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Congress distances itself from Digvijay remarks on 26/11
Country's fight against terror weakened, says BJP

Don't play politics: Kavita Karkare
Mumbai: Kavita Karkare, the wife of the slain Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare, slammed Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday for suggestions that Hindu outfits could have killed her husband, saying parties should stop ...

I hope Opposition will see reason: Manmohan
“I am very sad Parliament has not been allowed to function”

Eight-year-old killed as grenade goes off
POONCH: An eight-year-old boy was killed and his brother injured when a grenade accidently exploded as they were collecting scrap in a firing range at Mendhar in this district on Saturday. Iftkar Ahmed, 8, died on the spot, while ...

Terrorism cannot be used to solve political problems, says Merkel
Manmohan Singh says Germany should relax its export control laws

Five detained near American Centre in Kolkata
KOLKATA: Five persons from Hyderabad were detained for moving around suspiciously in front of the American Centre here on Saturday. “They have been detained for questioning,” Joint Commissioner of Police (Headquarters) Jawed ...

Digvijay, Antulay statements showed “crass political opportunism:” U.S.
WikiLeaks reveals embassy officials' comments on Congress leaders' remarks post-26/11

Don't make judgment before probe is over: Pranab
Mumbai: The government on Saturday said that it would be premature to make a judgment on whether corporate lobbyist Niira Radia was a spy or not, until the probe was completed in the matter. “Until the investigation is complete, ...

“I have neither seen nor heard the Radia tapes”
NEW DELHI: Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai on Saturday said he had neither heard nor seen the tapes of conversations between corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and others, and denied leaking the tapes at the behest of Home Minister P. ...

New tapped conversations made public
NEW DELHI: The Outlook magazine on Saturday made public more tapped conversations involving corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and said it had “unearthed” 800 new conversations. The intercepts offer a fresh political insight into ...

TAPI project will be the new Silk Route, says Deora
India's concerns are pricing of gas and security of supply

New vessel to patrol India-Pakistan sea border
KOCHI: Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Vijit, the second in the series of 90-metre Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV), was commissioned by Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju at Goa on Saturday. Vice-Admiral Anil Chopra, ...

Prosecution struggles to link Binayak Sen case accused to conspiracy
Raipur: Nearly four years after the celebrated doctor and activist Binayak Sen was arrested on charges of aiding the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) and conspiring to overthrow the Indian state, the prosecution began its final ...

Call for making arts accessible
Systematic, sustained funding for artists needed: N. Ram

From White House to ISI, prosecution casts wide net
Raipur: “We have a chimpanzee in the White House,” said public prosecutor T.C. Pandiya, eliciting a rare smile from the presiding judge and lawyers gathered at the closing arguments of the trial of celebrated doctor and activist ...

Mix of optimism, consensus and compromise at Cancun
COP President Patricia Espinosa calls the agreements a landmark outcome

What ancestral village names mean to young artists

India's role in Cancun appreciated
MUMBAI: India's role in convincing the BASIC countries to accept the draft proposals in the final stage of negotiations and its five insertions in the draft texts, which was a precursor to the Cancun agreements, has been appreciated by ...

Bolivia won't support agreement without binding emission cuts
Proposal to curb global temperatures at 2 degrees Celsius “totally inadequate”

It was against normal diplomatic practice, India tells U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission
NEW DELHI: India on Saturday summoned the U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission, Donald Lu, following the pat-down incident at an American airport involving Ambassador to the U.S. Meera Shankar on December 4. Ministry of External Affairs Joint ...

Bathinda refinery to attract Rs.1,300-crore investment in downstream projects
The refinery will have a capacity to produce 4.40 lakh tonnes of polypropylene

Saina downs Schenk, enters final
The Indian to meet third-seeded Shixian Wang in the title clash

Golden jubilee celebrations of IIMA begin
AHMEDABAD: The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, on Saturday completed 50 years of its existence. The IIMA began the golden jubilee celebrations with a new record in which more than 11,000 dominoes were toppled in a series unveiling ...

534 cadets pass out of IMA
DEHRA DUN: Five hundred and thirty-four cadets passed out of the Indian Military Academy here on Saturday, at the ceremonious parade reviewed by Army Chief General V.K. Singh. A total of 518 cadets became officers of the Army, while 12 ...

How fast are they?
Many broadband packages fail to deliver even 80 per cent of advertised speeds, says a study

Mumbai-based currency racket busted
CHENNAI: The Crime Branch CID police have busted a major racket that operated from Mumbai and circulated fake Indian currency notes (FICNs) across the country. Four persons, including three Bangladeshi nationals, have been arrested so ...

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