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Kolkata Fire: 40 Feared Dead

At least 40 people have died in a major fire at a private hospital at Dhakuria in Kolkata that broke out around 4 a.m. Friday. Dec 9, 2011
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Rs.16.10 Crore Spent on Hockey: Ajay Maken

The Indian government has reportedly spent Rs. 16.10 crore on various aspects of hockey, including exposure to foreign games, coaches and travel, in the period April - November, 2011, according to Ajay Maken, the Youth Affairs and Sport State Minister. Dec 8, 2011
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Sharad Pawar Hits Back at Anna Hazare

The Union Minister for Agriculture, Sharad Pawar, seems to have finally lost his temper, after anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare's comments on an incident which saw the Minister slapped by a young man, in public. Dec 7, 2011
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Indian PM Breathes Hope to Telecom Sector

The Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, seems to have breathed new hope into the country's struggling telecommunications sector, while speaking at the inauguration of India Telecom 2011 in New Delhi, on Wednesday. Dec 7, 2011
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Sarpanch Who Slapped Woman Gets Bail

A sarpanch (village chief) from the Muktsar district of Punjab, who was arrested on Tuesday for slapping a woman, has been released on bail. Dec 7, 2011
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FDI in Retail: All-Party Meeting to End Impasse

The Indian Parliament's winter session is likely to resume soon and the government will try to end an impasse caused by its decision to allow 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the retail sector. Dec 6, 2011
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Govt Puts FDI in Retail on Hold, Opposition Insists on Rollback

To break the impasse on Foreign Direct Investment in retail that has stopped the Parliament's winter session, the Central Government has announced that the decision to allow 51 percent FDI in retails has been put on hold. However, the winter session is likely to face trouble, as the Opposition party is demanding a rollback on the decision. Dec 5, 2011
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Up-and-Coming Asian Actors in Hollywood [PHOTOS]

Asian actors have been working in Hollywood for a long time. However, their numbers are few when it comes to leading roles. Check out the slideshow to see up-and-coming Asians in Hollywood. Dec 4, 2011