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    "We will devise mechanism for consultations"
    NEW DELHI, OCT.1.The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, informed the Left parties today that his Government could think of setting up of some kind of a mechanism for consultations as regards the Planning Commission. Leaving it to the realm of ...

    U.S. urged to lift curbs against two scientists
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 1.India today asked the United States to review and withdraw the sanctions imposed on two scientists, C. Surendar and Y.S.R. Prasad, who had worked at the head of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India. On September 29, the ...

    'Show cause why your bail should not be cancelled'
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 1. The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Rashtriya Janata Dal leader, Lalu Prasad, to show cause why his bail in the Rs. 900-crore fodder scam cases should not be cancelled since he was allegedly interfering in the trial ...

    'Centre must reply'
    HAJIPUR, OCT. 1. The Railway Minister, Lalu Prasad, today maintained that it was for the Centre to reply to the notices issued by the Supreme Court asking him why his bail should not be cancelled. Mr. Prasad said the notices had not been issued ...

    Bank strike deferred
    MUMBAI, OCT. 1. The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) today deferred the proposed two-day all India strike on October 5 and 6, as the Union and the Indian Bank Association (IBA) were slated to hold another meeting on Tuesday. ``We have put ...

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    Engrossing battles, exciting results
    Kolkata 2001 wasn't just another Test match. It was historic — a classic turnaround from the brink of defeat that not only ended the 16-match winning streak of Steve Waugh's Indomitables, but changed the face of Indian cricket as well. It ...

    First woman Air Marshal
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 1. Padmavathy Bandhopadhyay today took over as Director-General Medical Service, becoming the Air Force's first woman three-star general officer. Promoted to the IAF's second-highest rank, Air Marshal Bandhopadhyay succeeds Air ...

    Congress-NCP-RSP manifesto assures free power to ryots
    MUMBAI, OCT. 1. The Congress-NCP-RPI combine today released their joint manifesto for the Maharashtra Assembly elections. The manifesto, released at a press conference here, offered several sops to the electorate but no debt relief to farmers. ...

    Tendulkar in team for first two Tests
    BANGALORE, OCT. 1. Sachin Tendulkar was named in the Indian squad for the first two Tests against Australia at Bangalore and Chennai. "The fact that he is there in the squad means that he is considered for selection in the playing eleven. ...

    Blair speaks his heart out
    LONDON, OCT. 1.For the second time in less than a year, the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, on Friday underwent a minor heart operation to correct his irregular heartbeat, but before he went into hospital this morning he set at rest ...

    Terrorists have no religion: Musharraf
    ISLAMABAD, OCT. 1. At least 25 persons were killed and dozens were injured as a bomb ripped through a mosque in Sialkot town in Punjab province this afternoon. The victims were among the 700-odd faithful who had gathered for the Friday prayers. ...

    Inflationary surge contained
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 1.The fiscal and monetary measures introduced by the Government some weeks ago have been able to check the inflationary surge noticed since July this year. After a marginal increase in the previous week, inflation dipped by 0.07 ...

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