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Voters defy secessionists
Turnout in Srinagar city rises dramatically from 2002 elections

Hostile propaganda, alleges Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s elected representatives on Wednesday rallied against India for what they dubbed as its “hostile propaganda,” and sought to turn the tables with the accusation that “terror networks” operating ...

Provide evidence: Sharif
ISLAMABAD: India must provide evidence of its allegation that elements in Pakistan were involved in the Mumbai terror attacks, Pakistan Muslim League (N) leader Nawaz Sharif has said. Mr. Sharif told a gathering in Lahore on Tuesday that ...

Engineer killed; BSP MLA arrested
LUCKNOW: Bahujan Samaj Party MLA from Auraiya, Shekhar Tewari, allegedly involved in the brutal murder of Manoj Kumar Gupta, executive engineer of the Public Works Department, was arrested near Raniya in Kanpur district late on Wednesday. ...

We’ll defend Pakistan till the last drop of our blood: Zardari
ISLAMABAD: A charged debate on national security in the Pakistan parliament’s upper House saw members across party lines express support for the government and the country’s armed forces against “any kind of aggression” ...

We will send a spacecraft to Mars in 2013: Madhavan Nair
NEW DELHI: After the successful launch of the Chandrayaan-I mission to Moon, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is working on a slew of missions to conquer new frontiers of space, including landing a rover on the Moon in 2012, sending a ...

Centre asks Orissa Govt. to maintain law and order
NEW DELHI: The Centre on Wednesday impressed upon the Orissa government to maintain law and order and protect the lives and property of all sections of the people in the State following apprehension by the minority community members over their ...

Security tightened in Kandhamal
BHUBANESWAR: Orissa government on Wednesday added force to its efforts to maintain peace and harmony during Christmas celebrations in Kandhamal district and other regions of the State. The government became more active ...

Police custody for Ajmal till January 6 in car hijack case
Mumbai: The Mumbai terror attacks accused, Mohammad Ajmal Amir, was on Wednesday remanded to police custody till January 6 in a case pertaining to the hijacking of a Skoda on the night of November 26. The case has been registered at the Marine ...

Villupuram man abducted in Afghanistan
VILLUPURAM: P. Vasu alias Simon (29) of Brahmagundam in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu has been reportedly abducted by terrorists in Afghanishtan. On receiving information, District Collector R. Palanisamy deputed Tahsildar R. ...

Parliament to be prorogued
There was talk about a plan to continue the last session to February

Rockets from Gaza smash into Israel
Amid diplomatic efforts to arrange a new ceasefire

Lifetime achievement award for RP Goenka
KOLKATA: Even as he accepted a Lifetime Achievement Award, Ramaprasad Goenka, one of the doyens of Indian industry, expressed his regrets about the opportunities that he has missed in life. At a unique function, which saw the father ...

‘A good Indian captain has to be thick-skinned’
Laxman’s innings at Eden Gardens made us believe we could beat any team in the world: Ganguly

The metamorphosis of Gambhir
The southpaw has complemented Sehwag to ensure solid starts

‘He always put his life at risk to save others’
Shinde was the first police officer to be killed by terrorists in the Mumbai attack

Near-extinct frog found
BANGALORE: A purple frog with a pig-like snout, thought to be near-extinct, has been found alive in a field close to the Kerala Forest Research Institute at Peechi near Thrissur town in Kerala. First reported in India eight years ago, ...

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Stalin set to become DMK treasurer
Election will be held on December 27 when general council meets

Court allows ‘Ghajini’ release on condition
CHENNAI: The decks were cleared for the release of the Aamir Khan-starrer ‘Ghajini’ with a Division Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday suspending an order of a single judge subject to condition. The Bench passed the ...

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