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Tens of thousands of Yemenis demonstrate in Sanaa

SANNA: Tens of thousands of protesters Thursday massed at Sanaa University for a “day of rage” against Mr Ali Abdullah Saleh’s rule, while a similar number of loyalists flooded a central square in support of the embattled Yemeni President.

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B’desh wants to redraw sea border with India

DHAKA: Bangladesh will approach the United Nations seeking to delineate its maritime borders in the Bay of Bengal with India and Myanmar.
Bangladesh claims over 450 nautical miles from its coastline in the Bay of Bengal.

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Italian businessmen eye deals worth Euro 640 billion

ROME: Companies from Italy’s main business association Confindustria will visit the Indian capital New Delhi in October in a bid to clinch deals on infrastructure projects worth 640 billion euros.

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Finnish ‘clean tech’ firms look for joint venture in India

NEW DELHI: Several Finnish companies are keen to form joint ventures with Indian firms to expand their operations in the country and promote the use of clean technology, the Nordic nation’s Environment Minister Paula Lehtomaki said Thursday.

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Sensex rallies over 358 points

MUMBAI: In a strong pull-back rally, the benchmark Sensex today spurted for the second day, closing over 358 points up at 18,449.31 -- biggest single day gain this year—on across-the-board buying led by realty, capital goods, metal and banking segments.

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Food inflation soars

NEW DELHI: India’s annual food inflation shot up to 17.05 percent for the week ended Jan 22, as prices of onions, vegetables and other essential food items continued to reign high, according to official data released Thursday.

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RG Stone cures solves urinary problem

PANAJI: RG Stone Urology and Laparoscopy Hospital had performed a successful surgery on a patient suffering with stress urinary incontinence, a urine leakage problem commonly found in women, said a press release.

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Bridging the Hindu-Muslim Divide

BY INDRANIL BANERJEA
THE sharp differences that have arisen, allegedly among Muslim religious leaders as a result of certain remarks made on the position of Muslims in Gujarat by Maulana Ghulam Mohammad Vastani, the vice-chancellor of Darul Uloom Deoband, raise many questions of relevance.

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