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Police suspect ULFA’s hand
Manmohan declines Bush’s invitation
Instead of visiting the Presidential ranch, he is likely to meet Bush in New York in September
Bird flu: Tripura, Mizoram tighten vigil
NEW DELHI: Even as the Tripura and Mizoram Governments tightened vigil along their borders after “unusual mortality” in poultry population last week, the Union Department of Animal Husbandry said over 3.40 lakh poultry birds were ...
“There was nothing inherently wrong in Partition”
Yasmin Khan, a British historian of India-Pakistan descent, questions some conventional assumptions about Partition in her bookThe Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan(Yale University Press £19.99) and, controversially, argues that the Muslim demand for Pakistan was “legitimate” given the community’s fears at the time about its political and economic status in a Hindu majority India. Here she explains why, and elaborates some of the other issues raised in the book. Ms. Khan teaches politics and international relations at Royal Holloway, University of London. Excerpts from an interview:
Left to review ties with UPA tomorrow
“Nuclear deal does not hinder strategic programme”
Former diplomats say it leaves enough room for conducting atomic test
Deal ignores national interests: V.P. Singh
It increases dependence on the United States, says the former Prime Minister
Indians set a target of 294
Bopanna-Qureshi duo triumphs again
NEW DELHI: Rohan Bopanna capped a fabulous run in the European circuit as he won the doubles title with Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan, beating Michel Kratochvil of Switzerland and Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-6(9), 6-3 in the final of the ...
India supplies more radars to Sri Lanka
To help ward off airborne LTTE attacks
9 Tigers killed, says army
COLOMBO: The military on Sunday claimed that at least nine LTTE cadres were killed in fighting in the north and east in the last 24 hours. Separately, Rajiva Wijesinha, Head of the Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process (SCOPP) ...
CPI(M) urged to extend influence
Kolkata: Veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu emphasised here on Sunday the need for the Communist Party of India (Marxist) to extend its influence to new areas across the country. “It is sad that we have not been able to do so as ...
Water to reach State border by Wednesday
CHENNAI: Water from the Kandaleru reservoir in Andhra Pradesh, which was released on Friday, is expected to reach Uthukottai on the inter-state border by Wednesday morning. According to Public Works Department officials, water has flowed ...
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