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    Election Commission lodges FIR against Lalu Prasad
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 20. Taking suo motu action on the reported incident of the Railway Minister and the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president, Lalu Prasad, distributing Rs. 100 each to his partymen in Patna, the Election Commission today lodged a ...

    Three-day police custody for Appu
    KANCHEEPURAM, DEC. 20. Appu alias Krishnasamy, prime accused in the Sankararaman murder case, was today remanded to 15 days' judicial custody by the Kancheepuram Judicial Magistrate-I, G. Uthamaraj. Following a request from the investigation ...

    High drama before Appu's arrest
    TIRUPATI. Dec 20. A day after Appu's arrest from his 50-acre farmhouse in his native Balakrishnapuram village, 50 km from here on the Andhra Pradesh-Tamilnadu border, information is trickling in about the high-drama that preceded his arrest, ...

    Badawi suggests trade agreement
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 20. The Malaysian Prime Minister, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, today suggested ``some form of free trade agreement'' with India to catalyse greater economic and trade cooperation between the two countries. On his first visit to India ...

    Police to question Delhi schoolboy
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 20. A juvenile justice court here today allowed the Economic Offences Wing of the Delhi Police (Crime Branch) one-day police charge of a student of a public school in Delhi. He was detained on Sunday following a multi-media ...

    49 p.c. vote
    LUCKNOW, DEC. 20. An estimated 49 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the Akbarpur and Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituencies where byelections were held today. PTI ...

    Maoists blow up rail track
    PATNA, DEC. 20. Activists of the CPI (Maoist) blew up a portion of a railway track and a bridge near Karbandiya in Rohtas district affecting train traffic on the Howrah-Delhi grand chord section today. In pamphlets left behind at the site, the ...

    `Mullah Omar alive'
    NEW YORK, DEC. 20. The elusive one-eyed chief of the Taliban, Mullah Omar, "is not only alive" but also fully in-charge of his hard-pressed guerilla movement, the Newsweek magazine said here today. PTI ...

    Ambanis to meet
    MUMBAI, DEC. 20. The Ambani brothers — Mukesh and Anil — will get a firsthand opportunity to thrash out differences when they meet with each other and also with other members of the Board on December 27. UNI ...

    Speaker's ruling
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 20. The Lok Sabha Speaker, Somnath Chatterjee, today said that when Parliament was in session, the Government should not announce any policy outside the House. He was responding to a demand by CPI member P.K. Vasudevan Nair that ...

    Sensex recovers 57 points
    MUMBAI, DEC. 20. Share prices recovered smartly after taking respite for a day and the BSE Sensex rose by 56.52 points to close above the 6400-mark at 6403 on the Bombay Stock Exchange today on sustained buying by foreign funds. Foreign ...

    India wraps up series
    CHITTAGONG, DEC. 20. India made a clean sweep of the Test series against Bangladesh winning the second and final tie by an innings and 83 runs with almost two days to spare at the M.A. Aziz Stadium here today. UNI ...

    THE GREG CHAPPELL COLUMN
    Coaching methods — cricket needs another revolution
    Back in 1977 news broke that Kerry Packer was financing a breakaway cricket series featuring more than 50 of the world's best cricketer's of the day. The cricket world was shocked and the various cricket boards around the world went into ...



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