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Pranab Mukherjee pleads for clemency
“Nepal situation not misread”
NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee claimed on Friday that India had not misread the situation in Nepal, where the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) has emerged victorious in the recent elections to the Constituent Assembly. ...
An inconvenient truth in Chennai
Child rag-pickers are robbed of their future in the City’s highly polluted garbage dumps
International news agencies not to cover IPL
In protest against clause prohibiting supply of photographs to cricket websites
Kolkata Knight Riders outplay Bangalore Royal Challengers
Chennai: A sensational unbeaten 158 by wicket-keeper batsman Brendon McCullum powered Kolkata Knight Riders to a comprehensive 140-run win over Bangalore Royal Challengers in the inaugural match of the Indian Premier League in Bangalore on ...
More of a problem of politics: Kakodkar
New Delhi: The stalled India-United States civilian nuclear deal is “more of a problem of politics,” according to Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Anil Kakodkar. “The safeguards pact with the International Atomic ...
PDP hits back at critics of proposal
Srinagar: Unfazed by the protests from the Opposition to its suggestion for allowing Pakistani currency in the Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Kashmir’s ruling alliance partner PDP said on Friday that if “representing the ...
Prime Minister, Chidambaram hope inflation will come down
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday expressed confidence that inflation would come down in the wake of Reserve Bank’s decision on Thursday to hike Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR). ...
CPI(M) calls for intensifying struggles against rise in prices of essentials
Exhorts UPA to discharge its duty to the common man, threatens mass protests
Music and dance whip up a frenzy
BANGALORE: The Indian Premier League kick-started with a 45-minute entertainment programme that sent the spectators into a rapturous frenzy. The thrill of Twenty-20 cricket was yet to come. A capacity crowd, that thronged the Chinnaswamy ...
Minister’s promise can’t be enforced: court
Claim based merely on legitimate expectation cannot confer a right
IITians no longer prefer U.S. as job destination, says study
Instead they prefer India due to booming employment prospects
Night belongs to Knight Riders
McCullum’s brazen century blows away Royal Challengers
Entertaining fare on the cards
Chennai’s formidable batting vs. Punjab’s quality attack
Chaos in all parties over candidates
BJP facing rebellion, it is brewing in Congress and Janata Dal (S)
Daredevils takes on Rajasthan Royals
NEW DELHI: Not far from the Ferozeshah Kotla is an open space that gets converted into a cricket field every Sunday. For close to three decades now, clubs have been engaged in some intense clashes at this venue, near the historic Red Fort, ...
Engineer hitches ride on truck, burnt alive
Panipat (Haryana): An engineer, who hitched a ride hunting for a job in Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, was burnt alive allegedly by a truck driver and two associates for not being able to pay Rs.100 for the journey. Passers-by informed ...
Details sought on detention of Indians
SINGAPORE: India’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Ashok Kantha on Friday said the Malaysian authorities had been asked to provide facts about the reported detention of three Indian nationals for alleged immigration offences despite their ...
Relief for skilled Indian migrants in U.K.
London: In what may sound as music to the ears of highly-skilled Indian migrants, Britain has decided to allow such professionals to stay here as it works to implement a High Court ruling against immigration rule changes with retrospective ...
DMK for full reservation for OBCs: Karunanidhi
Says efforts should be made to find out if this will be possible
Chinese team asked to leave thermal plant site
JAIPUR: Over 250 Chinese engineers and managerial staff, working on the installation of a lignite-based thermal power plant at Guda in Bikaner district of Rajasthan, have been asked to leave the place till they get clearance from the Union ...
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