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Bolivian government, opposition agree to referendum on constitution

Bolivian government, opposition agree to referendum on constitution La Paz - The government and opposition agreed to hold a nationwide referendum Sunday on the new draft constitution proposed by the president, after he agreed to term limits, a senior official said.

Rural Development Minister Carlos Romero said on Monday the agreement moves up the next general election by one year, to January 2009, which President Evo Morales would contest for his second and final term.

New Zealand stocks rise 2.1 per cent

New Zealand stocks rise 2.1 per centWellington - The index of New Zealand's top 50 stocks rose 2.1 per cent Tuesday amid cautious gains in other Asia-Pacific stock markets.

The NZX 50 index looked set for an even better performance after morning trading saw it up 2.8 per cent after rising 3 per cent on Monday.

But the price of the biggest stock, Telecom New Zealand, suffered a reverse in the afternoon, and the index ended the day up 62 points to 2952.

Madhur Bhandarkar To Release 700 Prints Of Latest Film 'Fashion'

Madhur Bhandarkar To Release 700 Prints Of Latest Film 'Fashion'The past few films directed by Madhur Bhandarkar have undoubtedly left their mark and opened a new era for Indian cinema.

The critically acclaimed and National Award winning director is all set to release his latest much talked about film with an exorbitant 700 prints in India and abroad.

20 ‘Lifespan Essential’ Foodstuffs To Stay Healthy And Live Longer!

20 ‘Lifespan Essential’ Foodstuffs To Stay Healthy And Live Longer!A British scientist has disclosed the secret to stay healthy and live longer.

Professor Gary Williamson, professor of 'functional foods' at Leeds University, has suggested that people should consume ‘lifespan essential’ foodstuffs on a regular basis to lead a long and healthy life.

Prof Gary has revealed 20 functional foods rich in naturally occurring chemicals, known as polyphenols, which have been associated to various health benefits, including protection against heart disease.

Rockets Lose Steam As Badshahs Win By 31 Runs

Rockets Lose Steam As Badshahs Win By 31 RunsLahore Badshahs won the first tie match in the Indian Cricket League (ICL) Twenty20 Championship by 31 runs. The team has already lost two consecutive matches to the Ahmedabad Rockets at the Sardar Vallabbhai Patel stadium.

Ahmedabad Rockets faced Badshahs in the absence of Inzamam Ul Haq and Azhar Mahmood. The team set a target of 136 for nine wickets in allotted 20 over.

Panel Recommends IIM Admission Reforms

IIM is not justifying with the economically weak but meritorious students. It is revealed by a penal constituted by the ministry of Human Development and Resources in its recent report. The penal raised fingers on the admission guide lines followed in various IIMs.

It has demanded some concessions for the meritorious students. IIMs should revise their policies regarding scholarships and fees structure for economically backward students.

The former chairman of Maruti Udyog Ltd, Mr. R C Bhargava said that norms should be revised for scholarships, fellowships, free ships and other forms of financial assistance given to students for admissions in top management institutes of the country.

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