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    Gas pipeline project not to be linked to other issues
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 10. The Cabinet decision yesterday not to link the proposed pipeline from Iran through Pakistan to India to progress on "other issues" between New Delhi and Islamabad is expected to clear the way for solid negotiations on the ...

    Junior Acharya gets bail
    CHENNAI, FEB. 10. Exactly a month after his arrest, the Madras High Court today ordered the release of the junior Sankaracharya of the Kanchi Mutt, Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi, on conditional bail in the Sankararaman murder case. While allowing ...

    Security in Ahmedabad still a concern: Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, FEB. 10. The chances of the Pakistan cricket team playing either a Test or a one-day match in Ahmedabad reduced further today, with the Foreign Ministry here saying that its security concerns over the venue still remained. "Our ...

    Benazir, Nawaz Sharif meet in Jeddah
    ISLAMABAD, FEB. 10. The two former Prime Ministers of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif, met in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia today and reviewed the political situation back home. Their meeting comes against the backdrop of efforts by ...

    Sania's tryst with history
    HYDERABAD, FEB. 10. Sania Mirza took her career to a new high, making a maiden entry into a Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour semifinal with a 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) victory over Tzipora Obziler in the Hyderabad Open at the Sports Authority of ...

    Sachin is a giant in his own right
    Tendulkar is my favourite overseas player. For patriotic reasons, Brian Lara is the best from the Caribbean. They are different because of the different culture they come from. Lara, because he is a left-hander is flashy and elegant. There is a ...

    Death sentence for rape and murder of child
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 10. The Supreme Court has held that the rape and murder of a girl child is within the ambit of the "rarest of rare cases." The court awarded death sentence to the accused for raping and murdering a six-year-old child. A Bench ...

    Big voter turnout in Kashmir
    BUDGAM, FEB. 10.A day after militants shot dead a top contender for the post of Srinagar Mayor and a senior National Conference (NC) activist, a large number of people turned up to vote in central Budgam district and Ganderbal in Srinagar ...

    Nepali police crush protest
    KATHMANDU, FEB. 10. Police today smothered the first political protest against King Gyanendra's assumption of power and suspension of civil liberties, arresting a handful of demonstrators. At least a dozen people were thrown into vans by the ...

    Reliance, MRPL to sell kerosene
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 10. The Central Government today announced that Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) would be allowed to sell kerosene in the open market directly to "genuine consumers". At ...

    Thrown out of train
    MIRZAPUR, FEB. 10.A student sustained serious injuries today after he was allegedly thrown out of a moving train by some CRPF jawans near the Mirzapur railway station. Police said Pramod Tiwari of Kalna, had boarded the superfast Purushottam ...

    Magistrate, SP transferred
    PATNA, FEB. 10.The Bihar Government has transferred the District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police of Siwan following the Election Commission orders. Official sources said here today that C.K. Anil would be the new District Magistrate and ...

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