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GJM leadership denies any hand in the killing
Government got Rs. 70,000 crore from 2G spectrum: Raja
NEW DELHI: Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology A. Raja on Friday defended the decisions his Ministry took on the allocation of 2G spectrum, saying that the Union government had made over Rs.70,000 crore from the ...
Shibu Soren backtracks on deal, says he will not quit
In Jharkhand, BJP losing hope & patience
Senior leaders of party will take a decision on May 25
Railways on high alert after threat
A letter allegedly written by CPI(Maoist) threatens to blow up Rail Bhawan
Country headed for economic crisis under UPA-II: BJP
Government failed to keep its promise to aam aadmi
Dantewada CRPF DIG shunted out
NEW DELHI: More than a month after the massacre of 75 jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force by Maoists in Chhattisgarh, the Centre on Friday shunted out CRPF DIG in Dantewada Nalin Prabhat, Commandant of the 62nd battalion V.K. Bisht and ...
Move away from herd mentality: Minister
Students told to take up courses that suit them, not do something because others are doing it
Canada denies visa to former BSF head constable
Calls BSF a “notorious” force; an affront, say Indian officials
Trinamool trying to stoke religious passions: Biman Bose
KOLKATA: With the elections to 81 civic bodies in West Bengal just nine days away, Biman Bose, chairman of the Left Front Committee in the State, came down heavily on the Trinamool Congress on Friday for allegedly trying to create confusion in ...
Journalists plan stir on wage board
NEW DELHI: The Confederation of Newspapers and News Agencies Employees Organisations on Friday warned the government of a nationwide agitation from May 24 if no announcement was made regarding the extension of wage boards for journalists and ...
Circumnavigating world solo, first Indian comes home today
KOCHI: On Saturday morning, as he steers his boat INSV (Indian Naval Sailing Vessel) Mhadei to a rousing reception into the Mumbai harbour, Commander Dilip Donde will be formally christened the first Indian to circumnavigate the world solo, ...
3 accused in anti-Sikh riots case acquitted
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday acquitted three accused in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case at Shastri Nagar in North Delhi, saying there were discrepancies galore in the evidence of prosecution witnesses. The riots broke out in the ...
Gas price increased to help Reliance, says CPI(M)
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has strongly opposed the government's decision to increase the price of gas produced by public sector companies. The motivation was to cater to the interests of the Reliance India Limited ...
Indian-origin scientists were part of new cell research
WASHINGTON: Three Indian-origin scientists are part of a team that has for the first time created a synthetic cell, controlled by man-made genetic instructions, which can also reproduce itself. The 24-member team included Sanjay Vashee, ...
Four poachers killed in Kaziranga
GUWAHATI: Four poachers were shot dead by frontline guards inside the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in Assam in the early hours of Friday. The park authorities have launched a combing operation inside the World Heritage Site to nab other ...
Amnesty asks Orissa to stop excessive use of police force against Adivasis
Says India is obliged under international law to protect right to life
CBSE Class XII exams: Chennai region the topper
NEW DELHI: The Chennai region has recorded the highest pass percentage of 92.17 in this year's Class XII examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The results for the Allahabad, Delhi, and Guwahati ...
Probe into MI5's role in torture
A break from the policy of the Labour government
Democrats win Senate vote on financial reform
Washington: President Obama and Senate Democrats secured an important election-year victory on Thursday with the passage of a filibuster-proof bill on sweeping reform for financial regulation. After losing a similar vote on Wednesday, ...
Abbott buys Piramal's formulations business
Piramal to realise Rs. 17,500 crore from this transaction
Loew expecting a rough ride in Group D
German coach rates Ghana and Serbia as tough opponents
Devvarman qualifies for French Open
Paris: Somdev Devvarman on Friday became the first Indian in 13 years to qualify for the men's singles event of the French Open after scoring a 6-4, 6-1 win over Adrian Mannarino here. It took sixth seed Devvarman one hour and 25 minutes ...
‘Laila' boosts wind power generation
Load shedding lifted in many parts of the State as production picked up
World Bank seeks details on unused tsunami funds
CHENNAI: Bottlenecks in the implementation of the Emergency Tsunami Reconstruction Project has prompted the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) to write to the State government seeking details of the exact amount ...
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