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    Kanchi Acharya out on bail, to stay in Kalavai
    VELLORE, JAN. 11. A full two months after his arrest and a day after the Supreme Court granted him bail in the Sankararaman murder case, the Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, walked out of the Vellore Central Prison at 4.30 p.m. ...

    Incorrect to link arrests and daily puja: Jayalalithaa
    CHENNAI, JAN.11. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today informed the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, that it was "part of the process of law" that the junior Sankaracharya of the Kanchi Mutt, Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi, was arrested in ...

    Committed to checking prices, says Manmohan
    KOLKATA, JAN. 11. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, said today that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government was fully aware of the need to control the price level. "We are committed to check rising prices,'' Dr. Singh told a ...

    Court to hear Acharya's anticipatory bail plea today
    CHENNAI, JAN. 11.A sessions court here today asked the police investigating the `Thirukottiyur Madhavan assault case to "obey strictly" the Madras High Court orders against arresting the accused during pendency of their anticipatory bail ...

    No aid needed
    Amitav Ghosh, renowned novelist, discovers the difference between the diligent and open attitude of the armed forces, and the bureaucratic insensitivity and inertia of the civilian administration in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Findi ng an unexpected seat on a flight to Car Nicobar, he encounters the Director and his extraordinary story. This is the second in a three-part series of special articles for The Hindu. The final article in the series will be published on Thu rsday.

    Reliance pays up Rs. 84.7 cr.
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 11.As directed by the Supreme Court, Reliance Infocomm has paid Rs. 84.7 crore to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited towards the Access Deficit Charge that it allegedly evaded by routing incoming international calls as local ones. ...

    Zhao Ziyang ill
    BEIJING, JAN. 11. China today scotched foreign media reports that Zhao Ziyang, the octogenarian leader under house arrest for opposing the Chinese army crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989, is dead but admitted that he ...

    Yushchenko is victor
    KIEV (UKRAINE), JAN. 11. The Central Election Commission has announced Viktor Yushchenko the victor in Ukraine's presidential elections 15 days after the balloting. — AP ...

    Order on plea against bail for Pappu Yadav reserved
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 11. The Supreme Court today reserved verdict on two Special Leave Petitions challenging a Patna High Court order granting bail to the Rashtriya Janata Dal MP, Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, who is accused in the murder of the ...

    Delhi High Court stays verdict on fake killings
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 11. The Delhi High Court today stayed the confirmation of three years' rigorous imprisonment and cashiering (dismissal) awarded to Capt. Surinder Singh in the case of fake killings of militants in Siachin to get promotions in ...

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