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Pranab conveys concern for safety of people caught in crossfire
‘LTTE holds 300 patients at gunpoint’
COLOMBO: The Sri Lanka military said on Wednesday that officials of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) and the United Nations, who went to the LTTE-controlled Puthukkudiyiruppu area in Mullaithivu district on Tuesday to fetch 300 ...
Bail petitions of Rajus dismissed
Defence counsel to explore other options
Government announces cut in fuel prices
Petrol to cost Rs. 5 less; diesel price reduced by Rs. 2 and LPG by Rs. 25
Holbrooke’s brief does not include Kashmir
NEW DELHI: The United States administration has once again made it clear that the brief of President Barack Obama’s Special Envoy Richard Holbrooke’s mandate does not include Kashmir. It indicated that even during heightened ...
We will ensure the safety of civilians, says Sri Lanka
Victories offer a political opportunity: Pranab Mukherjee
Venkataraman cremated with state honours
Pratibha Patil, Hamid Ansari, Abdul Kalam, Advani pay last respects to former President
LPG price cut for the first time: Deora
NEW DELHI: Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora said after a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) on Wednesday that the fuel prices were cut “keeping in tune with the falling crude oil prices in the ...
“Attack planned outside Pakistan”
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s probe into the Mumbai terror attacks has established that the unprecedented strikes were planned outside this country, according to a media report on Tuesday night. An initial probe conducted by ...
Jayasuriya’s century goes in vain
Dhoni and Sharma build on the platform provided by Gambhir and Raina
Terror planners should stand trial in ICJ: U.S. lawmaker
Washington: Casting doubts about Pakistan’s sincerity in holding the trial of its nationals suspected to have been involved in the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, an influential Republican lawmaker says they should be tried before ...
Delightful day for the Indians
MELBOURNE: The Indian players rounded off a brilliant day at the Australian Open amid soaring temperatures with Leander Paes advancing to the men’s doubles semifinals and Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza making the last four stage of the ...
I am playing my best, says Saina
BANGALORE: The junior World badminton champion and World No. 10, Saina Nehwal, feels that she is playing at her best at the moment and there is absolutely no pressure on her as she sets her sights high. Saina, who has been signed by ...
‘I want to make my form count’
Dambulla: His 28th ODI hundred was a special effort but Sanath Jayasuriya said, “I would have been happier had my effort won the match for Sri Lanka. But there are four more games remaining and we can come back,” added ...
Talk of austerity, remorse at Davos
Number one theme of the meet is the economic crisis
Consultant to assist in restoring dumps
Chennai: The Chennai Corporation will appoint a consultant to evaluate the restoration of several acres of land now being used as garbage dump sites in Kodungaiyur and Perungudi. The consultant will also assist the civic body in ...
White-bellied sea eagle numbers decline
VISAKHAPATNAM: Researchers at Andhra University have concluded that the population of the globally threatened species of white-bellied sea eagle ( Haliaeetus leucogaster ) is on the decline along India’s south-western ...
Malaysian Indian’s death sparks protest
Opposition parliamentarians concerned over “police brutality”
U.S. military files found on MP3 player
WELLINGTON: U.S. officials took possession on Wednesday of an MP3 player that a New Zealand man found held 60 U.S. military files, including the names and telephone numbers of American soldiers. Chris Ogle, 29, from the city of ...
Indigenous tribute to the Buddha
Mumbai: Your eyes struggle to grasp the sense of vastness that greets you on stepping inside the dome. Sounds of hammer and chisel echo around in layers. Outside, away from the riotous sounds and smells of Mumbai, many pairs of hands are at ...
Making most of waste
Gold, silver, electricity and more from Amsterdam’s refuse
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