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Action plan to enable five nations to coordinate on political, economic issues
77.8% polling in Tamil Nadu
CHENNAI: About 3.66 crore electors in Tamil Nadu cast their votes in the Assembly elections on Wednesday, accounting for 77.8 per cent of the total electorate of about 4.71 crore. Compared to the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, nearly 63 lakh ...
Manmohan seeks report from Railways on incident involving volleyball player Arunima
She lost a limb after she was thrown out of a running train; Railway promises all help for her rehabilitation
All BJP MLAs in J&K resign after cross-voting
Jammu: Taking moral responsibility for cross-voting in the Legislative Council elections, all the 11 BJP MLAs in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday resigned and authorised the party central leadership to decide their fate. “We [11 MLAS] ...
Home Ministry studying Shunglu report on CWG scam
NEW DELHI: The Union Home Ministry is studying the Shunglu Committee report on alleged irregularities in executing various infrastructure projects related to the Commonwealth Games by the Delhi government. The report, running into three ...
BRICS nations make the first move with local currencies
For issuing credit or grants among each other; push for anti-terror law
IBSA reaffirms its relevance
SANYA (CHINA): The grouping of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) on Thursday reaffirmed its relevance despite the formation of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). This was endorsed in separate meetings Prime Minister ...
Niira Radia links Sharad Pawar to DB Realty
But she has no proof whether he or his kin had any stake in Swan Telecom
‘This is an absolute lie and foolish statement'
New Delhi: Union Minister Sharad Pawar has trashed the corporate lobbyist, Niira Radia's claim to the CBI that he may be controlling DB Realty and may have pursued the issue of spectrum and licence for Swan Telecom with the former Telecom ...
Navy preparing for takeover of Vikramaditya
NEW DELHI: The Navy has started preparations to take charge of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya (Admiral Gorshkov) from Russia, with the first batch of officers and sailors having commenced training there ahead of its induction next ...
‘Nuclear plants to get additional safety features'
NEW DELHI: Following the submission of a report by the four Task Forces set up by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), India's nuclear plants are all set to get additional safety features, including advance alert mechanism ...
10,000 eyes will watch you
Indians in Germany keenly watching election-bound West Bengal
The prime question in their mind: what lies ahead for the State?
Usual poll fervour missing in West Bengal
Kolkata: As the West Bengal Assembly elections are drawing closer, quite a few new faces can be seen in the fray seeking the support of the electorate. Both the Left and the main Opposition have fielded new faces. In the Trinamool ...
History is about to be written, says Mamata
Equates change in Egypt with the one awaiting Bengal
Farmers will not allow their land to be returned to zamindars: Buddhadeb
KOLKATA: Questioning the call for ‘change' by the Trinamool Congress, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said on Thursday if this meant the return of the land distributed to the poor farmers by the Left Front government ...
Bad weather prevents Rahul from visiting Farakka
FARAKKA (MURSHIDABAD DT): Just as the announcement was made that the visit of Congress general Secretary Rahul Gandhi to Farakka in West Bengal's Murshidabad district was cancelled, a series of processions started arriving at the grounds where ...
Opinion polls predict win for Trinamool alliance
New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress-Congress combine will secure a comfortable majority in the West Bengal Assembly elections, two separate opinion polls projected on Thursday. According to the opinion poll conducted by ORG for the ...
BlackBerry chief walks out of BBC interview
When asked about his problems with India and Middle East
West scrambles to end Libyan crisis
Will now mount more pressure on Qadhafi
89 Indian prisoners set free by Pakistan
Karachi: Pakistan on Thursday set free 89 Indian fishermen as part of a process initiated by the two countries to speed up the release of people held in each other's prisons for inadvertently crossing land and maritime boundaries. The ...
ADB meet to focus on food, fuel prices
Floods, earthquakes add to the pressure
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Chargers finally breaks its home jinx
Its pace quartet has the Challengers hopping; Chipli leads with an unconquered 61
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Intense contest on the cards
Brett Lee, at 34, continues to evoke awe on the circuit
China signals interest in expanding defence exchanges
Nizam's treasure chest lies unopened
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation slack on dewatering passage to underground chamber
Bourn Hall Clinic opens first IVF centre in India
KOCHI: Bourn Hall Clinic, the world's first IVF (In-vitro Fertilisation) clinic, has opened a centre here — the first one outside the United Kingdom. The assisted conception clinic, which has to its credit the world's first test tube ...
Now copyright-free maps of States, districts, panchayats
As “Malayalam Loves Wikipedia” campaign gets good response
Singer Chithra's daughter drowns in Dubai swimming pool
Thiruvananthapuram: Playback singer K.S. Chithra's eight-year-old daughter drowned in a swimming pool in a villa in Dubai on Thursday, sources close to her family here said. The body of the child, Nandana, was found in the pool of the ...
Big blaze breaks out in warehouse
It lacked fire safety equipment
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