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From the Print Edition
As siege ends, Mumbai mourns its dead
9 terrorists killed, one arrested; 20 security personnel among 183 who lost their lives

e-mail came from Pakistan
MUMBAI: Forensic experts have determined that an e-mail claim of responsibility for Wednesday’s terror attacks issued by an until-now unknown terror group was first generated on a computer located in Pakistan. Issued by a group calling ...

Too early for Directors General to meet: Zardari
CHENNAI: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said the confusion over whether the Director-General of the Inter-Services Intelligence was coming to India is the result of a “miscommunication” during a telephonic talk he had with ...

Zardari: if evidence points to any group in my country, I shall take the strictest action
There was a miscommunication. We had announced that Director would come from ISI

We are duty-bound to help: Mulford
Obama calls up Manmohan, assures support to counter terror

Pointed intelligence warnings preceded attacks
Weaknesses in police infrastructure facilitated the terror strike, government sources say

Thousands bid tearful adieu to bravehearts
Grief-stricken family members, friends break down while paying their last respects

Calm returns to Oberoi/Trident
MUMBAI: After two days of frenzied activity and a warlike situation, things appeared calm on Saturday morning near the Oberoi/Trident hotel. A small group of anxious shop owners stood outside the police cordon near the hotel, hoping they would ...

Mumbai Aftermath


How the Taj — the war zone — was reclaimed
Mumbai: The 60-hour pitched battle at the Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai, finally ended early on Saturday morning with the National Security Guard (NSG) commandos killing all the four terrorists holed up there. It was a war zone inside and ...

Beyond the line of duty
Businessman narrates experience at terror-hit Taj

Ratan Tata asserts his resolve
Mumbai: Tata Group chief Ratan Tata visited the Taj Hotel on Saturday, shortly after three terrorists were gunned down by the National Security Guard in a gunbattle on Saturday morning, to take stock of the situation. He was ...

Taj denies staff involvement
Mumbai: Amid reports that one of the terrorists worked as a chef in its hotel, Tata-owned Taj Group on Saturday said there was no indication that any of its employees was involved in the attack. “We are extending our full ...

They battled the flames
Mumbai: Rushing to the call of duty despite having no protection against the terrorists’ bullets, personnel from the city’s fire brigade had a harrowing three days while combating fires at the Taj Mahal and Oberoi hotels and ...

Don’t come up, I will handle them, said the hero
New Delhi: “Do not come up, I will handle them,” these were probably the last words which Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan told his men as he was hit by bullets while engaging terrorists inside the Taj. “Major Unnikrishnan ...

Why the action took as long as it did
Mumbai: The high motivation levels of the terrorists, who laid siege to the Taj Mahal hotel, prolonged the fierce gun battle for about 60 hours, said National Security Guard (NSG) commandos, who participated in the operation. ...

Labradors play key role in operation
Mumbai: They marched in fearlessly braving bullets and explosives in a terrorist-hit building and in the end played no mean role in securing the premises. The two sniffer dogs of the National Security Guard (NSG) went about their task ...

Heritage building stands ravaged
Blood-stained floors, soot-marred ceilings, burnt windows

INTERNATIONAL
Our citizens not involved in Mumbai attacks: U.K.
Manmohan Singh did not raise the issue: Brown

ANALYSIS
For a community-led role in counter-terrorism
 As India haemorrhages from and mourns the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, a sense of despair and hopelessness is sinking into the national psyche. From every corner of the country, people are staring blankly at one another and wondering ...

Our hands are clean: Pakistan
We have nothing to hide, says Foreign Minister Qureshi

Numbness to confidence — a forty-hour ordeal
Coimbatore: His first feeling was a certain numbness. But as the days passed his confidence grew. Vikram Ramakrishnan of Erode had locked himself in his room on the 21st floor of the Trident Hotel in Mumbai when the terrorist attack began. ...

Delhi polls by and large peaceful
NEW DELHI: Delhiites turned out in large numbers on Saturday to vote in the elections to the 70-member Assembly. Chief Electoral Officer Satbir Silas Bedi has put the turnout at over 60 per cent. The increase in the turnout is ...

V.P. Singh cremated
Allahabad: Amid the chanting of Vedic hymns, the mortal remains of the former Prime Minister, V.P. Singh, were consigned to the flames with full State honours on the banks of Ganga here on Saturday. — PTI ...

CRICKET
Wickets fall like nine pins on day one
Delhi’s hopes rest on Sehwag and Bhatia; incisive spell by Ishant

BUSINESS
NIC sees dip in auto insurance business
Launches group policy for Tower Infotech

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Talk to the Web — and it will talk back!
Accessible to billions of users who may not have a computer

Is this the most ‘creative’ game ever?
Indian ‘creation’ by Ajay Gupta wins prize from makers

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