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Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition to be on Selection Committee
Foothold for India in oil-rich Kazakhstan
ASTANA: India finally got a foothold in the ongoing rush for hydrocarbons in Central Asia with the signing of a clutch of agreements during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's maiden visit to Kazakhstan. A package of three agreements signed ...
Two killed, four policemen injured in clash
Begusarai: Two persons, including a policeman, were killed and four policemen were injured in a clash between encroachers and the police at Bhavnandpur in Bihar's Begusarai district on Saturday. Deputy Superintendent of Police Vivekanand ...
3 killed in bus accident
PERAMBALUR: Three persons, including the conductor, were killed and 14 passengers injured when a bus rammed a tree near here in the early hours of Saturday. According to police, the State transport corporation bus was proceeding to ...
Pirates release 8, hold 7 as bargaining chip to secure release of Somali prisoners
NEW DELHI: After having released Indian tanker MT Asphalt Venture on Friday for a multi-million dollar ransom, Somali pirates on Saturday released eight members of the ship's 15-strong crew, intending to swap the remaining seven for pirates ...
Woman candidate shot dead in J&K
Hasina Begum was in the fray for the panchayat polls
Lancet: Binayak paid for exposing corruption
NEW DELHI: The latest edition of The Lancet has said civil liberties activist Binayak Sen's documentation of the brutality of a counter-insurgent militia supported by the State and strong links to mining corporations put him in direct ...
Assets of 28 MLAs up 120% since 2006
KOLKATA: The assets of 28 MLAs seeking re-election in the second phase of the West Bengal Assembly election have grown by 120 per cent since the 2006 elections, according to the West Bengal Election Watch — the State chapter of the ...
India, Kazakhstan sign pact on nuclear cooperation
Manmohan, Nazarbayev agree on a 3-year Joint Action Plan
Despite Fukushima, Manmohan bats for nuclear energy
ON BOARD the PM'S AIRCRAFT: Despite the leak of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he was convinced that nuclear energy would remain one of the “essential options” which ...
Timing of CD release against Shanti Bhushan raises suspicion
New Delhi: The surreptitious surfacing of a compact disc containing an alleged phone conversation between senior advocate Shanti Bhushan; the former Samajwadi Party general secretary, Amar Singh; and the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, ...
Southern States achieve replacement fertility level: Census analysis
New scenario may pose socio-economic development problems
All arrangements in place, says Quraishi
NEW DELHI: As the much-awaited West Bengal Legislative Assembly poll is all set to begin with the first phase scheduled for Monday covering 54 of the 294 constituencies, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi expressed satisfaction with the ...
‘I hope to normalise ties with Pakistan'
On Board the PM'S aircraft: Having taken up a commitment to normalise relations with Pakistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that if he succeeded in the endeavour, it would be a job well done. “Well, if I can ...
Violence back in Nandigram, West Bengal's ground zero
Nandigram: Violence is back in West Bengal's Purba Medinipur district as the date of polling in the 16 Assembly constituencies here draws close: Communist Party of India (Marxist) cadres are returning, under police protection, to the villages ...
India's population to surpass China's by 2025
NEW DELHI: India will overtake China in terms of population by 2025, an analysis of the provisional Census, 2011 data suggests. With more than 1.2 billion people, India has about 17.5 per cent (every sixth person in the world is an ...
Campaigning for first phase polls ends
Borders along six districts to be sealed today; 1,800 booths identified as “critical”
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Super Kings quells Royal Challengers
Hussey capitalises on dropped catches; hat-trick of defeats for RCB
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Gilchrist, Valthaty power Kings XI to an easy victory
HYDERABAD: Three years ago, Adam Gilchrist loomed large over the Deccan Chargers, then billed as ‘The unstoppables.' On Saturday, his former side was hard-pressed to halt the awesome Aussie as he led Kings XI Punjab in a blistering ...
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Will Delhi dare the Warriors?
The Pune team has enjoyed a three-day break after its win against Tuskers
Future space … with robots
When the pink birds set the hearts aflutter
If the trans-harbour link comes up at the Sewri-Mahul mudflats, Mumbai may lose its winged visitors
Online store with every title on LGBT, sexuality
At Queer Ink people buy books from comfort zones
Time for transition from IPv4 to IPv6 in India
Trends of increasing IPv6 uptake across the entire region
Cricketers come to Arunima's help
Bareilly: Arunima Sinha alias Sonu, the sportswoman who lost her leg after being pushed from a moving train, was on Saturday shifted to a Lucknow hospital for further treatment, a senior health department official said ...
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