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    Antony resigns, takes responsibility for election debacle
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 29. In a dramatic development, the Kerala Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, today submitted his resignation to the Governor, R.L. Bhatia, here. The Congress leader said he was doing this assuming moral responsibility for the ...

    LDF welcomes resignation
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 29. The Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala has welcomed the resignation of the Chief Minister, A.K. Antony. The State Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Pinarayi Vijayan, said that Mr. Antony's fall ...

    Agni-II test-fired
    BHUBANESWAR, AUG. 29.The country's indigenously developed Agni-II intermediate range ballistic missile was successfully test-fired from the Wheeler Island in Bay of Bengal off the Orissa coast today. The surface-to-surface missile was ...

    Curtains come down on Games
    ATHENS, AUG. 29.``You have won,'' International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge told the Greek people, who responded with a roar, as the curtains came down on the 28th Olympic Games here on Sunday. In the Games' concluding event, ...

    Oil pipelines bombed in Iraq
    BASRA, AUG. 29. A cluster of oil pipelines connecting the Rumeila oilfields with export storage tanks in the Faw peninsula was blown up by saboteurs on Sunday.

    8 arrested for LeT links
    HYDERABAD, AUG. 29. Eight persons were arrested today on charges of having links with the Lashkar-e-Taiba and for plotting to blast a Ganesh temple near the Secunderabad Railway Station. ...

    Bofors case
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 29. Bahamas has sought information from the Indian authorities about the bank account of Italian businessman Ottavio Quattorocchi, linking him to kickbacks he allegedly received in the Bofors payoff case. PTI ...

    'No' to treaty
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 29. Pakistan today shot down an Indian proposal for an extradition treaty between the two countries that was mooted during the Home Secretary-level talks in Islamabad earlier this month. PTI ...

    SAIL to buy stake in coal mine abroad
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 29.Steel Authority of India Ltd. is likely to sign an agreement with an overseas coal mining company in a day or two for picking up a minority stake through the joint venture route in order to overcome the shortage of coking coal. ...

    Sachin, Amitabh find place in dictionary
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 29. The names of Sachin Tendulkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Arundhati Roy, besides that of the Rajdhani Express have entered Orient Longman's "WordMaster." UNI ...

    100 days in office
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 29.The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government of Manmohan Singh today completed an eventful 100 days in office.


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