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Anna Hazare to Fast for Strong Lokpal Bill

Veteran social activist Anna Hazare reached New Delhi Saturday afternoon and will commence his daylong hunger strike to demand for a strong Lokpal Bill Sunday. Dec 10, 2011
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Longest Total Lunar Eclipse Tonight

The longest total lunar eclipse that will last for 52 minutes will take place Saturday night, giving Indians a chance to witness the celestial phenomenon. Dec 10, 2011
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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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Empower the Entrepreneurs to Beat Slow Economic Growth: Sramana Mitra

The world may fear another economic slowdown with growth rates everywhere falling. However, Sramana Mitra, an Indian-born writer, strategy consultant and entrepreneur, is optimistic about fighting the crisis. She talks of her mission to create millions of entrepreneurs through her project "1M/1M" and the growth strategy that will best suit India. Here are excerpts from the interview: 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