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    Supreme Court seeks police report on Geelani attack
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 9. Expressing serious concern over the attack on the Delhi University lecturer, S.A.R. Geelani last night, the Supreme Court today asked the Delhi police to submit a report in one week relating to the assault and the progress of ...

    Cabinet nod for talks on gas pipelines
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 9. The Union Cabinet today authorised the Petroleum Ministry to hold negotiations with Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iran and Myanmar on the gas pipeline project. The Petroleum Minister, Mani Shankar Aiyar, disclosing this here today, ...

    It is good news, says Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, FEB. 9. Pakistan has welcomed India's decision to hold talks with Islamabad on the a gas pipeline from Iran through Pakistan and said it was ready to address all concerns and apprehensions of New Delhi. "This is a good news and ... ...

    Manmohan to visit Sri Lanka in March
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 9. It has been almost 18 years since an Indian Prime Minister paid a bilateral visit to Sri Lanka and nearly seven years since an Indian head of Government travelled to Colombo to attend a South Asian Association for Regional ...

    Tendulkar is still lord of the manor
    I can sense Sachin Tendulkar is causing concern in India. Millions in their homes or offices, classrooms or playgrounds, in beds or small gathering of friends, want to know if he is fit for Pakistan. There is less sympathy for his tennis elbow ...

    Sania enters quarterfinals
    HYDERABAD, FEB. 9. Anam Mirza and her merry band had enough cause for cheer at the Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh complex here on Wednesday. Backed by a horde of relatives and friends, she could have cried herself hoarse, for big sister ...

    Prime accused killed
    PATNA, FEB. 9. The police today shot dead Vicky Thakur, prime accused in the abduction of Kislay Gupta, a student here. The police shot him dead while he attempted to flee during a raid. Two policemen were injured in the ...

    Nanavati Commission report on 1984 anti-Sikh riots submitted
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 9. Justice G.T. Nanavati, a retired judge of the Supreme Court, who headed the Commission that probed the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that broke out in the wake of the assassination of the then Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, today ...

    Tamil Nadu seeks 562 tmcft of Cauvery water
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 9. The Tamil Nadu Government has urged the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal to pass a final award allocating 562 thousand million cubic feet (tmc ft) of water as its share from the river Cauvery to meet the irrigation, domestic and ...

    Girija Vyas new NCW chairperson
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 9. The Congress leader, Girija Vyas, has been appointed chairperson of the National Commission for Women. She replaces Poornima Advani, who completed her tenure on January 24. Ms. Vyas' appointment was cleared by the Human ...

    Telecast rights: BCCI's assurance to court
    CHENNAI, FEB. 9. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is not to finalise any tender or contract with regard to exclusive telecast right of cricket matches held in India, including the coming India-Pakistan series, till February ...

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