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From the Print Edition
Fully committed to implementing civil nuclear deal, says Obama
Law enforcement and intelligence agencies of U.S., India to work closer

India indispensable to a future we want to build: Obama
We have created a partnership that is based on principle and pragmatism, says Manmohan

Babri Masjid demolition was planned: Liberhan
Report indicts Advani, Joshi, Vajpayee

Centre to expedite mosque demolition cases
Action Taken Report says special courts to try communal riot cases under consideration

RAPS’ fifth nuclear reactor attains criticality


Retired Major held for links with Headley
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army confirmed on Tuesday that a retired Major has been detained for suspected links with David Headley and Tahawwur Hussain Rana, arrested last month in the United States for plotting a terror attack in ...

‘Raju, others forged resolutions’: CBI
HYDERABAD: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday informed a city court that B. Ramalinga Raju and other accused in the Satyam Computers fraud case forged board resolutions and unauthorisedly obtained loans and advances to the tune of ...

SP, BJP members come to blows in Rajya Sabha
Scuffle as Amar Singh holds Ahluwalia by the collar, pushes him

Lok Sabha debate on December 1
NEW DELHI: As decided at a meeting of party leaders on Tuesday, the Lok Sabha will discuss on December 1 the Liberhan Commission report on the demolition of the Babri Masjid. The demand for discussion was made by the Bharatiya Janata ...

Pakistan must abjure terror first: Manmohan
Washington: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has denounced Pakistan’s “selective” approach in the fight against terrorism, and said he did not want to speculate about India’s response in the event of another 26/11-type ...

NEWS ANALYSIS
Searing indictment of RSS, BJP, but action to be taken: nothing
Hard conclusions, soft recommendations let sangh parivar, Centre off the hook

MUMBAI TERROR: ONE YEAR AFTER
A smart anti-terror force for Mumbai now
It takes Force One 15 minutes to get ready and respond to a strike

Agni-II night trial ends in failure
HYDERABAD: The first night trial of the nuclear weapon capable Agni-II on Monday failed, with the missile not achieving the mission objectives. The 2,000 km range Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) fired from a mobile platform ...

DMK fields Anitha Radhakrishnan
CHENNAI: Former Minister Anitha R. Radhakrishnan and S.P.J. Kamalakannan were on Tuesday named candidates of the ruling DMK for the Assembly constituencies of Tiruchendur and Vandavasi, which will face by-polls next month. DMK ...

CRICKET
Indian batsmen make merry on the opening day
Sehwag and Gambhir crack brilliant hundreds; Dravid looks good for another century

9 Customs officials held for graft
Alleged import duty evasion racket at Chennai Air Cargo Complex

SNOOKER
Ng-On too good for Kathy; Igor to meet Burden
HYDERABAD: Ng-On Yee was not even born when Kathy Parashis of Australia began playing snooker. The 19-year-old Hong Kong girl produced a classy performance to beat the 49-year-old Australian 57-22, 50-55, 52-44, 63-42, 83-20, 65-34 in the ...

Supplementary charge sheets can be filed if there is fresh evidence, says Congress
NEW DELHI: The Liberhan Commission’s report could form the basis of supplementary charge sheets if further investigation by the police finds any new charge against those indicted for the demolition of the Babri Masjid at Ayodhya on ...

CRICKET
‘Gambhir is the next superstar’
Sehwag says India hopes to bat the entire second day

Jairam Ramesh: India will not accept legally binding emission cuts
NEW DELHI: Reiterating that India will not accept any legally binding emission reduction cuts in the coming climate change summit in Copenhagen, Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said it was ...

Vinita Kamte writes a book in search of truth behind her husband’s death


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