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    36 killed in Iraqi poll violence
    MANAMA, JAN. 30. Amid violence that claimed at least 36 lives, the turnout in Iraq's controversial elections has been uneven with few people turning out to vote in the Sunni-dominated areas. Larger numbers made an appearance at polling stations ...

    Goa crisis continues
    PANAJI, JAN. 30. A political stalemate continues to prevail in Goa a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Government was rocked by the resignation of four of its MLAs and the withdrawal of support by three MLAs belonging to regional ...

    Safin ends Slam drought
    MELBOURNE, JAN. 30. In the end, there was nothing. The most expressive face in the game was a mask. He could have been a KGB agent in the old Cold War days coming in from the other side of the Berlin Wall after a mission accomplished, quietly ...

    Do not bypass States, Jayalalithaa tells Centre
    CHENNAI, JAN. 30. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today raised objections to the Centre's move to take up livelihood rehabilitation measures for fishermen through public sector banks, "setting aside and completely ignoring the State ...

    Homage to Mahatma
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 30.The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the Vice-President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, and the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today led the nation in paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 57th death anniversary. — ...

    Prabhakar not to return Padma Bhushan
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 30.Noted Hindi litterateur Vishnu Prabhakar today decided not to return his Padma Bhushan award after a meeting with the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Dr. Prabhakar told UNI that Mr. Kalam requested him not to surrender the award ...

    Tremors rock Andamans again
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 30.A series of aftershocks of moderate intensity rocked the Andaman and Nicobar Islands since late last night, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The tremors were felt between 1.32 a.m. and 2.20 p.m. — ...

    One more boy abducted in Bihar
    PATNA, JAN. 30.One more boy, this time from Jehanabad, has gone missing even as the police sought to mount pressure on gangsters by making arrests to get clues about those abducted over the last 10 days across Bihar. Ranjan Kumar, a fourth ...

    OPEC to maintain output level
    VIENNA, JAN. 30.The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will keep its output limit steady, two Oil Ministers said today, meaning the cartel will continue producing 27 million barrels of oil a day. — ...

    Zahira shifts to Vadodara
    VADODARA, JAN. 30. Zahira Sheikh, key witness in the Best Bakery case, has shifted to Vadodara with her entire family, her advocate, Atul Mistry, said. Talking to newspersons here this evening, Mr. Mistry said the family had shifted as they ...

    Govt. forms panel on Commonwealth Games
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 30.The Group of Ministers (GoM), formed to oversee the organisation of the Commonwealth Games here in 2010, today announced constitution of an apex committee. Headed by the Sports Minister, Sunil Dutt, it will have over-riding ...

    Bogies derail
    BIHAR, JAN. 30.Three bogies of the Munger-Jamalpur train derailed near Lal Darwaza station of East Central railway here today. However, no casualty was reported. Official sources said three bogies next to the engine jumped the tracks following a ...

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