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    Report on Gujjars to be sent to Centre
    Moots special package for community

    Britain announces new visa rules
    Plan to cut length of tourist visas for non-EU nationals from 6 to 3 months

    Life term for Pravin Mahajan
    MUMBAI: Sessions Judge S.P. Davare on Tuesday sentenced Pravin Mahajan to life imprisonment for killing his brother and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Pramod Mahajan. The judge did not accept the prosecution argument that it was the rarest of ...

    Court rejects CBI’s closure report on Jagdish Tytler in 1984 riots case
    NEW DELHI: A court here on Tuesday rejected the CBI closure report in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and directed the agency to further investigate the case. Additional chief metropolitan magistrate ...

    Sedate start to Galle Test
    Jayawardene, Sangakkara in good stand

    Kaka is FIFA World Player of the Year
    The Brazilian had twice as many votes as Lionel Messi

    Conquer Aussie frontier, says Kumble to seniors
    Australia has not lost a Test since Aug. 2005India will play its only warm-up match against Victoria

    Olympic probables to train in Muscat
    NEW DELHI: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has selected a 20-member team to train in Muscat, Oman, in preparation for next year’s major competitions including the Beijing Olympic Games. The athletes are scheduled to train in ...

    IPL: Players need to get NOC from boards
    Melbourne: The Indian Premier League on Tuesday assured it will not contract international cricketers for two years after their retirement, aiming to allay concerns that players would cut short their careers to link with BCCI’s ...

    Three join Vishnu at the top
    Mary Ann Gomes continues to win

    Karunanidhi, Achuthanandan to discuss Mullaperiyar dam issue
    Dates to be finalised in consultation with Kerala Chief Minister

    Naxalite activity on top of agenda
    NEW DELHI: Heightened naxalite activity in some States, the recent jailbreak in Chhattisgarh, the situation in the North-East and Jammu and Kashmir and recent bomb blasts are expected to figure prominently at a crucial meeting of Chief ...

    Action plan on climate change by 2008: Sibal
    NEW DELHI: India’s national action plan on mitigation of climate change will be ready by 2008 and will focus on industries shifting to a low-carbon economy. Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, Union Science and ...

    Hopes for new cholesterol drug
    London: A drug that boosts the body’s natural ability to lower cholesterol could help protect against heart attacks and strokes, according to new research. The drug was able to cut levels of “bad” cholesterol in the ...

    Industry hit by rising rupee: Kamal Nath
    “Government looking at steps for cushioning the impact, particularly on labour-intensive sectors”

    Tatas will have to go: Mamata
    KOLKATA: “The Tatas will have to go,” Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said at a public meeting close to the site of the upcoming car manufacturing plant of Tata Motors at Singur in West Bengal’s Hooghly district on ...

    Maoist prisoners protest death of inmate
    PATNA: Over 350 Maoists lodged in the high-security Beur jail here went on the rampage on Tuesday and clashed with securitymen and other inmates, demanding stern action against the jail authorities after a fellow prisoner allegedly committed ...

    “No rift between legislature and judiciary in U.S.”
    There is no criticism of judges for judicial activism, says Justice Breyer

    Now, Colour Sudoku excitement is here
    London: Now you can try out a colourful and easier version of the solitary number game of Sudoku. A doctoral student at the University of Warrick in Britain has invented the Colour Sudoku while doing a study on how to use computers to show ...

    Satellite-based education? Kerala says, ‘Do IT yourself’

    Spectrum panel wants each MHz priced
    NEW DELHI: The Spectrum Committee, formed to review frequency allocation norms, has favoured pricing each megahertz of the airwaves. It has also said it was up to the government to decide whether to ask mobile operators to return excess ...

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