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    55 p.c. polling in Maharashtra
    MUMBAI, OCT. 13. The fate of the 2,678 candidates for the 288 Assembly seats in Maharashtra was sealed today with millions of people casting their votes and bringing to an end one of the most intensely contested elections. According to estimates, ...

    New food-for-work scheme gets nod
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. The Cabinet today cleared the new food-for-work scheme that will eventually be converted into the National Rural Employment programme based on a National Employment Guarantee Act, promised in the National Common Minimum ...

    Chidambaram justifies need for more FDI in telecom
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. While appreciating the Left parties' concern over increased foreign direct investment in the telecom sector, the Government justifies its plans in this regard. It asserts that domestic investments alone would not be able to ...

    3 killed in U.P. poll violence
    LUCKNOW, OCT. 13.Two persons, including a BSP supporter, were killed when supporters of rival candidates opened fire in the Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency this morning following an altercation near a polling station, a Home Department spokesman ...

    THE PETER ROEBUCK COLUMN
    Indians have to look forward
    India will be hoping for better luck in the second Test in Chennai starting on Thursday than it experienced in Bangalore where Sourav Ganguly's side did not enjoy the rub of the green with the umpires or the toss. Nor did it play well and changes ...

    Use funds fully for mid-day meals, court tells States
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 13.The Supreme Court has directed all States and Union Territories to fully utilise theState and Central funds under the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) for providing mid-day meal to school children. A Bench, ...

    Verdict reserved on Swamy's plea
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. The Supreme Court today reserved the verdict on a petition seeking to quash the "single directive" in the Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003 under which the Central Bureau of Investigation is required to take the Centre's ...

    Sharmila replaces Anupam Kher
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. After failing to secure the resignation of the Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), Anupam Kher, the Government today appointed leading actress of the yesteryear, Sharmila Tagore, as its Chairperson. ...

    TCS second quarter net up 52 per cent at Rs. 342 crores
    MUMBAI, OCT. 13. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the leading IT services provider, has reported a sterling performance for the second quarter of 2004-05 with a net profit of Rs. 342.19 crores, an increase of 51.8 per cent over the same period in ...



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