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    I am quitting: Uma Bharti
    BHOPAL, AUG. 22.The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP leader, Uma Bharti, announced in Indore late tonight that she has sought the party president, Venkaiah Naidu's permission to send in her resignation to the Governor, Balram Jakhar. The ...

    Police team ready
    BANGALORE, AUG. 22.A high-level Karnataka police team, led by the Superintendent of Police, Diwakar Ruma, is expected to serve a non-bailable arrest warrant on the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, on Tuesday. The warrant, which was ...

    Law will take its own course: Dharam Singh
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 22. The Karnataka Chief Minister, Dharam Singh, today justified his Government's revision petition before a Karnataka court in the Uma Bharti case, and pointed out that in the past three years non-bailable warrants had been issued ...

    Truckers urged to give up agitation
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 22.The Government today called upon truckers to call off their strike, as "the incidence of (10 per cent service tax) does not fall upon the truck owners or truck operators and their apprehensions are totally misconceived." While ...

    Saras flight
    BANGALORE, AUG. 22.The first prototype of Saras, the indigenously developed civil aircraft, today made its inaugural flight here. It flew for about 20 minutes demonstrating its prowess with about 500 kg of instrumentation. — ...

    Gatlin is the fastest
    ATHENS, AUG. 22.Justin Gatlin of the United States won the gold in the men's 100m sprint in a time of 9.85 seconds in the Olympic Games on Sunday. Francis Obikwelu of Portugal was second and the defending champion Maurice Greene, third. Mizuki ...

    Curfew eased
    IMPHAL, AUG. 22.Curfew was today relaxed for 17 hours in Imphal and Greater Imphal. The situation in these areas, however, remained tense.

    — PTI



    Deng centenary
    BEIJING, AUG. 22.China today commemorated the birth centenary of one of its most illustrious sons, Deng Xiaoping. Top leaders, including President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao, attended a grand gathering here to mark the ...

    'The Scream' stolen
    OSLO, AUG. 22.Edvard Munch's famous paintings `The Scream' and `Madonna' were stolen from an art museum today. Stunned people watched armed men threatening the staff at gunpoint and taking away the art ...

    Slashed
    MUMBAI, AUG. 22.Tata Iron and Steel Limited would reduce the prices of its main steel products by Rs. 2,000 a tonne from midnight tonight, according to company sources. ``We are reducing the prices to ensure that consumer demand does not ...



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