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    Kadirgamar assassinated
    Shot by unidentified gunman near his residence; LTTE hand suspected

    "They can get me anytime"
    COLOMBO: "They [LTTE] can get me anytime. I get very serious reports things are hotting up," Sri Lankan Foreign Affairs Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar told The Hindu on July 29 during an informal interaction. Mr. Kadirgamar, an ardent ...

    No quota in unaided private colleges
    Ruling applicable from next year: Supreme Court

    Patil holds talks with women MPs on reservation Bill
    RJD seeks quota for backward classes, BJP not for "quota within quota"

    Ganguly named captain again
    MUMBAI: Sourav Ganguly has regained captaincy of the Indian cricket team for the tour of Zimbabwe that starts later this month. The decision came after a marathon meeting of the five-man selection committee here on Friday. The left-hander, who ...

    State to press for 50 p.c. Government quota
    Sub-committee appointed to study draft Central legislation

    Volkswagen-India official arrested, taken to Hyderabad
    NEW DELHI: The CBI has arrested Ashok Jain, Chief Adviser in the India Project of the German automaker Volkswagen in connection with the Rs 11.7-crore car project scam in Andhra Pradesh. CBI sources said that Mr. Jain was arrested in the early ...

    SHRC to take up Ritika's case
    Four-year-old school girl's death in accident the first case taken up suo motu

    Self-financing colleges hail order
    Grant of complete rights on admissions

    High Court counsels Karisma, husband to settle dispute
    "Though there is a law for mutual parting, reconciliation is the best way to settle a marital discord... ."

    Government may lose 24,000 engineering, 1,300 medical seats
    Managements of private colleges to meet soon to discuss the implications

    Mixed reaction to Court order
    Tamil Nadu should go for appeal , says K. Krishnasamy

    Rs. 300-cr. flood relief package announced
    Government to take steps to rephrase loans for Kharif season

    ``Need for a better electoral system''
    TUTICORIN: : T. S. Krishnamurthy, former Chief Election Commissioner, said youths should carefully study the history of our rich culture and vast civilisation so that they can avoid committing past mistakes in order to build a strong ...

    NIT Library to turn digital
    Funding to be provided under Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme

    Digging into garbage for a `kick'
    KRISHNAGIRI: The shocking revelation of rag pickers in Krishnagiri getting addicted to use of the whiteners for providing them a required `kick' is proving to be a cause for concern. Rag pickers sniff a whitener, which reportedly contains some ...

    Supreme Court issues notice to Coca-Cola
    NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Coca-Cola on a special leave petition (SLP) from Perumatty grama panchayat in Kerala seeking to stay an order of the Kerala High Court directing the panchayat to issue licence to the soft ...

    No going back on Krishna water: Andhra Pradesh
    CHENNAI: The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, on Friday assured the people of Chennai that his Government would do everything to provide Krishna water to the city. "There is no going back on our decision to supply water ...

    Collector orders schools to arrange transport to students
    `Ensure 80 pc students travel by school bus by year-end'

    Narrow escape for 60 school children
    VIJAYAWADA: Over 60 school children had a narrow escape when the school bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and hung precariously on to a water pipe line that prevented the vehicle from falling into the Bandar canal on Friday. ...

    Jail term, fine for Euro Lottery `winner'
    VIJAYAWADA: Kola Krishna Mohan of the fake Euro Lottery fame was sentenced to three years' rigorous imprisonment and a hefty fine of Rs. 25 lakhs by the First Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, P. Prabhakar Rao, in a cheque bounce case ...

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