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Chief Ministers’ meeting on January 6 to discuss terror issues
Government reacted too late to terror, says Advani
NEW DELHI: Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha L.K. Advani on Wednesday accused the government of reacting too late to terror. He, however, expressed satisfaction that the Congress had fundamentally changed its stand on terror by ...
OPEC to slash oil output
By 2 million barrels a day in one go
Satyam calls off deal
HYDERABAD: Humbled by the vitriolic response from investors and analyst community, Satyam Computer Services made a volte-face on Wednesday and announced that it was calling off the deal to acquire 100 per cent of Maytas Properties and 51 per ...
In Yaripora, father votes in memory of lost son
YARIPORA: Six years ago, Abdul Ahad Pandit threw a burkha over his clothes, and darted down the narrow lane leading to the polling station. His wife, Saeeda Pandit, followed. “We sat up awake for the next three nights,” Mr. ...
Aim is to strike a balance between rights and tough laws: Chidambaram
NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said the government had tried to maintain a “fair balance” between respect for fundamental human rights and the demand for tougher laws to deal with terror in the National ...
Boycott call doesn’t deter voters
60% vote in Kulgam, Anantnag districts
Coastline security to be strengthened
KOLKATA: Security along West Bengal’s coastline is to be strengthened and vigil along its border with Bangladesh intensified considering intelligence inputs that speak of the possibility of militants sneaking into the State from across ...
Maharashtra Minister defends role of police
NAGPUR: After the Opposition launched a blistering attack on the police top brass in Mumbai and the State on Tuesday in the Assembly, Maharashtra Home Minister Jayant Patil on Wednesday defended the role of the police and lauded their courage ...
It is not a return to POTA regime, assures Kapil Sibal
NEW DELHI: Union Minister for Science & Technology Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2008, did not mean a return of the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) regime as was made out by Leader of ...
Conditions will be different from hot and dusty Chennai
Dhoni’s men have the momentum in their favour
We are confident we can level the series: Prior
Mohali: England’s batsman-keeper Matthew Prior dwelt on being a part of a historic Test at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium. On Sachin Tendulkar’s match-winning, unbeaten hundred, he said, “He is an awesome player and it ...
IPL auction to be held on February 6
Mumbai: The auction of new players for the Indian Premier League’s second edition will be held on February 6 without a ceiling on the number of “uncapped” cricketers a franchise can acquire, the cash-rich Twenty20 ...
Tania Sachdev seeks a hat-trick
Nine players have qualified from National ‘B’
14 names cleared for judges appointment
They include 11 from the Bar and 3 district judges
Najam Sethi awarded Golden Pen of Freedom
ISLAMABAD: Najam Sethi, editor-in-chief of Daily Times , Friday Times and Urdu daily Aaj Kal , has been awarded the 2009 Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual prize of the World Association ...
Stamp on Manekshaw released
Pratibha Patil releases First Day Cover on Vijay Diwas
Security norms laid down for music festivals
CHENNAI: In tune with the prevailing security scenario, the Chennai Police have laid down security guidelines to be implemented at venues of music festivals. Organisers and auditorium staff have been told to upgrade security by installing ...
Satyam against acquisitions, diversification for now: CFO
Sensex snaps 3-day gaining streak
MUMBAI: Heavy selling in the last two hours of trading pulled down the Bombay Stock Exchange sensitive index on Wednesday by over 260 points amid controversy over the $1.6 billion acquisition decision by Satyam Computer stocks which lost over ...
Emergency fix for flaw
Course on “ethical hacking”
London: A new course is offering members of the public the chance to learn how to become a professional computer hacker - without ever leaving the house. The lessons in so-called “ethical hacking,” which is used by ...
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