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BCCI to decide on Lalit Modi on April 26: Sharad Pawar
“Governing council will not interfere with basic rights of members”

Maoists attack 5 CRPF camps in Dantewada
Raipur: Maoists on Tuesday night carried out near-simultaneous attacks on five CRPF camps in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, triggering gunbattles. There was no immediate report of casualties. About 300 to 400 Naxalites fired from a ...

RBI steps in to rein in inflation
Hikes key lending and borrowing rates

Mukul Sangma sworn in as Chief Minister
GUWAHATI: Mukul Sangma was sworn in Chief Minister of Meghalaya on Tuesday, his 45 {+t} {+h} birthday. Governor Ranjit Sekhar Mooshahary administered the oath of office and secrecy to him at the Raj Bhavan in Shillong. Dr. Sangma ...

Terror alert at Mumbai airport
Mumbai: Security has been tightened at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport here following an alert issued by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) about a possible terror attack. The alert came after BCAS received a ...

I don't want to be an embarrassment: Tharoor
‘I have done nothing improper or unethical, let alone illegal'

BSNL strike ends within hours
NEW DELHI: Over three-lakh Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. employees called off their nationwide strike within hours of starting their agitation on Tuesday. The decision was taken following an assurance from Union Communications and ...

CPI(M) seeks probe into IPL
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday demanded a probe into the affairs of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and sought to know why the commercial venture was not taxed over the last two years. With party MPs having ...

Reliance has 98.3% equity in Mumbai Indians
New Delhi: In the midst of the raging controversy over IPL financing, Mumbai Indians, one of the eight franchises, has filed its equity holding pattern with the League. According to the filing made public on Tuesday, 98.3 per cent of the ...

Give Modi a hearing, says Farooq
New Delhi: Seeking to defend Lalit Modi in the Indian Premier League row, Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said the Commissioner of the 20-20 cricket tournament should be given a chance to reply to the charges made against ...

“Radioactive material may have come from abroad”

Mumbai Indians primed to deliver
Royal Challengers Bangalore is a worthy opponent in the first semifinal

CSK tries to iron out flaws
Chennai: A day before its departure for the semifinal encounter, the Chennai Super Kings' campaign at home in Chepauk wound down amidst the thunder and drill of heavy machinery, hammers and oxyacetylene torches. As the optional practice ...

Man wanted for ex-RJD Minister murder surrenders
GOPALGANJ: Satish Pandey, wanted in many criminal cases and the 1998 killing of the former Rashtriya Janata Dal Minister, Brij Bihari Prasad, surrendered in Gopalganj district of Bihar on Tuesday. Pandey went to the office of District ...

Vijay replaces Sehwag in T20 squad
Chennai: Opener Murali Vijay will replace the explosive Virender Sehwag in the squad for the forthcoming ICC World Twenty20, beginning April 30, in the West Indies. Vijay's selection came after Sehwag, who had been named the vice-captain ...

Free mortuary van service to benefit poor

Shops begin displaying Tamil on nameboards
Mayor hopes that all traders will meet the May 31 deadline

IIFA goes to Sri Lanka
South Africa, UAE, Australia, South Korea were the other contenders

Mobile phone seized from Nalini in Vellore prison
CHENNAI: A mobile phone was seized from Nalini Sriharan — the life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case lodged in the Special Prison for Women at Vellore, Tamil Nadu — early on Tuesday. While referring the SIM card ...

President Rajapaksa greets Bachchan
COLOMBO: Mr. Rajapaksa met Bachchan at the Janadhipathi Mandiraya (President's House) here on Tuesday evening. The actor was the guest of the President and Madame Shiranthi Rajapaksa. At the meeting, which lasted 45 minutes, the ...

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