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    Two Russian planes crash, 90 killed
    MOSCOW, AUG. 25. Two Russian airliners crashed on Tuesday night within minutes of each other, killing 90 people in what is feared to be a terror attack. Both airlcraft took off from the Domodedovo Airport after 2200 hours (12.30 a.m. IST) and ...

    Manmohan talks tough to Opposition
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 25. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today "politely but firmly" refused to accept a "representation" from the Opposition leaders, telling them it was "untenable" that while they would not allow a discussion on the Budget in ...

    Hubli court remands Uma Bharti
    HUBLI, AUG. 25.The former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP leader, Uma Bharti, surrendered today before the Judicial Magistrate First Class IInd Court. She was remanded to judicial custody for 14 days as she refused to move for ...

    `Not aware of warrant till recently'
    HUBLI, AUG. 25.The former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, said here today that she would not seek bail and would spend the time in jail till the case against her was withdrawn. To seek a bail would mean an affront to the national ...

    Assurance to Left
    NEW DELHI. AUG. 25. The Government today assured the Left parties that it was "actively considering" their suggestions on the FDI cap in the insurance and telecom sector, pegging the rate of interest on Employees' Provident Fund to at least 9.5 ...

    Anju qualifies
    ATHENS, AUG. 25.India's Anju Bobby George qualified for the women's long jump final with a leap of 6.69m in her very first attempt at the Olympic Games on Wednesday. The qualifying mark was 6.65m. In hockey, defending champion Netherlands ...

    Schools closed in Manipur
    IMPHAL, AUG. 25. All educational institutions in Manipur remained closed today on government order. The decision was taken to foil any attempts by students to hand over their textbooks to the Chief Minister, O. Ibobi Singh, and the Governor, S.S. ...

    Bid to move bill foiled in J&K
    SRINAGAR, AUG. 25. An attempt by the National Conference to move the J&K Permanent Resident (Disqualification) Bill, 2004 in the State Assembly failed today at the introductory stage. The Speaker, Tara Chand, ruled that two-thirds majority was ...

    MLAs expelled in U.P.
    LUCKNOW, AUG. 25.The Uttar Pradesh BJP president, Kesari Nath Tripathi, today expelled five suspended MLAs for six years for working against the party's interest. — PTI ...

    Trading in TCS shares
    MUMBAI, AUG. 25. Trading in Tata Consultancy Services Ltd shares began with a bang on both the National Stock Exchange and the Bombay Stock Exchange by posting a combined turnover of over Rs. 2,300 crores after listing at a premium to the issue ...



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