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BJP ready to help rebels
Bird flu spreads to new areas
Situation alarming, four lakh birds need to be killed, says Buddhadeb
BJP changes stand, backs EC proposal on quota for women
NEW DELHI: Indicating a change in its stand on reservation for women in Assemblies and Parliament, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday said it was ready to back the Election Commission’s proposal of 33 per cent reservation for women in ...
Pleas against Singur project dismissed
KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court on Friday dismissed all 11 petitions that challenged the land acquisition at Singur in West Bengal for the Tata Motors’ small car plant. Other matters pertaining to the project were also ...
It’s all happening at the WACA!
Another class act from Laxman; 348 still separates Australia from record 17th win
The glint is back in Sharapova’s eyes
Roddick, Mauresmo crash out; Simon makes Nadal work hard for a win
Kumble — a man for all seasons
‘I enjoy playing under pressure’
Perth: V.V.S. Laxman rarely gets the recognition he deserves. For some reason, his performances slip conveniently from memory every time a batsman needs to be sacrificed. But, both the Indian and the Australian teams acknowledge there are few ...
Aronian holds Anand; Hari in second spot
NEW DELHI: An in-form Levon Aronian extended Viswanathan Anand’s wait for a win after forcing a draw in the fifth round of the Corus chess tournament at Wijk ann Zee, near Amsterdam on Thursday. Anand’s fourth successive ...
Bus burning case: apex court stays death sentence for three
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the death sentence imposed on three accused in the Dharmapuri bus burning case. They are said to be belonging to the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. A Bench of Justice P.P. ...
Confusion over norms for amusement parks
CHENNAI: In the wake of a series of disasters in amusement parks, the State Government is thinking of a regulatory framework for them. In the latest incident, an 11-year-old girl died on Wednesday when two motor boats collided at ...
Indian faces murder charge in United States
New York: A 34-year-old Indian immigrant, who allegedly set afire his two sons, will be charged with first-degree murder and aggravated arson, officials said after one of the two children died. Kaushik Patel, a resident of Illinois, ...
“Biomedical research, biotechnology hold the key”
An integrated, automated management of disease, using small sensors in the body, will be part of the future: Baltimore
Eyewitness testimonies proved crucial
Bilkis Bano was gang-raped and family members were massacred during post-Godhra riots
Terrorism, climate change to figure in Manmohan-Brown talks
NEW DELHI: British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will arrive here on Sunday to coordinate the approach of the two countries on reforms of multilateral institutions providing aid to African countries, climate change and terrorism. “We ...
Bravery Awards 2007 for 22 children
Youngest awardee Shrivastava wants to become a doctor to save more lives
Hike will be minimal: Deora
NEW DELHI: The increase in fuel prices will be minimal, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora said on Friday. “The government will take a decision within the next few days and send the same for approval by the Union ...
Software success attributed to “compete, but cooperate” mantra
CHENNAI: One of Kiran Karnik’s favourite memories of his just-completed tenure as the president of India’s apex software body, Nasscom, comes from a meeting with a Chinese competitor. “I sat down with this senior ...
Sensex tumbles on U.S. worries
Benchmark index loses 687 points; oil, gas, metal stocks hit
Spectrum roadmap announced
NEW DELHI: The government on Friday announced the roadmap for allocation of GSM spectrum up to 15 MHz with the increase in subscriber base, but maintained that airwaves will be given subject to availability. The additional spectrum will ...
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