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The 45-nation cartel will meet on Thursday
Pakistan’s ruling coalition wrangles over judges
25 killed as suicide bomber strikes at government hospital in NWFP
Clear LPG waitlist: Deora
NEW DELHI: The Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry on Tuesday firmly told oil marketing companies (OMCs) to clear the waiting list of new domestic LPG connections within 60 days and restore normal supply of all kinds of fuels across the ...
For nuclear club, it’s decision time on India
Proposal to bend rules brings angst, and the opportunity of business for some
Narayanan to lead team to J&K
It will assess the prevailing security scenario in the State
Eight-digit PAL to replace PIN
Geographical location-specific system for better sorting, delivery of mail
Nationwide trade unions strike today
New Delhi: Services in the banking, insurance, aviation, railways and various other government sectors are likely to be affected on Wednesday due to the strike called by trade unions demanding removal of anomalies in the Pay Commission among ...
Opposition walks out of U.P. Assembly over Noida firing
Judicial probe by sitting High Court judge demanded
Denigrating SCs, STs a disgrace to country: Supreme Court
Respecting all communities is the only way to keep it united
Ramzi beats Kiprop for metric mile gold
World champion Christine Ohuruogu wins women’s 400m; Shericka Williams second
Police: Qasmi has confessed
“He also confirms Mansuri’s role ”
Talks with Trinamool leaders today
KOLKATA: Letters were exchanged between Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and it was decided here on Tuesday that the meeting between representatives of the State Government and the Trinamool ...
Vijender and Jitender hope to bring cheers
BEIJING: The Indian boxers have a point to prove on Wednesday, when two of them will fight for a medal. The morale in the Indian camp may have been a bit low, following the ouster of the camp’s unofficial spokesman, Akhil Kumar, in the ...
Just how fast can Bolt go when he puts his mind to it?
Coach Glen Mills is perplexed about what his champion protégé will come up with next
Hoy clinches historic third gold
BEIJING: Britain confirmed its status as the ruler of the Olympic velodrome on Tuesday, claiming two of the last three track cycling gold medals on offer to finish with seven out of 10. The other gold was won by Argentina in the Madison event. ...
CBI seeks time for filing reply on Salem’s extradition
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday sought time from a Delhi court for filing its response to a query as to why underworld don Abu Salem was extradited instead of being deported here from Portugal in 2005 to face trial ...
Swift overhaul need of the hour
Injured Sehwag leaves Sri Lanka; Badrinath may get a look in
Slew of concessions announced for persons with disabilities
Paes steps down as Davis Cup captain
NEW DELHI: Leander Paes on Tuesday stepped down as captain of the Indian Davis Cup team before the tie against Romania in September. After Paes’s resignation, the All-India Tennis Association appointed former Davis Cupper S.P. ...
Krishna water release postponed
CHENNAI: The release of Krishna water from Andhra Pradesh to Tamil Nadu has been postponed to September 10 against the original date of August 25. The delay has been attributed to the time taken in lining and strengthening of the ...
IUCN award for Indian scientist
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: S.D. Biju has won the Sabin Award for Amphibian Conservation, instituted by the Amphibian Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Dr. Biju, who now leads a research group at the ...
Girish Karnad set for role as theatre envoy
Bangalore: Kannada playwright and actor Girish Karnad, elected as a World Theatre Ambassador of UNESCO’s International Theatre Institute, has said the honour reflected the importance of getting good English translations done of works of ...
Curb on bulk purchase of diesel by non-transport sector urged
Oil marketing companies such as Indian Oil Corporation plan to approach State government
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