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    India, Pakistan agree to continue talks on Siachen
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 6. Talks between India and Pakistan on demilitarising the Siachen Glacier ended here today with military experts of the two sides discussing modalities for disengagement and redeployment of troops and resolving to hold further ...

    Bilkis case transferred from Ahmedabad to Mumbai
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 6.The Supreme Court today ordered the transfer of the trial in the case relating to Bilkis Yakoob, a victim of gang rape during the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, pending before a city sessions court in Ahmedabad, to a court in ...

    Hostage issue: Kuwaiti firm official meets Al-Dulaimi
    MANAMA, AUG. 6. The much-awaited face-to-face meeting between a representative of the Kuwaiti transport company, whose seven employees are being held hostage in Iraq, and the abductors' negotiator, Sheikh Hisham Al-Dulaimi, materialised today. ...

    Inflation shoots up to 7.51 p.c.
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 6.A day after Finance Ministry officials said that inflation had peaked at 6.52 per cent, official figures released today show that the rate has jumped to 7.51 per cent for the week ending July 24, as measured by the wholesale ...

    Kalyan in charge of U.P.
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 6.The BJP today appointed former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh as general secretary in charge of the State. The appointment, months after his return to the party, is an attempt to rebuild the ...

    Landslip kills 11
    JAMMU, AUG. 6.Eleven persons were killed and three wounded in a landslip at Charan Padhuka, en route to the holy cave Vaishno Devi in Katra. The landslip was triggered by rain early today....

    Wife appeals
    MUMBAI, AUG. 6.The wife of Harish Hitange, being held by kidnappers in Poland, has appealed to the Government to take steps to secure his release....

    Curfew relaxed
    IMPHAL, AUG. 6.Indefinite curfew was today relaxed for 14 hours from 4 a.m. in Imphal and surrounding areas....

    Oil prices soar
    LONDON, AUG. 6.U.S. light crude for September delivery was trading at $44.52 a barrel, up 11 cents from Thursday's record close on the New York Mercantile Exchange. — AP ...

    Terrorist held
    CAIRO, AUG. 6.Security forces have arrested one of the most wanted terrorists in the kingdom, a theorist who has written for the Al-Qaeda's Internet periodical, the official Saudi Press Agency said today. Faris Ahmed Jamaan al-Showeel al-Zahrani ...

    Crosses danger mark
    GANDHINAGAR, AUG. 6The Narmada river has crossed the danger mark of 110.64 metres at the Sardar Sarovar Dam site near Kevadia Colony in Bharuch district today. The Narmada District Collector has warned the residents of 32 villages to move to ...

    Back on top
    GALLE, AUG. 6.Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan today regained his position as Test cricket's highest wicket-taker when he dismissed the South African batsman, Martin van Jaarsveld, on the third day of their first Test ...



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