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No reverse gear applied, says Natwar Singh
NEW DELHI, NOV. 25. The proposed Khokrapar-Munabao rail link between India and Pakistan will be inaugurated on October 2 next, the External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh, announced at a press conference here today. This followed a meeting ...
Case against Acharya gets strengthened: police
CHENNAI, NOV. 25. The identification of an assailant by witnesses in Sankararaman murder has strengthened the case against the accused, police sources have said. As the "deep-rooted conspiracy" unravels itself during the interrogation of the ...
Six Reliance Energy Directors quit
MUMBAI, NOV. 25. Six out of 12 directors of Reliance Energy Limited resigned today from the Board of the company, which is headed by Anil Ambani. No reasons were cited for the resignations. As Reliance Energy is a listed company, the ...
Railways to hike freight rates
NEW DELHI, NOV. 25. The Railways today announced its decision to increase freight rates for coal, iron ore and some other items effective from Saturday, to generate Rs. 400 crores for the current year. This was to balance the additional burden on ...
Sonia's house videographed; family let off
NEW DELHI, NOV. 25. The occupants of a car, who were found videographing the high-security residence of the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, here today, gave some anxious moments to security agencies before the vehicle was tracked down hours ...
Court permits night viewing of Taj with conditions
NEW DELHI, NOV. 25.The Supreme Court today permitted the Uttar Pradesh Government and the Archaeological Survey of India to allow the visitors to view the Taj Mahal on five moonlit nights a month on the full moon day and two days ...
Best-selling author of "Airport" dead
NASSAU (BAHAMAS), NOV. 25. Arthur Hailey, the best-selling author who plucked characters from ordinary life and threw them into extraordinary ordeals, died in his home in the Bahamas, his wife said today. He was 84. Hailey died in his sleep ...
Two more officials `quit' CIA
Washington: In further evidence of turmoil in the CIA under the leadership of Porter Goss, the chiefs of the Europe and Far East Divisions are said to have put in their papers. The posts are seen as the most sensitive and important in clandestine ...
Supreme Court to hear BSNL's plea against Reliance
NEW DELHI, NOV. 25. The Supreme Court will hear on December 3 a special leave petition filed by the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) challenging a Delhi High Court interim order restraining it from disconnecting the Points of Interconnection ...
Gold shoots up
MUMBAI, NOV. 25.Gold prices continued to rise on the bullion market here today and Standard gold (99.5 purity), after breaking all previous records, closed at a new historic high of Rs. 6,700 per 10 grams due to heavy stockists' buying in line ...
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