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BPCL Global Tender
It contains very few specific figures, commitments or timelines in the global fight against climate change
Nitin Gadkari is BJP chief
NEW DELHI: Nitin Gadkari was on Saturday appointed the president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, succeeding Rajnath Singh whose term got over last month. At 52, Mr. Gadkari happens to be the youngest party president, heralding the ...
Headley visa papers retrieved
NEW DELHI: The Indian Consulate in Chicago has retrieved the visa application forms submitted by Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Headley, and the papers are being sent to India, sources here said. The sources declined to be identified ...
Mayawati writes to Manmohan
LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Saturday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure that Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran got an opportunity to present his point of view before any ...
Compromise formula that saved the talks
Obama’s 11th-hour bargaining with China, India, Brazil and South Africa pays off
I will follow nationalist ideology of party, says Nitin Gadkari
Pitches for “strong political will” to solve problems of the country
Behind the differential reach of primary education
Among other factors, class-related disadvantage and its correlates call for a variety of remedial measures
Climate accord at a glance for you
COPENHAGEN: The following are the broad contours of the accord reached by the United States, China, India, Brazil, South Africa and several other countries at the U.N. climate talks — along with current elements in place earlier: ...
‘Resist U.S. pressure to sign CTBT’
NEW DELHI: Scientists who claim the 1998 test of a thermonuclear device by India was a failure have urged the government to resist American pressure to sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty ...
Poor nations see lack of transparency
Conviction sets Dilshan apart
He is scoring very quickly, is in great form: Jayawardene
CSE, Greenpeace, disappointed
NEW DELHI: The Copenhagen Accord arrived at during the climate summit will instantly forgive the industrialised countries’ historical responsibility for climate change, eliminate the distinction between developed and developing ...
Sehwag to lead; Karthik for Dhoni
Chennai: Virender Sehwag will lead the Indian team in the third and fourth ODIs — in Cuttack and Kolkata — against Sri Lanka after Mahendra Singh Dhoni was slapped with a two-match ban by ICC Match Referee Jeff Crowe for the ...
Heavy turnout in by-polls
CHENNAI: Amid elaborate security arrangements, the Tiruchendur and Vandavasi Assembly constituencies on Saturday witnessed high polling. Tiruchendur recorded 78.05 per cent turnout and Vandavasi, 84.08 per cent. There were ...
Chennai Corporation to study school dropout
Redefining social networking for businesses
Chatter is “a Facebook for the enterprise”
Facebook faces the ire over its new privacy settings
Iranian government sympathisers hack Twitter
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