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Weekend crowds targeted; tension mounts in the Andhra Pradesh capital; HuJI hand suspected
General alert sounded in Delhi
NEW DELHI: In the wake of the twin-blasts that rocked Hyderabad on Saturday night, the Delhi police issued a general alert in the Capital as a precautionary measure. Soon after the news poured in, security was beefed up at bus stands, ...
Black bag, blast, bodies, panic; and frenzy among shopkeepers
Culprits must have brought IEDs in a black bag and left it at the ice-cream counter: experts
Karunanidhi gets assurance on Salem division from Lalu Prasad
CHENNAI: The indefinite rail roko demanding the creation of the Salem Railway division disrupted train services across Tamil Nadu on Saturday morning, but was called off later in the day following an appeal from Chief Minister M. ...
Soren freed from jail
Dumka (Jharkhand): Nine months after being in prison following his conviction in the case of murder of his private secretary, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren on Saturday walked free from the Dumka Central Jail after his ...
Open to any mechanism: Yechury
HYDERABAD: Reiterating its demand that the Government press the “pause” button on the India-U.S. nuclear deal, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) said the Government could suggest a mechanism of its choice for evaluating the ...
Karat, Bardhan hold talks
NEW DELHI: Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Prakash Karat on Saturday briefed his Communist Party of India counterpart A.B. Bardhan on the party’s Central Committee meeting that discussed the political situation ...
Withdraw support: RSS
NEW DELHI: After the Left-government confrontation on the India-United States nuclear agreement, the only “honourable course” for the Left parties is to withdraw support to the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), and for the ...
India now flavour of the world: Chidambaram
Wants to see the country become more prosperous, competitive and safer and civilised place to live
Festival of Onam, from legend to mirage
How Kerala’s once-egalitarian festival has been vulgarised by commercialisation
A new threat in Kashmir
NEW DELHI: Militants in Jammu and Kashmir are changing their tactics and using mobile phone-triggered devices to set off explosions. Security experts and paramilitary forces such as the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) are bracing ...
India manages to sneak through
Dravid and Co. clinch the humdinger by nine runs; Chawla, Powar impress
Riots cases: fourth committee in a row
It will examine pending cases which can be transferred to special courts
Salman Khan arrested
Soon after his arrest around 1 p.m., he was produced before a Magistrate
India joins select group to develop technology for UCAV
Bangalore: India has joined a select group of countries that have launched programmes to develop the technology for an Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV). The UCAVs or ‘combat drones,’ which are the latest class in ...
Pakistan test-fires new missile Hatf-8
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday test fired Hatf-8, a new air-launched cruise missile that the military said was designed to provide Pakistan’s air platforms with a “strategic stand off capacity” on land and at ...
Britain angry over U.S. “friendly fire”
Call to seek explanation from American authorities
“LTTE planning chemical attack”
COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan Defence Ministry claimed on Saturday that the LTTE’s “plot to utilise chemical weapons in their future battlefields” has been tracked by intelligence sources. In a report attributed to a news ...
Sharif may return by September 10
ISLAMABAD: Amid questions by friends and opponents alike about why former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in London continues to drag his feet despite a Supreme Court order that the government must not hinder his return to Pakistan, his party, the ...
IOC to invest Rs. 1,500 crore
Plans major foray into the bio-fuel sector
Is education a service or industry?
Knowledge Commission for stepping up enrolment in higher education
This printer lets you mix-n-match cartridges
Epson’s budget multi-function machine offers flexible ink well sizes
Cyber routes to a happy Onam
Bangalore: The Internet and e-mail have simplified the whole process of sending seasonal greetings to one’s friends and relatives — with dozens of online resources offering a choice of designs for free use. This year, the ...
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