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Not all suicides are due to indebtedness: Deshmukh
He is inclined to believe local journalists and not “senior journalists”
Advani, Gujral speak for Taslima
A long journey to see the Prime Minister
The crowd returned with hopes of timely implementation of package
West Bengal wants CRPF in Nandigram till May
KOLKATA: The West Bengal government is keen on retaining the Central Reserve Police Force companies posted in Nandigram till the May rural elections, though their deployment tenure is to expire on February 12. “We want the CRPF to ...
Norms to streamline deemed varsities soon
New Delhi: Regulations to streamline deemed universities including the criteria for conferment of the deemed university status will be in place shortly, the Centre has informed the Supreme Court. Additional Solicitor-General Gopal ...
CBI questions Suresh Nanda
NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday questioned Suresh Nanda, reportedly a middleman in several defence deals, for his role in the purchase of Barak anti-missile systems and armoured recovery vehicles from Israel. ...
Rail pass to promote cadaver organ donation
Union Health Ministry considering incentives
Cabinet nod for Central Institute of Classical Tamil
Government to bear the entire cost
ISRO chief: India-U.S. space cooperation slow
The countries should take a leap; have more space commerce
Centre to explain stand on alternative alignment
Gets more time to file reply on Ramar Sethu issue
SPG cover for Mayawati not possible, says Jaiswal
High Court order evicting hapless woman “draconian”
Civil law in the matter completely disregarded: apex court
Complete culling by Saturday, West Bengal officials told
Target of poultry birds to be destroyed raised to 28 lakhs
India seeks information from Bangladesh
NEW DELHI: India has requested Bangladesh to share with it the ‘gene sequencing’ of the virus strain that has hit its poultry since February. The neighbouring country is reported to have notified bird flu in 30 of its 64 districts ...
Kolkata Book Fair cancelled: organisers
Kolkata: The Kolkata Book Fair — one of the largest in the world — will not be held this year, its organiser, the Publishers and Booksellers Guild, has decided. It was to have been the 33rd international Kolkata Book Fair, ...
India, U.S. discuss Nepal situation
NEW DELHI: The United States and India discussed the situation in Nepal on Wednesday and Thursday and Washington expressed concern over the possibility of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) dominating the political space in the Constituent ...
“Maritime tension with Pakistan down”
NEW DELHI: Tensions with Pakistan over the arrests of fishermen have eased but the commissioning of the Sethusamudram project will give rise to fresh security concerns, Vice Admiral Rustom Faramroze Contractor said here on Thursday. He was ...
Pakistan wants to inspect Baglihar dam
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said on Wednesday that it should be allowed to inspect the Baglihar dam before India commissioned it. Reacting to reports that India planned to do so in May 2008, Foreign Office spokesman Mohammed Sadiq said the ...
Proposal to make HIV testing compulsory before marriage
MUMBAI: A committee of legislators has proposed that testing for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) be made compulsory before marriage, and recommended that Maharashtra pass the required law. This was decided at a high-level meeting ...
13,000-crore Plan for Bihar
NEW DELHI: The Planning Commission on Wednesday approved a plan outlay of Rs.13,000 crore for Bihar for 2008-09, which includes additional Central assistance of Rs.100 crore for “projects of special importance” to the ...
Ready for another study: Moily
NEW DELHI: On the day the Supreme Court gave the government four more weeks to file its affidavit on the Sethusamudram project, the Congress indicated that if the court so desired there could be another archaeological and scientific study on ...
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