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    No redrawing of boundaries: Manmohan
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 21. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today informed Parliament that he had told the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, that "while we are willing to look at various options [for a negotiated settlement of the issue of Jammu ...

    22 killed in attack on U.S. army base in Iraq
    MANAMA, DEC. 21. Twenty-two persons were killed and 50 wounded in an attack on an American military base in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. It coincided with the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair's surprise visit to Iraq. CNN, quoting U.S. ...

    Lalu Prasad cancels rally
    PATNA, DEC. 21. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Railway Minister, Lalu Prasad, today called off his planned rally for December 23, in an apparent bid to avoid a confrontation with the Election Commission which has threatened to ...

    Army officer dismissed
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 21. The Army today dismissed a Gorkha Rifles officer, Maj. Surinder Singh, for faking encounters for personal glory in the Siachen Glacier in August-September last year. A court martial in Jodhpur also sentenced him to three years ...

    Ravi Subramaniam secured: police
    CHENNAI, DEC. 21. Has the special investigation team handling the Sankararaman murder case — in which the Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, is one of the prime accused — arrested the elusive contractor Ravi ...

    Bail for Avnish Bajaj
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 21. The Delhi High Court today granted bail to the chief, Avnish Bajaj, in the video clip case involving two students of a public school here. Mr. Justice Sen said the bail was subject to the accused furnishing a bond ...

    BrahMos-II bang on target
    CHENNAI, DEC. 21. BrahMos II, the land-to-land version of the supersonic cruise missile jointly developed by India and Russia, was test-fired for the first time in the Army configuration this afternoon in a desert range in Rajasthan. The missile ...

    Collision averted
    PATNA, DEC. 21.A major collision between the Guwahati-Delhi Rajdhani Express and a goods train was averted on the Barauni-Begusarai section thanks to an alert signalman. The Tilrath station master and a pointsman have been suspended for allowing ...

    25 killed in road accident
    DEHRA DUN, DEC. 21.At least 25 persons were killed and 15 injured when a bus carrying them fell into a gorge near Ghansali in Uttaranchal today.


    BCCI backs Harbhajan
    KOLKATA, DEC. 21.The Board of Control for Cricket in India has said that it will defend off spinner Harbhajan Singh against the ICC-related charges of him having bowled illegally during the recent second Test against Bangladesh. ...

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