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We don't look at reciprocity from neighbours: Manmohan
NEW DELHI: India is engaging its neighbours without looking at reciprocity, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday. Speaking at the third Heads of Missions conference here, Dr. Singh emphasised the need for a peaceful and tranquil ...
Furore in Rajya Sabha over ‘saffron terrorism'
NEW DELHI: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice on Friday as the Opposition Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party created uproar over Home Minister P. Chidambaram's remark on the rise in ‘saffron terrorism'. As a result, question hour ...
Fire alarm causes panic in plane
MUMBAI: Panic gripped a Chennai-bound Jet Airways flight carrying 153 passengers after a fire alarm in the cockpit went off when the plane was on the taxiway for takeoff on Friday night and 30 of them were injured during evacuation by ...
45 injured in fresh clashes in Kashmir; curfew lifted
SRINAGAR: At least 45 people were injured on Friday as fresh clashes broke out between stone-throwing mobs and security forces in the Kashmir Valley where curfew was lifted in all places, except Kupwara district. The clashes erupted at ...
Central team visits Posco project site
PARADEEP (ORISSA): A Central government team visited the site of a proposed Posco India steel plant near here on Friday to ascertain whether the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, ...
Sri Lanka scraps visa-on-arrival
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Friday announced suspension of visa-on-arrival facility extended to citizens of 79 countries, including India, with effect from September 30. A public notice posted on the Department of Immigration and Emigration ...
Act as per law, Sirpurkar panel advised
Committee sought clarifications from Rajya Sabha MPs in probe against Justice Dinakaran
No Jain temple was burnt in Kashmir: officials
SRINAGAR: The temporary structure housing a Jain temple in a local hotel was not burnt by a mob but was dismantled as a local hotel's contract with a Mumbai-based travel agency which built the structure on its premises has not been ...
Breakthrough to ‘revolutionise' food production
Genetic sequence of wheat decoded
Jnaneswari case accused killed
Kolkata: One of the main accused in the Jnaneswari Express sabotage case, Umakanto Mahato, was killed following an encounter between the security forces and Maoists in the Mohanpur forest near Jhargram in West Bengal's Paschim Medinipur ...
Fresh amendment to Enemy Property Bill
New Delhi: The UPA government introduced a fresh amendment in the controversial Enemy Property Bill, 2010 on Friday, under which India-born legal heirs to “enemy” property will have to overcome any legal challenge by tenants ...
No compromise on BlackBerry security issue: Sachin Pilot
NEW DELHI: With BlackBerry smartphone-maker Research In Motion (RIM) still non-committal on putting up its server for monitoring e-mails and messages, as desired by Indian law enforcement agencies, the Centre on Friday reiterated that it would ...
Psychological edge rests with Lanka
Seamers once again likely to call the shots in the final
Left walkout over MPs' salary bill
NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha on Friday paved the way for increasing three-fold the salary of the MPs from Rs.16,000 to Rs.50,000 a month, and doubling the daily, constituency and office expense allowances. When the Salary, Allowances and ...
We will seek to deliver: Dhoni
Dambulla: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his side would seek to deliver in a big game. He said here on Friday, “Hopefully, we will do the right things and it will reflect in the result.” Dhoni spoke about a par ...
Opposition MPs want torture bill referred to select committee
Wang sends Saina packing
Diju and Jwala Gutta lose; Hidayat stuns Lee Chong
State increases its subsidy for Central housing scheme
CHENNAI: The State government has decided to increase its contribution by Rs.15,000 per dwelling unit for the Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY), a Centrally-sponsored scheme. At present, the State government's share is Rs. 26,250. This will go ...
Centre plans law to tone up policing
NEW DELHI: The Centre will soon come out with a comprehensive law on the Criminal Procedure Code to improve and strengthen the country's policing and legal system, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram informed the Rajya Sabha on Friday. He ...
IOA and Hockey India should select best team: Court
New Delhi: Asking stakeholders not to indulge in internal squabbles and to concentrate on selecting the best team, the Supreme Court on Friday permitted Hockey India and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to field the men and women's teams ...
Agni-V will be test-fired soon, says Antony
Lays stone for 700-crore expansion of Midhani
Pakistan cable operators stop beaming Indian channels
Islamabad/Lahore: The people of Pakistan have been left without their daily fix of Indian soap operas and Bollywood movies after cable operators in the country stopped beaming Indian entertainment channels on the orders of a media regulatory ...
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