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Russian commandos storm school
MOSCOW, SEPT. 3. Commandos today stormed the school in Beslan, Northern Ossetia, where militants strapped with bombs had held hundreds captive for three days. Over a hundred bodies were found in the school gym, where the captors had herded the ...
Joyous welcome to truck drivers
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3.After living in the shadow of death for 41 days, the three Indian hostages Antaryami, Tilak Raj and Sukhdev Singh who were freed by militants in Iraq on Wednesday arrived at the Indira Gandhi International ...
Inflation crosses 8 per cent
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3. Costlier fuel, vegetables and edible oil prices pushed up inflation to a new four-year high of 8.17 per cent for the week ended August 21. Suprisingly, the rise in inflation comes after a marginal dip in the previous week, ...
PM, Vajpayee hold talks
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3.The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today had a breakfast meeting with his predecessor, Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the former's residence...
LUCKNOW, SEPT. 3.Several lawyers were today injured in clashes with police near the High Court building, following some arguments over checking of vehicles at a crossing leading to the High Court. The advocates later went on a strike, halting ...
Clinton suffers chest pain
WASHINGTON, SEPT. 3.The former United States President, Bill Clinton, today checked into a New York City Hospital after suffering chest pain. CNN, quoting sources, said that doctors had told Mr. Clinton that he needed a bypass surgery. Mr. ...
Bail for Soren
RANCHI, SEPT. 3.The Jharkhand High Court today granted bail to the JMM chief, Sibu Soren, in both the Chirrudih massacre and Pirtand murder cases after furnishing a surety of Rs. 1.5 lakh. PTI ...
PATNA, SEPT. 3. The CBI today filed the chargesheet against three accused in the murder of the National Highways Authority of India project manager, Satyendra Dubey, who had alleged corruption in the ambitious Golden Quadrilateral Highway ...
Second win for England
LONDON, SEPT. 3.It was a 70-run victory for England over India in the second NatWest Challenge limited-over international here tonight. The win gave the home side an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. ...
Held hostage, freed
POONCH, SEPT. 3.Security personnel this evening rescued two women who were held hostage by militants for two hours in a mosque at Sheendhara village in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said here. PTI ...
'Spare the rod'
BHUBANESWAR, SEPT. 3.The Orissa Government has directed all Government and private schools in the State to refrain from giving corporal punishment to pupils. The Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, asked all schools to strictly adhere to this. Mr. ...
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