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    Non-proliferation regime puts curbs on responsible powers: Manmohan
    CHENNAI, OCT. 23. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today put India on the roadmap to energy security when he inaugurated the construction of the Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) at Kalpakkam, about 60 km from here. This heralds the ...

    `NCP demands two Deputy Chief Ministers'
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 23.Efforts to put up a coalition government in Maharashtra resumed today after a two-day break with no signs of an early breakthrough. On record, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was insisting on the 1999 formula whereby the ...

    Four CISF personnel suspended for security breach
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 23. Four Central Industrial Security Force personnel have been suspended in connection with an incident in which a scooter came on the runway just before an international flight was to take off at the Indira Gandhi International ...

    A FEW QUICK WORDS
    Adam Gilchrist — the gentleman cricketer
    A batsman walking back to the pavilion before the umpire has given his verdict is a rare sight these days. Even when batsmen know there was a faint nick to the wicketkeeper or the bat-pad catch has gone to the close-in fielders, they would hardly ...

    Tendulkar declared fit
    MUMBAI, OCT. 23. Ending several weeks of suspense, Sachin Tendulkar announced his return to Test cricket at the MIG Ground here on Saturday morning. A calm and composed Tendulkar told reporters he was feeling "very confident" and ready and ...

    Russia ratifies Kyoto pact
    MOSCOW, OCT. 23.The Russian Parliament ratified the Kyoto Protocol on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, clearing the way for the pact's entry into force. The lower House, State Duma, voted 334-71 to endorse the treaty on Friday, three weeks ...

    Tobacco sale near educational institutions to be banned
    CHENNAI, OCT. 23. Sale of tobacco products is to be banned within a 100-metre radius of educational institutions all over the country from December 1, the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Anbumani Ramadoss, said here today. Talking ...

    Left suggests duty cuts to check hike in petroleum price
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 23. With global oil prices crossing the $55 a barrel mark, the Communist Party of India (CPI) has suggested that the Government consider excise and customs duty cuts to avoid a major increase in the domestic prices. The CPI ...

    16 securitymen killed in Iraqi suicide blasts
    MANAMA, OCT. 23. At least 16 Iraqi security personnel have been killed in two suicide-car bombings in Ramadi and Samarra, signalling the rise of guerrilla attacks in these Sunni strongholds despite recent U.S. military assaults. Ten policemen ...

    24 injured in clashes
    BHADOHI, OCT. 23. At least 24 people, including policemen, were injured as members of two communities clashed over raising of slogans during a procession to immerse the idols of Goddess Durga in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district town today. Police ...



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