India, U.S. step up efforts to curb terrorism
Expressing serious concern over growing
international terrorism, extremism and drug trafficking, India
and the U.S. have agreed on a range of measures to enhance
cooperation in tackling the menace.
Paswan threatens to resign
The Communication Minister, Mr. Ram Vilas
Paswan, today threatened to resign from the Cabinet if the zonal
headquarters of the East Central Railway at Hajipur was shifted
or closed down.
IT raids on Bollywood stars
The Income Tax sleuths today raided the
premises of some top Bollywood stars including Aishwarya Rai,
Rani Mukherjee, Urmila Matondkar, Salman Khan and Amrish Puri.
Indian hockey dream ends
A gloriously unfamiliar script came to an
agonisingly familiar end as the Indian hockey team, carrying the
huge burden of expectations of a nation of over one billion
people, failed to hold on to its slender lead and stumbled at the
doorstep of a historic victory against Poland in the millennium
Olympics here today.
Centre's affidavit supports Karnataka, T.N. action
The Union Government has filed an affidavit
in the Supreme Court extending support for the release of TADA
detenus, which has been demanded by the forest brigand,
Veerappan, for the freedom of film actor Rajkumar and three other
Call off bandh, says Krishna
The Karnataka Chief Minister, Mr.
S.M.Krishna, has appealed to the organisers of the September 28
Karnataka bandh to reconsider their decision.
Don to leave Thailand
Chhota Rajan, wanted mafia don, is preparing
to fly out of Thailand in his private plane, The Nation reported
from Bangkok today.
Temple blast kills 1
One person was killed and eight injured in
a blast in a building inside the Shivala temple complex in
Trishul, the short range surface-to-air
missile, was test-fired from the Interim Test Range (ITR) at
Chandipur-on-Sea, near here, today.
Explosives seized in Bihar
In a major haul, police recovered around 5,000
kg of explosives during raids in Bihar's Nawada district on
Monday, the Superintendent of Police, Mr. J. S. Gangwar, said
Apex court agrees with Microsoft
The U.S. Supreme Court today sided with
Microsoft Corp., agreeing with the software giant that its appeal
of anti-trust violations should first be heard by a lower
Left sees larger game-plan in West Bengal
The Left Front today carried its battle
against the Trinamool Congress-Bharatiya Janata Party demand for
imposition of President's rule in West Bengal to the Capital and
termed the move as part of a `larger gameplan' targetting the