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2 more Gujjars killed in firing
Constable attacked by protesters seriously injured; death toll in violence 39
Marginal rise in pass percentage
Girls again outshine boys in SSLC examination
Unclaimed autos leave officials in a fix
CHENNAI: Hundreds of autorickshaws seized by Regional Transport Offices remain unclaimed inside a forlorn open shed on Pallavan Salai here. A middle-aged man, posted to guard the vehicles, sits listlessly. Besides the dust-coated vehicles, he ...
“Life imprisonment is the deterrent”
Judge also sentences Vikas and Vishal Yadav to 10-year RI for kidnapping Nitish Katara
Police: Talwar not cooperating
NOIDA: Rajesh Talwar, accused of killing his daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, was on Friday sent back to judicial custody at the end of a three-day police remand. Dr. Talwar was handed over to Dasna jail authorities in ...
Mumbai boy tops IIT-JEE 2008
NEW DELHI: Results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2008 for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology were declared on Friday. Shitikanth from the Bombay zone is the All-India topper in the prestigious examination. Of the ...
Central Sales Tax to be cut to 2 per cent
NEW DELHI: The government on Friday announced the reduction of the Central Sales Tax on inter-State sale of goods from 3 to 2 per cent with effect from June 1. A notification to this effect was issued by the Department of Revenue. The ...
Delhi Daredevils get a Royal thrashing
Shane Warne’s team canters into the IPL final with an emphatic victory
Stage set for a battle of the Kings
CRICKET / Dhoni’s men had won both their league matches against Yuvraj’s side
Powerful quake in Iceland
REYKJAVIK: A powerful earthquake shook Iceland on Thursday, rocking buildings in the capital, injuring more than a dozen people and forcing residents in outlying towns to evacuate. The 6.1 magnitude quake had its epicentre near the town of ...
J&K launches farm loan waiver scheme
SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday launched an agriculture debt waiver and debt relief scheme benefiting 1.6 lakh farmers. Farm loans worth Rs. 140 crore would be waived, said Agriculture Minister Abdul Aziz Zargar. ...
Protests in Europe against fuel costs
MADRID: Spanish fishermen gave away fish during a protest against rising fuel costs outside the Ministry of Agriculture in Madrid. Fishermen have launched a national strike, adding the weight of Europe’s largest fishing fleet to growing ...
IAF copters take part in Berlin air show
BERLIN: HAL Dhruv helicopters belonging to the IAF took part in the International Aerospace Exhibition at the Schoenefeld airport, near Berlin, on Friday. The biannual show, with India as guest of honour, the third biggest in Europe after ...
Sharon faces flak
Mounting criticism leads to action
Healthy Asian baby from rare, full-term ectopic pregnancy in Australia
SYDNEY: A woman of Asian origin has given birth to a healthy baby girl in northern Australia after a rare full-term ectopic pregnancy. Meera Thangarajah, 34, had no symptoms or complications during her pregnancy, so doctors performing a ...
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