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Manmohan will respond to fears on nuclear deal: Dasmunsi
“Government cannot go to Connaught Place, Parliament is the proper forum”

What did the U.S. spokesperson say?
Storm over McCormack’s statement

Uranium: Howard defends decision
SINGAPORE: Australian Prime Minister John Howard has defended his decision to authorise uranium sales to India to meet its civil nuclear energy programmes. Australia, with huge reserves of uranium, is a major player in the Nuclear ...

Negotiate deal again, says BJP
NEW DELHI: The Government should either re-negotiate the nuclear deal or quit, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha said here on Thursday. Mr. Sinha was reacting to a brief statement made by External Affairs Minister Pranab ...

U.S. ‘unilateralism’ a matter of concern, says CPI leader
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India on Thursday maintained that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s assurances to Parliament on the India-U.S. civilian nuclear deal contradicted the statement of a spokesman of the U.S. State Department. ...

‘Assam killings are acts of frustration’
COIMBATORE: The killing of Hindi-speaking people in Assam is an act of frustration by elements whose subversive efforts so far have failed, Union Minister of State for Home Prakash Jaiswal told presspersons here on ...

Abe to discuss timetable for strategic ties
Focus will be on economic relations

“Do not divide students on caste lines”
“What is intended as social engineering is now a problem of vested interest”

Canberra sets terms for uranium sale
SINGAPORE: Australian Prime Minister John Howard on Thursday announced a firm decision to “allow the export of uranium to India, subject to strict conditions.” Mr. Howard said in a media release in Canberra that the decision ...

Goa MLA wants to withdraw resignation
PANAJI: Rebel Congress legislator in Goa Victoria Fernandes on Thursday moved an application before Speaker Pratap Singh Rane seeking withdrawal of her resignation. She submitted her resignation to the Speaker on July 25, alleging that ...

Grant for farm sector dependent on States’ spending
NEW DELHI: The Rs.25,000-crore Additional Central Assistance (ACA) for the farm sector that was announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the 60th Independence Day, will depend on the States’ spending on agriculture and allied ...

Seven killed in Uttarakhand landslips
DEHRA DUN: Landslips left seven people dead, washed away crops in many areas, cut off several houses in low-lying areas of Dehra Dun, Hardwar and Udham Singh Nagar districts of Uttarakhand and continued to block the Yamunotri and Badrinath ...

‘Fairy queen’ to be back on track from October
It will haul tourist train on Delhi-Rajasthan heritage circuit

Navy’s initiative to get stealth frigates
Bangalore: To augment its surface combatant fleet with a new class of multi-role, fast stealth frigates, the Indian Navy has floated a global request for information (RFI). The RFI was issued last December to a number of Russian, ...

For a ‘haunted’ eatery
Kolkata: A macabre ambience as you have a hearty meal. This is what awaits potential visitors to a ‘haunted’ restaurant that Kolkata-based magician P.C. Sorcar (Junior) plans to set up. “The restaurant will create an ...

Collections under postal savings scheme hit
NEW DELHI: A hike in the interest rates on deposits and saving schemes by banks has hit collections in the Department of Posts’ small savings schemes. During the past two financial years, collections at post offices across India ...

CCEA approves Food Security Mission
NEW DELHI: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday gave its approval to a Centrally-sponsored scheme on the National Food Security Mission to enhance foodgrains production and a Rs 25,000 crore Additional Assistance Scheme to ...

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