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Checking disorderly conduct
Banks asked to swap farm loans due to moneylenders
No hike in lending interest rate in reasonable future: Chidambaram
Road map to reinstate judges
DUBAI: The former Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, said on Thursday his talks with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari resulted in a broad understanding on a road map to reinstate the judges who had been ...
Chair’s pleas going unheeded
NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee’s move to refer to the Committee of Privileges cases of disorderly behaviour by 32 members follows annoyance at a few MPs holding the entire House to ransom. On April 24, MPs of the ...
Bankers happy over hike in limit on housing loans
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday said the growth in loans by banks this fiscal year was likely to be slightly higher than the Reserve Bank’s projection of 20 per cent. This would be owing to the policy change ...
Faith can’t be questioned or probed: Venugopal
“800 million people believe Ramar Sethu was built by Lord Ram. Can court go into the issue whether he existed?”
Four-in-a-row for Rajasthan Royals
Third consecutive loss for Ganguly’s Kolkata Knight Riders
Marsh stars in Kings XI’s win
HYDERABAD: Sailing on Shaun Marsh’s steady and chanceless, unbeaten 84 (62b, 11x4, 1x6), Kings XI Punjab cruised to a seven-wicket win over Deccan Chargers in the DLF-Indian Premier League match here on Thursday. After a solid ...
Air travel set to become costlier
NEW DELHI: Domestic air travel is all set to become dearer. With the crude oil prices touching $120 a barrel and Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) prices shooting up, airlines have announced that the fuel surcharge per ticket will increase by Rs.150 ...
Can the Daredevils upset the Kings?
Defending a target can be affected by dew factor
World’s longest sea bridge opens in China
36-km bridge across Hangzhou Bay near Shanghai will boost economic integration
Essar Steel to acquire Esmark of U.S. for $1.1 b
The latest buy will take co.’s capacity to 20-25 m tonnes
Hold your breath, Blaine has another record!
CHICAGO: Magician David Blaine (35) set a new world record on Wednesday for breath-holding: 17 minutes and 4 seconds. The feat was broadcast live during “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and the studio audience cheered as divers ...
Sonia, Tata, Nooyi among world’s most influential
New York: Congress president Sonia Gandhi, industrialist Ratan Tata and PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi have made it to the Time magazine’s 2008 list of the world’s 100 most influential people that also included Tibetan spiritual leader ...
Witnesses in Haneef case unlikely to cooperate
Melbourne: Witnesses deposing in the judicial inquiry into the failed terrorism case against accused Indian doctor Mohammad Haneef may not cooperate amid fear of defamation proceedings against them as the inquiry lacks powers of a royal ...
Distance education students awaiting results for four months
Speeding bus leaves a trail of damage
CHENNAI: Two construction workers were injured and a few stationary vehicles parked along the platform near Arumbakkam on EVR Salai damaged on Thursday, when a speeding Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) bus rammed them. Panic ...
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