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T.N. MPs to quit if Centre fails to ensure ceasefire
All-party meet sets two-week deadline for action on Sri Lanka

One-day election in Delhi, Rajasthan, M.P. and Mizoram
Two-phase poll in Chhattisgarh; no decision yet on J&K

“All-party meeting called to speak with one voice”
It will help channelise views of all parties: Karunanidhi

Don’t permit defacing of government premises: Election Commission
Guidelines issued to Home Secretary, Chief Secretaries and Chief Electoral Officers

Ramar Sethu is not an integral part of Hindu religion: Centre
Hence, it does not require protection under Articles 25 and 26

Everything under control: RBI
Investors want more monetary relaxation measures

It is our Karmabhumi: Sonia
“Rail coach factory is not the only project stalled by the State government”

RBI steps in to ease MFs redemption pressure
Conducts special 14-day repo to infuse Rs. 20,000 crore

Delay in J&K poll will send wrong signal: Jaitley
NEW DELHI: Disappointed with the Election Commission not announcing an election time table for Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party said here on Tuesday that postponing and delaying the polls in the sensitive State would send the ...

India can take heart from the draw
Teams likely to change strategies in Mohali

‘Recent rain may affect bouncy nature of pitch’
Mohali: Heavy monsoon rains that lasted until two weeks back may affect the bouncy nature of the Mohali track but seamers sticking to good line and length can expect to trouble the batsmen, says curator Daljit Singh. “We got heavy ...

First game ends in a draw
BONN: After half a year preparations, filled with anxious moments, champion Viswanathan Anand and challenger Vladimir Kramnik began their much-awaited 12-game battle for the World chess title with a 32-move draw at the Art and Exhibition ...

‘We won’t give up without a fight’

Seven, including four children, injured in Kanpur explosion
Kanpur: Seven people, including four children, were injured when a crude bomb exploded near a shop in Colonelganj area here on Tuesday evening. The country-made bomb, wrapped in a polythene bag and placed on a bicycle, went off at ...

23 die as bus hits truck
Guwahati: Twenty three passengers, including five women and six children, were killed and 44 injured when a bus hit a stationary truck in lower Assam’s Dhubri district in the early hours of Tuesday. Dhrubi district Superintendent ...

Freezer boxes, hearse vans now free
Chennai: The Chennai Corporation on Monday launched the free facility of freezer boxes and hearse vans. Mayor M. Subramanian said hiring of private hearse vans cost about Rs. 2,000 and poor families struggled to pay the ...

A tight Booker Prize race
Two Indians in the short-list of authors; two of the six are debutants

IBSA meet on women’s issues
NEW DELHI: India, Brazil, and South Africa will shortly sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will focus on women’s issues, including domestic violence, micro-finance, and economic empowerment. The draft MoU finalised on ...

Bid to attack The Hindu office in Coimbatore
Coimbatore: Activists of the Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam (PDK), along with a few advocates and law college students, raised slogans and burnt copies of The Hindu on Tuesday criticising an article on the Sri Lankan Tamils ...

U.S. Consulate in Chennai stands first in issuing visa for temporary workers
It is ranked third worldwide in processing of visa applications, says envoy

Dreams of a green and clean podcar future
Personal rapid transit option for urban transportation without use of fossil fuels gets seeming fillip

Chandrayaan-1 shifted to VAB
CHENNAI: Hectic activity was under way at ISRO’s launch centre in Sriharikota, 100 km north of here on Tuesday, with the integration of the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft with the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C11) proceeding smoothly. ...

Early gains not held on BSE
MUMBAI: The Bombay Stock Exchange sensitive index (Sensex) rose by over 500 points in early trade on Tuesday in tune with the surge in Asian and European bourses but pared most of the gains with investors preferring to sell at existing higher ...

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