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Manmohan for honourable solution to Naga problem
NEW DELHI, DEC. 7. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, favours a "mutually acceptable and honourable solution that can ensure that the Naga people live a life of peace with dignity and self-respect." During his first meeting with Isak Chishi ...
Little headway in talks on bus service
NEW DELHI, DEC. 7. Indian officials suggested today that an "entry permit" be used along with the passport by passengers wanting to travel on the proposed Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service, as talks with their Pakistani counterparts on travel ...
Cricket team going to Dhaka today
NEW DELHI, DEC. 7. The Indian cricket team will leave for Dhaka tomorrow after the Government gave the green signal today on the security front for the Bangladesh tour. The first Test match will begin on December 10, instead of December 9 as ...
Amendment to Patents Act this month
NEW DELHI, DEC. 7. A law amending the Patents Act will be introduced later this month. The Commerce and Industry Minister, Kamal Nath, said this when a six member Swiss delegation, led by the Head of Bilateral Economic Relations Jorg Al Reding, ...
Court raps Bihar on law and order situation
PATNA, DEC. 7. The Patna High Court today said the Bihar Government had failed to control law and order and summoned the State's higher authorities in this regard. While hearing a public interest litigation petition filed by the Indian Medical ...
Terrorism will be rooted out: Karzai
KABUL, DEC. 7.Hamid Karzai was sworn in on Tuesday as Afghanistan's first popularly-elected President, as the impoverished country tries to leave its brutal past behind and bolster a young democracy that still faces the twin threats of terrorism ...
Employees rally for the right to strike
NEW DELHI, DEC. 7. Employees of Central and State Governments, whose rally from the Ram Lila grounds to Parliament was stopped at Jantar Mantar, staged a protest there demanding the restoration of the right to strike, banned by the Supreme Court ...
Court to take up Air Force plea
NEW DELHI, DEC. 7. The Supreme Court will hear on December 13 a special leave petition filed by the Union Government challenging a Delhi High Court judgment quashing the promotions of four Air Marshals and ordering setting up of a fresh Promotion ...
Probe ordered into hiring of vehicle for Zahira's sister
MUMBAI, DEC. 7. The Additional Sessions Judge, Abhay Thipsay, today asked the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Protection), M.M. Rathod, to inquire into the registration and ownership of the Toyota Qualis which was bringing Zahira Sheikh's sister, ...
Prosecution for curbing Acharya's liberty
CHENNAI, DEC. 7. A Sessions Court here will pass orders on December 10 on the bail application of Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi. The case relates to an alleged assault on Radhakrishnan, his wife and his servant at Mylapore here ...
Urban body elections in J&K after two decades
JAMMU, DEC. 7. Elections for the urban bodies will be held in Jammu and Kashmir in the next two months after more than two decades. The schedule, except for Leh and Kargil districts, was announced by the Election Commission. A spokesman said ...
India downs Germany
LAHORE, DEC. 7. India bounced back after conceding an early goal to defeat Germany 3-1 for its first win in the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Tuesday. In the other matches of the day, defending champion Holland defeated Pakistan ...
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