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Jethmalani, Paswan, Anand Sharma get Rajya Sabha berth
Venkaiah Naidu, Oscar Fernandes, Mallya win from Karnataka; some Bihar MLAs defy party

Ottawa could have averted Kanishka tragedy: probe panel
WASHINGTON: After waiting 25 years for a closure, families of the victims of the worst terrorist attack in Canadian history, the bombing of Air India 182, were on Thursday told by a Commission of Inquiry that the Canadian government was ...

Compensation for all Kanishka victims: Canada
We will respond positively to probe panel recommendations, says Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Australian teenager held for Nitin Garg murder
MELBOURNE: A 15-year-old Australian boy was arrested on Thursday for the January 2 murder here of Indian student Nitin Garg. The police, however, said there was no racial motive behind the killing, which sent shock waves in India, threatening ...

GoM on Bhopal to meet today
Focus is on reaching out to those who have not got adequate compensation: Ambika Soni

GoM should take up Empowered Commission issue, say survivors
BHOPAL: Survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy have written to Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily requesting him to place some of their demands requiring urgent attention before the reconstituted Group of Ministers (GoM). Among these are ...

Rasgotra: Centre assured Anderson a safe passage
New Delhi: The Home Ministry under P.V. Narasimha Rao assured Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson a “safe passage” before he came to India in the aftermath of the deadly 1984 Bhopal gas leakage, the then Foreign Secretary, M.K. ...

Allowing Anderson to escape was unpardonable: BJP
NEW DELHI: With more and more evidence emerging of the Congress government at the Centre in 1984 having promised “safe passage” to the then Union Carbide chief, Warren Anderson, who visited India immediately after the Bhopal gas ...

ULFA divided over talks, may split: Gogoi
NEW DELHI: Asserting that the mood of the people in Assam was for peace and stability, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Thursday that a majority of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leaders were for holding peace talks with the ...

Villagers on the run as police hunt for Maoists
Operations in Lalgarh report mixed success

Maoists have sent feelers on surrender: West Bengal DGP


Pakistan holds inter-ministerial consultation ahead of bilateral talks
ISLAMABAD: In a bid to ensure that the “resumed engagement” with India has the support of all stakeholders within the country, the Foreign Office had an inter-ministerial consultation this week to formulate Pakistan's position for ...

Nod for amending Central Educational Institutions Act
To exempt some institutions from implementing OBC quota

Israel eases land blockade on Gaza
Measure falls short of international expectations

BP chief “deeply sorry” about oil spill


Farm sector crucial for overall growth: Montek
The 4-per cent growth is a good target for the XII Plan

FIFA WORLD CUP - 2010
Higuain hat-trick sinks S. Korea
After a 4-1 win, Maradona's men on course for the next stage

A historic first for Greece
Beats 10-man Nigeria to keep its hopes alive

Treatment for pollution from fire-fighting foam
Melbourne: An Australian team led by a scientist of Indian origin claims to have developed a groundbreaking solution for treating water and soil pollution from the toxic remnants of fire-fighting foam. Breakthrough This ...

Raavan has a star-studded premiere in London
London: Mani Ratnam's much-awaited Raavan had a star-studded world premiere here on Wednesday night. It was attended by Bollywood bigwigs like Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan. Hundreds of film buffs gathered at the premiere venue, ...

18 of marriage party killed in accident
38 injured in collision in Dharmapuri district; mini-lorry driver arrested

5-kg commercial LPG cylinders soon
CHENNAI: Indian Oil Corporation will soon start marketing 5-kg commercial LPG cylinders in Chennai and its suburbs. The cost of the light weight and affordable cylinders will be determined by the market. The smaller version, like the ...

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