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India a major foreign policy priority: U.S.
Washington favours India-Pakistan dialogue

Reduce lending rates, Pranab tells banks
NEW DELHI: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday prodded the public sector banks (PSBs) to pare their lending rates further and provide cheaper credit to industry and consumers to spur economic growth. At his first meeting ...

NCP suspends Patil from party
NEW DELHI: The Nationalist Congress Party on Wednesday suspended its Osmanabad MP Padamsinha Patil from the primary membership of the party following his arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation in a double murder case. Announcing ...

Obama nominee backtracks on n-deal
Administration supports the agreement and intends to implement it, says Congresswoman Tauscher

Jaswant wants free, frank debate on debacle
NEW DELHI: It was ‘zero hour’ at the Bharatiya Janata Party’s core committee meeting here, where for the first time senior leaders gathered on Wednesday to discuss how to go about analysing the reasons for the BJP’s ...

Raja discusses 3G issues with Manmohan
Matter to be placed before Cabinet soon

MPs move Manmohan on Suu Kyi
NEW DELHI: More than 100 parliamentarians have urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ask Myanmar to release pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and to hold elections with the widest possible representation. The MPs, in a memorandum to Dr. ...

Rudd says vigilante action unacceptable
“Australians in India, at any time, run a risk also of some violence”

U.N. staff among Peshawar dead
Uncertainty over relief programme in NWFP

Iran rivals attract huge crowds
TEHRAN: Iran is in the grip of a high election fever with massive crowds turning out in the streets ahead of Friday’s presidential elections. If incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad mustered huge crowds at a Tehran rally on ...

Steel PSUs ready for divestment
Steel Minister releases 100-day agenda

Jayasuriya, Dilshan set up Lankan win
Nottingham: Sparkling strokeplay from openers Sanath Jayasuriya and Tillakeratne Dilshan and some canny bowling of changes in pace, and controlling the extent of spin provided Sri Lanka a 15-run win over the West Indies in the last Group ...

IAF aircraft wreckage, bodies recovered
Guwahati: The wreckage of the Antonov AN-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force, which went missing on Tuesday, and bodies of the 13 defence personnel who were on board were found on Wednesday at Rinchi village in West Siang district of ...

Nothing amazing has happened, says Achuthanandan
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The divergent positions of the Kerala unit of the CPI (M) and Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan over Governor R.S. Gavai’s decision to sanction prosecution of State party secretary and former Minister Pinarayi Vijayan ...

Life convict killed in Puzhal prison
He was attacked by three fellow prisoners following an argument

Police downplay terror link in air crash
London: The possibility of a terror link in the crash of the Air France jet into the Atlantic emerged on Wednesday night with a leading TV channel reporting that two of the passengers had shared names with some terror suspects but the French ...

26/11: 10-year-old girl identifies Ajmal ‘Kasab’
Mumbai: A child who was badly injured in the Mumbai terror attacks deposed before the Special Sessions Court on Wednesday. Ten-year-old Devika Rotawar entered the witness box on crutches. She told the court that she was shot in her right leg ...

Chennai Metro Rail to roll out by 2014-15

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