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    Uma Bharti submits resignation
    BHOPAL, AUG. 21. The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, today sent in her resignation to the Bharatiya Janata Party president, M. Venkaiah Naidu, in the wake of a non-bailable warrant issued against her by a court in Hubli, ...

    `Inflation will be contained'
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, said here today that his Government would bring inflation under control but attributed the spurt to rising international oil prices and the fears of impending drought. "We are confident of ...

    Hasina escapes bid on life
    DHAKA, AUG. 21. A former Prime Minister and the main Opposition leader of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina escaped unhurt when unidentified attackers hurled grenades and bombs at a rally she had just addressed here this afternoon. At least 13 persons ...

    Truckers' stir evokes mixed response
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. The indefinite strike by truckers in protest against the imposition of 10 per cent service tax evoked a mixed response on the first day with a section of transporters in West Bengal, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu choosing not to ...

    Gold for Inge de Bruijn
    ATHENS, AUG. 21. Inge de Bruijn of The Netherlands won the women's 50m freestyle swimming title for the second consecutive Olympics on Saturday, while Australian Grant Hackett successfully defended his men's 1500m freestyle crown with an Olympic ...

    Nesterenko, fastest woman
    ATHENS, AUG. 21. Yuliya Nesterenko of Belarus won the women's 100m athletics gold with a time of 10.93 seconds at the Olympic Games on Saturday. Lauryn Williams of the U.S. won silver and Jamaican Veronica Campbell took bronze. Inge de Bruijn ...

    Hero's welcome
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 21.Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, who won a silver medal for India in the ongoing Athens Olympics, returned home to a rousing welcome amidst cheering crowds, drumbeats and media glare at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here ...

    Cricket: India loses
    AMSTELVEEN, AUG. 21. Pak-istan defeated India by 66 runs in the inaugural match of the Videocon cricket tri-series, which was reduced to 33 overs a side due to rain on Saturday. ...

    3 killed in firing
    DIPHU (ASSAM), AUG. 21.Three persons were killed, when police opened fire on a mob protesting against an alleged custodial death in Assam's Karbi Anglong district. PTI ...

    `No alliance'
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 21.The Samajwadi Party has decided to go it alone in the coming Assembly elections in Maharashtra. The party is also likely to focus on 65 to 70 urban seats. ...

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