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Pakistan court must issue Letter Rogatory for evidence
Non-violence can be used to tackle terror, says King
CHENNAI: His father’s son, Martin Luther King III says his abiding philosophy is still what drove Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi – non-violence. He is convinced that non-violence can be used effectively to tackle global ...
Service tax, excise duty reduced
NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday announced a reduction of 2 percentage points in the rates of excise duty and service tax, bringing relief to industry and aam aadmi in an atmosphere of economic slowdown. The ...
Death of Malik’s kin sparks protests
Twenty people, including 5 reporters, injured; police booths burnt
Indefinite ceasefire, says Taliban
Pact has only reaffirmed militants’ control of Swat: experts
LTTE’s last stronghold likely to fall
COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan military said on Tuesday troops, amid intense fighting, further advanced into LTTE’s remaining stronghold, Puthukkudiyiruppu. It claimed that the Tigers had suffered heavy damages. It said the troops foiled ...
Government keen on restoring business confidence: Pranab
NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who holds charge of Finance, said on Tuesday, “the government is keen on restoring business confidence in the services sector. It is also our objective that the dispersal between ...
Buyers of some cars, white goods will benefit
NEW DELHI: The Finance Ministry made it clear that the reduction in excise duty with effect from midnight on Tuesday night, as announced by External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who holds charge of Finance, would be applicable only to ...
Karat says political re-alignment possible after general election
“Parties opposed to Congress, BJP will come together”
Pause in composite dialogue: India
“Dismantle terror infrastructure first”
Parliament hails Oscar winners
NEW DELHI: Parliament on Tuesday raised a toast to the Oscar-winning team of Slumdog Millionaire . Borrowing the title of music director A. R. Rahman’s award-winning song, members greeted each other with “Jai ...
Playing conditions hold the key: Dhoni
New Zealand targets Gambhir and Sehwag in the first T20 today
Rajasthan Royals to face Delhi Daredevils in IPL season 2 opener
New Delhi: Defending champion Rajasthan Royals will take on Delhi Daredevils in the opening encounter in the second season of the Indian Premier League on April 10. The opening match will be hosted in Jaipur, it was announced in a ...
Simon survives a Ghareeb scare
Leander Paes & Lukas Dlouhy crash out in first round
Younis Khan bats on and on…
Pakistan skipper’s unbeaten 306 steers home side to safety
Lawyers urged to return to work
Their representatives fail to turn up for a meeting with the government
Trial events from next August
NEW DELHI: Some trial events in the run-up to the 2010 Commonwealth Games would be held from August 1 to 12 next year, according to Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Randhir Singh. “The Organising Committee (OC), ...
Price Waterhouse objects to Satyam observations
Requests the board to inform the specific findings
Indian Idol fever is back again
Sourabhee, Torsha Sarkar and Kapil Thapa in March 1 finals
ADB flags aging issues across Asia
NEW DELHI: Asia is set to become the ‘oldest’ region in the world in the next few decades and countries will have to take tough policy decisions to cope with the huge economic impact of an aging population, the Asian Development ...
Lawyers seek judicial probe into “unprecedented attack”
Also seek immediate transfer of the Director-General of Police
Avian additions at Kolleru Lake
Detailed surveys could identify more species in the area
Where veterans rehearsed their words
Martin Luther King III, Kamal and Vairamuthu set to make today’s event a success
Global warming satellite has halting launch
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE: A satellite launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to track carbon dioxide emissions worldwide had technical problems shortly after its pre-dawn takeoff on Tuesday that put in jeopardy its ...
Gmail goes offline for a brief time
New Delhi: Popular e-mail service Gmail was inaccessible for millions of users across the world for a brief period on Tuesday but the glitch was later resolved. Google, to whose stable Gmail belongs, apologised for the glitch, the second from ...
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