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    Kanishka verdict: ``It is a miserable feeling''
    MUMBAI, MARCH 17. Fresh wounds have opened up for 73-year-old Mukta Bhat who termed "unfair" a Canadian court's acquittal of the two main accused in the 1985 bombing of the Air India Flight 182 that killed her son, daughter-in-law and ...

    Savings account holders may be spared
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 17. Home savings account holders may heave a sigh of relief as they are likely to be exempted from the "nominal" 0.1 per cent tax on cash withdrawal of Rs. 10,000 and above from banks. In effect, the tax is likely to be levied ...

    Vote-on-account passed
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 17.Lok Sabha today passed the vote on account for Rs 1,69,269 crore for defraying government expenditure for the first two months of 2005-06. The House also passed the relevant Appropriation Bills. The vote-on-account was ...

    My inference was wrong, says Supreme Court judge
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 17. Justice S.N. Variava of the Supreme Court today set at rest the controversy of reported pressure on him to change the trial judge in the fodder scam case, involving the Railway Minister, Lalu Prasad. He clarified that there ...

    Court allows Pappu Yadav to take oath on March 21
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 17. The Supreme Court today allowed Pappu Yadav, Rashtriya Janata Dal Member of Parliament from the Madhepura constituency in Bihar, lodged in the Tihar jail to take oath on March 21. A Bench of Justice N. Santosh Hegde and ...

    Younis, Youhana in majestic form
    KOLKATA, MARCH 17. The demon of self-doubt is the biggest scourge of them all and Younis Khan conquered the beast at the Eden Gardens. The Pakistan vice-captain, who had appeared to be under a siege at Mohali, regained form with what could be a ...

    TRAI kicks off ADC review
    NEW DELHI, MARCH 17. In less than two months of the new levy regime that resulted in financial loss of about Rs. 1,700 crore annually to the two public sector undertakings — BSNL and MTNL — the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ...

    Quits party post
    RANCHI, MARCH 17.The Jharkhand Assembly Speaker, Indersingh Namdhari, has resigned from the post of president of the Janata Dal (United) Pradesh committee. After his election as Speaker of the Assembly he could not, on moral grounds, continue he ...

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