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    Truckers end strike
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 28. The All-India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) today called off its seven-day-old strike after it worked out a mutually acceptable agreement with the Government covering the contentious issue of service tax as well as other ...

    Editor of Marathi daily attacked
    MUMBAI, AUG. 28. Nikhil Wagle, editor of the Marathi eveninger, Mahanagar, and two other journalists, were attacked, allegedly by Shiv Sainiks, early today at Malvan in Sindhudurg district. An attempt was made to blacken his face and ...

    Apang returns to Congress
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 28. With Arunachal Pradesh getting into election mode, the Congress today took a leap forward by readmitting the Chief Minister, Gegong Apang, and other members of the Bharatiya Janata Party into the party. Mr. Apang, who quit the ...

    LeT militant killed
    JAMMU, AUG. 28.Security forces eliminated the mastermind of the massacre of 13 Gujjars in Surankote area of Poonch district in June last.The Gujjars were targeted as they had dared to form village defence committees and took up arms against the ...

    Double gold for Holmes
    ATHENS, AUG. 28. Kelly Holmes of Great Britain captured a rare middle distance Olympic double when she took the 1500m gold on Saturday. Holmes, who won the 800m earlier this week, beat Tatyana Tomashova of Russia and Maria Cioncan of ...

    Manmohan unwell
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 28.The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, is down with viral fever, according to an official announcement. He has been advised complete rest for at least two days. All his appointments and public engagements for the next two days ...

    Jawans depose
    IMPHAL, AUG. 28. Four Assam Rifles personnel today appeared before the C. Upendra Commission inquiring into the death of Thangjam Manorama, in custody. — UNI — UNI ...

    Indian firm bombed in Nepal
    KATHMANDU, AUG. 28. Maoist rebels bombed a subsidiary of an Indian cosmetic company in the early hours in Nepal's Makawanpur district today. The rebels exploded three bombs at the factory of Nepal Lever, a joint venture company of Hindustan ...

    4 killed in stampede
    VIJAYAWADA, AUG. 28.Tragedy struck on the opening day of the 12-day Krishna Pushakaram today when four persons were killed and 11 injured in a stampede as thousands of people took a dip in the Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh. A 50-year old man, ...

    CAIRO, AUG 29. Iraqi militants have kidnapped two Frenchmen to protest the French Government's ban on Muslim students wearing head coverings in public schools, according to a tape aired by Al-Jazeera TV. — AP ...

    Australia beats Pakistan
    AMSTELVEEN, AUG. 28. Australia prevailed over Pakistan by 17 runs in a low-scoring final to lift the Videocon Cup on Saturday. Set a target of 193, Pakistan was dismissed for 175 in 47.1 overs. Matthew Hayden topscored for the Aussies with 59. ...

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