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CAG report likely to be tabled in Parliament today
Sibal to look after Communications Ministry
NEW DELHI: A day after A. Raja resigned as Communications and Information Technology Minister over the alleged scam in the 2G spectrum allocation, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal was given the additional charge of the Ministry ...
CBI arrests two sacked CWG officials
NEW DELHI: After registering two cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay held at London prior to the Commonwealth Games 2010, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested two sacked senior officials of the CWG Organising ...
Minister sought Rs. 15 crore bribe to start airline: Tata
Dehra Dun: Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata on Monday said he did not enter the airline business as he was not comfortable with the idea of bribing a Minister with Rs. 15 crore, as had been suggested by an industrialist. He regretted that ...
India takes ‘anti-U.S. edge' off trilateral with Russia, China
At RIC meeting, a tussle over partners, interests but much synergy too
34 dead as building caves in
NEW DELHI: At least 34 people were killed and over 60 injured when a five-storey building in the congested Lalita Park area of Laxmi Nagar here collapsed on Monday evening. Scores are feared buried under the rubble. Tragedy struck around ...
Cabinet reshuffle unlikely for now
NEW DELHI: President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has accepted A. Raja's resignation as Communications and Information Technology Minister on the recommendation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with immediate effect, a Rashtrapati Bhavan ...
Russia, India, China won't cross U.S. on AfPak
Wuhan: India, Russia and China are concerned about the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan and feel the Afghan army needs strengthening, but will keep their trilateral cooperation on the issue “within current ...
2G spectrum: CPI wants JPC probe
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday said the resignation of Telecom Minister A. Raja did not absolve him of “personal responsibility” in the 2G spectrum scam and demanded an effective probe into it, including ...
CBI registers Preliminary Enquiry in Adarsh case
NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday registered a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) on a complaint by the Defence Ministry on the Adarsh housing scam in Mumbai. During the enquiry, all issues raised by the Ministry will be ...
Second Test poised for a thrilling finish
Centurions Harbhajan and McCullum emerge the stars of the fourth day's play
First session crucial: Laxman
HYDERABAD: “We have a good chance to win the second Test and the first session tomorrow is crucial as we have to get a couple of early wickets,” said V.V.S. Laxman. At the end of the fourth day's play, he said the bowlers had ...
Indian men stumble
Chinese Taipei to meet Uzbekistan for gold
ASIAN GAMES 2010
India swamps hapless Hong Kong
Coach Brasa not totally satisfied with the performance
Work on flyovers on Periyar EVR Salai to begin in January
CHENNAI: The Highways Department will begin work on two flyovers on Periyar EVR Salai-Nelson Manickam Road junction in January. The government recently approved the detailed project report for the two facilities that would be closely ...
Court seeks affidavit on encounter death
CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Monday directed the Government Pleader to file a detailed report in the form of an affidavit justifying the encounter in which a person, arrested in connection with the murder of a boy and a girl, died on the ...
Young World painting contest on Dec. 4, 5
CHENNAI: It is time to have fun with your colours and brushes, for The Hindu Young World painting competition is here. This year, it will be conducted across 15 centres. On December 4, the contest will be held in Thiruvananthapuram, ...
Country grappling with mixed burden of diseases: Azad
NEW DELHI: As the country grapples with a “mixed burden” of diseases that beset the developing as well as developed countries, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday said adequate research was needed to ...
China begins damming Brahmaputra river for hydropower project
Concerns raised about possible downstream impact of project
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