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CIA chief meets Chidambaram
NEW DELHI: The American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief, Leon Panetta, on Saturday met Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram and discussed the overall security scenario in the region. He was accompanied by U.S. Ambassador Timothy J ...
Vijay Kumar to head CRPF
NEW DELHI/CHENNAI: K. Vijay Kumar, 58, Director, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad, will be the new Director-General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) headquartered in New Delhi, authoritative sources said on ...
Judge visits Gulberg Society
AHMEDABAD: B. U. Joshi, judge of the Special Court hearing the Gulberg Society massacre case of the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat, visited the site on Saturday for a spot survey. The media, however, were barred from covering the ...
“Hindus' belief about Lord Rama's birthplace protected under Article 25”
It is evident that the status of place as deity had continued, says Allahabad High Court
Suits on behalf of deities can't be treated as time-barred
In the eyes of the law, all deities are considered perpetual minors
Ayodhya verdict yet another blow to secularism: Sahmat
New Delhi: The Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (Sahmat) on Saturday said the verdict on the Ayodhya dispute was a blow to secularism and the reputation of the judiciary. In a statement, the Sahmat said: “The judgment delivered by the ...
Verdict may blunt JD(U)-BJP edge
NEW DELHI: The ruling Janata Dal (United) in Bihar may well find that its effort at keeping its Muslim voter-base intact may have been ruined by the Ayodhya case verdict. For some time now, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his party have ...
A political statement, says Arundhati Roy
JAIPUR: Writer-activist Arundhati Roy on Saturday described the Allahabad High Court's judgment on the Ayodhya title suits as a “political statement” rather than a verdict based on evidence and sound legal principles. The ...
As Games open today, Delhi closes down
NEW DELHI: Relegating all controversies surrounding its preparations to the background, the Capital is all set to play host to over 6,700 athletes and delegates from 71 countries who are here for the 19th edition of the Commonwealth Games that ...
U.S. position on UNSC reform still ‘evolving'
Don't back Maoists, Buddhadeb warns Trinamool
Asks police to be cautious when making arrests but strict in dealing with “murderers”
We will give answers on October 6, says Mamata
Kolkata: “We will give our answers on October 6 when I address a meeting at Medinipur,” Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee said, reacting to comments made by West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee at a rally in ...
EC rejects Press Council's proposal on paid news
‘Press must not canvass for a party or candidate'
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission, in its circular to the Chief Electoral Officers of the States/Union Territories, has made it clear that the “press is not expected to indulge in canvassing of a particular candidate/party. If it does, ...
U.S. apologises for human experiments
Drone strike kills 15 in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Despite Pakistan cutting off one supply route to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation-led International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in protest against airspace violation, drone attacks on Pakistani tribal areas ...
Pratibha Patil calls for expanding the SCI fleet
118 vessels to be acquired by 2020: Shipping Minister
COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2010
Squash prospects lie with Ghosal, Chinappa
‘A medal could really bring far more attention than it attracts now'
A fascinating insight into the Games
New Delhi: Any introspection into the Commonwealth Games provides a fascinating insight. From a speck of thought by Rev. Ashley Cooper, the Games has coursed through, conquering a cornucopia of trials and tribulations over ...
Opioid substitution therapy being promoted in Manipur to check drug abuse
IMPHAL: After blockades and bandhs, the most-talked-about subject in the insurgency-hit Manipur, perhaps, is drug abuse in its latest ‘avatar' of Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST), said to be a medically-safe drug administered in a safer ...
Indo-Anglian writing has come of age: Daman Singh
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Indian writing in English has come of age, offering an exciting world of stunning works to readers across the world, said noted writer Daman Singh. Ms. Singh, who was here to participate in the third edition of the ...
Ravi visits Juma Masjid, creates record
Durban: Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi visited the largest mosque in the southern hemisphere built by the first settlers from India in South Africa and unveiled a plaque renaming the area as ‘Juma Masjid ...
An initiative to promote real-time text technologies
They will help users read and respond to messages as they are typed in a device
Data usage in India is set to increase
It is likely to grow twice as fast as in the rest of the world
Detonator explodes in Anna library
CHENNAI: A detonator exploded in the Anna Centenary Library at Kotturpuram here on Saturday evening. However, no one was injured in the incident as it took place on the fifth floor where construction work was in ...
DMK adopting dual stand on cotton export policy: CPI (M)
“DMK Minister attended meeting, which took a decision on export policy”
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