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Tharoor must quit or be sacked: Opposition
I didn't misuse my official position: Minister

‘Manmohan should explain'
NEW DELHI: The BJP on Friday kept up its pressure on the government, both inside and outside Parliament, with its demand that Minister of State Shashi Tharoor be dismissed. Party spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said that as soon as ...

Maoists tracked CRPF men for three days before ambush
JAGARGUNDA: Around 300 Maoists tracked CRPF personnel for three days in the Tarmetla jungles before the April 6 ambush, in which 75 CRPF men and eight Maoists were killed, according to Ramanna, secretary of the South Bastar regional committee ...

Depending on utility, West Bengal may use UAVs
KOLKATA: The West Bengal government may introduce unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for reconnaissance in Maoist strongholds, if the experience elsewhere proves successful, Director-General of Police Bhupinder Singh said on ...

Tharoor has hidden agenda, says Modi
Minister charged with wanting to move IPL Kochi franchise to Abu Dhabi

BRIC declares 2010 deadline for World Bank, IMF reform
Feasibility of intra-BRIC trade in local currencies to be studied

From IBSA to CHIBSA? BRIC to BRICS? Not yet

Volcanic ash brings Manmohan to Africa
Brasilia: What the babus in the government and Air India wouldn't do, the weather gods have done. For the past few years, Indian Prime Ministers have made it a habit of stopping in Europe to refuel and service their aircraft on long distance ...

Europe-bound flights from India grounded
NEW DELHI: Flights to and from European countries will be severely disrupted because of drifting ash being spewed from a volcano in Iceland. Air India has cancelled all its eight flights to North America, the United Kingdom and Europe ...

Why didn't the cryogenic engine ignite?
CHENNAI: The non-ignition of the cryogenic engine on board the Geo-Synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D3) led to the failure of the mission on Thursday (April 15), the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has more or less ...

We took 40 minutes to set up the ambush, says Maoist mastermind
300 cadres involved; they relied on one LMG, rifles and hand grenades

Benazir's death was preventable: U.N.
Blames Musharraf regime for botched probes

Obama sets Mars target for NASA
Washington DC: U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday set the National Aeronautical and Space Administration on a firm trajectory to a Mars landing when he said: “By the mid-2030s, I believe we can send humans to orbit Mars and return ...

Renault sells stake to M&M in the joint venture
The French major will continue to supply key components

United States Regulator sues Goldman Sachs for fraud
Washington DC: The United States Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday announced that it has charged investment bank Goldman Sachs and one of its vice presidents, Fabrice Tourre, for “defrauding investors by misstating and ...

Saina Nehwal enters semifinal in style
Diju-Jwala lose; Aditi's run comes to an end

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