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IAEA board approves India safeguards agreement
Consensus prevails, but some countries warn of taking battle to NSG

Harkishan Singh Surjeet passes away
NEW DELHI: The Marxist pioneer and former general secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Harkishan Singh Surjeet, who passed away on Friday, was a grand old revolutionary. The end came at the Metro Hospital in Noida at ...

Defence procurements to go on fast track
Focus on transparency: Antony

As Pakistan hails ‘precedent,’ other IAEA members express doubts, fears
Agreement satisfies India’s needs while maintaining IAEA’s legal requirements: El Baradei

ISI engineered Kabul embassy bombing: NYT
“U.S. intelligence intercepted communications between Pakistani spies and terrorists”

India pledges support to IAEA
Vienna: In a statement to the IAEA Board of Governors right after the Indian safeguards agreement was approved, Atomic Energy Commission chairman Anil Kakodkar pledged India’s support to the further strengthening of the IAEA’s ...

Who is controlling ISI, asks India
COLOMBO: While maintaining that it was too early to link the blasts in Ahmedabad and Bangalore to any outside agency, India on Friday said it “would like to know” who controls Pakistan’s Directorate of Inter-Services ...

Surjeet, outstanding leader, says CPI(M)
NEW DELHI: Expressing profound grief at the death of veteran Marxist Harkishan Singh Surjeet, the CPI(M) on Friday said it had lost an outstanding leader and the nation an authoritative representative of the Left and secular traditions. ...

An implacable foe of communalism of all hues
NEW DELHI: Born on March 23, 1916 at Ropowal village in Punjab’s Jalandhar district, and beginning his political career in the freedom struggle during 1932 as an intrepid schoolboy, Mr. Surjeet joined the Communist Party in 1934 — ...

“India has lost a great statesman who believed in pragmatic politics”
NEW DELHI: Condolence messages poured in from across the political spectrum over the death of the former Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary, Harkishan Singh Surjeet, on Friday. Besides his contribution to national politics, ...

Norms issued for 3G, number portability
Process for spectrum auction will begin in the next 15 days

Committed to power devolution: Rajapaksa
Plight of fishermen figures in his talks with Manmohan

Journalists Summit calls for eradicating extremism


CRICKET
India battles back through Harbhajan Singh
Sehwag carries his bat; Mendis continues to torment the Indians

Airport promised for Vellore


CRICKET
Ashok Mankad passes away
Mumbai: The eldest son of the legendary Vinoo Mankad and former Test cricketer, Ashok ‘Kaka’ Mankad, passed away in the wee hours of Friday. He was 61 and is survived by wife Nirupama (former National and Asian women’s ...

Rajini’s magic works in ‘Kuselan’ too
CHENNAI: For a Rajinikanth film, the celebration at the release of Kuselan on Friday seemed a little low-key, but fans were evidently pleased with their thalaivar ’s new film. The usual ...

OLYMPIC GAMES
Can Australia continue its golden run?
The fecundity of hockey has fascinated chroniclers for a century

Panel told to re-examine 25 weeks pregnant woman
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday asked a panel of doctors to clarify its stand in the case of a 25 weeks pregnant woman and give a “positive and firm” opinion whether abortion should be allowed owing to a risk to the ...

Superseded Sharma goes on leave
NEW DELHI: A day after he was superseded for the post of Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation, Special Director in the agency M.L. Sharma has proceeded on indefinite leave. Widely tipped to take over the reins of the premier ...

OLYMPIC GAMES
Lagat aiming for a double
Kenya’s loss has been America’s gain

Detailing still to be done: Menon
COLOMBO: Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon described the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) approval as a “big step” but said a “fair amount of detailing is still to be done in this process before you actually come ...

CRICKET
Saina committed and raring to go
The badminton star is capable of pulling off a surprise or two

People throng Kurukshetra
CHANDIGARH: Lakhs of men, women and children who arrived in Kurukshetra from across the country took holy dip in the sacred Brahmasarover on the partial solar eclipse on Friday. Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and his wife ...

When day became night
The next solar eclipse will occur on July 22, 2009

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