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December 31, 2009

Top Headlines

Cong T ministers to withdraw resignation
All the 13 Congress ministers from Telangana decided to withdraw their resignation after the Centre's announcement on holding discussions with political parties.

Chidambaram 'unhappy' with handling of Ruchika case
"I am unhappy with the way charges have been framed, the trial conducted and the accused punished," Home minister P Chidambaram said about the Ruchika case.

Released from jail, Dausa MP goes 'missing'
Dausa MP Kirori Lal Meena, arrested while on a dharna to seek justice for a rape victim, has been released but his minister wife claimed he did not reach home.


5 more H1N1 deaths in Chandigarh, 6 new cases
Five more deaths due to the influenza A (H1N1) virus were reported in union territory (UT), taking the toll to 55, officials said on Thursday.

Vishal gets parole for sister's engagement
Delhi High Court has allowed the plea of Vishal Yadav, serving life imprisonment in the Katara murder case, to attend his sister's engagement ceremony on January 3.


Gold recovers by Rs 30 on fresh buying
Gold prices recovered by Rs 30 to close at Rs 16,940 per ten gram on the last trading day of the year today on fresh buying by stockists and jewellery makers.

Sensex ends '09 with biggest annual gain in 18 yrs
Sensex witnessed a historic 82% rally in 2009, boosted by UPA victory on expectations that new govt would introduce measures to boost economic growth.


Increased volume of cricket is a concern: ICC
The ICC is concerned about the increasing volume of cricket but its CEO Haroon Lorgat says there is hardly anything the governing body can do on the matter.

'Kotla was too dangerous to continue'
Breaking his silence on the Ferozeshah Kotla pitch fiasco, Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara said the track did not look "normal" soon after the first five overs.


Ash's 'Baby's' day out
Guests at a star fashion show, where Abhishek walked the ramp still remember Ash clapping her hands in glee, going 'Baby, baby.

Abhishek will die in Delhi-6!
A year after the release of the ill-received Delhi-6, director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is set to release the film with a new tragic ending.


DoT slaps Rs 132 cr penalty on telcos
The Department of Telecom (DoT) is understood to have decided to slap a total penalty of Rs 132 crore on some major telecom operators.

Google phone coming next week
Apple's iPhones will have a big competition on their hands as Google is set to launch its much discussed smart phone next week.


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