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    THE PETER ROEBUCK COLUMN
    India must raise its game or...
    India has been outplayed in this match. Despite doughty contributions from tailenders young and old and a pitch likely to last as long as some marriages, the host faces heavy defeat at the Chinnaswamy ground in Bangalore. Nor is it any use ...

    Madras High Court bar on BCCI office-bearers
    CHENNAI, OCT. 8. The Madras High Court today restrained the newly-elected office-bearers of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from transacting any business on behalf of the Board, and appointed a former Judge of the Supreme Court, ...

    'No dual power centres'
    AHMEDNAGAR, OCT. 8. In the heat and dust of the battle for Maharashtra, the Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party leader, Sharad Pawar, seems to have come to terms with the dynastic succession of the Congress president, Sonia ...

    'She thinks globally and acts locally'
    OSLO, OCT. 8Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan woman who started an environmental movement that has planted 30 million trees in Africa and who has campaigned for women's rights and greater democracy in her home country, today won the 2004 Nobel Peace ...

    Supreme Court raps CBI
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 8. The Supreme Court today rapped the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for not arresting Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, who is contesting a Parliamentary byelection in Bihar slated for October 13. He is contesting the ...

    Blasts kill 31 in Eygpt
    JERUSALEM, OCT. 8.Thirtyone persons, mostly Israeli tourists, were killed and more than 120 injured when explosions ripped through a hotel and a resort in Egypt's Sinai peninsula last night. — PTI ...

    17 dead in Uttaranchal landslips
    GUWAHATI, OCT. 8.Seventeen persons were killed in landslips in Assam as rains lashed the city and neighbouring areas for the third consecutive day today. — PTI ...

    Savings scheme for senior citizens
    MUMBAI, OCT. 8.The Senior Citizens Savings Scheme will be made available at all public sector banks from November 1, 2004 or earlier. The scheme, with an interest rate of nine per cent, is now available only through post offices. ...

    Bid on Omar
    JAMMU, OCT. 8.The National Conference president, Omar Abdullah, tonight escaped unhurt when militants fired at his motorcade.

    — PTI



    Case filed against Lalu
    AURANGABAD, OCT. 8.A case of violation of the model code of conduct has been registered against the Railway Minister, Lalu Prasad, and the Maharashtra Power Minister, Rajendra Singh Darda. The Jinsi police station registered offences against them ...

    Legal battle
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 8.The Government has appointed the U.K.-based solicitor firm, Watson, Farley & Williams, for putting up a legal defence against GE and Bechtel in the Dabhol power project issue. — PTI ...



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