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“More steps to rein in prices”
China for push to strategic ties
BEIJING: India and China on Friday vowed to strengthen their strategic ties. The resolve came at a meeting between External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee and Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping here. “China will work with India to ...
Mulayam Singh meets Mayawati
The hour-long closed door meeting comes after a gap of 13 years
Normal life hit in West Bengal again
Now, in response to bandh called by Trinamool Congress, BJP and the SUCI
India for a new security framework with China
Beijing: India on Friday said it was ready to join hands with China to evolve a new flexible “security architecture” that would be “open” and “inclusive” to ensure peace and stability in Asia and ...
Pranab presents Padma Bhushan to Ji Xianlin
The Indologist is the first Chinese to receive the honour
Gujjar stir: Centre reviews situation
New Delhi: With the intensity of the Gujjar agitation coming down, Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on Friday reviewed the situation arising out of the 14-day protests in Rajasthan. At a meeting, attended by National Security Adviser ...
Maoists blast vital power line in Bastar
Jagdalpur, Bijapur, Dantewada and Narayanpur districts in Chhattisgarh plunged into darkness
Switzerland meets Czech in opener
Tough encounter on the cards
India may rest key players
GAIL Gas proposes CNG corridor
CHENNAI: Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) and Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation Ltd (TIDCO) on Friday signed a ‘Gas Cooperation Agreement’ that will help prepare the roadmap for realising the natural gas potential in ...
It’s Federer vs Nadal yet again
The top-seeded Swiss overcomes a strong challenge from Monfils
Trade certificates must for vehicle financiers
CHENNAI: Taking a cue from Regional Transport Offices in Nagpur, the transport department has made it mandatory for financiers of vehicles in the State to possess trade certificates. The intention is to regulate better hire purchase agreements ...
Anderson leaves Kiwis in tatters
NOTTINGHAM: James Anderson, swinging the ball away from the bat at close to 90 miles an hour, shot out the top six New Zealand batsmen before bad light prevented him taking all ten in the innings as he threatened. The second day of the ...
Two Hizb workers arrested
Srinagar: Security forces have apprehended two “overground” workers of the Hizb-ul Mujahideen from Ganderbal district, a defence spokesman said here on Friday. Acting on a tip off, Army troops and local police arrested Habibullah ...
Portugal hopes for another good show
NEUCHATEL (Switzerland): Portugal and Turkey will begin the European football Championship trying to prove their worth. While Portugal is hoping to repeat the successful campaigns of the last Euro tournament and the World Cup, Turkey is ...
Myanmar’s leaders have politicised aid effort: Amnesty
The article Myanmar’s cyclone crisis and India’s aid by P.S. Suryanarayana published in The Hindu on 30 May 2008 quotes India’s Minister of State Jairam Ramesh as having “saluted ...
Cabinet will decide on futures trade: Pawar
Rome: The final decision on allowing futures trade in essential items like wheat and rice will be taken by the Cabinet, even as a government-appointed committee found no conclusive link between rising prices and forward trading, Agriculture ...
Chidambaram locks horns with BJP
“Criticism of our handling of inflation is not welcome if it is not accompanied by concrete advice”
Gujjars respond to Raje’s invitation for talks
But they insist the discussions be held in Bayana itself
Go to markets, BJP tells Chidambaram
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday hit out at Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, saying he should find out the cost of essential commodities by visiting the markets. The party was responding to a statement by Mr. Chidambaram ...
“IT revolution limited to a few cities”
The concern is how to spread its benefits to other parts of the country: Jairam Ramesh
The fancy for a melon and its taste
TOKYO: A black jumbo watermelon auctioned in northern Japan fetched a record 650,000 yen (about Rs. 2.5 lakh) on Friday, making it the most expensive watermelon ever sold in the country — and possibly the world. The 8-kg premium ...
“Blackberry should not be banned”
SRINAGAR: Union Minister of State for Power and Commerce Jairam Ramesh on Friday opposed the move to ban Blackberry phones in the country. “If we ban Blackberry phones we will be going 50 per cent back in our development,” ...
Chautala, son used forged papers: CBI
NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday chargesheeted the former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, his son and MP Ajay Chautala, two IAS officers and 56 others in connection with a scam in appointment of over 3,000 ...
Taming inflation, the FICCI way
‘Monetary policy stance should be eased’
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