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    All help to flood-hit Bihar: Manmohan
    PATNA, JULY 27. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, said today that the Centre was committed to extending all possible help to Bihar to cope with the post-flood problems — preventing and fighting the outbreak of epidemics, reconstructing ...

    Opposition urged to give up boycott plan
    PATNA, JULY 27. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today appealed to the Opposition to abandon their boycott call of the Parliamentary Standing Committees and sought its cooperation in solving the serious problems confronting the ...

    Centre gears up to tackle drought
    NEW DELHI, JULY 27. The Centre today assessed the drought preparedness of nine rain-deficient States and promised all help to meet the situation. The States were asked to remain alert to the developing situation and be ready with contingency ...

    Negotiations with abductors progressing well: Minister
    NEW DELHI, JULY 27. The Government today maintained that negotiations with the abductors of the three Indians held hostage in Iraq since last Wednesday were proceeding well. According to the Union Minister of State for External Affairs, E. ...

    Curfew relaxed
    IMPHAL, JULY 27. The indefinite curfew clamped on many parts of Manipur since July 15 was relaxed for 13 hours today, despite continuing protests against the killing of a woman allegedly by the armed forces. — ...

    WTO: `no compromise'
    NEW DELHI, JULY 27. India has informed the World Trade Organisation that it will not compromise on issues affecting the livelihood of millions of farmers. Intense negotiations began in Geneva today to reach a framework for negotiations on market ...

    More equity for AI, IA
    NEW DELHI, JULY 27. The Civil Aviation Minister, Praful Patel, today said the Finance Minister, Chidambaram, had agreed "in principle" to infuse more equity into Indian Airlines and Air India. This was to enable them to expand the fleet. — ...

    Kohli taken to Punjab
    SILIGURI, JULY 27. Maninder Pal Singh Kohli, prime accused in the rape and murder of British teenager Hannah Foster, was today taken by the Punjab Police team to Delhi en route to Kharad. He will be produced before a court there tomorrow. — ...

    Award for 36 children
    NEW DELHI, JULY 27. Sachin Dattatreya Vekoli of Maharashtra was today awarded a gold medal for ``exceptional achievement in the field of computer." He is among the 36 winners in the 4-15 age group of the National Child Award for Exceptional ...

    5 SPOs killed
    POONCH (JAMMU), JULY 27.Five Special Police Officers were killed and three injured by militants who attacked their houses at Gundi in the Faislabad area of Surankot district of Poonch district. — ...

    Court directive
    NEW DELHI, JULY 27. The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to file an affidavit within two days stating whether an effective consultation process with the Leaders of Opposition in both the Houses of Parliament was followed in the appointment ...

    Ghatate quits
    NEW DELHI, JULY 27. The Law Commission Vice-Chairman, N.M. Ghatate, resigned today saying he did not wish to continue "where I am not desired." — UNI





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