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U.S. government should ‘continue to cultivate' Mamata
Consulate found ‘encouraging signs' her regime would be ‘friendlier' than Left Front
Hyderabad a U.S. visa fraud hub
Consular offices across India outline a growing trend of sharp practices resorted to by applicants
‘Genuine but fraudulent'
CHENNAI: “Indian Passport fraud is a significant and continuously worrisome fraud challenge.” This was the assessment of certain U.S. consular officers. A cable ( 229319: unclassified, dated October 13, 2009) stated that though ...
Not so ‘cultural'
CHENNAI: A cable ( 216420: unclassified) sent on July 14, 2009, from the U.S. Consulate in Mumbai observed that many cultural groups that regularly visited the U.S. from Mumbai, were involved in “potentially criminal activities in the ...
Constitutional controls check radical Hindutva, says U.S diplomat
CHENNAI: Hindu nationalism in India is kept in check by the workings of the constitutional democracy, according to a U.S. diplomatic cable accessed by The Hindu through WikiLeaks. Commenting on a controversy surrounding the 2006 ...
‘The Kremlin on the Jumna'
Jawaharlal Nehru University seen as centre of Indian Left soft power
Vatican worries about Catholics in Pakistan
CHENNAI: The Catholic Church leadership expressed concerns about the safety of Pakistani Catholics to U.S. diplomats, describing the sizable minority as “oppressed,” according to a cable sent out by a United States Embassy in 2001 ...
PSLV-C16 puts 3 satellites in orbit
Success comes after last year's GSLV failures
Bail pleas of 5 corporate honchos dismissed
NEW DELHI: A special court here on Wednesday remanded in judicial custody and sent to the Tihar Central Jail five corporate bigwigs, named in the CBI charge sheet in the 2G spectrum case, after their regular bail applications were ...
A busy calendar of talks ahead for India, Pakistan
No decision on resuming cricket ties, although sporting contacts “may be'' encouraged
Navarasu murder case: life term for accused restored
Sonia seeks end to Left Front reign
NALHATI (West Bengal): Reaffirming her faith in the electoral alliance with the Trinamool Congress, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said here on Wednesday that the two parties were committed to liberating West Bengal from the “misrule of ...
Not a fit case for bail: Saini
Judge backs CBI's argument that the accused may tamper with evidence
Water, juice, buttermilk sachets seized
CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation on Wednesday seized drinking water, fruit juice and buttermilk sachets from around 300 retail outlets in various parts of the city. The packets did not meet the mandatory requirements, such as printing of ...
Every fee paid to my father is accounted for: Prashant Bhushan
“Shanti Bhushan has never met Amar Singh”
Water first for agriculture, not industry, in Maharashtra
Mumbai: In a decision termed “historic” and “revolutionary” by Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, the State government has changed its policy on water allocation, giving priority to agriculture over ...
Resourcesat-2 will beam back huge data on resources
Its images will help to monitor crop yield, snow-cover and glaciers
CPI condemns Jaitapur firing
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India on Wednesday condemned the police firing on peaceful protesters at Jaitapur in Maharashtra and demanded that a compensation of Rs. 10 lakh be given to the family of the person killed in the firing on ...
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Derby goes Mumbai Indians' way
Pune Warriors loses off the last ball after failing to put up a meaningful challenge
Sonia to Hazare: I do not support smear campaign
New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi, in her capacity as National Advisory Council Chairperson, has written to social activist Anna Hazare, saying she does “not support or encourage the politics of smear campaigns.” Separately, an NAC ...
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Royals, Kings promise intriguing battle
Both teams looking for a third victory; rich Aussie flavour in both camps
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Another big scalp for Kochi Tuskers
Jadeja comes up with useful contributions with bat and ball
Don't tread on policy decisions: Supreme Court tells High Courts
Licence got with fake marksheet, pilot held
NEW DELHI: A pilot possessing a U.S. airline transport pilot licence (ATPL), who allegedly resorted to fraud to obtain the same licence in India as he could not clear one of the five papers in an examination conducted by the ...
Shooting stars to light up night sky today
New Delhi: Sky gazers may get a glimpse of shooting stars during the Lyrids meteor shower on Thursday night. “They can see javelin-shaped shooting stars whizzing past in the skies at an amazing rate as the Lyrids meteor shower peaks on ...
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