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India, Kazakhstan for project-specific tie-up
Astana (Kazakshstan): India and Kazakhstan on Tuesday agreed to move their cooperation from generalities to “project specific” agenda even as Kazakh President Nurusultan Nazarbayev told the visiting Vice-President Hamid Ansari that ...
Mayawati renews attack on Congress, Centre
LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Tuesday renewed her attack on the Congress and said the Union Budget for 2008-09 had completely ignored the development needs of her State. Addressing an election meeting at Bardahi Bazar ...
India ready to release over 100 prisoners, says Burney
“I will try to persuade Islamabad to reciprocate New Delhi’s gesture”
Conflicting signals on Deshmukh
NEW DELHI: Conflicting signals emerged on Tuesday from the All India Congress Committee on formation of a panel of senior leaders to take stock of the situation in Maharashtra and finding a successor to Chief Minister Vilasrao ...
Damage to wheat crop “localised”
NEW DELHI: Union Agriculture Ministry officials on Tuesday heaved a sigh of relief as reports from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh indicated that the damage to the wheat crop from rain and hailstorm was “localised” and would not ...
Row over eviction of MP from plane
Thiruvananthapuram: The eviction of a Member of Parliament from an Air India aircraft after the captain refused to fly turned into a major row on Tuesday with the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader threatening to move Parliament’s ...
Industrialisation is the only solution: Swraj
Kolkata: The shift from an agricultural economy to an industrial one could cause “some little pain” but “there is no choice anymore.” “There is no way agriculture can provide jobs to the satisfaction of the new ...
They take tips from survivors of ’59 famine
Villagers in Mizoram prepare to face crop failure due to attack by rats
Evolve system for exchange of intelligence: Dhaka
NEW DELHI: Bangladesh on Tuesday reassured India that it would not allow its soil to be used by forces “inimical” to India and called for evolving a system for timely exchange of intelligence and information between the agencies of ...
Central team may visit Mizoram soon
IMPHAL: A high-level Central team is expected soon in Mizoram to assess the famine-like situation prevailing there following bamboo flowering and the consequent rodent menace. Expressing concern over acute shortage of food in all eight ...
AHWR critical facility commissioned at BARC
It is a milestone towards building a 300-MWe AHWR, says Anil Kakodkar
Only temporary structures at memorial: apex court
For Ambedkar jayanthi in Lucknow
Student to pay costs for getting admission on rejected ST certificate
If he fails to pay, government may recall engineering degree
Swraj Paul calls on Buddhadeb
KOLKATA: Non-resident Indian industrialist Lord Swraj Paul on Tuesday described West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee as “very forthcoming, open and down to earth”. Lord Paul, who called on Mr Bhattacharjee here, ...
Consider altering distance for field trial, court asks GM panel
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) to consider whether the distance of 200 metres from one field trial to another one could be reduced or increased depending on the choice of ...
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