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UN Secretary-General on India-Pakistan, Sri Lanka, climate change
Investigating and addressing terrorism should be done voluntarily: Ban Ki-moon
`If India and Pakistan cooperate fully, there can be much greater synergy.'
Flintoff, Pietersen top IPL auction
Chennai: English cricketers Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff became the costliest players in the Twenty20 Indian Premier League as they won record contracts at the pre-season auction in Panaji on Friday. While Pietersen was snared by ...
Vajpayee put on mechanical ventilator
NEW DELHI: The former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was put on a mechanical ventilator at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences here after his condition worsened on Friday morning. Mr. Vajpayee was admitted to the ...
Karnik named Satyam chairman
Serious Fraud Investigation Office to probe 325 firms and 25 individuals
Menon: Pakistan must come back with clear, unqualified response
“Pakistanis not fighting someone else’s war… they themselves are targeted”
Probe report likely next week, says Gilani
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hopes to make public next week its investigation into the material provided by India about the Mumbai terror attacks, Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani said on Friday. Speaking to journalists in Lahore, Mr. Gilani said ...
Ban briefed on Mumbai attacks: Pranab
NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said the United Nations should ensure that Pakistan fulfils its commitment to end terrorism emanating from its soil. He said U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was acquainted ...
NCW rejects member’s report on pub incident
Inadequate in addressing terms of reference, says Girija Vyas
Bar sought on bailed out firms hiring H-1B visa holders
Washington: An amendment seeking to bar U.S. companies, which receive federal bailout money, from hiring H-1B visa holders has been introduced in the Senate, a move likely to impact Indian IT professionals if it is approved. The ...
BJP flags points for election campaign
NAGPUR: The Bharatiya Janata Party here on Friday projected L.K. Advani’s “experience” against the “youth” of Rahul Gandhi, saying that his “experience” and “wisdom” would play a crucial ...
We can get back to power: Modi
NAGPUR: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi intervened in the discussion at the Bharatiya Janata Party’s National Executive Committee meeting here on Friday to say that in the recent Assembly elections the party proved the ...
“Unique identity number for all residents soon”
NEW DELHI: The Centre has embarked on an ambitious initiative to provide a unique identity number to all residents in the country. An authority in the Planning Commission has been notified for the purpose, Minister of State for ...
Manmohan has many more years of service: Sonia
NEW DELHI: With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s heart surgery leading to speculation on a vacuum at the top, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has sought to end the buzz, saying he has many more years of service to the party and the ...
MLA’s daughter kidnapped, freed
Vigilante group objects to her talking to a Muslim boy on a bus
Maliki emerges stronger after poll results
Premier’s candidates victorious in nine out of 14 provinces
A.Q. Khan can move freely in the country
ISLAMABAD: An early spring sun shone brightly on Abdul Qadeer Khan on Friday as he stood outside his house in the Pakistan’s capital’s posh E-7 sector, savouring his first moments of freedom after five years of an effective house ...
Labour-intensive sectors to get fillip, says Pranab
A ‘watershed moment in the history of modern world’
India is No. 2 now
Dubai: India on Friday displaced Australia as the No. 2 team in ICC’s One-Day International rankings after New Zealand defeated the World champion by six wickets in the second ODI in Melbourne. India, which made steady upward ...
Sri Lanka searching for answers
Colombo: Is Sri Lanka’s traditional strategy at home — choking the flows of runs in the middle-overs with spin and creating pressure — out of place in the age of Power Plays and big hits? The advent of Twenty20 cricket ...
Rahman has no regrets about ‘Slumdog…’
NEW YORK: Oscar nominee A.R. Rahman has a polite suggestion for those in Bollywood who complain that Slumdog Millionaire casts India in a negative light with its depiction of poverty in Mumbai’s slums: don’t just ...
Red boosts attention, blue creativity
If you are defusing a bomb, use a red room; if you are seeking to reinvent the wheel, go for a blue-coloured room
Octuplets mother’s agony and ecstasy
33-year-old single mother wanted huge family
Slums better equipped for challenges: Charles
Warns against attempts to impose a “single monoculture of globalisation”
In full bloom
Rs.1,750-cr. package for primary agricultural cooperative societies
Central government will bear 75 per cent of total assistance amount
Metrowater projects delayed for want of takers
CHENNAI: Several projects of Chennai Metrowater across the city and its suburbs remain a non-starter as despite repeated tender calls there has been little response from contractors. With no takers for the projects, which together are ...
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