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Councillor's suicide: Husband arrested for dowry harassment

The husband of a Congress councillor who was found dead along with her baby daughter has been arrested for dowry harassment, police said Friday.

Pawan Yadav, 28, was arrested late Thursday night unde

Children from Norway: Panel gives custody to mother


The Child Welfare Committee (CWC) in West Bengal Thursday gave the custody of two NRI children, who were earlier under the care of Norwegian authorities, to their mother Sagarika, a member of the pane

Four killed, 15 prisoners escape in Maoist attack

Three policemen and a prisoner were killed and 15 prisoners, including eight Maoists, escaped Friday when Maoist guerrillas attacked a police vehicle escorting another carrying prisoners in Jharkhand,

SBI second quarter net profit rises 30 per cent


The country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) Friday said its net profit increased by 30.16 per cent to Rs 3,658.14 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30, 2012, as compared to Rs.2,810.43 crore

No link between Diageo-USL deal and Kingfisher: Mallya


Vijay Mallya Friday said the Diageo-United Spirits deal has no implications for his cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines, as both are independent businesses.

"We have multiple businesses and each busine

Agra to host international half marathon

Athletes from Kenya and Ethiopia are expected to participate in an international half marathon to be held in this Taj city in February 2013 with a winners' purse of Rs.2 crore, an official said Friday

80 charged in Mumbai's Azad Maidan rioting case


Mumbai Police on Friday formally charged 80 people for the rioting at an Azad Maidan rally Aug 11 that claimed two lives, an official said here.

Prominent Muslim religious leader and president of Ule

Sensex down 172 points; SBI, ONGC slump


A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading nearly one per cent down in the afternoon session on Friday due to disappointing earnings of bluechip firms like SBI and ONGC.

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Himachal airports remain shut, hit hospitality trade

Flights to and from Himachal Pradesh have been suspended for over a month now, and this has started impacting the tourism sector - a major source of income for the state, officials said here on Friday

Nearly 200-year old Indian royal carriage to be auctioned

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A magnificent Indian royal state carriage, which is nearly 200-years old and was once owned by the Maharaja of Mysore, is to be auctioned in Britain this month.

Maharaja of Mysore's 1825 State Carria

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