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From the Print Edition
Krishna: government has nothing to do with IPL selection
“Pakistan should introspect on strains in ties”

Nearly 2 lakh farm suicides since 1997
Over two-thirds in ‘suicide belt’ of five States, more than one-fifth in Maharashtra

Ban on pre-paid mobiles lifted in J&K
After plan to ensure verification of 38 lakh subscribers was finalised

We will have to be prepared to meet any contingency: Krishna
Defence forces, Home Ministry coordinating with MEA to ensure peace

Pakistan not to send parliamentarians


Award for Sainath, Narayana Murthy


SPO held for selling Chinese pistol to LeT man
JAMMU: A Special Police Officer and five others have been arrested for allegedly selling a Chinese pistol to a militant in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. The police are on the look-out for another policeman. On a tip-off, the ...

Approver in Sankararaman case turns hostile
Ravi Subramanian says he became approver under external pressure

Public meeting in memory of Basu planned
KOLKATA: The Left Front in West Bengal is planning to organise a public meeting in memory of Jyoti Basu on Sunday. Faxed invites were being sent to leaders and dignitaries, Front chairman Biman Bose said. Leaders from the Communist Party of ...

Uproar in U.P. House
Opening proceedings of joint sitting end in four minutes

Chavan changes tack on taxi issue
Raj Thackeray: licence only for Marathis

INTERNATIONAL
China records 8.7 per cent growth
Set to overtake Japan as the second-largest economy

Sensex plummets 423 points
Selling was across-the-board as all sectoral indices end in the red

‘Franchisees have the right to pick the players they want’
Chennai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India Secretary N. Srinivasan shared his views on various subjects in an interview to The Hindu here on Thursday. Mr. Srinivasan, who is also the owner of Chennai Super ...

CRICKET
India takes lead after a hard-fought win
Ishant, Mishra strike it rich; Mushfiqur notches up a valiant hundred for the host

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