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AEC chairman questioned on Bill's provisions
U.S. won't reopen Bhopal gas leak probe, says Robert Blake
Washington: The U.S. government virtually ruled out any further review of the investigation into the Bhopal industrial disaster of 1984, and in particular refused to discuss the extradition of American citizen Warren Anderson, CEO of the ...
“Anderson can still be tried”
New Delhi: Law Minister Veerappa Moily said on Tuesday that the case against the former Union Carbide chief, Warren Anderson, was not over, and he could still be brought here and tried. Mr. Moily told PTI: “No. Legally and ...
India to seek Rajapaksa's word on devolution
NEW DELHI: India will look for a reassurance from Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa on “genuine” devolution of power to the provinces as a step towards solving the ethnic problem. Mr. Rajapaksa, who arrived here on ...
Case against Warren Anderson is not over, says Moily
Promises stand-alone law to deal with man-made disasters
Pranab to head group on caste census
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will head the promised Group of Ministers (GoM) that will examine the modalities of enumeration of caste in Census 2011, senior government sources told TheHindu. The GoM was constituted ...
One more held for train derailment
KOLKATA: A key suspect in the Jnaneswari Express derailment case was arrested by the State's Criminal Investigation Department late on Monday in Paschim Medinipur district. Samir Mahato was arrested at his house at Kusumghati in ...
Manmohan announces over Rs.1,000-crore sops for J&K
“Things have improved considerably, but much more remains to be done”
“Positive announcements” expected from U.S. on export controls
Washington: After many months of pressing its case with the Obama administration, the Government of India can finally hope to get some good news regarding export control restrictions imposed by the United States on sensitive, dual-use items of ...
Cyclone Phet floods Rajasthan
NEW DELHI: Most parts of north India on Tuesday received moderate to heavy rainfall, causing the mercury to dip sharply as flash floods triggered by Cyclone Phet inundated low-level areas of Rajasthan. Nearly 300 people in Lathi village ...
FIFA WORLD CUP - 2010
Secret of taking penalties revealed
They have been a reliably heartbreaking ritual of just about any international competition but national teams at this year's World Cup competition in South Africa could spare their fans any penalty shoot-out misery by heeding one simple piece ...
PMK to continue talks with DMK
Vietnam trains Indian fishermen
CHENNAI: In normal circumstances, E. Altrin, a fisherman from Rameswaram, would have sold the juvenile lobsters, each weighing 50 gm, in the market after the catch. That is no longer the case. Nowadays, whenever he gets the juveniles he shifts ...
Building's heritage value to be assessed
CHENNAI: The Heritage Conservation Committee of the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority on Tuesday constituted a six-member sub-committee to measure the heritage value of the Bharath Insurance building on Anna Salai. The ...
Ansari: strengthen global legal regime against terrorism
PRAGUE: Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday took up the issue of international terrorism with the Czech Republic leadership here on the last leg of his four-day visit to this country, during which New Delhi signed three agreements with ...
HD technology to lift Assamese film industry
GUWAHATI: To help the Assamese film industry cut down production cost and undertake quality projects by adopting the high definition technology, Canvascope, a platform for creative work, has created a state-of-the-art infrastructure base in ...
International math prize named after Leelavati
NEW DELHI: The executive organising committee of the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) has decided to name a one-time international prize of Rs.10 lakh for popularising mathematics after Leelavati, the immortal mathematical ...
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