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From the Print Edition
Bills on anti-terror law, NIA introduced
Longer detention, enhanced punishment proposed

BJP backs bill with a rider
NEW DELHI: The BJP said it supported the National Investigation Agency Bill, but was “disappointed” that no stronger anti-terror laws were accompanying it. Party general secretary Arun Jaitley said a special law was needed to ...

No-fly zone over Kalpakkam plant
NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday declared a no-fly zone around a 10-km radius of the Kalpakkam nuclear installation in Tamil Nadu. The Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) sent notice to all airlines, prohibiting all flying ...

Pranab, Antony want Pakistan to act
Against ‘elements’ who orchestrated Mumbai terror attacks from its territory

University, college teachers pay revised
Only those with Ph.D would be appointed, promoted or designated as professor

Sena, BJP want 'fitting reply' to Pakistan
Slam police and demand immediate reshuffle of top personnel

Non-state actors our responsibility: Zardari
ISI no longer has links with the Lashkar-e-Taiba, he says

Gilani for normalising ties
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday reiterated his government’s desire to normalise ties with India. At a meeting with United States Senator John Kerry, who arrived here after his visit to ...

Police remand for Rahirkar
Judicial custody for other accused in Malegaon case

Sixth phase of J&K elections today
Fate of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Ghulam Nabi Azad will be decided

Rahul Bajaj and Brinda Karat clash over conflict of interest
NEW DELHI: Communist Party of India (Marxist) member Brinda Karat and Samajwadi Party member Amar Singh on Monday clashed with industrialist Rahul Bajaj over his attempts to field questions pertaining to his industry. Raising a ...

CRICKET
What went wrong for the Englishmen?
It was an ordinary Test for Kevin Pietersen as captain

CRICKET
South Africa hopes to challenge Australia at the WACA
Chennai: The two top-ranked sides in Test cricket come face-to-face at the WACA on Wednesday for the first Test of what is expected to be an absorbing three-Test series. A cloud of vulnerability hangs over Australia, despite a routine 2-0 win ...

“No request from Ajmal”
Islamabad: Pakistan said on Tuesday that it had not received any request for legal assistance from Mohammad Ajmal Amir (Kasab), the lone gunman arrested for carrying out the Mumbai terror attacks. Pakistan’s Defence ...

CHESS
Surya Shekhar Ganguly starts favourite
MANGALORE: The National ‘A’ chess championship returns to the old, familiar format of all-play-all as the 46th edition of the country’s premier domestic tournament opens at the Karnataka Bank Auditorium here on Wednesday. ...

CRICKET
Sachin Tendulkar played anchor and mentor


Government hints at further fuel price cut
NEW DELHI: The Union government on Tuesday indicated that if the downward trend in the international crude oil prices continued, the prices of diesel and petrol could be reduced further. “We will watch the movement of crude oil ...

DMK names candidate for bypoll
It has sought PMK’s support; Azhagiri to head election campaign committee

Rs.20-crore flood relief for Puducherry
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sanctioned Rs.20 crore interim relief to the Puducherry government for carrying out relief and rehabilitation measures in the flood-affected areas in Puducherry and Karaikal districts. He ...

Unmanned robotic ground vehicles being developed
Infantry combat vehicles are being modified for the purpose

2 trillion tonnes of ice have melted since 2003: NASA
WASHINGTON: More than two trillion tonnes of land ice in Greenland, Antarctica and Alaska have melted since 2003, according to new NASA satellite data that show the latest signs of what scientists say is global warming. More than half ...

Sensex retraces 10000-level
Gains 145 points on hopes of Fed rate cut

FDI has dropped, says Kamal Nath
As a result of global economic meltdown

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