved against two communist legislators who had allegedly made derogatory remarks against the state assembly speaker.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 4:51:24 PM

Goa BJP opposes offshore casinos, wants matka gambling legalised
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) After consistently campaigning for the closure of offshore casinos on moral grounds, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded the immediate regularisation of matka, an illegal but popular form of gambling in Goa.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 4:51:14 PM

Continental Airlines gets notice for Kalam frisking
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Holding that the frisking of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was 'absolutely unpardonable', the government Tuesday said an inquiry had been ordered and Continental Airlines of the US issued notice for its 'wilful violation' of Indian laws.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 4:37:58 PM

Over 100 foreigners deported from Goa in 3 years
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) More than 100 foreign nationals who were illegally staying in Goa have been deported to their respective countries over the last three years, the legislative assembly was informed Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 4:12:10 PM

Chhattisgarh house adjourned amid chaos
Raipur, July 21 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly was adjourned for the second consecutive day Tuesday amid slogans by opposition Congress members seeking resignation of Chief Minister Raman Singh over the July 12 Maoist attack.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 2:47:14 PM

'Kalam had no problems with frisking'
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS)Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was subjected to a body search for the first time by employees of a US airline in Delhi when he was boarding a flight in April to Newark, his office said Tuesday, adding he does go through the standard security drill while travelling abroad.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 2:24:35 PM

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