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U.S. delivers 123 blow to India
Fuel assurances not binding, says Bush

Trinamool Congress proposal unacceptable to government
However, it will consider returning some land from within the car project area

Azamgarh DIG, SP suspended
LUCKNOW: Five days after communal violence in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh claimed the life of one person, the Mayawati government on Thursday suspended Azamgarh Range DIG Abhimanyu Tripathi and SP V.K. Garg, on charges of dereliction of duty and ...

Chandrayaan-I passes endurance test
Bangalore: The lunar craft to be used in India’s first unmanned mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-I, successfully passed a test for its endurance in harsh space environment, crossing a major milestone in preparation for the odyssey ...

India believes fuel assurances are binding
Bush message makes it clear that the U.S. is not legally bound even after the 123 agreement is approved

300% pay hike for President
NEW DELHI: The President, the Vice-President and Governors will get a 300 per cent pay hike. A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Thursday approved the ...

Nod for extradition treaty with Iran
NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the signing and ratification of an extradition treaty with Iran. The treaty would provide a legal framework for seeking extradition of terrorists, economic offenders and other criminals ...

Mayookha bags a golden double
Joseph Abraham and Sinimole Paulose declared the best

It’s very special, says Dhoni
He also finds a place in ODI squad

Walcott on song as England stuns Croatia
South American giants Brazil and Argentina held by lower-ranked rivals

Murali Kartik finds himself out of favour yet again
NEW DELHI: At Lord’s, the home of Middlesex, county members and supporters call him the ‘Special One’. He has been rated the best overseas player Middlesex has had since Desmond Haynes. That was 19 years ago. ...

One drowns as coracle capsizes
NAMAKKAL: One man drowned and another went missing when a coracle capsized in Cauvery near Chozha Siramani village in Paramathi Velur block in Namakkal district on Thursday morning. The coracle was transporting people from Chozha ...

Researchers discover elusive frog
SYDNEY: A tiny, light brown frog species that was thought by many experts to be extinct has been rediscovered alive and well in a remote area of Australia’s tropical north, researchers said on Thursday. The 40 mm-long Armoured ...

“Power shortage temporary”
CHENNAI: Chief Secretary K.S. Sripathy assured industry that the power shortage faced by the State was temporary. The Government was doing everything possible to ensure that it was not affected, he said. He was speaking at the ...

Announcement service in MTC buses soon
CHENNAI: A pleasant voice will soon greet passengers boarding Metropolitan Transport Corporation buses across the city. The MTC has introduced the announcement service on a trial basis in deluxe services on 21G route and it would be ...

The ‘rewired’ woman at work
London: A “rewired” woman fitted with a “bionic arm” that is controlled by thought has experienced sensation in her missing hand, in a development that offers hope for improvements in prosthetics. Claudia ...

Islamic vase sensation on auction
LONDON: A rare Islamic crystal jug mistaken earlier this year for a cheap French claret pitcher is expected to sell for millions of pounds at auction. The 1,000-year-old rock crystal ewer — one of only seven of its kind known to ...

‘Kanchivaram’ clicks early in Toronto
Toronto: Filmmaker Priyadarshan has won praise at the 33rd Toronto International Film Festival for his Tamil film Kanchivaram , which depicts the lives and times of the silk-weavers of Kancheepuram in pre-Independent India. ...

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