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Pranab takes up ceasefire violations with Quereshi
“Lot of steam let out of pressure cooker after meeting”

IAEA to back India, but with ‘mixed feelings’
Countries still have concerns about Indian weapons programme

Inflation inches closer to 12%
NEW DELHI: After decelerating to 11.89 per cent a week earlier, which now appears to be more an aberration rather than a trend, the rate of inflation inched up to 11.98 per cent for the week ended July 19 on account of higher prices of certain ...

Most IAEA members worried about precedent being set for Pakistan
Some Western members are unhappy at the lack of automaticity in the agreement

India plans big push to regional trade
NEW DELHI: India will give a major push to deepening trade ties among South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations at the coming summit in Colombo, according to highly-placed sources. With trade between the nations ...

We’ll review Sethu project if voted to power: Rajnath
CHENNAI: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday said it would review the Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project if it returned to power at the Centre. To persistent queries, national president Rajnath Singh told a press conference here that ...

Accord on treaty for help in criminal matters
COLOMBO: The SAARC Council of Ministers consisting of Foreign Ministers of eight member countries on Thursday agreed on a treaty for ‘mutual legal assistance in criminal matters’ incorporating for the first time issues related to ...

Quantum of RBI hikes takes markets by surprise

BJP to boycott CNN-IBN
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday decided to boycott CNN-IBN. It said no party functionary would appear on the television channel until it telecast the “unedited tapes” on the “cash-for-vote” scandal now ...

Last-minute lobbying for n-deal
SINGAPORE: In what turned out to be last-minute lobbying, India on Thursday “reinforced” its “request” for support from Thailand, member of the Board of International Atomic Energy Agency, for the New Delhi-specific safeguards ...

India, Afghanistan behind unrest, says Pakistan
Islamabad protests against Herat Consulate blast

What it was to be in the first batch at IIT-M
CHENNAI: Today, they are CEOs, professors, scientists and entrepreneurs, proud of being the first graduates of what is now a global brand name. On Thursday, IIT-M began its golden jubilee year. However, half a century ago, the 92 B.Tech ...

Threat mail to embassy traced to Gurgaon
NEW DELHI: The Delhi police on Thursday traced the man who allegedly sent an e-mail to the Japanese Embassy here threatening to trigger blasts. The police said the suspect was mentally unsound. The mail was traced to a house in Sector 56 ...

Virender Sehwag at his belligerent best
India flounders after a four-hour rain interruption

Package to woo retiring IIT faculty mooted
CHENNAI: Retired IIT professors and government scientists as well as bright students on the verge of finishing their Ph.D could soon become the target of IIT faculty recruitment, with the government suggesting a special package to woo ...

‘My job not over yet’
Galle: Virender Sehwag was aware that his work, despite making an unbeaten 128 (122b, 19x4, 2x6), wasn’t done, as the first day of the second Test drew to a close. “At this point there is no satisfaction,” said the ...

Coach runs over loader at airport
It was taking a turn when the accident occurred

Comaneci = Perfect 10
She revolutionised gymnastics

Clay poised to become world’s greatest
Decathlon likely to be an American affair in Beijing

A hopeless task for many Indians
It is an irony that two disciplines, wrestling and weightlifting, in which India has earned two of its four individual Olympic medals, are languishing in the ‘no-hopers’ zone. Forget a medal; if the athletes make the top-10 ...

Magsaysay for Amte couple serving tribal people
Philippine group announces the 2008 awardees, including Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan achievers

To prevent the elderly from falling

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