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68 killed in car bomb attack in Iraq
MANAMA, JULY 28. At least 68 people were killed and 56 injured today in a car bomb explosion next to a police station in Baquba, a town south of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. Eyewitnesses said a suicide bomber drove his car into a line of men who ...
2 Pakistani hostages killed
BAGHDAD, JULY 28. A militant group holding two Pakistani contractors hostage said on Wednesday it had killed the men, according to Al-Jazeera television. The group, calling itself the Islamic Army in Iraq, announced in a video sent to ...
People's War meeting draws big response
WARANGAL, JULY 28. The revolutionary movement led by the CPI-ML People's War (PW) has received a shot in the arm with a large number of people turning up at the martyr's memorial meeting organised by the naxalite party's emissary in the peace ...
Kuwait firm in touch with mediator
MANAMA, JULY 28. The Kuwait and Gulf Link Transport Company (KGL), seven of whose employees were abducted in Iraq last week, is in touch with a tribal leader who has established himself as the key mediator in the on-going negotiations to secure ...
Coordination panel stuck on inclusion of parties
NEW DELHI, JULY 28. The proposed coordination committee, envisaged as a formal mechanism for consultation between the United Progressive Alliance and the Left parties, appears to be stuck on who should be included in the body. It has been about ...
Curfew reimposed in Gujarat town
AHMEDABAD, JULY 28. Curfew was re-imposed in the riot-torn Veraval town in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat today after a group of women pelted stones on police personnel demanding the release of those rounded up in connection with the current ...
5 killed in suicide attack
SRINAGAR, JULY 28.Five CRPF personnel were killed and two seriously injured when two militants made a suicide attack on a hotel in the Dal Lake here. After a night-long gun-battle, which began around 8.40 p.m. yesterday, the militants were shot ...
Protests in Imphal
IMPHAL, JULY 28. A one-man judicial commission today began a probe into the rape and killing of Thangjam Manorama Devi, allegedly by Assam Rifles men. Demonstrations were witnessed across the State demanding withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special ...
TCS offer opens today
MUMBAI, JULY 28. The initial public offering (IPO) of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), which has been billed as the largest such offer ever floated by a private company, will open for bidding tomorrow. The company hopes to raise about Rs. 5,000 ...
SC reopens Dabhol case
NEW DELHI, JULY 28. The Supreme Court today reopened the issue relating to the validity of the Dabhol Power Project in Maharashtra. The Court issued notices to the Centre, Dabhol Power Company, Enron Power Development Corporation, Central ...
Fuel prices may go up
NEW DELHI, JULY 28. Within days of the Government giving limited freedom to state-run oil companies to fix auto fuel prices within a narrow price band, petrol prices are set to go up by 57 paise per litre and diesel by 92 paise a litre from ...
Relief for F and J visa holders in U.S.
NEW YORK, JULY 28.The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that certain academic and exchange foreign students the F and the J visa holders seeking to adjust their status to the H-1B visa can legally ...
Police custody for Kohli
KHARAR(PUNJAB) JULY 28. A local court today sent Maninder Pal Singh Kohli, prime suspect in the rape and murder of British teenager Hannah Foster, to police custody till August 5 in connection with a passport forgery case. His two brothers, ...
Centre fixes intake for 3 medical colleges
NEW DELHI, JULY 28.The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare today fixed the intake for three Government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu on the basis of the Medical Council of India recommendations. According to a Ministry statement, the ...
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