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Worst day of violence since Amarnath Shrine Board controversy erupted
Russia agrees to peace settlement
MOSCOW: Russia on Tuesday agreed to a France-brokered peace settlement of the Caucasus crisis that could spell an end to Georgia’s sovereignty over its breakaway territories of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. After several hours of ...
Four Maoists killed in encounter
Raipur: The Chhattisgarh police have busted a naxalite camp and killed four Maoists in two incidents in Dantewada district, police said on Tuesday. One Maoist was killed on Tuesday near the Jagargunda area, about 550 km from here, in ...
No breakthrough in talks on Amarnath row
Government will take steps to engage all groups concerned, says Shivraj Patil
BJP: implement court decisions
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party here on Tuesday reiterated its position that the Amarnath Shrine Board Act under which the board was set up and relevant decisions of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court on the issue must be ...
In Kashmir, a reign of error
SRINAGAR: Barricades of burning tyres marked the route home of the former Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, from Humhama airport. Mobs of young men lined the streets defying curfew orders — and police bullets. “People used to say I ...
Driven to the wall, PML(Q) attacks India for “atrocities” in Kashmir
It targets the PPP-led government for focussing on “non-issues”
Kashmir parties condemn firing
Spraying bullets on unarmed protesters a brazen defiance of civilised conduct: Mufti
India resents Pakistan’s interference
NEW DELHI: Reacting to statements by Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his official spokesperson on Jammu and Kashmir, India has said the observations “constitute clear interference in the internal affairs of an integral ...
Highway to Srinagar open, says Army
NEW DELHI: The Army has claimed that it was ensuring the movement of vehicles on the Srinagar-Jammu highway for over a week. Ever since troops were deployed on the only direct surface link with the Kashmir Valley on August 4, there had been ...
Mourners defy curfew
SRINAGAR: Senior Hurriyat Conference leader Sheikh Abdul Aziz, who was killed in police firing in Baramulla on Monday, was laid to rest here. Thousands, defying curfew, attended the funeral. Thousands of people chanting pro-freedom ...
Train hits another on same track; one dead
Ghaziabad: One person was killed and five others were injured on Tuesday when an express train was hit from behind by another one on the same track near Sahibabad, about 12 km from here. — ...
Status quo not possible: Moscow
Russian peacekeepers an occupational force: Georgia
Indian pugilists advance
Women archers have a disastrous day
Paes and Bhupathi get past first hurdle
BEIJING: Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi got off to a rousing start to their fourth Olympic campaign with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Gael Monfils and Gilles Simon of France, on a pleasant evening under clear blue skies on Court No. 7 at the Olympic ...
Phelps joins the pantheon of greats
Peirsol sinks his own world record while winning the 100m backstroke
Prisons wake up to the needs of physically challenged inmates
CHENNAI: The State Prison Department is working on a relief package to make the prison environment-friendly for physically challenged inmates. The initiative is also expected to bring succour to senior citizens serving life sentences in ...
Port-Maduravoyal elevated corridor gets nod
CHENNAI: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has secured in-principle clearance from the Central government’s Public Private Partnership Approval Committee (PPPAC) for the Rs.1,468-crore elevated corridor from the Chennai ...
Indian cinema is in safe hands, says Balachander
Aamir Khan honoured with Gollapudi Srinivas National Award
“Two million Indians constitute the best immigrant community in U.S.”
Acting Consul-General launches SRM University’s Semester Abroad programme
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