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    Rahul hogs the limelight, Priyanka absent
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. Once again it was the young Gandhi-Nehru family scion, Rahul Gandhi, who was the cynosure of all eyes and got the maximum attention and applause during the one-day AICC session held at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium, ...

    A faux pas
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. A Congress leader from Gujarat committed a faux pax at the AICC session today when he referred to the party president, Sonia Gandhi, as Indira Gandhi. Praveen Rashtrapal, while speaking on the resolution to thank the ...

    `Human rights cannot be lost sight of'
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 21.The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has said that a multi-faceted approach is needed to tackle the cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir or the insurgency in parts of the North-East or the naxalite violence in some other ...

    A 10-year-old case and a volte face
    HUBLI (KARNATAKA), AUG. 21. If the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, and the Bharatiya Janata Party find themselves embroiled in a major political controversy over a pending criminal case in a Hubli court, they perhaps have only ...

    `No let-up in fight against communalism'
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. Coming together for the first time since the Manmohan Singh Government took office, the Congress leadership and delegates today signalled that the fight against the communal forces was on and that the party remained mindful of ...

    Fresh talks on hostage issue soon
    MANAMA, AUG. 21. Exactly a month after seven truck drivers, including three Indians, were abducted in Iraq, fresh talks between their Kuwaiti employer and a new set of Iraqi mediators are on the anvil. Diplomatic sources told The Hindu ...

    Aiming for gold, says Rathore
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. The Chief of the Army Staff, General N.C. Vij, has assured all possible facilities to the Athens Olympics silver medallist, R.S. Rathore, to help him aim for the gold medal at the next games in Beijing. "Talent must be ...

    More cooperation with Pakistan urged
    KOZHIKODE, AUG. 21. More regional-level cooperation between India and Pakistan will help reduce the conflict between the two countries, according to a team from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). The team, comprising five ...

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