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Indian bank employees go on two-day strike

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Nearly one million bank employees in India, including some with private and foreign banks, went on a two-day nationwide strike Thursday demanding higher wages and a better social security net....
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Indian students in Australia: Krishna happy with safety steps

Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, the first senior minister to visit Australia since the recent spurt in attacks on Indian students, said here Thursday that he was satisfied with the steps taken by authorities here to ensure the safety of the students....
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Chinese warship to anchor at Indian port

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A Chinese warship will make a "port call" at Kochi on the western coast Aug 8-12, reflecting China's increasing interest in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), said an official....
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Indian bank employees begin two-day strike

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Nearly one million bank employees in India, including some with private and foreign banks, began a two-day nationwide strike Thursday demanding higher wages and a better social security net. ...
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Russian shipyard seeks $60 mn loan to complete Indian frigates

Kaliningrad (Russia), Aug 6 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Yantar shipyard is negotiating a $60 million loan to enable it to complete the construction of three frigates for the Indian Navy, shipyard's director Igor Orlov said Wednesday. ...
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Kasab wants someone to tie him a rakhi

Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab - accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks - expressed a desire for somebody to tie him a 'rakhi' on the occasion of the Indian festival of Raksha Bandhan Wednesday, his lawyer said. ...
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Indian women's hockey team thump Belarus 6-0

Boston, Aug 5 (IANS) Striker Rani Devi slammed a hat-trick to help India to a comprehensive 6-0 victory over Belarus in their Group D fixture at the junior women's hockey World Cup here wednesday. ...
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Mundhra keen to make Sonia Gandhi biopic, even if banned later

By Ruchika Kher-- Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) Britain-based Indian filmmaker Jagmohan Mundhra is determined to go ahead with his pet project , a biopic on Congress president Sonia Gandhi, and has researched a lot on the subject. He says he wouldn't even mind if the Indian government decides to ban the film later, but make the film he will. ...
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Girl saw Indian mom strangled by Australian stepdad

Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) A nine-year-old girl walked in on her stepfather while he was strangling her mother who hailed from India, a court was told here. The man, who had met his wife in an Internet chat room and didn't want her to travel to India to donate a kidney for her sick mother, then killed his step-daughter in June last year. ...
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Newspaper by rural Indian women wins UN literacy award

United Nations, Aug 4 (IANS) A newspaper produced entirely by women in rural India is among the four winners of this year's Literacy Prizes awarded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco). ...
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