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    Women's Bill defeated in J&K Assembly
    SRINAGAR, AUG. 27. The controversial Jammu and Kashmir Permanent Resident (Disqualification) Bill was defeated in the Legislative Assembly today amid strong opposition from the National Conference which wanted the discussion on the Bill to ...

    Manmohan renews call for code of conduct
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 27. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today stressed the need to evolve a code of conduct by consensus for all political parties, a code of ethics for all individuals in public life, and a code of best practices for the ...

    Ready to halt work in Iraq: KGL
    MANAMA, AUG. 27. Clearing the decks for the release of the three Indian truck drivers held hostage in Iraq, their Kuwaiti employer has abided by the demand of the kidnappers that it should stop its transport operations in Iraq. The Kuwait and ...

    End to truckers' strike imminent
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 27.Barring a last-minute hitch, an early end to the truckers' strike appeared imminent, as a breakthrough has been made in the talks between the Finance Ministry officials and the truckers tonight. An announcement withdrawing the ...

    18 injured in Maharashtra blasts
    MUMBAI, AUG. 26. Eighteen persons were injured today in two separate bomb blasts at places of worship of a minority community in Jalna and Poorna towns in Maharashtra, prompting the authorities to clamp curfew on Jalna. Unidentified persons ...

    Anju finishes sixth in Athens
    ATHENS, AUG. 27.Anju Bobby George equalled her personal best effort of 6.83m in the women's long jump but it was not enough to win a medal, as she eventually finished sixth at the Olympic Games on Friday. Tatyana Lebedeva won gold, as the ...

    Assam alert
    GUWAHATI, AUG. 27. Police today sounded a red alert in Assam following a fresh wave of violence. ULFA militants have triggered eight blasts since Wednesday. — PTI ...

    Sworn in
    Bhopal, Aug. 27. The Madhya Pradesh Governor, Balram Jhakhar, today administered the oath of office to 32 Ministers in the recently sworn-in Babulal Gaur Ministry. — ANI ...

    BSNL tariff
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 27.The State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd today slashed its cellular tariff by up to 60 per cent.— PTI



    Inflation dips
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 27. Even before the effect of duty cuts in petroleum products was felt, the inflation rate fell by 0.2 per cent to 7.94 per cent for the week ended August 14. — PTI ...

    TCS named 'Best employer'
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 27.Tata Consultancy Services tops the list of "best employers" in the IT sector and Infosys remains the "dream company." MNCs occupy the maximum mindshare of professionals, a survey conducted by Dataquest-IDC has ...



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