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Protests rock many places; Omar cancels meeting
CWG: Congress core group leaves it to government
New Delhi: Amid calls to remove Commonwealth Games organising committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi with fresh allegations of corruption being levelled against him, the Congress core group, the party's top decision-making body, on Friday decided ...
Report sought on 600 tonnes of missing explosives
NEW DELHI: The Centre has sought a report from the Madhya Pradesh government on 600 tonnes of explosives reported missing while being transported from Rajasthan. “It is a very serious matter. We have asked the Madhya Pradesh ...
Court martial finds Fonseka guilty
COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan court martial, probing charges that General (retd.) Sarath Fonseka dabbled in politics while in uniform, has found him guilty and recommended him for a ‘dishonourable discharge from rank.' A decision on the ...
Net-based messaging service may face ban
NEW DELHI: After BlackBerry smartphone, the Indian law enforcement agencies might target Internet-based messaging services, offered by Internet giants like Google and Skype, which are inaccessible to them or allow communication between users ...
RIM's offer on BlackBerry to be evaluated
NEW DELHI: A day after getting the August 31, 2010 deadline from the Centre to resolve security-related issues attached to BlackBerry smartphone, its maker Research In Motion (RIM) on Friday reportedly agreed to provide some technical solution ...
Supreme Court stays Sajjan Kumar trial for two weeks
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed for two weeks the trial against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, an accused in the anti-Sikh riot cases. A Bench of Justices P. Sathasivam and B.S. Chauhan stayed a Delhi High Court judgment ...
Truth based on facts a valid defence in contempt proceedings: court
Indirect Tax Practitioners Association's plea against magazine Editor dismissed
Distribute foodgrains at very low or no cost, Supreme Court tells Centre
“Consider increasing quantum of food supply to BPL population”
Raise cap in nuclear liability Bill to Rs.10,000 crore: Left
NEW DELHI: While questioning the provision of holding only the nuclear power plant operator liable in case of an accident, the Left parties on Friday suggested that the government increase the cap from the proposed Rs. 500 crore to Rs. 10,000 ...
Centre's policy handicaps school for the hearing-impaired
5 % cut in grant-in-aid imposed since 2007
CA nod to split ODI innings
Melbourne: The players might have opposed it but Cricket Australia on Friday approved a controversial 45-over, split innings one-day format for trial in the National ODI Cup this season. “The modified format was developed following ...
Indian medical journal first documented ‘superbug'
Indian medical community has to be ashamed of NDM-1 gene, writes Dr. Ghafur of Apollo Hospital
Hyderabad set to welcome Queen's Baton
HYDERABAD: A galaxy of star athletes from Andhra Pradesh, led by Saina Nehwal, will be involved in welcoming the Queen's Baton, which is set to arrive in Hyderabad on Saturday. The State Government, in coordination with the AP Olympic ...
Lanka makes heavy weather of small target
New Zealand comes pretty close to pulling off another win
Ulterior motive behind tracing superbug to India?
New Delhi: Incensed by reports that a drug-resistant superbug has been traced to India, the government today said there was a need to find out whether some “ulterior motives” were behind the claim as there was inadequate proof to ...
Obama signs controversial border security Bill into law
It will be financed by a visa fee hike for Indian IT firms with operations in U.S
Sri Lankan Minister moves court against proclamation order
Live the “last word on eastern opulence”
Falaknuma Palace turns into luxury hotel
Delhi students find main belt asteroid
NEW DELHI: Amanjot Singh and Sahil Wadhwa, both students of Ryan International in Rohini here, have created a history of sorts by discovering the main belt asteroid named 2010 PO24. This is the first time an asteroid has been spotted by ...
MV Khalijia flouted navigation rules: Chitra
Mumbai: MSC Chitra's representatives on Friday alleged that MV Khalijia III had flouted navigation rules. Last Saturday, outbound vessel Chitra collided with inbound vessel Khalijia off the Mumbai coast. Captains M.P. Bhasin and N. ...
E.C.G. Sudarshan shares Dirac Medal with Italian
Houston: An Indian-American professor at the University of Texas, Austin, has won the prestigious Dirac Medal for his contribution to the understanding of theoretical physics. Ennackal Chandy George Sudarshan, 78, shares the Dirac 2010 ...
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