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Ahmadinejad and Mir-Hossein Mousavi are main contenders
Manmohan, Zardari to meet in Russia
New Delhi: In what is to be the first high-level contact between India and Pakistan since the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet President Asif Zardari on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation ...
BJP rules out action against Jaswant Singh
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday ruled out any disciplinary action against senior leader Jaswant Singh for the “open letter” he had circulated at the party’s core committee meeting on ...
SCO and BRIC both crucial, says India
New Delhi: Exploring avenues for regional cooperation in Asia and formulating a joint approach to the world financial crisis will be top of the agenda for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh when he attends back-to-back summits of the Shanghai ...
Attacks unfortunate: Steve Waugh
NEW DELHI: The former Australian cricket captain, Steve Waugh, has said that he was shocked by the reports about the recent spate of attacks on Indian students in Australia and called for an end to the “unfortunate chain of ...
There will be gradual removal of troops from inhabited areas: Chidambaram
Promises to look into AFSPA withdrawal; says Shopian incident is unfortunate
Guidelines for Indians seeking admission in Australia
Posted on MEA website, they contain several links to help them form a better idea of the conditions there
Another student assaulted in Adelaide
Melbourne: Racial attacks appear to have spread to South Australia. A 22-year-old Indian student was allegedly assaulted by a teenager, who made “rude” comments about his turban, in Adelaide on Thursday. Police said the ...
War against Taliban to continue: Zardari
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari pledged in an address to the nation in the early hours of Saturday that his government would fight the war against the Taliban “to the finish”, and promised that the people of the country would soon ...
Organisational weakness led to poll debacle: CPI(M)
KOLKATA: The party’s organisational weaknesses in the State and the failure of the proposed Third Front to gain the confidence of the people at large were among the major reasons for the debacle suffered by the Communist Party of India ...
Lakshmi Krishnamurti passes away
CHENNAI: Lakshmi Krishnamurti, social activist, freedom-fighter, publisher and bookseller, died here on Friday after a brief illness. She was 83. She is survived by her husband K. Krishnamurti and three sons. Born as the only daughter of ...
We are fully prepared: Azad
NEW DELHI: Though the World Health Organisation had declared A (H1N1) as a Phase 6 pandemic, there is no need for panic, given the size and population of the country, and the small number of confirmed cases reported so far. This was ...
Three attempts were made on Rajapaksa’s life: Army
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his brother and Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa escaped “by a whisker” at least three assassination attempts by LTTE suicide squads, thanks to “tightened security ...
U.K. Tamil leader jailed
LONDON: A leading British Tamil leader was on Friday jailed for two years for helping the LTTE. Arunachalam Chrishanthakumar (52) of the British Tamil Association was earlier convicted of illegally procuring equipment for the LTTE. ...
Anti-Taliban cleric killed
He condemned suicide blasts as “un-Islamic”
Industry posts 1.4% growth in April
11 out of 17 groups show positive growth
Dilshan and Malinga set up Sri Lanka’s win
Army bid to enter Guinness
Guwahati: To create a Guinness World Record in the category of most trees planted in 24 hours, troops of 21 Jat Regiment of the Army’s Red Horns Division on Friday began planting five lakh tree saplings in lower Assam’s Dhubri ...
State wants introduction of goods and services tax put off
CHENNAI: The targeted date of April 1, 2010 to implement the system of goods and services tax is “premature and hurried,” especially since the system of value added tax had not yet stabilised, Finance Minister K. Anbazhagan said on ...
Toll passes for vehicles on OMR from Monday
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