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    'Telecom sector needs huge infusion of capital'
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 13.The Government feels that the telecom sector needs a huge infusion of capital and this cannot be met by just tapping domestic savings. Addressing the objections from the Left to raising the foreign direct investment cap in ...

    Exit polls favour Congress-NCP
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 13.NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. Barring just one television news network, the exit poll forecast gave the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party a second turn at the office. Exit polls for the keenly-watched Maharashtra Assembly ...

    Left seeks review of Electricity Act
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. The Left parties have written to the Manmohan Singh Government suggesting that public ownership and control was desirable in the power sector as electricity supply was a utility service whose control could not be dictated by ...

    200 hospitalised after taking `peda' on voting day
    MUMBAI, OCT. 13. An otherwise dull voting day in Mumbai turned dramatic this afternoon when over 200 people, some of them Congress-Nationalist Congress Party workers, from the sensitive Nagpada area in South Mumbai were admitted to J.J. and Nair ...

    NCP leaders join Samata Party
    NEW DELHI, OCT 13. A majority of the office bearers of the Nationalist Congress Party in Madhya Pradesh today joined the Samata Party, led by the former Member of Parliament, Brahmanand Mandal. The vice-president of the Madhya Pradesh unit, ...

    Apang elected
    ITANAGAR, OCT. 13.Gegong Apang was unanimously elected leader of the 34-member Congress Legislature Party in Arunachal Pradesh tonight.

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    Manmohan for `pro-active' civil service
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today told civil servants to put in place a "fair, just and equitable" system of governance. At his first full-fledged meeting with the Secretaries to the Union Government here today, ...

    No visa needed for travel to Mauritius
    CHENNAI, OCT. 13. As part of its efforts to promote business and tourist traffic from India, the Mauritius Government has announced that "no visas" are required for a 15-day stay, provided the visitors have a confirmed return air ticket and ...

    38 p.c. turnout in J&K bypolls
    PAHALGAM, OCT. 13.Amid allegations of coercion and an incident of violence in which 11 persons were injured, by-elections to the four Assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir went off peacefully today. An estimated 38 per cent of the 3.26 lakh ...

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