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    Talks on Siachen begin
    NEW DELHI, AUG 5.India and Pakistan today held exploratory discussions on demilitarising the Siachen Glacier and deliberated on the contours of a joint statement that is likely to be released tomorrow. Senior officials termed the meetings today ...

    Manmohan's birthplace to be model village
    ISLAMABAD, AUG. 5. Pakistan tonight announced that the birthplace of the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, would be declared a "model village" as a gesture of goodwill. "Prime Minister Ch. Shujaat Hussain has directed the Punjab Government to ...

    'Doctors not criminally liable for careless act'
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 5.The Supreme Court has held that a doctor will not be criminally liable if a patient dies due to an error of judgment or carelessness or for want of due caution though he can be liable to pay compensation. A Bench, consisting ...

    A photographer-artist, and the decisive moment
    Henri Cartier-Bresson, one of the major artists of the 20th century, who used his tiny hand-held 35-millimetre Leica camera to bear humane witness to many of the century's signal events, from the Spanish Civil War to the student uprisings of ...

    CRPF men killed
    SRINAGAR, AUG. 5.In the second major attack on a Central Reserve Police Force post in less than a week, a militant stormed a camp last night in the posh Rajbagh locality killing nine security personnel, including an Assistant Commandant, and ...

    Children escape
    MADURAI, AUG. 5.About 100 children escaped unhurt when fire engulfed a thatched-roof kitchen in a building adjacent to their school at Sellur in the city today.

    Hostage crisis
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 5.The Government said today that it expected the early release of the three Indian hostages in Iraq, with a direct meeting between the negotiator Sheikh Hisham Al-Dulaimi and the Kuwaiti Gulf Link Company likely to take place ...

    Warrant suspended
    HYDERABAD, AUG. 5.A city court today suspended the operation of a non-bailable warrant issued against the Union Minister, K. Chandrasekhara Rao, in a case of alleged cheating. — PTI ...

    Tussle ends
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 5.The tussle over who should head the Parliamentary Committees was resolved today after a meeting between the Government and the BJP. — PTI ...

    Sportspersons injured
    IMPHAL, AUG. 5.Several sportspersons were injured in police action here today. They were attempting to court arrest, to press for the withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Act from Manipur. — PTI ...

    Tortured
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 5.Captors of an Indian kidnapped in Poland are said to have cut off three of his fingers. The kidnappers are demanding a huge ransom for releasing Harish Hitange of Nasik in Maharashtra. He was abducted in April in ...

    Indian team
    KOLKATA, AUG. 5.Wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik and batsman Rohan Gavaskar were today named in a 15-member Indian squad for the Holland tri-series and the Natwest Challenge one-day cricket tournaments. The same squad, except for Gavaskar, will be ...



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