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Pervez Musharraf resigns as President
Says he is not scared of possible impeachment, but he wants to spare the country instability

Thousands march to U.N. office
SRINAGAR: Tens of thousands of people from across the Kashmir valley arrived here on Monday to take part in the march organised by the Hurriyat-sponsored Coordination Committee to submit a memorandum to the United Nations office here, seeking ...

BJP demands corrective steps
Advani, Rajnath to address rally in Jammu on August 25

Move may project Musharraf in positive light
He is said to have vacillated between going and staying

Court to lay down norms for coverage of criminal cases
New Delhi: Expressing serious concern over media coverage of the Aarushi Talwar murder case, the Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre with a view to laying down norms and guidelines for the print and electronic media in covering ...

Restoring peace top priority: Centre
Regular movement of trucks on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Mamata to send emissaries for talks on Singur
KOLKATA: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will be sending two of her party colleagues for talks with the West Bengal government on Wednesday over her demand that a portion of land her party believes had been forcibly acquired for the ...

Panel on cash-for-votes takes fresh evidence


India, Germany hopeful of NSG clearance in one shot
NEW DELHI: Though provision has been made for the Nuclear Suppliers Group to meet again in a full-fledged plenary on September 2, Indian and German officials are hopeful that the 45-nation cartel might decide to relax its export rules for ...

For substantial justice, ignore delay in state appeal: apex court
What counts is not length of delay but sufficiency of cause

In many cities, sewage is used for cultivation: study
Global study covers Chennai and Bangalore

ATHLETICS
Isinbayeva defends title with a world record
She clears 5.05 metres in her third attempt after assuring herself gold clearing 4.85 metres

U.S. praises Musharraf for fighting terror
WASHINGTON: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice offered “deep gratitude” on Monday to Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf’s decision to join the U.S.-led fight against extremists, but she was careful to signal strong ...

BOXING
Akhil Kumar loses to Gojan
The Indian pays for his gallantry against the sharp scoring abilities of the Moldovan

HOCKEY
Crafty China holds Australia, qualifies
BEIJING: Hosts China entered the Olympic women’s field hockey semifinals after holding former champions Australia to a 2-2 draw in a crucial league match here on Monday. The Chinese, who needed a draw to qualify, overcame a ...

New Maharashtra Congress chief meets Sonia
NEW DELHI: A day after his appointment, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee chief Manikrao Thakre met party president Sonia Gandhi here on Monday. Speaking to journalists, he said his effort would be to carry along Revenue Minister ...

MEDALS TALLY


CRICKET
Sri Lanka scores an emphatic win in the first ODI
Disciplined home team’s bowlers bring Indian batsmen to their knees

Hogenakkal: Karnataka’s demand has no basis
NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu Public Works and Law Minister Durai Murugan on Monday outrightly rejected Karnataka’s demand for carrying out a joint survey by the two State governments on the Hogenakkal water supply project being taken up by ...

CYCLING
Britain wins men’s team pursuit gold
BEIJING: Britain won the Olympic men’s team pursuit gold medal on Monday, knocking nearly two seconds off the World record it set a day earlier. The team of Ed Clancy, Paul Manning, Geraint Thomas and individual pursuit ...

Stranded and lost, humpback whale calf bonds with yacht off Sydney
SYDNEY: A lost humpback whale calf has bonded with a yacht it seems to think is its mother. The less than two-month-old calf was sighted on Sunday off Sydney, and on Monday repeatedly tried to suckle from the yacht, which it would not leave. ...

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