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    Blast on Rajdhani Express kills five
    Police suspect hand of adivasi outfit

    Nandigram: CBI restrained from filing cases against police
    Probe into March 14 police firing can continue, says Supreme Court

    Musharraf ordinance on nuclear arms
    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf issued an ordinance late on Thursday reinforcing his control of the country’s nuclear weapons programme. The ordinance says the National Command Authority, first set up in 2000, will ...

    NSG team to help in investigation
    NEW DELHI: A team of the National Security Guards (NSG) will visit Assam on Friday to assist in the investigation into the explosion in the Rajdhani Express. The team will look for ballistic and forensic clues at the site of the incident, a ...

    Hindraf leaders arrested under tough law
    SINGAPORE: Malaysia on Thursday arrested five leaders and activists of the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) under the Internal Security Act (ISA), sparking protest against the use of the “draconian law” and raising political ...

    BJP, Congress locked in advertisement war
    Vajpayee appeals to voters to re-elect Modi government to give a “further boost” to development of the State

    Sonia Gandhi: it’s just a mask of development
    “BJP’s true character exposed in seeking vote on communal sentiments”

    Homage to martyrs in Parliament attack
    Petroleum Minister Murli Deora denies delay in the allotment of petrol pumps to their families

    Shed biases to build a strong India: Chidambaram
    NEW DELHI: In an oblique reference to the 2002 riots in Gujarat and its aftermath, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday opined that India cannot be built as a strong nation if institutions of governance remained biased and discriminated ...

    Spectrum: Finance Ministry wants issue of licences stayed
    Letter written to Telecom department

    Indo-French defence talks next week
    In the backdrop of demarche served by Paris on New Delhi

    Son is innocent, say parents
    Revolver used in Gurgaon school shooting is that of a friend, says father

    Forward Bloc’s threat to UPA government
    NEW DELHI: Maintaining that the Left parties’ opposition to the nuclear deal was on ideological grounds, the All-India Forward Bloc (AIFB) on Thursday said it would withdraw support to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ...

    Trespass case against Sania
    HYDERABAD: A trespass case has been registered against tennis player Sania Mirza and the advertisement agency, which shot a film with her on the Mecca Masjid premises here, according to Charminar Assistant Commissioner of Police B. Reddenna. ...

    Sourav Ganguly — the comeback man
    He has brought about key technical adjustments in his game

    Misbah, the saviour
    Kumble’s team will do quite well in Australia, writes Imran Khan

    Advani dethrones Sethi
    Vidya wins snooker crown

    Rakesh stuns Aswin Jayaram
    MUMBAI: The second-seeded Aswin Jayaram could only envy the luck of his Tamil Nadu teammate B. Adhiban after crashing to a stunning defeat at the hands of 14-year-old Thane boy Rakesh Kulkarni in the opening round of the Asian junior chess ...

    Amendments to protect Musharraf actions planned
    Deposed Chief Justice will not be reinstated, says Minister

    Call for sons-of-the-soil job policy in U.K.
    LONDON: In a startling revelation, the British government has admitted that 80 per cent of the jobs created in the country since Labour came to power in 1997 had gone to foreigners, prompting angry calls for a sons-of-the-soil policy to ...

    Climate change: U.S. proposal discards U.N. framework
    NUSA DUA, BALI: The United States worsened the deadlock in the ongoing global climate change talks here on Thursday night, putting forward a proposal that seems to completely discard the international U.N. framework, in favour of separate ...

    Seeing more with computer vision
    Beyond surveillance, cameras can now track many things; help government and business

    PSU MFs to handle Postal schemes
    Investment board to frame guidelines

    BSNL to invite bids for adding 9 m GSM lines
    Changes in some clauses likely: Kuldeep Goyal

    Deora launches NELP-VII
    Roadshows for 57 oil and gas blocks on offer to begin next month

    75 per cent of projects in India are over: French Red Cross
    We found success by working together, says its chief Jean-Francois Mattei

    Drill on Akash missiles begins
    CHENNAI: A 10-day campaign that will involve the launching of several surface-to-air Akash missiles in field trials meant for the Indian Air Force (IAF) began at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near Balasore on the Orissa coast on ...

    New guidelines on rural employment guarantee programme raise concern
    Officials fear the directive to revise wages will affect the scheme

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