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    Manmohan promises to look into foreign experts issue
    GENEVA, SEPT. 27.Promising to look into the issue of foreign consultants in the Planning Commission, over which a row has been kicked up by the Left parties, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, said today that he had no problem in dealing with ...

    Talks with Musharraf `very good'
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 27. Describing his talks with the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, as "very good," the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, said tonight that the they agreed to carry forward the composite dialogue process which "augurs well" for ...

    Despite pressure, oil prices may not be raised
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 27.With the inflationary pressures growing on the economy, the Central Government is not likely to raise the prices of petrol and diesel when the next fortnightly review of prices is carried out on September 30. This is despite ...

    Manmohan makes a reluctant birthday boy
    ABOARD THE PRIME MINISTER'S AIRCRAFT, SEPT. 27. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, makes a very, very reluctant birthday boy. In case anybody dares to doubt this statement, let them talk to the media delegation accompanying him, ...

    Five killed in Dubai airport accident
    MANAMA, SEPT. 27.Five people, including an Indian, were killed and 12 injured when a wall at a construction site in the Dubai international airport collapsed today. A larger number of Asians were stated to be working at the site. Dubai's Civil ...

    Zee plea for Constitution Bench
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 27. A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice N. Santosh Hegde, will begin hearing from tomorrow a petition by Zee Telefilms Ltd. challenging a decision of the Board of Control for Cricket in India ...

    BCCI's offer
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 27. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), today informed the Supreme Court that it would produce the television coverage of India's coming series with Australia and South Africa with live feed to Prasar Bharati for ...

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    Benaud and Warne: contrasting fortunes
    In the days long gone by, India was known to be vulnerable against fast bowling and confident against spin. Nevertheless, some visiting slow bowlers have had remarkable success in Indian conditions, none more than leg-spinner Richie Benaud, the ...

    Kalam for bringing President under Lok Ayukt
    DEHRA DUN, SEPT. 27. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, today called for legislation to make the institution of Lok Ayukt powerful enough to act as a bulwark against injustices and corruption in high places. "The office of the President should ...

    Bail granted
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 27. The Delhi High Court today granted anticipatory bail to the Director-General of the Indian Meteorological Department, S.K. Srivastava, against whom a case has been registered for alleged sexual harassment and rape. — ...

    Pilots' skills saved the day: Amarinder
    CHANDIGARH, SEPT. 27. The Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, had a miraculous escape when the helicopter in which he was travelling developed a serious snag, forcing it to land near a village between Nalagarh and Pinjore. Leased from the ...

    Taj festival: U.P. told to get clearances from ASI, security agencies
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 27. The Supreme Court said today that it could not permit the Uttar Pradesh Government to go ahead with the celebrations marking the 350th year of the Taj Mahal beginning today without clearances from the Archaeological Survey ...

    Observers for Nagaland polls
    KOHIMA, SEPT. 27. The Election Commission has appointed three observers for the October 13 by-poll to the three Assembly constituencies in Nagaland. Sudhir Mittal, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, has been appointed observer for ...

    Oil worries push down Sensex
    MUMBAI, SEPT. 27. In fairly volatile trading, the Sensex declined by another 15.94 points to close at 5511.81 on the Bombay Stock Exchange today on sustained profit taking by operators and domestic funds, extending downward correction for the ...

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