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Hectic search on for survivors; rain hampers rescue work
Desperation in lifeless Leh, fear over missing persons
The tourist town wears desolate look, with smashed houses, broken cars, flesh and debris
Laxman bats India to victory
Colombo: A marvellous unbeaten 103 from V.V.S. Laxman guided India, pursuing 257, to a five-wicket win over Sri Lanka on the final day of the third Test at the P. Saravanamuttu Stadium here on Saturday. This is India's fourth highest ...
CBI grills Amit Shah
GANDHINAGAR: The former Gujarat Minister of State for Home, Amit Shah, was grilled by CBI officials here on Saturday in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh-Kausar Bi murder case. Sources in the CBI said the interrogation might resume on ...
Pranab reviews growing India-Bangladesh ties
Witnesses signing of $1-billion credit facility to Dhaka
UPA policies designed to exclude vast majority of people, says Karat
‘We have the world's largest number of malnourished people'
Minor oil spill as vessels collide
Thirty-three crew members safely evacuated
Some forest officials collaborate with Maoists, says G.K. Pillai
“They even attended meeting held by Naxalites”
BP retracts drilling remark
Washington: Oil major BP found itself furiously back-pedalling over yet another public-relations blunder when one of its officials said the company was again considering drilling for offshore oil near the very site of the Deepwater Horizon rig ...
Taliban claims responsibility for killing foreigners
DUBAI: The Taliban has claimed that it has killed eight foreigners and their two Afghan interpreters for spreading Christianity. “These people were preaching Christianity and we punished them,” a Taliban spokesman Zabihullah ...
Task forces to monitor microfinance institutions
MFIN appoints four regional ombudsmen
Tyson Gay outruns Bolt
Stockholm: Tyson Gay beat Usain Bolt in the 100 metres at the DN Galan meet in 9.84 seconds at the same stadium where Bolt last lost a race two years ago. The American always looked in complete control against World record holder Bolt, ...
U.S. Senate hikes visa fees of Indian firms
Washington: The United States Senate has passed a border security bill that will raise the visa fees of Indian companies operating in the U.S. by $2,000 or more, a move that may seriously impact the operations of IT-focussed companies such as ...
Panther stalking Tirumala footpath finally captured
The trap was set up half way on the footpath leading to the sacred shrine
Dispute-free Village Scheme to get United Nations recognition
Pune: The United Nations has decided to recognise the Mahatma Gandhi Tanta Mukti Gaon Mohim (Dispute-free Village Scheme) of the Maharashtra government. The scheme was introduced as a way to get rid of small disputes in the village and thus ...
Tea for tots too
Kolkata: No longer need a cup of tea be a forbidden drink for a child. As several studies have begun establishing the beneficial aspects of drinking not only green tea, but black tea as well, the beverage has also been found to be fit for ...
Navy helicopter rescues the marooned
Stranded for over three days in the middle of a river in Orissa
“DD, AIR can't implement TRAI proposal by 2013”
NEW DELHI: With Prasar Bharati setting 2017 as the deadline for itself to shift completely to the digital mode, it might not be possible to implement the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's recommendation to phase out analogue television ...
Global coordination centre mooted to shore up Internet security
It will help web address system combat exploitation by malicious software
India, U.K. to develop next generation wireless systems
Consortium of scientific institutions to work on it
Vedanta: one can expect ‘another bomb'
NEW DELHI: Vedanta Aluminium's bauxite mining project in the Niyamgiri Hills of Orissa may be in jeopardy as the committee set up to examine its impact on the local tribal community prepares to submit its report on August 20. Committee ...
Karunanidhi, Rosaiah call for revitalising agriculture
CHENNAI: The Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, M. Karunanidhi and K. Rosaiah, on Saturday called for the revitalisation of agriculture for addressing effectively the problems of hunger and poverty. Participating in the ...
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