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From the Print Edition
Advani, others absolved of conspiracy charge
Allahabad High Court upholds order in Babri case

Maoists blast track, torch diesel tankers of goods train
Fire brigades take more than five hours to extinguish the inferno

Verdict in Rathore case deferred to May 25
CHANDIGARH: A sessions court here on Thursday deferred to May 25 its verdict on a plea for enhancing the sentence to the former Haryana police chief, S.P.S. Rathore, in the 1990 molestation case. Judgment lengthy Additional ...

The tortuous course of the conspiracy case


World Tamil meet theme song at The Hindu website
CHENNAI: The theme song of the World Classical Tamil Conference, written by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and set to music by maestro A. R. Rahman, is available for download on the website of The Hindu, ...

Blast was avoidable, says CRPF
Personnel took the same route twice and also neglected intelligence reports

‘Laila' weakens slightly before hitting Andhra Pradesh
Rains, gale claim 13 lives, uproot trees, hit power supply; second cyclone ‘Bandhu' spotted in the Bay of Bengal

Storm likely to re-enter Bay of Bengal
NEW DELHI: Cyclonic storm ‘Laila' crossed the Andhra Pradesh coast on Thursday evening at Bapatla, wreaking havoc over large tracts of the coastal area. However, the damage was lesser than feared. The India Meteorological ...

How did ‘Laila' become less ferocious?
NEW DELHI: Even as late as Wednesday evening, cyclonic storm ‘Laila' was forecast to hit the Andhra Pradesh coast in a ferocious manner. But it lost steam significantly overnight, resulting in a substantially lower loss of life and ...

Pioneering geneticist creates synthetic life
Craig Venter & team pave way for designer organisms

CBI to seek extradition of Ravi Shankaran
NEW DELHI: Nearly four years after he was declared a proclaimed offender by a Delhi Court, Ravi Shankaran, one of the main accused in the Naval War Room leak case, has been arrested in London. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ...

Tendrils of spill enter Gulf loop current
Washington: A long “tendril” of the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon offshore rig that exploded last month has entered the Gulf loop current and this could carry the oil to the Florida Keys and even up the Atlantic Coast, said ...

After Facebook, Pakistan bans YouTube
ISLAMABAD: On a day when Pakistan extended the ban on social networking website Facebook to the online video-sharing platform YouTube for carrying caricatures of the Prophet, the Foreign Office urged the international community to address the ...

Kanishka memorial vandalised
TORONTO: A monument built for the victims of the 1985 bombing of Air India's Kanishka flight has been vandalised ahead of the incident's 25th anniversary. The Indian-Canadian community is outraged that a stainless steel gnomon or shadow ...

Cost of power, CNG, and fertilizers to go up
Higher gas prices will have cascading effect on user industries

Capello's squad primed to deliver
Despite fitness issues, England should not be overly troubled in Group C

CRICKET
McLaren is South Africa's hero
West Indies batsmen fail to overhaul a total of 136

Anti-imperialist writer wins the ‘lost' Booker


Fighting bull cloned in Spain for the first time
A second one is expected to be born in the coming days

Expired drugs in government hospitals seized
CHENNAI: The CBI has seized time-barred medicines from Central government hospitals in Chennai, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram. During a surprise check between May 15 and 18 in seven hospitals/dispensaries, it found expired drugs being ...

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