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    Dassault had middlemen, say court documents
    PARIS, OCT.26. According to court documents obtained by The Hindu , Dassault International and two other French armaments companies had in fact retained the services of a Panamanian company, Keyser Incorporated, to help them obtain ...

    Nothing new in Musharraf proposal
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 26.India has decided to treat the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf's latest "Kashmir proposal" as a trial balloon, lacking the requisite seriousness even to merit a formal response. According to a senior official, "if the ...

    Bank Rate untouched, lower growth projected
    MUMBAI, OCT. 26. The Reserve Bank of India today announced its busy season credit policy. While it kept the Bank Rate untouched at 6 per cent, the inflation forecast was raised from 5 to 6.5 per cent. It has reduced the GDP forecast for the ...

    Martyn cuts Indian bowlers to size
    NAGPUR, OCT. 26. In Chennai nine days ago, he displayed his mastery in spin-friendly conditions. At the VCA Stadium here on Tuesday, Damien Martyn (114) cut the Indian bowling to shreds with his innovative stroke play. Adam Gilchrist has ...

    A remarkable feat by McGrath
    Glenn McGrath reaching the milestone of 100 Tests is a positive reflection of Australian cricket system as a whole. Years of corridor bowling with economised action, winning matches with contribution from Shane Warne at the other end are the ...

    Congress wants Speaker's post
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 26.The tussle over the leadership of the next coalition government in Maharashtra between the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party continued today even as the Congress introduced a new formulation claiming the Speaker's ...

    Fresh repoll
    LUCKNOW, OCT. 26.The Election Commission today ordered another round of repolling in 86 polling stations of Karchhana Assembly constituency. Twenty-six booths had gone for a repoll on October 15, but the Commission later decided to suspend ...

    Court directive on relief to gas victims
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 26. The Supreme Court today endorsed an action plan prepared by the Welfare Commissioner, Bhopal for disbursement of pro rata compensation among the 5,72,173 victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy. The relief amount of Rs. 1,567 crores ...

    Rs. 250-crore special package for Manipur
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 26. The Centre today announced a Rs. 250-crore special package for Manipur for developmental projects in education, health, power, transport and communication. The package was finalised when the Chief Minister, O. Ibobi Singh, ...

    India seeks strategic energy alliance with Russia
    MOSCOW, OCT. 26. India is seeking a strategic energy alliance with Russia that would guarantee India's energy security and recast global energy equations. "In the first half century of Indian Independence Russia has guaranteed our territorial ...

    `Scores suffocate to death in Thai protest'
    PATTANI (THAILAND), OCT. 26. At least 78 persons were suffocated or crushed to death after being arrested and packed into trucks by security forces following a riot in Muslim-dominated southern Thailand, officials said on Tuesday. The ...

    Forbes list
    NEW YORK, OCT. 26.Leading IT companies i-flex Software and Satyam Computers have made their way to Forbes Global's list of 100 `best under a billion' companies in Asia Pacific. Besides these, Mphasis BFL, Zee Telefilms and pharma companies, ...

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