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Tibet: talks to be held again
Lhasa riots gave rise to new obstacles for resuming contacts: China
Price rise hits Andamans household budgets
Islanders being pushed beyond tolerance limits
PRICES & PEOPLE
Dilli Rao , driver, Port Blair: “We are a large joint family — I live with my parents, brother and sister-in-law and their children. Though we have two incomes, it still is difficult to run the family. Every month, we have to ...
Four held for woman’s murder
CHENNAI: Four persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of 57-year-old Shanti Devi, a resident of Raghunaikalu Street in Sowcarpet, on Saturday evening. According to the police, she was murdered in her apartment by her ...
Heat wave claims five lives
New Delhi: The debilitating heat claimed five lives in Orissa, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, with the mercury climbing further as Delhi, Shimla and Churu recorded the season’s highest temperature and dust storms buffeted parts of the ...
‘Compulsory Tamil’ clause in Choice-Based Credit System goes
Microsoft drops bid to acquire Yahoo!
New York/Silicon Valley: Software giant Microsoft has abandoned its three-month-old bid to buy Yahoo! after the two failed to agree on an acceptable price. Microsoft had offered $47.5 billion, which translated into $33 a share, but ...
Ban on Shoaib suspended
Chennai: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tribunal on Sunday suspended the five-year ban on fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar for a month. The PCB move will enable Akhtar to take part in the on-going Indian Premier League (IPL). “We have ...
Pollock inspires Mumbai to fine win
The Indians’ captain played a crucial knock, scalped two and led well on the field
Challengers’s confidence rekindled
Kings XI will look to build on its recent momentum
Tanvir rattles Chennai Super Kings
Jaipur: Victory was never in doubt for Rajasthan Royals in its DLF-IPL Twenty20 clash after left-arm seamer Sohail Tanvir rocked the Chennai Super Kings top order with three wickets at the start at the Sawai Man Singh stadium here on Sunday ...
Japan’s population of children hits new low
TOKYO: Japan, which celebrates every May 5 as Children’s Day, has fewer children to celebrate than any time in the last century. A government report released on Sunday said there were 17.25 million children aged 14 or younger as ...
China, Japan and the panda diplomacy
Japan now has eight giant pandas, all on loan from China
‘Fatwa’ made me stronger: Rushdie
LONDON: Salman Rushdie, who lived under the shadow of death for nearly a decade following the infamous Iranian fatwa, has revealed that actually, in the end, it helped him become a stronger person though initially it was a nightmare and nearly ...
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