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Focus on devising a framework accord
No hike in fuel prices for now: Deora
NEW DELHI: Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora ruled out an immediate hike in prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene oil and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). Instead, the government is likely to issue oil bonds worth about Rs.12,000 ...
Communal forces conspiring to create trouble: Karunanidhi
CHENNAI: Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Tuesday said that communal forces were conspiring to create law and order problems in the State to stop the Sethusamudram project. The people of Tamil Nadu have had to wait till the United ...
Protesters defy junta
SINGAPORE: Defying the Myanmar military junta’s warnings against any further mass protest, nearly 50,000 Buddhist monks and an equal number of civilians swarmed the streets of Yangon and other centres on Tuesday. It was as if a ...
The game now has something for everyone
Brilliance at the climax is what separated India from the rest
Felicitation for Team India
Mumbai: The victorious Indian Twenty20 World Cup team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni is to be felicitated at a ceremony at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday organised by the Cricket Board in association with the Maharashtra government. ...
Five-in-a-row for skipper Dhoni
Johannesburg: The following are the statistical highlights of the Twenty20 cricket World Cup final between India and Pakistan here on Monday. * Dhoni became the first captain to win five successive tosses in the ICC World Twenty20. ...
Pathan’s career receives a fillip
He crowned his comeback with a crucial role
Two ULFA militants killed in encounter
Dibrugarh (Assam): Two members of the United Liberation Front of Asom were killed in an encounter with the police here on Tuesday, officials said. Acting on a tip-off that 12 hardcore members of the ULFA’s dreaded 28th battalion ...
Work begins on new channels to prevent flooding
CHENNAI: The Public Works Department (PWD) on Tuesday started work on creating temporary channels on the western side of the Pallikaranai swamp to address the problem of flooding in several localities of Velachery. The new channels are ...
“UPA regime creating row over Ramar Sethu”
CHANDIGARH: Several Opposition leaders, including former Chief Ministers, on Tuesday charged the United Progressive Alliance government with unnecessarily creating a controversy over Ramar Sethu. They were participating in a rally organised by ...
Government not following CMP, says Brinda
Allahabad: Expressing displeasure over “claims of low inflation amid rising prices of essential commodities,” the CPI(M) on Tuesday alleged that the UPA government was not moving in the direction mandated by the Common Minimum ...
Former U.P. Chief Secretary arrested
NEW DELHI: Two years after registering a disproportionate assets case against him, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday arrested the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, Akhand Pratap Singh, on the charge that he had amassed wealth ...
KATHMANDU: Two breakaway factions of the Nepali Congress announced their unification on Tuesday, five years after their split that tiggered political instability. Prime Minister and president of Nepali Congress Girija Prasad Koirala and ...
For a tailored treatment regimen
Personalised cancer management may now be based on individual genes
Deformed frogs’ tale
WASHINGTON: The growing number of deformed frogs found in recent years is caused at least partly by runoff from farming. Nitrogen and phosphorous in the runoff fuel a cycle that results in a parasitic infection of tadpoles, leading to ...
To bring parcels from space
MOSCOW: An experiment that envisaged sending a parcel from space to earth on a 30-km tether fell short of its goal on Tuesday when the fibre rope did not fully unwind, Russian Mission Control said. The YES2 experiment was prepared by ...
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