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Mamata Banerjee says blast led to accident in West Bengal; DGP points to sabotage on track
80 killed in terrorist attacks on two Pakistan mosques
ISLAMABAD: Eighty people were killed and 70 injured in a coordinated attack by terrorists on two mosques of the minority Islamic sect, Ahmadis, in Lahore during Friday prayers. Armed with grenades, the gunmen held people hostage in the ...
Shahpur search throws up cache of explosives
AHMEDABAD: Though the riot-hit walled city areas of Ahmedabad remained incident-free but tense on Friday, a huge cache of explosives and other inflammatory materials were found in a search during the day. As the situation was slowly returning ...
Jagan defies party fiat, held after clashes
HYDERABAD: Defying his party's direction, Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy went ahead with his ‘odarpu yatra' in Warangal district on Friday. But the programme had to be abandoned as clashes broke out between Telangana supporters ...
Cause of accident, a point of debate
Question of whether explosive device was used to blast track goes abegging
Ready for a ‘new starting point,' Chinese leaders tell Pratibha
Issues from Tibet to trade figure during talks in Beijing
Chidambaram suspects sabotage
NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said the train derailment in West Bengal appeared to be an act of sabotage, but it was not yet clear whether explosives were used to blast the track. “It appears to be a case ...
Canada expresses regret, says it is reviewing visa policy
NEW DELHI: Canada has regretted the use of the language that “cast false impressions” in the denial of visa to former or serving members of the Indian armed forces and security institutions and assured India that it is reviewing ...
Maoists stand exposed, says Karat
Chennai: If reports about Maoists' involvement in the attack on a Mumbai-bound train in West Bengal are true, it means they have declared a war on civilians and they stand exposed, CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat said on ...
Shock and gloom engulf the survivors
SARDIHA (West Bengal): Bithika Ray's eyes wore a vacant look as she stared at the twisted remains of her S3 coach. Only her lips quivered a bit as she murmured: “What will I tell my husband? How will I return home now?” Ms. ...
Closed chapter: Krishna
BANGALORE: The visa row with Canada is a “closed chapter” after that nation regretted the remarks made by its visa office against retired officials of the Indian security agencies, according to External Affairs Minister S.M. ...
EC show-cause to JD(U), SP, Trinamool, PMK, MDMK
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission has issued a show-cause notice to the Janata Dal (United), the Samajwadi Party, the Trinamool Congress, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and the Pattali Makkal Katchi, ...
New rules soon to govern migration of skilled Indian workers to UAE
DUBAI: India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are set to revamp legal procedures that will ensure that skilled Indian employees, once they arrive in the Gulf country, are no longer prone to undue hardship. A joint project undertaken by ...
Stellar show by Chennai region
CHENNAI: In a stellar performance in the All India Secondary School Examination, students of the Chennai region, which comprises southern and western States, recorded a qualifying percentage of 96.18. This was the highest among all regions and ...
Stir hits traffic to and from Kerala
Chennai region does it again in CBSE Class X
NEW DELHI: The Chennai region has come out on top for the second consecutive year, with 96.18 per cent of candidates clearing the Central Board of Secondary Education Class X examination, results of which were announced here on ...
Carried by helium balloons man crosses English Channel
‘Exceptional, quiet, peaceful experience'
No ancestral property for children from live-in relationship: Court
‘Can succeed only to parents' self-acquired property'
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