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Pranab invites party leaders for breakfast meeting; amendment if need be, says Manmohan
Sheikh Hasina chosen for Indira Gandhi Peace Prize
Outstanding contribution to promotion of democracy
China backs only ‘relevant moves’ for peace in South Asia
BEIJING: A Foreign Ministry official said on Thursday China would only “support” relevant moves to improve peace and stability in South Asia, and indicated the country did not see seek to play a primary role in improving relations ...
Rana's bail hearing put off
Potato, onion prices push up food inflation
NEW DELHI: Food inflation rose to 14.55 per cent in the first week of November, fuelled by higher prices of staple items such as potatoes, onions and pulses. On a weekly basis, inflation rose 0.87 percentage points from 13.68 per cent. On a ...
Cabinet clears Bundelkhand package
NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a Rs.7,277-crore Drought Mitigation Special Package for the integrated development of the drought-hit Bundelkhand region in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh from 2009 to 2010. The ...
Death penalty upheld in Mujib case
DHAKA: The Supreme Court of Bangladesh has upheld the High Court verdict confirming death sentences for 12 former military officers in the assassination of Bangladesh’s founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975. A five-member ...
Jayawardenes take centre-stage
Their mammoth partnership takes game away from India
The Taj hotel back to its old self, almost
Heritage wing, destroyed in terror attack, to reopen in phases
30 injured as train derails
Ranchi: At least 30 people were injured on Thursday night when the Maoists blew up a portion of the rail track, derailing eight bogies of the Tata-Bilaspur Passenger near Ghaghra Halt in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district. The ...
Panel to fix fee of unaided schools
CHENNAI: A committee will soon be constituted to determine the fee structure for unaided private schools in the State, including those affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has ...
Now, fair price shops open in the evenings too
CHENNAI: Fair price shops in Chennai have started functioning in the evening, for two hours. Earlier, they used to sell essential commodities such as rice, wheat and sugar from 8.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. From Thursday, they began issuing ...
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