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CJI: Who ordered police to enter court premises?
Asks Tamil Nadu government to name officers who ordered lathicharge
Lawyers advised to resume work
New Delhi: Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan on Wednesday told members of the Tamil Nadu Bar: “It is a sad thing that the Madras High Court remains closed. I will re-assure you that your interests will be taken care of. Get back ...
Sharif brothers disqualified, PML(N) protest today
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan looked set for yet another period of crippling political instability on Wednesday after the Supreme Court disqualified Pakistan Muslim League (N) leader Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz Sharif from elected ...
Court orders forfeiture of Sukhram’s assets
NEW DELHI: A special court here on Wednesday sentenced the former Union Minister of State for Communications, Sukhram, to three-year rigorous imprisonment and ordered forfeiture of his assets worth Rs. 4.35 crore, disproportionate to the known ...
Pakistan’s terror questionnaire raises concerns
As Mumbai trial begins, no word from Islamabad on prosecution of terror commanders
Remove police station from court premises: CJI
NEW DELHI: Solicitor General G.E. Vahanvati, appearing for Tamil Nadu, on Wednesday explained in the Supreme Court the February 19 incidents on the Madras High Court campus. He said some lawyers came to the police station on the court ...
Team from India brings message of peace
Delegation led by Kuldip Nayar in Islamabad for peace promotion
Outsourcing loses favour
Washington: American firms will no longer get any tax breaks if they move their jobs to India and elsewhere in the world as President Barack Obama has decided to “restore a sense of fairness” to the U.S. Tax Code. “We will ...
Another cut in diesel price?
NEW DELHI: The government could be thinking of slashing diesel price as a relief to farmers and the transportation sector. Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora, however, said: “We have neither prepared any note on this ...
26/11: a plethora of charges
Mumbai: The 11,280-page charge sheet of the 26/11 attacks, filed on Wednesday, invokes a plethora of Acts against 47 accused identified in the case. The charge sheet, filed before Metropolitan Magistrate M.J. Mirza, invokes Sections 121, ...
Tibetans celebrate new year
LHASA: Like the 22-year-old Tibetan herdsman Tashi, Tibetans across China are celebrating the 50th Tibetan new year after the Democratic Reform with their old traditions. Mr. Tashi arrived in Lhasa two days ahead of the new year, which ...
Kiwis draw first blood with a clinical show
Brendon McCullum guides the host home; Indian batting fires only in patches
Failure to analyse the situation cost us, says Dhoni
Christchurch: M.S. Dhoni, the Indian captain, cited his side’s failure to analyse the situation while batting as the reason for the seven-wicket defeat in the first Twenty20 International here on Wednesday. “One area we need ...
First Test meanders to a tame draw
Kamran Akmal rubs salt into Lanka’s wounds with an unbeaten century
Cilic downs Benneteau, Bhupathi-Knowles duo advances
Dubai: Marin Cilic of Croatia progressed to the third round of the Dubai Open after defeating Julien Benneteau of France in three sets on Wednesday. Gilles Simon and David Ferrer also moved up with convincing victories over Teimuraz ...
DMK legislator quits Assembly, party
Rajakannappan was elected from Ilayankudi constituency
Museum on erstwhile Central Prison
CHENNAI: The paraphernalia from the erstwhile Central Prison will be preserved for posterity, though the building itself is up for demolition to make way, mainly, for the proposed Metro rail project. Work would soon be commissioned on a ...
Chennai pays tribute to non-violence
“Living Dream” seeks to convey the relevance of Gandhi, Martin Luther King
Those who lack the ‘brightside gene’ face trouble
Mexico unveils huge artefacts collection
MEXICO CITY: Mexico has put on display selections from a large private collection of archaeological artefacts donated to the government. The full set of 8,100 pre-Hispanic antiquities, some dating back 3,000 years, range in size from ...
Rhino numbers moving up
KOLKATA: A new rhinoceros census at the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary, located on the foothills of the Himalayan ranges in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district, is expected to bring good news on the population of the one-horned species. ...
Another tigress for Sariska
JAIPUR: Three is company at the Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan’s Alwar district now with one more female feline getting airlifted to the area from Ranthambhore National Park in a smooth operation on Wednesday. Sariska, which had lost ...
A glorified Rahman and greater expectations
“The ace musician’s Oscars will add value to all productions”
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