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New initiatives launched, some old schemes scrapped
Governor's address: probe into Secretariat construction; cable TV to be nationalised; priority for making State power surplus

Talks fail again; Ramdev to begin fast today
New Delhi: Less than 24 hours before Baba Ramdev's hunger strike starts beneath a giant marquee at the Ramlila Grounds here, the government's last ditch efforts on Friday to hammer out a compromise failed, even as Congress activists continued ...

Behura's bail plea rejected
NEW DELHI: The special court hearing the 2G spectrum scam case turned down the bail plea of the former Telecom Secretary, Siddhartha Behura, on Friday. His counsel had submitted that Mr. Behura had no role in deciding the modified first-come ...

A Swiss window to black money the UPA won't look into
New Delhi: The UPA government may have gone into overdrive on the black money issue but it has so far failed to use a Swiss tax provision that will allow India to not just estimate how much money its citizens have illegally stashed away in ...

BJP plays the Vajpayee card, vows to build Ram temple at Ayodhya
At national executive committee meet, Gadkari admits party does not have replacement

2G: CBI looking into policy during 2001-07
How the policy was implemented by successive Ministers is the focus

It was Maran who transferred GoM powers to himself: Joshi
Lucknow: Public Accounts Committee chairperson Murli Manohar Joshi on Friday accused Dayanidhi Maran of transferring all powers of the Group of Ministers to the Telecom Minister during his tenure and then changing policies to benefit Aircel, ...

Indian-American teen wins U.S. Spelling Bee crown
Gets past ‘cymotrichous,' makes it fourth in row for community

Now, the spotlight is on Ramlila Grounds
NEW DELHI: All eyes were on Jantar Mantar when Anna Hazare brought the war against corruption to the capital. Now, the focus is on the Ramlila Grounds as Baba Ramdev takes his turn to fight the canker. A day before the launch of Baba ...

Rocket attack injures Yemen's President
DUBAI: Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been slightly wounded after opposition tribesmen on Friday slammed rockets at the presidential palace, marking a sharp escalation in violence that is now threatening to drag the country into a ...

Court notice to Radia on book release
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to corporate lobbyist Niira Radia on an application by the publisher of book, Close Encounters with Niira Radia, seeking the vacation of the stay on its release and ...

Nadal storms into the men's final defeating Murray in straight sets
Sania and Vesnina fall at the final hurdle

A tantalising clash of styles
Crafty Schiavone takes on the big-hitting Li in the final

A test of bench-strength for both sides
Port of Spain (Trinidad): The image of Brian Lara stares at you from a colourful hoarding. Welcome to Trinidad and Tobago. The left-handed West Indian genius could create timeless monuments with his willow. The Caribbeans, though, are ...

Arms recovered at CPI(M) leader's house
KOLKATA: A huge cache of arms and ammunition found in an assembling unit were recovered from the house of a local leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) at Garbeta in West Bengal's Paschim Medinipur district on Friday. On a ...

MI6 hacks al-Qaeda website, leaves garbled recipe for cupcakes
Meant to disrupt al-Qaeda's bid to recruit potential “lone wolf” agents

St. Xavier's to hold admission test in China
Kolkata: In view of the surge in admission applications from China in the past three years, the city-based St. Xavier's College has decided to conduct admission tests for applicants from China at Beijing from this year – a ...

Bhajan Lal passes away
He served as Chief Minister of Haryana for two terms

Eco-tourism guidelines empower local communities
NEW DELHI: All tourist facilities within five km of any protected area will be monitored by local communities to guard its environment and wildlife. According to the eco-tourism guidelines proposed by the Union Ministry of Environment ...

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