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    Petrol, diesel prices to remain unchanged
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 15. The Government today decided to maintain the status quo on prices of petrol and diesel, though global crude prices touched a record level of over $54 a barrel. This means that the entire burden of the higher prices will fall ...

    Government, naxals agree on truce terms
    HYDERABAD, OCT. 15. The first round of the path-breaking talks between the Andhra Pradesh Government and CPI (Maoists) and Janashakti, which began here on Friday, resulted in a ceasefire agreement. The ceasefire will be in force "as long as the ...

    Sehwag keeps India in hunt
    CHENNAI, OCT. 15. Australia staged a comeback despite the butter-fingered display by its fielders, including 'keeper Adam Gilchrist, but an unbroken seventh-wicket stand of 58 between Md. Kaif and Parthiv Patel saw India finish on a confident ...

    Warne keeps date with history
    CHENNAI, OCT. 15. It was appropriate that this blond, green-eyed charmer with a thousand-watt smile and a bowling arm that can conjure major cricketing turnarounds should embrace a Test world bowling record on a day of fluctuating fortunes at the ...

    The Gilchrist difference
    CHENNAI, OCT. 15.First Brian Lara, then Adam Gilchrist. (Before them, in modern times, there was David Gower, a Test veteran recalled at Chepauk.) Both are celebrated or notorious — depending on your point of view — round the ...

    THE PETER ROEBUCK COLUMN
    Sehwag not a man for rules
    Virender Sehwag bats as might a youngster on a beach. It is not intended as an insult. He stands with a glint in his eye, takes a look at the ball and as often as possible dispatches it into the sea. He smiles as he plays, seems to regard the ...

    EC order
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 15.The Election Commission today ordered that counting of ballots be suspended in the byelection to the Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh. It was to be taken up tomorrow. This follows "various complaints of large ...

    Maharashtra poll results today
    MUMBAI, OCT. 15.Speculations on the outcome of the Maharashtra Assembly elections are expected to end at 10 a.m. tomorrow when trends from most of the 288 constituencies that went to the polls on Wednesday emerge. The Election Commission ...

    `Technical snag forced emergency landing'
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 15. The Air India (AI 943) flight took off for Abu Dhabi from the International Airport here at 11. 25 p.m. on Thursday. It was forced to make a landing under "full emergency measures" at around 12.10 a.m. on Friday after ...

    'Action plan to counter insurgency threat in North-East'
    GUWAHATI, OCT. 15. The intelligence chiefs of the North-Eastern States have chalked out an action plan to counter the threat posed by insurgent groups of the region. This was disclosed by N. Ravi, Joint Director, Subsidiary Intelligence ...

    Wipro net up 79 p.c. at Rs. 412 crores
    BANGALORE, OCT. 15.Wipro, the country's third largest software services exporter, matched rival Infosys so far as hiring went, adding some 5,546 staff during the September quarter. The firm said on Friday, it earned profit of Rs. 412 crores in ...

    Samir Arora cleared of all charges
    MUMBAI, OCT. 15.The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) today exonerated Samir Arora, former Fund Manager of Alliance Capital Asset Management (India) Ltd (ACAML), of all charges of conflict of interest, market manipulation and insider trading. ...

    Inflation falls for the third week
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 15. With domestic prices of petroleum products remaining static since August, the inflation rate declined for the third week in a row, dropping by 0.18 percentage point to 7.2 per cent for the week ended October 2. The ...



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