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Sharp divisions within GoM on caste census
Decides to consult other political parties

Amid curfew, clashes continue in Kashmir
SRINAGAR: Even as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah asked his Ministers to visit various areas to restore peace, life in the Kashmir Valley remained affected for the fifth day on Thursday with curfew in force and eruption of ...

Menon to visit China as Manmohan's Special Envoy
NEW DELHI/BEIJING: National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon will travel to Beijing on Saturday on a three-day visit. In a brief statement, the External Affairs Ministry announced Mr. Menon's visit without mentioning his agenda. But ...

Food entitlements likely to be a contentious issue
NAC meeting inconclusive

It can be a trap by Maoists, say police
RAIPUR: Suspecting it to be a trap laid by Maoists, the police have initiated a probe into the authenticity of information that the Naxalites have killed three villagers and thrown their bodies on road in Narayanpur district of ...

High base effect pulls down food inflation to 12.92 %
The on-paper benefit may get evened out when fuel price hike is factored into

Met department predicts an improvement in rains
NEW DELHI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday forecast that there could be some improvement in the monsoon situation over north India next week. According to the latest bulletin, fairly widespread rain or ...

It's a national problem: BJP
NEW DELHI: Security forces battling separatists in Kashmir or Naxalites in Chhattisgarh have to face not only their bullets but also face prospects of cases being filed against them for rights violations, the Bharatiya Janata Party said on ...

Fuel price hike will hurt food security: Left convention
Call to party workers: let Bharat bandh shake Delhi

We'll keep targeting security forces: Maoists
To avenge continuing “atrocities” on local people

One held in Mumbai triple rape-murder case
Public anger was high and there was a lot of pressure on the police to nab the culprit

Left Front to support nationwide strike
Kolkata: West Bengal Left Front Committee chairman Biman Bose said here on Thursday that the Left Front in the State has decided to support the nationwide strike on July 5, against the Centre's hike in fuel prices. “The ...

Corporal punishment in schools must stop: Buddhadeb
KOLKATA: Taking a serious view of the incident relating to the suicide of a 13-year-old student of La Martiniere for Boys earlier this year just four days after he was caned by the principal of the school, Chief Minister, Buddhadeb ...

Serena Williams a step away from retaining her title
The top seed will now play Zvonareva; Paes-Black pair makes semifinals

Ghana ready to fulfil its destiny and put rest of Africa to shame
Brentford was the turning point. Looking back, I remember it for the inept stewarding that led to me ripping my jacket as I jumped a turnstile to get in; for Nigeria's coach, Augustine Eguavoen, having taken 20 minutes of stick from his ...

Unlucky 13, unless your name is Mueller
Johannesburg: If you want to play in the World Cup final, better not choose jersey No. 13 — unless your name is Mueller. The No. 13 is considered unlucky in many countries. But football's governing body FIFA has little ...

Centre unveils code of conduct for tourism industry
Aimed at enhancing the safety and security of tourists ahead of the Games

RJD, PMK join hands for caste census
Chennai: Urging the Union Cabinet to clear caste-based census before the monsoon session of Parliament, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad on Thursday announced the launching of a nation-wide movement in support of the ...

Saina aims to be No.1 by year-end
Accepts offer from ICAR to become its brand ambassador

Pawar takes charge as ICC President
SINGAPORE: Sharad Pawar on Thursday assumed office as President of the International Cricket Council (ICC) at its annual conference here. The Union Agriculture Minister and former President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India ...

Amarnath yatra begins on a smooth note with 15,000 yatris
1.5 lakh pilgrims already registered; might cross half million

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