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India, U.S. hold talks on reprocessing of spent fuel
Kargil martyrs remembered
He is my hero as well as that of the nation, says brother of soldier
Kochi-Colombo ferry link to resume soon
COLOMBO: India and Sri Lanka would be resuming ferry connectivity between Kochi and Colombo ‘shortly,’ it was announced here at the conclusion of the Second Meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) ...
Congress warns of jail bharo in U.P.
“Days of caste-based parties are over; people fed up with such politics”
Not the time to relax, Sonia tells cadre
“Amid the euphoria of election victory, we should realise that now our responsibility has enhanced”
HAL Cheetal for Air Force
New lightweight engine enables increased range, endurance
Fight is not over, says Maoist leader
KOLKATA: Maoist leader Bikash on Saturday denied that the movement in Lalgarh suffered a setback due to the joint operation, warning that guerrilla warfare had its own tactics and that the security forces would suffer heavily in the future. ...
Pranab assures assistance to Goa
PANAJI: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Saturday that the aim was to have a least complicated, simple, responsive and efficient tax collection mechanism through the proposed Tax Code. Mr. Mukherjee was speaking after the ...
Celebration at Sariska
National War Memorial comes into focus again
NEW DELHI: As the nation pays respects to the memory of the Unknown Soldier at India Gate on Sunday, to mark the 10th anniversary of the victory of the Indian defence forces in the Kargil War, the issue of a dedicated National War Memorial ...
Ministry to appoint counsel in Reliance gas dispute
NEW DELHI: In an unprecedented move pertaining to the gas dispute between the Ambani siblings that has reached the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has issued an “official directive” to the Ministry of Law ...
OUP not much hit by meltdown: Neil Tomkins
MD of its International Division puts it to being in the education segment
Work for a strong nation: President
NEW DELHI: President Pratibha Patil on Thursday called upon the people to rededicate themselves to constitutional ideals and work for building a strong and prosperous nation. The Constitution was the touchstone of our governance, she said. ...
CAG cautions Tamil Nadu on fiscal liabilities
They may lead to an unsustainable situation in the long run, warns report
Non-Gujaratis upset at Surat Commissioner’s remarks
“You are free to go back if you don’t like it here”
Expose failures of Mayawati regime, UPA: Arun Jaitley
Terms social engineering formula ‘a non-starter’
Comprehensive e-waste policy on the anvil
CHENNAI: The e-waste policy to be released by the government during the current financial year will tackle the issue at the producer, consumer and disposal levels, said IT Minister Poongothai Aladi Aruna here on Thursday. There would be ...
Amway wants legislation on direct selling
Too many dubious pyramid schemes operate in India: CEO
Never mind, says M.F. Husain
NEW DELHI: Eminent artist M.F. Husain has played down the exclusion of his works from the upcoming India Art Summit for the second consecutive year, saying it is all part of a 15-year-long struggle. “My struggle has been going on ...
Relief operation launched in Porbandar
GANDHINAGAR: Massive rescue and relief operations were launched in Porbandar and Junagadh districts following incessant heavy rainfall in most parts of the Saurashtra region in Gujarat on Saturday. A spokesman of the State government ...
Four arrested in Jind ‘honour killing’ case
CHANDIGARH: The Haryana police have arrested four persons in connection with the brutal murder of Ved Pal Mor of Matour village in Jind district this past Wednesday night, according to Jind Superintendent of Police B. Satish Balan. The ...
Subsidies account for 10 per cent of revenue expenditure
CHENNAI: The overall subsidy bill of the State government during 2007-2008 constituted 10 per cent of revenue expenditure. Its share remained around 11 per cent during 2005-2006 and 2006-2007. In 2007-2008, the amount of subsidy ...
Slender-billed vulture bred in captivity
KOLKATA: The Vulture Conservation Breeding Centre in North Bengal has successfully bred the critically endangered slender-billed vulture. This is the first breeding of the species in captivity the world over, claims the centre. ...
Government clarifies on arrears
CHENNAI: The government has clarified that the entire arrears consequent on pay revision and the difference in retirement benefits such as leave salary and gratuity will be paid in lump sum to spouses or legal heirs of those employees who died ...
Tight security in Karauli
Jaipur: Tight security is in place in Rajasthan’s Karauli district ahead of a Mahapanchayat called by Gujjar leader Col. Kirori Singh Bainsla to revive the violent agitation for ST quota. “Police, Rapid Action Force and ...
NHRC report on Batla House encounter flayed
NEW DELHI: The National Human Rights Commission’s report on the Batla House encounter in Delhi in which two alleged militants and a police officer were killed in September last year has come in for criticism from human rights groups on ...
A school for monkeys
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government has sought clearance from the Central Zoo Authority to set up an ultra-modern facility to tame, rehabilitate and teach manners to rogue monkeys. The first-of-its-kind monkey school will provide inmates ...
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