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Foreign Ministers unable to find a meeting ground
Rupee joins elite club
NEW DELHI:Even though not fully convertible, the Indian rupee will soon have a distinct identity. With a blend of the Devanagari ‘Ra' and Roman ‘R' as its unique symbol, the Indian currency will be joining the elite club of the US ...
I hit upon representative Devanagari, says winner
CHENNAI: When D. Udaya Kumar decided to participate in the competition to create a symbol for the rupee, he looked at a number of Indian scripts to come up with a design. “I saw many regional language scripts but I thought many ...
The Hindu launches its Hubli edition
Today, TheHindu is proud to launch its edition from Hubli so that it is able to serve the people of Karnataka and neighbouring parts of Maharashtra and Goa better. This is our 131-year old newspaper's 14th printing centre. The new ...
NIA withdraws plea seeking NBWs against Headley, Rana
NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday withdrew from a court here its application that sought issuance of non-bailable warrants (NBW) against David Coleman Headley, Tahawwur Hussain Rana and six others for plotting ...
Pakistan troops target Indian posts
JAMMU: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops on Thursday night targeted six Indian posts with mortar and small-arms fire in the Poonch and R.S. Pora sectors along the border. There were no reports of any casualty. The ...
Jones' visit fortifies strategic partnership: U.S.
“Pakistan has to take a tough call of going after terror groups”
High Court refuses to grant relief to Lalit Modi
Teenage ambassadors seek to promote cross-border understanding
U.S. honours bright young minds from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan
Nag's final validation trials completed
HYDERABAD: Third generation anti-tank Nag missile is expected to be inducted into the Army's arsenal next year with the successful completion of “final validation trials” in the Chanan Air Force ranges in Rajasthan. The ...
Afghan suicide attacks didn't deter SEWA mission
Washington: Even attacks by suicide bombers in Afghanistan did not deter women working with the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) from continuing their transformative work at the grass roots in that country, said Reema Nanavaty, ...
State cannot compel minority institutions to implement quota: Supreme Court
“These have some kind of autonomy in their administration”
Test on oil well back on track
Washington: BP has announced that a critical test on the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico will proceed as planned after a hydraulic leak that had delayed the tests was fixed on Thursday. Tests of the integrity of the well are said ...
Food inflation creeps up to 12.81 %
NEW DELHI: Marking a break from the declining trend during the second-half of June, food inflation inched up yet again to 12.81 per cent for the week ended July 3 from 12.63 per cent in the previous week following supply disruptions owing to ...
Saina is now ranked No. 2
New Delhi: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal is just a step away from realising her goal of becoming the world's No.1 player as she jumped one place to a career-best second in the latest international rankings. “I am very happy to ...
ICC nod for new ‘whereabouts' rules
NEW DELHI: After a year of controversy that threatened to force a premature end to cricket's much-publicised foray into the world anti-doping domain, the contentious ‘whereabouts' rules, in a new format, have received approval from the ...
How Lord Paul struggled to breakthrough ‘old boys' network
LONDON: More than racial discrimination, it is Britain's notorious old boys' network that immigrants could find more difficult to breakthrough, Labour peer and industrialist Swraj Paul said on Thursday. In an interview to ...
Book on Nehru-Gandhi family's association with Santiniketan
Body of soldier killed in Sino-Indian war brought home after 48 years
SHIMLA: The body of Karam Chand Katoch, a soldier of the Dogra Regiment, was brought to his hometown of Palampur in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, 48 years after he was killed in the 1962 war with China. Army officials identified ...
TANUVAS may venture into cloning
Government medical shops set up in Chennai
CHENNAI: Government medical shops will be functional in the city soon. The government had announced the intention of setting up the shops in the wake of the fake drug scam and complaints that medicines were not stored as per specifications at ...
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