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BPCL Kochi Refinery-Global Tender for DDC1B Compressor
Assures him of steps for Tamils’ safety
Ready to pay any price: Karunanidhi
CHENNAI: “We are ready to pay any price to stop the annihilation of the Tamil race in Sri Lanka, whose future has become a question mark,” said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi here on Saturday. In a statement, the ...
U.P. Cabinet decides to hand back acquired land to Railways
LUCKNOW: The dispute over land for the proposed rail coach factory in Lalganj between the Uttar Pradesh government and the Centre was resolved on Saturday, with the former deciding to return to the Railways the 189.25 hectares it had acquired. ...
Moon mission launch rehearsal today
52-hour countdown begins around 4 a.m. tomorrow
Probe into Kandhamal violence begins
BHUBANESWAR: The one-man judicial commission set up to probe into widespread communal violence in Kandhamal district and other places in Orissa started its work on Saturday. Justice Sarat Chandra Mohapatra, who is heading the ...
Sri Lanka ‘mindful of Indian concerns,’ invites Pranab
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a telephonic conversation on Saturday that security forces were engaged in an “operation to disarm the LTTE and restore democracy, peace and ...
Kingfisher cuts salaries of trainee co-pilots
NEW DELHI: With a view to tide over the fiscal turbulence in the civil aviation sector, Kingfisher Airlines on Saturday announced that it would cut salaries of 50 trainee co-pilots. The private carrier, promoted by Vijay Mallya of UB ...
Amartya Sen puts his faith in Obama
“He can start playing a major role and recreate confidence”
Japan to focus on defence and economic ties with India
There’ll be no nuclear rush to India, says spokesman Kodama
Indian impact on Le Clézio
In this French Nobel laureate’s view, man and universe are caught in a conflicting situation that every serious writer attempts to solve in his own fashion. The elements of nature threaten to destroy human happiness, but man can mollify nature by attempting a fusion with it, by getting into a state ‘extase matérielle.’
U.S. company unveils ‘most powerful’ graphics chip, made in India
Apple is the first to harness the chip set for its new range of MacBooks
Microsoft unleashes mouse family
BANGALORE: It is a sign of the times that when you search Wikipedia, the encyclopaedia of the Web, for the term ‘mouse,’ the first definition that pops up says it is “a pointing device that functions by detecting ...
Sadr rejects U.S.-Iraq security pact
Thousands protest against deal that clips Iraq’s powers
China’s aid to build Pakistan’s nuclear plants
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s hopes for a civilian nuclear pact with China on the lines of the Indo-U.S. agreement are still far from being realised, but Beijing will help Islamabad build two more nuclear reactors, said Foreign Minister Shah ...
Food delivered to war-displaced civilians in Sri Lanka
Ganguly consolidates, Dhoni provides the fireworks
Zaheer and Ishant trap their ‘bunnies’ cheaply; debutant Mishra’s strikes give India the edge
Get ready for polls: Vijayakant
CHENNAI: Attacking both the ruling DMK and the main Opposition AIADMK, Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam leader Vijayakant on Saturday called upon his party workers to prepare themselves for the Lok Sabha elections, saying the party need not ...
Rally throws traffic out of gear in city
CHENNAI: Traffic in the city went haywire right from morning till late in the evening on Saturday as an avalanche of Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam followers proceeded to the Island Grounds for attending the party’s first youth wing ...
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