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48 injured in explosions , ULFA hand suspected
No ST on increased oil price in Congress-ruled States
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday night decided that in the States where the party was heading the Government sales tax would not be levied on the increased price of petrol and diesel. Party sources here said the move was prompted by the ...
Two suspected Lashkar associates held in Gujarat
They were said to be running a laboratory to manufacture explosives
FIFA WORLD CUP
The curtain goes up
MUNICH: Bavarian goatherds marching to the crack of long whips, traditional cowbell ringers and 170 former champions from around the world, opened the World Cup in Germany on Friday, the world's biggest sporting tournament. Thousands of fans ...
Germany wins opener
MUNICH: Germany got the win it wanted at the start of the World Cup. The host beat Costa Rica 4-2 on Friday in the opening match of the tournament, hoping to inspire enough confidence in the team for the rest of the World Cup. German captain ...
Germany abuzz with anticipation
MUNICH: Fans from Germany and Costa Rica poured through the streets of this Bavarian city, singing and chanting in feverish anticipation as their teams kicked off the World Cup on Friday amid tight security, dazzling fanfare and many mugs of ...
World Cup: the biggest and richest
Baden-Baden: The ball is round. Rounder than ever, in fact, thanks to advances in thermal bonding and other aspects of ball technology. And this World Cup, they tell us, is bigger than ever, bigger than all of its 17 predecessors in every ...
Indians behind FIFA information network
Eight Avaya engineers working on-site to ensure that networks are always up
England itching to lay down marker
FRANKFURT: An England team buzzing with confidence after the return of Wayne Rooney is determined to display its World Cup title credentials with a convincing opening victory over Paraguay on Saturday. Rooney's happy reunion with his ...
Another milestone in Beckham's career
`I'd love to carry on playing and reach Peter Shilton's record'
SPORT - CRICKET
India will need something special if Lara gets cracking
GROS ISLET: The island of St. Lucia, at first sight, seems to suffer from a crisis of identity. A bloody past comprising 14 alternate regime changes between Britain and France starting in 1659 through to 1814 has left it half French, half ...
Openers will have a crucial role to play
At present both sides seem to be struggling in the Tests, writes Vivian Richards
Orissa bans Maoists, naxal outfits
Government also approves policy for rehabilitation of surrendered extremists
Karunanidhi rules out lowering sales tax on petrol
Such a move will force the State to increase bus fares, says Chief Minister
Camp office for Chief Minister soon
CHENNAI: As numerous political personalities and public figures throng his house in the morning, Mr. Karunanidhi wants to interact with them at a place other than his residence, say sources. Located near the headquarters of the Tamil Nadu Slum ...
Order on Rahul Mahajan's bail plea deferred
Court to wait for forensic report to determine quantity of drugs allegedly consumed
Houses of six officials raided; assets worth Rs. 69 crore found
The raids were conducted in Bangalore city, Bangalore Rural, Dharwad and Mangalore
Tribunal declines to stay State projects
Krishna Water Tribunal disallows petitions of Maharashtra and Karnataka
Forest officials face jumbo problems
METTUPPALAYAM: They had two ``elephantine'' missions , one,when they rescuea less-than-a-month-old male elephant calf in distress near Burliyar and the other,form of to chase two stray elephants from a farmhouse into reserve forests. On ...
CPI to demand Rajya Sabha seat
Inducts Chandramohanan, Meenakshi Thampan into party secretariat
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