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Taiwan President survives bid on life
SINGAPORE, MARCH 19.Taiwan's President, Chen Shui-bian, and the Vice-President, Annette Hsiu-lien Lu, were injured today, as they were shot at while campaigning together in Tainan city, on the eve of the non-sovereign territory's presidential ...
Supreme Court to define IIMs' autonomy
NEW DELHI, MARCH 19. In a new development to the controversy over the reduction of the fee from Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 30,000 a year in the six Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), the Supreme Court today decided to hear afresh a petition ...
Parties vie for the Lingayat vote
The BJP's assiduous wooing of the community has helped it to become the No. 2 party in Karnataka, says M. Madan Mohan.
THE GREG CHAPPELL COLUMN
What India needs to dominate world cricket
If Australian cricket is on the decline in the shadow of Steve Waugh's retirement, and I am not convinced it is, then which country is most likely to assume its mantle? India has troubled Australia in the last two series, home and away, and ...
Karunakaran, Gill, Tohra elected to Rajya Sabha
NEW DELHI, MARCH 19. The veteran Congress leader, K. Karunakaran, the former Chief Election Commissioner, M. S. Gill, and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief, Gurcharan Singh Tohra, were among the eight elected unopposed to the ...
Congress promises Employment Guarantee Act
NEW DELHI, MARCH 19. The Congress has identified "six basics for governance'' in its election manifesto and, together, they articulate the party's stated vision of a politically united, economically prosperous, socially just and culturally ...
Congress-NCP deal in Maharashtra
NEW DELHI, MARCH 19.The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party tonight struck a deal on seat-sharing in Maharashtra for the Lok Sabha polls. The Congress is likely to contest 24 seats and the NCP will put up candidates in 18 ...
Pakistan goes up 2-1
PESHAWAR, MARCH 19. Pakistan took a 2-1 lead over India in the five-match series winning the third one-day international today by four wickets in the 48th over. While the opening batsman, Yasir Hameed, made an attractive 98 off 116 balls, Abdul ...
BALASORE, MARCH 19. The extended version of `Prithvi', medium range surface-to-surface missile, was successfully test-fired today - PTI