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From the Print Edition
Situation fluid as Kayani meets Zardari
Chaudhary’s restoration is a sticking point

India hands over replies to Pakistan
NEW DELHI: India on Friday handed over its response to the clarifications sought by Pakistan investigating linkages of its nationals to the Mumbai terror attacks in November last year. The replies were submitted to the Pakistan High ...

India’s 26/11 response packed with primary documents
It contains voluminous appendices, detailed forensic reports, audio tape and CCTV footage

Rework plan, IPL told
NEW DELHI: The Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament has hit a rough patch, with the Home Ministry asking the organisers to rework the revised schedule. The Ministry, which analysed the revised schedule submitted to it ...

Tamil Nadu courts asked to take up cases from March 16
CHENNAI: In view of the advocates’ strike in Tamil Nadu, the Presiding Officers of all courts and tribunals will take up cases for hearing and decide on merits from March 16, the Madras High Court said on Friday. The court asked ...

Jaitley keeps off party poll panel meetings
NEW DELHI: Infighting in the top echelons of the Bharatiya Janata Party came into the open on Friday, when general secretary Arun Jaitley absented himself from two central election committee meetings here. There was a buzz around the ...

“Fine-tune positive discrimination regime”
Yogendra Yadav argues for expanding the range of instruments available for social justice

INTERNATIONAL
Pakistan lawyers firm on march
LAHORE: As the day of the “long march” to Islamabad draws closer, fuel stations in this city have put up notices refusing to sell more than 25 litres of petrol to customers, apparently on the instructions of the government, which ...

Geo TV blocked
LAHORE: In a throwback to the last months of the Musharraf regime, Geo TV said on Friday its transmission was blocked in several cities across Pakistan. The private television channel alleged that the Pakistan People’s ...

Focus on prime ministerial candidate
Mayawati, a strong contender for the top job, invites Third Front leaders for dinner meeting

No objection to Mayawati becoming PM: JD(S)
BANGALORE: The Janata Dal (Secular) has no objection to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati becoming the next Prime Minister, the former Chief Minister and the party’s Karnataka unit president, H.D. Kumaraswamy, told ...

Congress unveils ‘Jai Ho’ campaign
NEW DELHI: Using A.R. Rahman’s Oscar-winning song ‘Jai Ho’ as its clarion call, the Congress has come out with three 60-second films that seek to show the party leading its multitudes to progress. From its 2004 slogan of ...

Too late for seat-sharing talks, says SP


BUSINESS
Sensex records highest gain of 413 points
Strong global cues trigger all-round buying

INTERNATIONAL
China ready with more stimulus: Wen
BEIJING: China had prepared plans to cope with even bigger difficulties amid the financial crisis and was ready to put forward a new stimulus package at any time, said Premier Wen Jiabao here on Friday. Mr. Wen, meeting the press after ...

Switzerland breaks with banking secrecy tradition
Will provide information on a case-by-case basis

CRICKET
India to make use of the momentum
Last opportunity for teams to fix malfunctioning parts

“Law can’t turn a blind eye to breakdown of marriage”
New Delhi: The Law Commission has recommended to the Centre that ‘irretrievable breakdown of marriage’ be incorporated as an additional ground for grant of divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act (HMA), 1955. The ...

Stolen Hitler bookmark seized
SEATTLE: A Romanian national has admitted trying to sell a stolen bookmark that reportedly was given to German dictator Adolf Hitler by his mistress after the Nazi forces lost a key battle during the course of the Second World War. ...

DMDK welcome to join DPA: Karunanidhi
Says he has not heard from the Pattali Makkal Katchi

Man throws infant daughter into well
CHENNAI: A four-day-old baby girl was killed by her father, who threw the newborn into a well at Choolaimedu here early on Friday. J. Niranjan Kumar (28), a software engineer, who did not want to have children, dropped the infant in the ...

Hippo cub not to die
BASEL: A Swiss zoo on Friday rejected suggestions that a baby hippopotamus could be euthanised and fed to the tigers because of lack of space. Basel Zoo said hippo Farasi, who was born in November and has since become one of its star ...

Darjeeling zoo awaits red panda
Kolkata: A female red panda from New Zealand will soon join the red pandas at the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park in Darjeeling district to balance the male-female ratio there. Permission from the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) has ...

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