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    Nepal-bound plane with U.S. arms in Indian airport
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 28. An aircraft operated by Vega Airlines, a private Bulgarian cargo company, carrying explosives and ammunition to "combat" the Maoists in Nepal, has been sitting at an Indian airport since Saturday, awaiting permission to fly ...

    Hectic activity on eve of BCCI elections
    KOLKATA, SEPT. 28. Amid high drama and intense behind-the-scenes lobbying, the Union Food and Agriculture Minister, Sharad Pawar, is expected to take on the incumbent Jagmohan Dalmiya-backed Ranbir Singh Mahendra in the elections to the post of ...

    Outside experts on Plan panels may go
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 28. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has decided that it is time to cut the coalition Government's losses on the foreign consultants-Planning Commission controversy. The offer by the representatives of the foreign institutions ...

    Military-level talks on Siachen likely: Pranab
    KOLKATA, SEPT. 28.The Defence Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, said today that military-level talks with Pakistan would be held to defuse tension in Siachen. ``The Pakistan's Defence Secretary had a discussion in Delhi with our Defence Secretary ...

    7 DAYS TO GO

    Time for McGrath and Co. to set the records right
    Even the evening breeze from the Bay of Bengal did not sweep across the ground like it normally does. And there was a sense of stillness in the air as if the moment was meant to be frozen in time. The decider was on razor's edge, the cricketing ...

    Austerity measures to save Rs. 2,000 crores
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 28.The Cental Government today issued detailed directions on austerity measures to be followed where official expenditure is involved to bring about savings of more than Rs. 2,000 crores annually. The instructions, which take ...

    The last of Indian English fiction's grand troika
    MUMBAI, SEPT. 28. Mulk Raj Anand, who passed away this morning in a Pune hospital, was the last surviving member of the grand troika of founders who inaugurated the canon of Indian fiction in English, the other two being R.K. Narayan and Raja ...

    Zee's petition not maintainable: BCCI
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 28.Seeking the dismissal of Zee TV's petition against its cricket telecast rights decision, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today contended before the Supreme Court that it is not ``State'' within the meaning of ...

    Plea rejected
    MUMBAI, SEPT. 28. A special court conducting the retrial of the Best Bakery case today rejected an application filed by defence counsel seeking the court's visit to the site of the incident before recording of evidence. — PTI ...

    Sena-BJP promises `prosperous, safe and vibrant Maharashtra'
    MUMBAI, SEPT. 28. The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance today released its election manifesto, promising a "prosperous, safe and vibrant Maharashtra," apart from free power, waiver of loans and remunerative prices for seeds for ...

    Easy outing for Anju George
    SINGAPORE, SEPT. 28. India's Anju Bobby George — the star attraction at the first Asian All-Stars athletics championships was in a ``holiday mood'' on Tuesday as she easily won the women's long jump, as mediocre performances dominated the ...

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