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‘I have no place to go, India is my home’
Tight security at hotel
JAIPUR: Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin, who came here on Thursday evening by an Indian Airlines flight from Kolkata, was lodged in a hotel near the State Secretariat. Director-General of Police A.S. Gill did not disclose ...
Pakistan tops agenda of C’wealth meet
Kampala: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here on Thursday night to attend the summit of Commonwealth countries opening here on Friday. The meet has democracy on top of the agenda as the leaders face mounting pressure to suspend ...
Last hurdle for Musharraf goes
Islamabad: Clearing the last hurdle in Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s way to become a civilian ruler, the Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the final legal challenge to his re-election. — PTI ...
It’s advantage India despite Pakistan’s fightback
Misbah-ul-Haq and Mohd. Sami put on an unbeaten half-century partnership
‘India has done well’
NEW DELHI: Notwithstanding the frustration of allowing Pakistan’s ninth-wicket stand to battle for another day, former skipper Sourav Ganguly declared that India had done very well to restrict the opposition to 210 for eight wickets on a ...
Vengsarkar not to write columns
New Delhi: The stand-off between the Board of Control for Cricket in India and chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar was resolved on Thursday with the former India captain giving a “categorical assurance” that he would no longer write ...
England knocked out, Russia qualifies
Line-up for next year’s European Championship finalised
Press pounds England loss
London: Britain’s newspapers savaged Steve McClaren on Wednesday after the England manager failed to guide his team to the 2008 European Championships. The Sun’s front page was filled by a picture of a ...
‘Ronen Sen issue can be closed’
NEW DELHI: The Privileges Committee of the Lok Sabha has recommended that the privilege issue against the Ambassador to the U.S., Ronen Sen, be treated as closed in view of his “unconditional apologies” for his reported comments ...
“Sonia against oil price hike”
NEW DELHI: Despite a record rise in the global crude oil price during the last year, the government had not raised domestic fuel prices under the direction of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, ...
Police told to keep a tab on hired gangs and rowdy elements
CHENNAI: Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Thursday instructed the police to take steps to check the activities of hired gangs and rowdy elements in the State. After reviewing the law and order and crime situation at a meeting with top ...
Van runs over girl after dropping her
Driver fails to notice that she was walking ahead of vehicle
ISRO, TATA MOTORS VENTURE
Hydrogen prototype car likely by 2008
Nandigram issue exaggerated: CPI(M)
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) said in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that the Nandigram issue was being exaggerated by the Opposition to politically demolish the Left parties in their bastion. On the other hand, taking part in ...
DRDO waking up to the brain drain?
I sent the SMS, says Pravin’s wife
Mumbai: Sarangi, wife of Pravin Mahajan, on Thursday denied that her husband had sent a threatening SMS to his brother Pramod Mahajan and said it was she who had sent it at the behest of her husband, which was subsequently tampered. ...
Uphaar: CBI for maximum punishment to guilty
Sentencing on Friday; Most callous criminal negligence, says prosecution
West Asia: Vice-President Ansari calls for will to take a correct policy
NEW DELHI: Underlining the importance of West Asia in world politics, Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Wednesday stressed on the need to have “the will” to take a correct policy on the region. Observing that any discussion of ...
Make fire safety inspection mandatory for schools: court
Adopt rules as framed by Tamil Nadu
Missing Kashmir terror financier had RAW links
Dubai-based Nasir Shafi Mir helped to broker secret government of India-Hizb ul-Mujahideen talks
That’s some knife
ORANGEBURG: You would not want to use it to carve a turkey, but if you need to push a cuticle, measure a tyre tread, clean a golf club or adjust a bicycle spoke, this is the knife for you. A Swiss Army knife that weighs nearly 1.4 kg ...
I am for dissolution: Gowda
BANGALORE: Even as some of his party members have reportedly expressed readiness to work for realigning with the Congress, Janata Dal (Secular) national president H.D. Deve Gowda hinted, to reporters here on Thursday, that he was not for any ...
Manoeuvring around Second Life made easy
TOKYO: You can always spot the novices in the virtual reality world of Second Life: Their online characters — or avatars — stumble around awkwardly and walk into objects, as their real-world users fumble with the keyboard controls. ...
Dedicated doctor dies in accident
Dr. Mary Varman, The Hindu’s Chief Medical Officer, was known for her caring ways
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