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President appoints Manmohan Prime Minister
NEW DELHI, MAY 19.Manmohan Singh, the former Union Finance Minister and author of the post-1991 economic reforms, and admittedly the cleanest man in Indian politics, will be the next Prime Minister of India, becoming the first person from a ...
DMK will join Government: Karunanidhi
NEW DELHI, MAY 19. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam today decided to join the Union Cabinet immediately in view of the changed circumstances. The DMK president, M. Karunanidhi, made this announcement to reporters shortly after the Congress ...
Stock market recovers
NEW DELHI, MAY 19. The end of political uncertainty and the news that Manmohan Singh will be the next Prime Minister cheered the stock market today and the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index (Sensex) jumped by 129 points at close of trading to ...
Reforms with a human element: Manmohan
NEW DELHI, MAY 19.The Prime Minister-designate, Manmohan Singh, tonight assured the nation that the Congress-led coalition government would continue the economic reforms with a human element and carry forward the process of development, providing ...
U.P. Speaker quits
LUCKNOW, MAY 19.The Uttar Pradesh State Assembly Speaker, Kesrinath Tripathi, today resigned, putting an end to the controversy over his contesting the recent Lok Sabha elections on the Bharatiya Janata Party ticket. Mr. Tripathi, who had been ...
CHENNAI, MAY. 19.The condition of veteran Carnatic musician M.S. Subbulakshmi has improved significantly. Doctors attending on her said she had recovered fully. A decision on discharging her from the hospital would be taken tomorrow, they ...
SHILLONG, MAY 19.Search and rescue operations for a MiG-27 aircraft on a training mission, which went missing since a little after noon today after taking off from the IAF's Hashimara airbase en route to Bagdogra in North Bengal, was called off ...
NEW DELHI, MAY 19. The former Kerala Chief Minister and CPI(M) veteran, E.K. Nayanar, died at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences here today after a protracted illness. Mr. Nayanar (86) is survived by his wife, two sons and two ...
NEW DELHI, MAY 19. The NSG commando, Surjan Singh Bhandari, who was admitted at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences after sustaining bullet injuries in the Akshardham temple operation in Gujarat in September 2002, died here today. He died ...
Many killed in U.S. copter attack
BAGHDAD, MAY 19.A U.S. helicopter opened fire on a wedding party today in western Iraq, killing more than 40 persons, Iraqi officials said. The U.S. military said it could not confirm the report and was investigating. Lt. Col ...
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