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Global Tender for Ex-situ regeneration of DHDS Catalyst
Committee to be formed to sort out issues
Delhi upset over separate Chinese visas for Kashmiris
New Delhi: In a move that has puzzled and annoyed South Block, the Chinese embassy in New Delhi has begun issuing visas to Indian passport holders from Jammu and Kashmir on a separate sheet of paper rather than stamping them in their passports ...
Visa standoff leaves Kashmiri students in limbo
New policy of issuing Chinese visas on a separate sheet completely unacceptable: Saifuddin Soz
32 tourists drown in Thekkady reservoir
THEKKADY: More than 32 tourists on board a double-decker boat owned and operated by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation were killed when it capsized in one of the deepest zones of the Mullaperiyar dam reservoir in Kerala’s Idukki ...
A milestone in the life of China, says Manmohan
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday that India was committed to improving its relations with China in an “all-round manner.” In a message to Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao on the eve of the 60th ...
Tax on gifts in excess of Rs.50,000
NEW DELHI: Persons receiving gifts, in cash or kind, will have to pay tax, if the value exceeds Rs. 50,000, the Income Tax Department has said. A notification issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes, about three weeks ahead of ...
China remembers six decades of turbulence and prosperity
BEIJING: The roads have been emptied. Massive security is in place. Around 8,00,000 security volunteers are trawling Beijing’s streets. Even the skies have been cleared — of airplanes, pigeons and rain clouds. The ...
Pakistan probe confirms LeT hand in 26/11: NYT
“Some people in the ISI knew about the plot ”
Gujjars demand gallantry award for Rukhsana
Jammu: Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday demanded the country’s highest gallantry award for their community girl who killed a top Lashkar-e-Taiba militant in Rajouri district recently. “She has done our community ...
India has become a beacon of hope to developing world, says ElBaradei
Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development conferred on him
Unique ID will provide access to various state benefits: Nilekani
It will take around 18 months to issue the first UID, says UIDAI chief
Tsunami kills 113, flattens Samoan villages
APIA (Samoa): A massive tsunami unleashed by a powerful earthquake flattened Samoan villages and swept cars and people out to sea, killing at least 113 and leaving dozens missing on Wednesday. The death toll was expected to rise. ...
Veteran singer Manna Dey to receive Phalke award
The 90-year-old has sung more than 3,500 songs
The Hindu Young World Quiz from Oct. 6
CHENNAI: The annual The Hindu Young World Quiz will begin in Hyderabad on October 6 and culminate in a grand finale at Coimbatore on November 6. The 2009 edition will be held in the 13 printing centres of the newspaper. ...
Sensex surges 273 points to close above 17000
Anticipation of strong earnings by corporates for the second quarter triggers buying across banking and auto counters
India beats Windies, but bows out of tournament
Johannesburg: Virat Kohli’s bat-speed was the striking aspect of his batsmanship. Whether wading into the bowling with whiplash drives and flicks or picking the length in a flash for the pull, the young man was in his element at the ...
Bharti Airtel calls off merger talks with MTN
Mahatma’s bust gathering dust in South Africa
Durban: A bust of Mahatma Gandhi, which was to be installed at a railway station in South Africa, is gathering dust in a basement. The bust was donated to the Kwazulu-Natal provincial government four years ago by Satpal Maharaj. It is ...
Man locks up wife, daughters for years
Mumbai: Three women, allegedly locked up in their house for years, were rescued from a housing society in Vasai, Thane. A city-based tabloid, which reported the story on Wednesday, said, Francis Gomes, forcibly confined his daughters, ...
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