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NEW DELHI: Holding the fares – pretty much for the seventh straight year – the Railway budget for 2010-11 provides for modest improvements in infrastructure and facilities for passengers and employees through internal savings, ...
M. F. Husain gets Qatar nationality
New York: M. F. Husain, India’s greatest and most celebrated artist, has been conferred Qatar nationality – something that is very rarely given. The artist gave me this news from Dubai early Wednesday morning by reading out the few ...
It’s gimmickry: CPI(M)
NEW DELHI: Terming the Railway budget “total gimmickry,” the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday said it fell short on various fronts. “Far from containing any vision for the future of the Indian Railways, ...
Ageless Tendulkar breaks the 200-run barrier
The maestro's innings sets up a series-clinching victory for the host; de Villiers hits century
Godhra “witness” escapes to tell his story
Husain Mulla says he was not in Godhra on the fateful day … he was abducted, tortured by police
I have come to bridge differences, says Pakistan Foreign Secretary
Salman Bashir meets Kashmiri separatist leaders
“Why jump rails to non-core areas?”
For West Bengal, budget is on the poll track
Kolkata: Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee may have told journalists, after presenting the Railway budget for 2010-11 on Wednesday, that “all States are my motherland” but there is no arguing that West Bengal accounts for a chunk of ...
Bt brinjal moratorium stays, but time frame needs to be set
Speak with one voice, PM tells warring colleagues
I have zero friends in government: Jairam
NEW DELHI: Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh has cast himself as a lonely crusader for the environmental cause within the government, with no support from any quarter except the Prime Minister and the UPA ...
AMU professor a victim of clash between ‘tradition’, privacy
ALIGARH: The suspension of 64-year-old Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras from Aligarh Muslim University, where he was teaching for the past 22 years, has been greeted with mixed reactions here with campus authorities staunchly defending their ...
Rushdie to pen days of his hiding after ‘fatwa’
New York: Booker Prize winner Salman Rushdie has said he plans to pen his experiences of a decade he spent hiding after a death ‘fatwa’ was issued against him by the Iranian clergy. The Indian-origin novelist unfolded his ...
Militant, thought dead, emerges from debris and kills jawan
Srinagar: A militant, believed to have been killed in a gunbattle at Chinkipora in Sopore, emerged from the debris of houses and began firing on security personnel searching for the bodies of slain militants, injuring a jawan who later died ...
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