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    Sir Creek dispute:India, Pakistan for early resolution
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 7.India and Pakistan today ended their first talks in six years on the Sir Creek border demarcation dispute with a joint statement that reiterated the need for an early resolution of the issue. The two sides agreed to continue the ...

    Hostages' release expected soon
    MANAMA, AUG. 7. Amid signs that the release of the seven persons including three Indian truck drivers held hostage in Iraq is expected soon, the mediator, Sheikh Hisham Al-Dulaimi and a representative of a Kuwaiti transport company, whose ...

    Terrorist activities on the decline: Mufti
    CHENNAI, AUG. 7.The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today said that despite "focussed attacks," terrorist activities were on the decline in the State with various factors, including people's determination to progress in a ...

    'No re-think on withdrawal of special powers Act'
    CHENNAI, AUG. 7. The Defence Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, said today that there was "no question of thinking or re-thinking" on the withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from Manipur. "We are watching the situation. We had detailed ...

    Kalam commends India, Pakistan coming together to fight polio
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 7.``Instead of fighting against each other we should concentrate on fighting poverty and disease that are our common enemies. India, Pakistan and Afghanistan assembling here on the same dais today, to fight polio, is a beautiful ...

    Arjun induction: move to support indigenisation process
    CHENNAI, AUG. 7.More than three decades after it was conceived and a decade after the initial user trials were conducted, the first batch of five indigenously produced main battle tank (MBT), Arjun, was inducted into the Army at a function at the ...

    Another milestone
    BANGALORE, AUG. 7.The team of the Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas, on Saturday achieved another milestone with Squadron Leader Suneet Krishna, flight test pilot, successfully completing his 100th test flight sortie in the Tejas proto vehicle-1 ...

    'Jail-bharo' agitation
    RANCHI, AUG.7.The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha today began a State-wide ``jail-bharo'' agitation, demanding withdrawal of all cases of the Statehood movement, including the one against the former Union Minister, Shibu Soren. — PTI ...

    New party
    SRINAGAR, AUG. 7.The head of the hardline faction of the Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, today floated a political party.

    — PTI

    CBI raid
    MUMBAI, AUG. 7.The CBI today raided the residence and office of the Chief General Manager (Derivative section) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India for allegedly accumulating property disproportionate to his known sources of ...

    Airbus deal
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 7.Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has bagged the biggest-ever export contract from the aircraft manufacturer Airbus Industrie for supply of 1000 doors for its planes. — PTI ...

    Lift siege
    GOPALGANJ (BIHAR), AUG. 7.Over 675 prisoners, who virtually took control over the jail here protesting against the death of an undertrial this morning, later allowed the authorities to resume charge after their demands were ...

    TCS price
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 7.The Tatas today fixed a price of Rs. 850 for a share for the TCS Initial Public Offer (IPO) of selling 5.54 crore shares to mop up about Rs. 4,700 crores. — PTI ...

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