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Shivraj Patil open to tripartite talks: Gorkha Janamukti Morcha
Its leaders to meet Buddhadeb on June 27
Islamists plan to escalate stir
SRINAGAR: Islamists opposed to a land-use grant enabling temporary accommodation for pilgrims visiting the Amarnath Shrine have drawn up plans to escalate their protests. Mian Abdul Qayoom, a top Srinagar-based lawyer who heads a Joint Action ...
Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor’s massive safety vessel installed
Most important milestone in the history of India’s FBR programme: Kakodkar
Two companies of ULFA battalion declare ceasefire
Guwahati: Two companies of the 28 Battalion of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) on Tuesday announced unilateral ceasefire to facilitate peace dialogue with the Centre, even as 57 hardcore cadres of the outfit surrendered before the army ...
Sahara, U.P. file contempt pleas
Counter claims on temporary fencing
BJP will vote against deal: Rajnath
NEW DELHI: If the nuclear deal with the United States were to be placed before Parliament for its approval — although under the Constitution the government had the powers to approve it through an executive decision — the Bharatiya ...
GJM’s Darjeeling bandh suspended till July 5
KOLKATA: The indefinite bandh, called by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) that was to resume in the three hill subdivisions of Darjeeling district on Wednesday after a 60-hour relaxation, has been “suspended” till July ...
“Needed: law to curb indecent representation”
NEW DELHI: Concerned at the spurt in cases of indecent representation of women in the print and electronic media, particularly with the IT boom, the National Commission for Women (NCW) has sought a self-regulatory mechanism or even a new law ...
“Text was not given to panel”
BHUBANESWAR: CPI general secretary A.B. Bardhan on Tuesday reiterated the Left stand that they were opposed to the country becoming a strategic partner of the U.S. by signing the Indo-U.S. nuclear deal. At a press conference here, Mr. ...
Why this haste, Bardhan asks Manmohan
BHUBANESWAR: CPI general secretary A.B. Bardhan on Tuesday reiterated that the Left was opposed to the country becoming a strategic partner of the U.S. by signing the civilian nuclear deal. Wednesday would be a critical day, when the ...
AIDS council may endorse draft gender, HIV policy
NEW DELHI: The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) has sought time from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to chair the second meeting of the National Council on AIDS (NCA), which is likely to endorse the draft Gender and HIV Policy. ...
11-day prayer for Obama’s success
Congress leader invokes blessings of Hanuman
‘Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’ gets SBI call letter
AHMEDABAD: The Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram here received a call letter from the State Bank of India inviting Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi for a pre-examination training for the post of bank clerks. It apparently is the case of a prankster ...
Tamil medium students left in the lurch
MUMBAI: Anxious parents of children in Tamil medium municipal schools here gathered unwillingly on Tuesday to collect the school-leaving certificates of their wards. Their schooling has come to an abrupt end, owing to the sudden decision of ...
Everest conquerer Kalpana Das ill
MUMBAI: Kalpana Das, 38, who scaled Mount Everest last month, has fallen ill , doctors attending on her have said. “We are planning to refer her to the AIIMS, New Delhi,” doctors from Orissa told PTI on Tuesday. Ms. ...
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