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NCP withdraws support
Jallikattu held amidst tight security at Palamedu
Fourteen seriously injured; animal rights activists were present
Four-lakh chickens to be culled
KOLKATA: The culling of nearly four-lakh chickens in parts of West Bengal’s Birbhum and South Dinajpur districts began on Wednesday. It was officially confirmed on Tuesday that the deaths of thousands of poultry birds in the area were ...
7 killed as Taliban takes Pakistan fort
ISLAMABAD: At least seven Pakistan paramilitary personnel were killed after Taliban militants captured a fort manned by the Frontier Corps in South Waziristan. The whereabouts of 20 others are not known. The military said 300 militants ...
26 killed in Sri Lanka bus blast
Wave of violence as the ceasefire comes to an end
Nadal races past Serra to make third round
Robredo loses to Fish; Sharapova ends Davenport’s comeback run
Australia’s late surge earns it ascendancy
India loses four wickets in the third session to end the opening day on 297 for six
The shot was on, says Dravid
Perth: Rahul Dravid admitted he was disappointed with being dismissed at a crucial moment on Wednesday, but reminded observers of the “fine line between being positive and throwing it away” when asked about the ...
I am not supernatural: Sania
Melbourne: The past two weeks have not been the best of times for high-profile Indian sportspersons. In a grotesque twist of fate, they have been forced to ignore familiar workplace concerns regarding form and footwork, fitness and forehands ...
Another draw for Anand
NEW DELHI: Viswanathan Anand’s search for a win in the Corus chess tournament continued following a third successive draw after four rounds at the Wijk ann Zee, in Holland, on Tuesday. Hari’s second ...
Two suspected ISI activists arrested
Kolkata: Two Bangladeshi nationals, with suspected links to the Pakistan-based ISI, were arrested from the Shibpur area in Howrah district on Wednesday. “Shamim Akhtar and Sheikh Alamgir were arrested on a tip-off from a former ...
ICC has to address the issue
Baltimore demystifies a specialised field of research
Nobel laureate speaks about micro RNAs and their relevance in understanding cancer
‘Quota for minorities being considered’
NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil said on Wednesday the government was exploring the possibility of providing reservation to minorities in educational institutions and jobs. Referring to the debate on reservation for ...
India seeks China’s help at NSG
No assurance forthcoming, but I do not think China will be an obstacle: PM
Advani appreciates evolution of ties with China
“Good ties can become a factor of peace”
India’s tilt towards U.S. criticised at CPI (M) meet
KOLKATA: The need to bolster the resistance against the Centre’s tilt towards imperialist forces in its foreign policy and the impact of these forces on national affairs was underscored at the delegate session of the 22nd State ...
Kochi meet to focus on India-U.S.-China ties
Burrabazaar fire finally contained
Traders scuffle with police after rumours of demolition spread
GoM meet to decide on fuel price hike today
NEW DELHI: The Group of Ministers (GoM), headed by External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, will meet on Thursday to decide on the issue of hike in prices of petroleum products in view of the spiralling international crude prices. The ...
Centre gets 2 weeks to file affidavit on Ramar Sethu
Swamy quotes Tamil Nadu plea in jallikattu case
Popular games to go off Facebook
CHENNAI: Users logging on to the social networking site Facebook on Wednesday morning for a quick round of the hugely popular online word games ‘Scrabulous’ and ‘Bogglific’ stared in disbelief at the writing on the wall ...
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