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Shyam Saran exit suggests changed policy climate
He is the second high-profile negotiator to quit after run-in with the U.S.
Pranab-Mamata faceoff won’t bother Congress
NEW DELHI: The Congress is not alarmed at the differences that broke out in the open between Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee at Thursday’s Cabinet meeting. Refusing to subscribe to the ...
RUN-UP TO THE BUDGET
Budget could lay road map for petroleum decontrol
Government will have to study opposition of allies — TMC, DMK
I am entitled to a holiday: Advani
INDORE: Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani on Friday expressed his wish for ‘chutti’ (freedom) from the rough and tumble of politics, as he recalled his 67-year-long political journey, from Indore to Indore. He was ...
Ammonium nitrate, gelatine sticks seized in Kolhapur
MUMBAI: In two early morning raids, the Kolhapur district police on Friday seized 70 kg of ammonium nitrate, 6,525 gelatine sticks and 10,225 electronic detonators, all together worth Rs.97,900. “The main factor is ammonium ...
“Arrogance, has no place in official duty”
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked senior government officers not to be arrogant towards subordinates in the discharge of their official functions. “People in power and authority should not easily lose equanimity, composure and ...
Anand Sharma favours treating fisheries on a par with agriculture
CHENNAI: Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on Friday endorsed the seafood exporter community’s demand that fisheries be treated on a par with agriculture. Inaugurating the 17th edition of the India International ...
Centre mulls over second shifts in colleges and universities
Scared, lonely and on the wrong side
13-year-old boy flees Lahore home and lands in Indian jail
Mamata gives final touches to Railway Budget
NEW DELHI: Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday gave final touches to the Railway Budget for 2010-11, which is to be presented on Wednesday. Ms. Banerjee discussed all issues threadbare with the Railway Board chairman S.S. Khurana ...
Court bans mining in Aravalli Ranges
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday banned mining in 157 mines in the Aravalli Ranges, in respect of which applications for renewal of lease have been pending with the Rajasthan government. A Bench of Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan ...
Congress ridicules BJP’s “new found love” for Dalits
NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday sought to ridicule the Bharatiya Janata Party’s “new found love” for Dalits. “When our leaders go to Dalit households, it is a photo opportunity; when they do it, they say it is ...
Aamir back on copyright panel
NEW DELHI: Actor-producer Aamir Khan on Friday withdrew his resignation from the committee, set up by Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal to bridge the differences between film producers and creative persons over the proposed ...
Global oceanic expedition heading for India
Bangalore: Plankton prairies, that generate much of the oxygen we breathe, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where currents have deposited the world’s trash into a toxic mass the size of North America, and giant viruses, whose genes could ...
Parambikulam Tiger Reserve opened
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