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Following threat perception
Political leaders detained in Mumbai
Barring stray incidents of violence, peace prevails; war of words, however, continues
India not to attend pipeline talks
NEW DELHI: With the transit fee issue with Pakistan yet to be sorted out, India has decided not to attend the proposed trilateral talks in Tehran for finalising the much delayed multi-million dollar three-nation gas pipeline ...
Include ‘father’ under Class I heir, says panel
New Delhi: The Law Commission of India has recommended to the Centre to amend Section 8 of the Hindu Succession Act to include “father” under Class I heir of the deceased male along with son, daughter, widow and mother. At present ...
Kandahar hijacking: life term for three
Accused found guilty on various counts including murder; trial was not open to journalists
Main accused still in Pakistan: CBI
NEW DELHI: Soon after the court verdict sentencing three convicts to life terms in the IC 814 Indian Airlines plane hijack case, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Vijay Shanker said on Tuesday that there was no ...
Iran regrets India’s launch of Israeli satellite
We hope the issue could be considered from the political point of view: envoy
Address entrenched structural inequalities, says Sainath
Expresses concern at rapid transfer of resources from the poor to the rich
Probe into Patan college gang rape
Six teachers have been arrested
Text of handwritten letter Benazir’s political testament
To the officials and members of Pakistan Peoples Party I say that I was honoured to lead you. No leader could be as proud of their party, their dedication, devotion and discipline to the mission of Quaid e Awam Zulfikar Ali Bhutto for a ...
Whoever breaks law should be punished: BJP
Violence against north Indians due to Maharashtra government’s failure to act, says Gadkari
Avalanche kills one; hundreds evacuated
Kashmir Valley cut off; highway closed
Women on night duty: case reopened
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reopened the case relating to dismissal of the petition filed by Som Mittal, Managing Director of Hewlett Packard Global Soft Ltd, seeking quashing of the FIR lodged against him by the Karnataka police ...
Will to boost Zardari’s position
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party on Tuesday released an excerpt from a will written by Benazir Bhutto on October 16, 2007, two days before she arrived in Pakistan ending an eight-year self-imposed exile. In the “political ...
Gautam Gambhir’s century, the highlight of an abandoned game scoreboard
The left-hander’s fascinating duel with Muralitharan lights up the ’Gabba
Ishant has been the find of the season
He has improved a lot in the last 12 months, says Dilip Vengsarkar
Respect umpiring decisions: Sangakkara
Brisbane: Sri Lankan wicket-keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara said umpiring decisions in cricket should be respected. He was responding to a question on his appeal for a caught behind decision against Rohit Sharma which was upheld by ...
Jeev, Atwal hope for a dream finish
India’s richest-ever sporting meet gets underway on Thursday
LTTE targets “destroyed”
COLOMBO: The Air Force on Tuesday claimed to have destroyed “identified” Tiger targets in the north in a series of raids amid reports of intensified fighting along the Forward Defence Lines (FDLs). The Defence Ministry said ...
Israel hits back after Dimona blast
DUBAI: An Israeli air attack has killed a senior Hamas activist within hours of a suicide bombing in the Israeli town of Dimona. An Israeli warplane attacked a car in northern Gaza which reportedly killed, Abu Said Qarmout, leader of the ...
INDIA & WORLD
India, Malaysia firm up army-related dialogue
SINGAPORE: India and Malaysia on Monday diversified their defence cooperation by firming up modalities for enhanced interaction between their armies. The issues to be covered under the new mechanism of army-to-army staff talks, being ...
INDIA & WORLD
U.K. Tamils protest outside Downing Street
LONDON: Britain’s pro-LTTE Tamil groups on Monday used the 60th anniversary of Sri Lanka’s independence to launch a high-profile campaign to highlight the “sufferings” of Tamils in the island nation, with a protest ...
Talks on with industry on import of re-manufactured goods
U.S. paper on market access circulated to the negotiating group
500 TCS staff resign
NEW DELHI: About 500 employees of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have so far “voluntarily resigned” after they failed to clear the company’s bi-annual employee appraisal system. When contacted, a TCS spokesperson told ...
ICICI Bank assessing market on possibility of rate cut
MUMBAI: ICICI Bank on Tuesday kept its cards close to the chest on the possibility of an interest rate cut, saying it was still assessing the demand-supply position for credit. “Let us wait and see what happens. This is the last ...
Lifestyle home theatre systems from Bose
The products are priced at Rs. 1.69 lakh and Rs. 1.14 lakh
Chennai to become smoke-free in two years
CHENNAI: The Directorate of Public Health intends to make Chennai smoke-free in two years. To help its battle against tobacco is a handsome grant from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who announced funding for organisations across the world. ...
High Court confirms life term for couple guilty of infanticide
They had administered poison to their girl child in August 2001
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