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Avoid knee-jerk reactions, Manmohan tells industry
Assures India Inc. of all steps to sustain growth momentum

Historic presidential election in U.S. today
Major opinion polls give Obama a solid lead over McCain

Date with history for McCain, Obama
The duo have spent nearly $1 billion to win election

Gunmen kill 3 merchants in Assam
GUWAHATI: Unidentified gunmen shot dead three timber merchants belonging to the Hindi-speaking community near Sukajuri under Chamguri police station in central Assam’s Nagaon district bordering Karbi Anglong district on Monday morning. ...

ATS: Pragnya had long phone talk with accused
Nashik: Sadhvi Pragnya Singh Thakur, arrested in connection with the Malegaon blasts, allegedly had a long telephonic conversation with the absconding main accused and asked him why there were fewer casualties, the prosecution told a court ...

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Gloom, protests in Bhiwani
The “encounter” victim was to get married soon

Democracy is also about respecting others’ rights, says Manmohan
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said democracy is not just about asserting one’s identity but also about respecting the rights of others. Inaugurating the two-day convention of the Central Information Commission here ...

RAW for Assam soon to keep an eye on terrorists’ tactics
Cabinet decides to codify rules regarding parking of vehicles

Jumbo is a giant in every sense of the term
Chennai: Anil Kumble will not play for India any more. His indomitable spirit, though, will continue to inspire the side. He drifts into golden sunset a champion and a hero. The leg-spinner’s retirement provides us an opportunity ...

The deafening sound rings in their ears days after the blasts
Victims of Thursday’s blasts are yet to recover from the trauma

Hamilton rides emotional roller-coaster to title
Felipe Massa wins his home Grand Prix but last-lap drama drowns the Brazilian’s dream

Fireworks have been missing
Both India and Australia have tended to be defensive

Indian High Commission to oversee distribution of relief
CHENNAI: The Indian High Commission in Colombo will oversee distribution of relief materials to the affected Sri Lankan Tamils through the Red Cross and the United Nations, External Affairs Ministry assured the State government on ...

Files to move faster in Chennai Corporation
CHENNAI: For the first time ever, the Chennai Corporation on Monday began a training programme for its employees in an attempt to improve their efficiency. Speaking at the inauguration of the training programme, Mayor M.Subramanian ...

My suggestions on financial crisis ignored: Modi
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Congress-led UPA government has been very slow in dealing with the economic slowdown in the country which is a result of the global financial crisis. He also said ...

Salboni blast: three policemen suspended
Kolkata: Admitting a security lapse, the West Bengal government on Monday suspended a police inspector and two constables for Sunday’s mine blast in West Midnapore district that had endangered the life of Chief Minister Buddhadeb ...

Diwali to be a permanent annual feature at Trafalgar Square: London Mayor
London: Overwhelmed by the presence of over 25,000 people at the recent Diwali fest at the city’s Trafalgar Square, new Mayor of London Boris Johnson has assured henceforth Diwali would be a permanent annual feature at the famous ...

Ice alert row sank the Titanic, says documentary
London: The Titanic disaster, that claimed over 1,500 lives 96 years back, could have been averted if its radio operator had not been rude, a new documentary claims. According to the documentary, the 25-year-old radio operator, Jack ...

Microsoft launches live search maps in India
NEW DELHI: Microsoft India on Monday launched its map services – Live Search Maps – that will initially offer detailed listings and street maps for nine cities, business listings across 29 cities and access to highway networks to ...

Sensex regains 10000-mark
MUMBAI: Continuing its upsurge for the fourth day in a row, the Bombay Stock Exchange 30-share sensitive index, (Sensex) closed higher by nearly 550 points after regaining the 10000-level in the opening trade itself on Monday. Marketmen said ...

Card-swipe device to check diseases
Washington: Scientists have created what they claim is a “credit card-swipe” device that could test for hundreds of diseases simultaneously. A team at Utah University has produced the sensitive prototype device which could ...

Flying cars a reality soon?
London: Flying cars may soon leap from the world of science fiction into reality, if automobile engineers are to be believed. A team at Moller International is designing a flying car, called ‘Autovolantor,’ which it claims would ...

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