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“Prime Minister being dragged into corporate war”
Asian, European markets tumble
Washington’s rescue plan for two mortgage giants fails to check fall
Sensex sheds 654 points
MUMBAI: The Indian stock market nosedived on Tuesday — with its benchmark Sensex losing over 654 points —to a 15-month low, as the forecast of increasing risk to rupee-denominated investments added to the woes of investors already ...
Akali Dal to vote against UPA
CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal will vote against the UPA government when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeks a vote of confidence in Parliament on July 22. The party cannot go along with any ruling dispensation in which the Congress is a ...
Manmohan will move a one-line confidence motion on July 21
To be moved under Rule 184, it will not make a specific reference to any issue
“Accord will help end nuclear apartheid”
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the proposed safeguards agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency “will enable India to cooperate in civil nuclear energy development with all the 45 member countries ...
We will get 280-plus, says Vayalar Ravi
NEW DELHI: Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here on Tuesday that he was confident the government would win the trust vote next week with 280 plus votes cast in its favour. “I will not disclose all my cards now. ...
IPL did not breach WADA confidentiality clause
NEW DELHI: In disclosing the name of Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Asif as the player who had tested positive during the recent edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the IPL or the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) did not ...
Experience at big events should favour Gay
Asafa Powell has cracked under pressure in the past
Team India arrives in Colombo
With Dhoni opting out, the visiting side has its task cut out
Arasu Cable TV operations launched
Government will provide one more chance for Local Cable Operators to register: Karunanidhi
India, Pakistan vie for place in final
All attention on short-corner specialists
India’s charge against ISI may figure in talks
No official response from Pakistan to India’s charge
Kirti Chakra recommended for 4 Kabul martyrs
NEW DELHI: The four Indians killed in the suicide attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul have been recommended for the Kirti Chakra, the nation’s second highest award for gallantry during peacetime. A committee comprising top ...
Port workers withdraw strike notice
NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday said the five labour federations of Major Port Trusts & Dock Labour Boards had withdrawn their notice proposing to go on strike on or after July 16. According to a Shipping Ministry release, the ...
African rhythms resound at music meet
“Emergence of fusion music created the necessity to understand world music”
Study says civilians lost 650,000 guns
UNITED NATIONS: One of every 1,000 civilian-owned guns in the world is lost or stolen and can wind up in the hands of militants in nations like Iraq and Afghanistan, a Swiss institute says in a survey released on Monday. Most of the ...
The paradox of brains vs. brawn
Chess merges with boxing in a new sport that is seeking a foothold in Europe
Human Rights Watch: “End Govt. support for Salwa Judum”
NEW DELHI: The Centre and the Chhattisgarh government should hold the security forces and state-backed vigilantes responsible for having attacked, displaced and killed people in armed operations against Maoist rebels since mid-2005, Human ...
Jewellery shop staff robbed of Rs.40 lakh
A restructuring of the food basket
Prices of key food items have been rising continuously, with rice going up by nearly 18 per cent, and pulses by more than 10 per cent, in the last 3 months. This trend, bucking the government’s attempts to damp down inflation, is forcing ...
Mystery insect in London
Experts baffled by find at Natural History Museum gardens
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