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Arun Jaitley: the government is doing well and so a change is not before us
Halt violence, come for talks, Maoists told
“Laying down of arms can come later”
IOC depot fire still raging
JAIPUR: The fire that swept through the Indian Oil Corporation fuel depot in the Sitapura Industrial Area near here continued to rage for the second day on Friday. Black clouds of smoke billowing from the vertical petrol, diesel and ...
Buddhadeb says Mamata is trying to shield Maoists
Kolkata: Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee alleged here on Friday that Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee was trying to shield the Maoists involved in the detention of the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express by not naming them in ...
NDA regime was involved in biggest scam: Raja
NEW DELHI: Union Communications and Information Technology Minister A. Raja on Friday countered the BJP’s allegation against him of corruption in spectrum allocation, and charged the Vajpayee-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) regime ...
PSBJC cadres torch government offices
KOLKATA: Even as security operations continued in the Lalgarh region of West Bengal’s Paschim Medinipur district, the military wing of the Maoist-backed Police Santrash Birodhi Janasadharaner Committee (PSBJC) — Sidhu Kanu Gana ...
In J&K, pre-paid mobile connections banned
NEW DELHI: The Union government has banned pre-paid mobile connections in Jammu and Kashmir, citing security related reasons. Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said besides the ban, the existing pre-paid SIM cards would not be ...
Colombo fully committed to resettling Tamils: Minister
CHENNAI: Despite the difficulties, the Sri Lankan government was fully committed to rehabilitating and resettling all the people in the camps for the Internally Displaced People (IDP), according to Sri Lankan Minister for Socio Economic ...
Greatest news: Husain
Dubai: With the Government of India contemplating approaching the Supreme Court for the fast disposal of cases against him, self-exiled veteran artist M. F. Husain on Friday termed it the “greatest news.” He said he was ready to ...
Pakistan should do more: Hillary
ISLAMABAD: On the last day of her three-day visit to Pakistan, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton charged on with her drive to win friends in this country even though the smiley mask slipped briefly to reveal America’s deepest, ...
Deora orders probe into IOC fire
Ex gratia announced for families of victims and those injured; six IOC employees missing
NCP firm on 1999 power sharing formula
MUMBAI: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is reportedly firm on the 1999 formula of power sharing in the State, following a closed-door meeting that Union Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar had with party leaders here on ...
Rahul campaigns for Raj Babbar
LUCKNOW: Campaigning for the November 7 by-election in the Firozabad parliamentary constituency of Uttar Pradesh gathered momentum, with Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi making a bid to reach out to the poor, the Dalits, the tribals, ...
‘Withdrawal of fiscal package not before March’
Finance Minister to take a call on policy issue after scrutinising the growth numbers of second, third quarters
Internet addresses can now be in Hindi, Arabic & Chinese too
SEOUL: The non-profit body that oversees Internet addresses approved on Friday the use of Hebrew, Hindi, Korean and other scripts not based on the Latin alphabet in a decision that could make the Web dramatically more inclusive. The ...
Collective political commitment needed, say tiger experts
Equip Interpol to combat illegal trade in wildlife
Assam pays homage to October 2008 blast victims
Guwahati: A suspected militant of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) was killed in an encounter at Bamunimaidam market place in the city on Friday, even as the State remembered with a heavy heart all ...
Modi has swine flu
GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is suffering from swine flu. Mr. Modi, who led a high-level business delegation from the State to Russia, tested positive for the A(H1N1) virus, a medical bulletin issued by the doctors ...
Project to reorganise polling stations
ISRO, DRDO must step up internal vigilance, say experts
NEW DELHI: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) must step up internal vigilance to prevent India from becoming another “happy hunting ground” for Israeli ...
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