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Thai security forces storm Red Shirt bastion, crush protest
Government assumes ‘full control of situation' after two-month standoff

3G sale nets Rs. 67,710 cr.
Reliance Comm bags 13 circles

Four CRPF jawans, deputy commandant killed in blast
KOLKATA: Four jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force and a deputy commandant were killed while another jawan was critically injured when Maoists triggered a landmine explosion targeting the car they were travelling in near Lalgarh in West ...

Police took the same route
Exhausted commandos boarded a bus carrying civilians

Who is in command in Naxal areas?
NEW DELHI: Point counter point. P. Chidambaram versus Arun Jaitley versus Raman Singh. The war of words went on as the body count of Maoist insurgency victims went up: four more CRPF jawans were killed on Wednesday in Lalgarh, West Bengal, and ...

UPA-II policies have spawned crony capitalism: Karat
NEW DELHI: The unabashed pursuance of neo-liberal policies during the first year of United Progressive Alliance–II (UPA-II) has spawned crony capitalism, observes Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Prakash Karat in his ...

Cyclone takes zig-zag path, nears coast
HYDERABAD:Thousands of people living in vulnerable villages along the coastline in Krishna, Guntur, East and West Godavari districts, were shifted to safer places as ‘Laila', the cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal, moved menacingly for ...

Afzal Guru's file sent back to Lt. Governor
NEW DELHI: The file of Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru was on Wednesday sent back by the Delhi government to Lieutenant-Governor Tejendra Khanna with some “minor clarifications.” “Urgent ...

EC order soon on pleas seeking Mayawati's disqualification
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission will soon issue its order on the petitions seeking disqualification of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP president Mayawati for installing her own statues and that of party's election symbol – ...

Direct Taxes Code Bill likely in monsoon session
Second draft of the code will be put in the public domain soon: Pranab

Yangqin-tabla rhythms await Pratibha in Beijing
BEIJING: When Liu Yuening picks up the slender, bamboo baton in front of President Pratibha Patil next week here, a unique musical exchange will come full circle. Three centuries ago, as the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) drew to a close, the ...

UIDAI will support law to protect data: Nilekani
NEW DELHI: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will support and endorse any action towards formulating umbrella legislation on protecting data, according to its chairman Nandan Nilekani. He hoped that this would help ...

Pakistan blocks Facebook till May-end
In the wake of protests over an ‘Everybody Draw Mohammad Day' contest

Shahzad charged with attempted terrorism

Cabinet nod for hike in natural gas price
Price will be on a par with that of RIL

Sensex tumbles 467 points
MUMBAI: In yet another jolt to stock markets, the domestic Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark index, Sensex, plunged by 467.27 points to touch the lowest in nearly three-months as Germany banned short-sales of a range of assets in the midst of ...

Maradona confident his team can go all the way
Argentina has to contend with South Korea and Nigeria in Group B

Grosso excluded from squad
ROME: Juventus left-back Fabio Grosso was the shock victim as Italy coach Marcello Lippi cut two players from his pre-World Cup squad on Tuesday. Lippi trimmed his squad from 30 to 28 players, with midfielder Antonio Candreva also sent ...

Eligibility marks for engineering admission reduced

Milk producers' stir withdrawn
SALEM: Milk producers, who have been on an indefinite State-wide strike demanding a hike in the procurement price for the past three days, have withdrawn their stir temporarily. The decision was taken on Wednesday here at the executive ...

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