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Emergency at Onagawa plant; Japan facing biggest crisis since WW II, says Prime Minister
New faces galore in West Bengal Left list
KOLKATA: Fresh faces abound in the list of candidates released on Sunday by the Left Front for the West Bengal Assembly elections. Of the 292 candidates (for 294 seats) announced, 149 are contesting for the first time. Candidates for ...
Air India pilot held for fake marksheet
NEW DELHI: Less than a week after a woman pilot of a private airline was arrested for procuring pilot licence through forged documents, a co-pilot of Air India was arrested by the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police on Saturday on similar ...
Pakistan says ‘no' to India probe team visit
Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have declined an Indian request to allow an inquiry commission to interrogate Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six other suspects charged with involvement in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, a ...
Three killed as car rams median in Medavakkam
TAMBARAM: Three youths were killed on the spot when their car rammed the median on Velachery Main Road in Medavakkam late on Saturday night. Two others in the car suffered mild injuries. Traffic police identified the victims as ...
AIADMK offers both Left parties one more seat
CHENNAI: The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) has offered one more seat each to the two Left parties in an effort to sort out differences over seat-sharing for the April 13 Assembly elections. CPI(M) State Secretary G. ...
PM, Ministers to be called only if ‘absolutely necessary': JPC chief
New Delhi: As the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) prepares to go into the 2G spectrum allocation issue, its chief, P.C. Chacko, has made it clear that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would be called before the panel only if it was ...
PAC to begin examining Radia tapes players
Outlook, Open editors to testify, question of N.K. Singh recusal open
Jammu & Kashmir rights violations must be probed, say interlocutors
“It is unfortunate that the cycle of arrests have again started in Kashmir”
DMK, Congress reach deal on constituencies
CHENNAI: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Congress on Sunday night arrived at an understanding on the constituencies to be contested by the national party in the April 13 Assembly elections after days of protracted ...
Indian nuclear bodies to revisit safety aspects of plants
Nuclear crisis triggered by quake-tsunami in Japan offers new lessons in fine-tuning emergency preparedness
Congress formally submits its demand to Trinamool Congress
NEW DELHI: Even as the Left Democratic Front (LDF) announced its candidates for the West Bengal Assembly elections, the Congress and the Trinamool Congress started their formal seat-sharing talks on Sunday. While an immediate solution eluded ...
Doubts about nuclear energy safety
Critics of nuclear energy have long questioned the viability of nuclear power in quake-prone regions like Japan.
Posco: villagers to intensify stir
BALITUTHA: Tension prevailed in the area selected for the proposed mega steel plant of Posco in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district on Sunday as villagers opposing the project came out to vent their anger against the State government for trying to ...
Miyagi residents stay calm despite shortages
Tokyo: Residents of the Miyagi prefecture in north-east Japan, severely hit by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake and tsunami, are experiencing a shortage of drinking water and food but there is no panic or looting, an eyewitness told RIA Novosti ...
ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2011
New Zealand batsmen have another rollicking ride
Brendon McCullum's century and Ross Taylor's blitzkrieg prove too much for Canada
ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2011
Australia wins match, Kenya hearts
The African team punches above its weight; Collins Obuya narrowly misses ton
Delighted McCullum praises the pitch
Mumbai: There were seven instances of ‘did not bat' and eight single digit scores against Brendon McCullum's name in 21 previous World Cup games before he went out to bat against Canada at the Wankhede Stadium. It's been a poor run ...
ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2011
Confident Bangladesh eyes Dutch scalp
Needs to win both its matches with a good net run-rate to make it to the last eight
Pakistan's opportunity to set its house in order
PALLEKELE (KANDY): Pakistan takes on Zimbabwe on Monday in its penultimate group ‘A' World Cup match, hoping that a win would solve all its problems. “It is a very important match for us,” said captain Shahid ...
Majuli Island for Unesco World Heritage list
It is considered the largest freshwater river-island in the world
Tamil-Brahmi script found at Pattanam in Kerala
Establishes the prevalence of Jainism on the west coast from 2nd century CE
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