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From the Print Edition
WTO meeting ends impasse; talks to resume on Sept. 14
India took the lead, says Anand Sharma

Lakhs pay tearful homage to YSR
Rajasekhara Reddy laid to rest in his estate in Kadapa district

Gujarat ban on Jaswant book struck down
AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat High Court on Friday struck down the August 19 notification of the State government banning the publication, sale and distribution of the expelled BJP leader, Jaswant Singh’s book on Mohammad Ali Jinnah. ...

Russia won’t agree to curbs on technology transfer to India
The two countries should look at ways to augment and expand their cooperation in the sphere of nuclear energy: Putin

YSR loyalists step up campaign for Jagan Mohan
HYDERABAD: The struggle for succeeding Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy as Chief Minister has begun in the Congress in Andhra Pradesh, with a large section of Ministers, MLAs and other leaders going all out to project his son and Kadapa MP, Y.S. Jagan ...

Decision only after mourning period: Moily
NEW DELHI: Union Law and Justice Minister and in-charge of Congress affairs in Andhra Pradesh M. Veerappa Moily said a decision on the successor of Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy would be considered by the party only after the mourning ...

Central leadership sore over ‘Jagan only’ chorus
“Lobbying, comparisons with Rajiv and open threats tasteless”

Distress migration at its peak in Chhattarpur
Houses in villages are deserted as over 1,50,000 farmers have left in the last one month

Miraculous escape for Air India passengers
Oil spillage from left engine caused the fire while aircraft was taxiing for takeoff

Crash could have been averted if chopper had turned west, not east
HYDERABAD: Had the Bell-430 helicopter turned west instead of east while deviating from its flight path, there are good chances that Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, his companions and the crew could have survived the crash. Unanimous ...

BUSINESS
Easier FDI norms for MSEs
NEW DELHI: The Centre Government on Friday announced new liberalised Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms for micro and small enterprises (MSEs) replacing the current 24 per cent ceiling on foreign holding with sectoral caps. These industries ...

Re-energising Doha Round, India leads the way
“It took initiative to put together a ‘rainbow coalition’ and made inclusiveness the focal point”

TENNIS
Pennetta breezes through
Hantuchova cruises; Jankovic falls by the wayside

TENNIS
Somdev ousted but not dejected
Sania, Leander and Mahesh advance in the doubles categories

Manmohan lauds Trade Ministers


Jaswant hails court order
NEW DELHI: Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh has welcomed the Gujarat High Court order striking down the August 19 notification of the State government banning the publication, sale and distribution of his book on Mohammad ...

Rain brightens prospects of kharif crop


Teenager beaten up at Delhi ITI
NEW DELHI: In yet another case of ragging, a teenager was brutally beaten up and made to strip and dance allegedly by his seniors at an Industrial Training Institute in Vivek Vihar here on Wednesday. Five students, Kushmakar, Yogesh, ...

TNEB to import coal through State Trading Corporation also


YSR's last journey


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