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Three more A(H1N1) deaths in State
Bangalore: Even as the State Government braces itself to combat the spread of A(H1N1) virus, three more deaths were reported in Bangalore on Sunday night. While Sarojamma (50), a resident of Manjunathnagar, died in Tirumala Hospital in ...
Consensus being evolved, says CJI
New Delhi: A consensus is being reached on disclosure of assets declared by Supreme Court judges to the Chief Justice of India on the basis of the in-house mechanism evolved. This was stated by CJI K.G. Balakrishnan here on Monday. Speaking to ...
9 die as bus hits trailer-truck on NH7
HOSUR: Nine persons were killed on the spot when a Bangalore-bound Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus hit the rear-end of a Haryana-registered trailer-truck around 3-30 a.m. on Monday. The dead include the driver and the conductor. ...
Maoists blow up railway track, mobile tower
Track blown up an hour after Rajdhani Express crossed the spot
India will take up specific cases with Swiss banks: Pranab
New Delhi: India told Swiss banks on Monday that it was not interested in a fishing expedition for details of the money stashed with them but will work on specific cases. “They [Swiss Bankers Association] have not refused [to ...
Mukherjee to look into Swiss banks’ reluctance
NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday that he would look into the matter of reservations expressed by Swiss banks about disclosing the details of their Indian clients. “What can I comment? I have read in the ...
‘Talks only after Pakistan fully dismantles terror infrastructure’
The stand was reiterated at the annual conference of heads of Indian missions abroad
Jaswant may visit Pakistan to promote his book
ISLAMABAD: If all goes according to plan, Jaswant Singh is to head to Pakistan later this week to promote his controversial book on Mohammed Ali Jinnah. The planned visit has not been publicised yet but The Hindu ...
Ajmal killed Ombale, says ballistics expert
MUMBAI: Confirming the prosecution’s claim, a ballistics expert on Monday adduced evidence that Mohammad Ajmal Amir ‘Kasab’ has the blood of a martyr on his hands. Deposing before the special sessions court, Vasudev ...
India and China have “complete convergence” on climate issues
BEIJING: India and China have a “complete convergence” of views heading into the climate change summit in Copenhagen in December, and the Chinese have assured India that they will not strike any deal with the United States that ...
Centre asks five States to tighten security
NEW DELHI: The Union Home Ministry on Monday asked five States to maintain utmost vigil against possible attacks by left wing extremists on vital installations during the 48-hour, Maoist-sponsored bandh, beginning Monday. Jharkhand, ...
Syria steamrollers Sri Lanka
NEW DELHI: It was Sri Lanka’s turn to admire its opposition in the Nehru Cup here on Monday. The island nation was swept off by a cyclone that came in the shape of Syria, which won 4-0, a comprehensive margin that should help the team ...
Bekele proves he’s the king of distance running
Bolt takes Jamaica to 4x100m gold
If we play to our potential, we will win: Harbhajan
NEW DELHI: Harbhajan Singh says India is a “talented side that has beaten all the countries in the last two years,” and believes it should win the three-nation Compaq Cup one-day competition to be played in Sri Lanka from September ...
Amazon tribes fear disaster
Gunman kills aged couple
CHENNAI: In a daring robbery, a lone gunman opened fire, killing an aged couple and injuring three others, including two children, at Neelankarai here on Monday evening. The armed suspect was overpowered by local people and handed over ...
Bid on to save endangered Karanjali and Adimundan
Efforts are on to reintroduce the trees in the wild
Venezuela takes home the crown again
Los Angeles: Venezuela made history at the Miss Universe 2009 pageant by winning the crown for the second year running. Miss India, Ekta Chowdhury, exited the contest without making it to the top 15. Eighteen-year-old Stefania ...
Jhabua on its way to becoming Vidarbha-II?
With shift to a high-input cash cropping system, the debt process bears an uncanny resemblance to the ‘catastrophe’
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