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Sensex dips again
MUMBAI: With the general nervousness far from disappearing across the global investor community, Indian equity markets too came under bear assault once again on Thursday. The Bombay Stock Exchange key index shed about 400 points to close ...
Obama chooses his chief of staff
WASHINGTON: Illinois Congressman Rahm Emanuel, a key member of the Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives, has accepted President-elect Barack Obama’s call to serve him as chief of staff, party officials said on Thursday. ...
Additional police forces for Kandhamal
BHUBANESWAR: The Orissa police on Thursday sent additional forces to Brahmanigaon, in the strife-torn Kandhamal district, following the murder of an RSS worker on Wednesday. Prohibitory orders under section 144 of the CRPC were enforced ...
CPI(M) for probe into spectrum allocation
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday alleged a “big scam” in spectrum allocation to mobile operators and questioned the United Progressive Alliance government’s decision to turn a blind eye to the ...
Warn Sri Lanka, says Vaiko
CHENNAI: MDMK general secretary Vaiko and presidium chairman M. Kannappan, who were arrested on charges of sedition, were released on Thursday as the prosecution did not press for extension of their remand in judicial custody. K. Ravi, ...
Assam blasts case: 7 more detained
Guwahati: The City police on Thursday picked up seven persons from lower Assam’s Nalbari district in connection with the October 30 serial blasts. Additional Superintendent of Police Dabojit Deuri told The Hindu that ...
Blasts accused used fake documents to get SIM cards
Mumbai: Anique Shafique, an alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) member, in police custody for his alleged involvement in the Ahmedabad blasts, prepared bogus documents to procure SIM cards for the other members of the outfit, Rakesh Maria, Joint ...
ABVP activists vandalise Delhi varsity building
Protester spits on S.A.R. Geelani; group hurls abuses and disrupts a seminar attended by him
Undeclared curfew in Srinagar
SRINAGAR: There was an undeclared curfew in Srinagar and other major parts of Kashmir on Thursday to prevent separatists from marching to the Jamia Masjid to commemorate the killing of Muslims in the Jammu region on this day in 1947. A ...
Fortuitous century No. 40 for Tendulkar
Despite late wickets India finishes day one marginally ahead of Australia
A satisfying century: Tendulkar
Nagpur: Sachin Tendulkar was delighted with his 40th Test century, not just for the satisfaction it afforded him (despite the dropped chances), but also its contextual significance. “Obviously if you score a century in an important ...
A family expected to balance state dinners with sleepovers
When Verna Williams called to congratulate Michelle Obama on Wednesday morning, she offered to stop calling her old law school buddy “Meesh” and start calling her something more dignified. Ms. Obama dissolved into giggles, ...
del Piero strikes twice as Juve wins
Manchester United, Arsenal and Bayern Munich held
Chandrayaan-1 a space-age enterprise: Kapil Sibal
“The moon mission is a demonstration of our scientific prowess and of our being a member of an exclusive club”
DMK, PMK show signs of moving closer
Baalu holds meeting with Ramadoss “to clear misunderstanding”
Mayawati springs a surprise, Akhilesh Das RS candidate
LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati sprang a surprise on Thursday when she named the party’s Lok Sabha poll candidate from Lucknow, Akhilesh Das, and sitting Lok Sabha MP from Unnao, ...
Nod for government-industry tie-up
NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet’s Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday approved the launching of a new scheme for government-industry partnership for promoting research and development in futuristic areas of biotechnology, apart from ...
Democrats to pursue aggressive agenda
Priority on economy, energy and ending the Iraq war
Sensex sheds 385 points
Sharp losses in Reliance, Infosys and ICICI Bank counters
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