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    Manmohan to review oil prices
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 12. As the global crude oil prices crossed the $54 a barrel mark today, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, will carry out a review of the petrol and diesel prices later this week. According to the Petroleum Minister, Mani Shankar ...

    Left happy with Centre's handling of North-East, Kashmir
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 12. The Left parties today appeared satisfied over the approach of the Manmohan Singh Government in dealing with the situation in the North-East and Jammu and Kashmir, amid indications that the Government could consider the ...

    Ranil calls on Manmohan
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 12. The United National Party leader and former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe, called on the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today. Mr. Wickremesinghe, Leader of the Opposition in Sri Lanka, also met the ...

    Manmohan summons all Secretaries
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 12. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has called a meeting of all the Secretaries — about 70 — in the Central Ministries tomorrow to impress upon them the priorities of the United Progressive Alliance Government. ...

    THE GREG CHAPPEL COLUMN
    Indian line-up has to have a `mental download'
    Australia was better than India in all departments in the first Test. They batted better, bowled better, fielded better and ran better between the wickets. They were also better organised and, most importantly, better prepared to win. It came as ...

    `Tests won't reveal Tendulkar's condition'
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 12.Sachin Tendulkar has to make a careful decision on returning to the cricket field since medical tests would not reveal if his tennis elbow has been completely cured or not, a leading biomechanics expert said on Tuesday. Bruce ...

    Mirage crashes near Gwalior
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 12. An Indian Air Force Mirage-2000 fighter crashed near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh this morning following engine failure; both pilots ejected to safety. The aircraft, a trainer, was on a preliminary sortie while participating in a ...

    Hatf-V test-fired
    ISLAMABAD, OCT. 12. Pakistan today successfully test-fired the Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, Hatf V (Ghauri). It is the fourth test this year of a nuclear-capable missile and was said to be part of a series of tests planned for the ...

    A closely-fought election on the cards
    MUMBAI, OCT. 12.The rallies, road shows and door-to-door campaigns have come to an end. As Maharashtra pauses after the campaigning for one of the most closely-fought elections for its 288-member Assembly comes to an end, no one can make a ...

    Infosys on hiring spree, net at Rs. 448 crores
    BANGALORE, OCT. 12.They are not indicative of how the rest of the Indian IT services industry is doing, but Infosys Technologies' results for the three months to September, announced on Tuesday, certainly show, where quality offshore work was on ...

    Naxals' stand: 'Back to armed struggle, if talks fail'
    HYDERABAD, OCT. 12. The People's War leader, Ramakrishna, today made it clear that the militant outfit will return to its `old methods' if the talks with the Government fail. Participating along with CPI(ML) Janasakthi leaders in a ...

    New party
    COLOMBO, OCT. 12. The LTTE's former eastern military commander, V. Muralitharan (``Col.'Karuna), today announced the launch of a new political party. It is named the Tamileela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal. ...

    Message awaited
    GUWAHATI, OCT. 12. The Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi, today said the Government would take appropriate steps when it received word from the National Democtratic Front of Boroland about its ceasefire decision. — ...



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