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    `Historic' Bill for jobs in rural areas
    Guarantees 100 days of work in 200 districts

    My name was `unnecessarily' dragged: Tytler
    NEW DELHI: The former Union Minister of State for Overseas Indian Affairs, Jagdish Tytler, on Thursday said the Nanavati Commission had "unnecessarily" dragged his name for mention in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. "Political compulsions and ...

    Award for kin of Tinsukia firing victims
    Payment of Rs. 1 lakh each ordered at NHRC instance

    POSCO deal: uneven playing field?
    Orissa's memorandum with Korean steel major POSCO raises disturbing questions

    Emergency extended
    COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan Parliament on Thursday extended the state of emergency in force since the assassination of its Foreign Minister, Lakshman Kadirgamar. The 225-member House endorsed the move to extend the emergency for one month. — ...

    CRPF jawan kills senior
    NEW DELHI: A CRPF jawan, Ganesh Supar of 73rd Battalion, shot dead Head Constable Suresh Dogra at 7.15 a.m on Akbar Road here on Thursday. Ganesh, said to be mentally disturbed for some time, was arrested. — ...

    Vice-Chief of Air Staff
    NEW DELHI: Air Marshal Ajit Bhavnani was on Thursday appointed as the new Vice-Chief of Air Staff, a key operational post. — PTI

    Central teams visit flood-hit areas in Gulbarga, Belgaum, Bijapur districts
    To present report to the Union Government next week

    12.94 lakh applications rejected
    Poll rolls in 193 constituencies will be published on August 31, says Naresh Gupta

    Now charter a whole train from Kalka to Shimla
    NEW DELHI: In a move that could give a fillip to the tourism sector in the picturesque hill State of Himachal Pradesh, Northern Railway has decided to run a chartered train service on the historic Kalka-Shimla section that celebrated its ...

    Kala lives to fight another day
    CHENNAI: Perhaps, Kala did not cry when she was born. May be the duct that connects arteries and veins carrying pure and impure blood from the heart in foetuses and closes the moment the newborn utters a cry, failed to seal in her case. Kala ...

    Court notice on publication of `titillating material'
    Petitioner seeks direction on rules, regulations to ensure protection of minors

    74 civic bodies reserved in State
    State Government issues notifications on reservation; polls in September 2005 to showcase India as compelling IT destination
    Focus on places other than Bangalore; Mysore incubation centre most successful

    Veli tourist village to get a facelift
    Landscape improvement project to cost Rs.94 lakhs

    Tax sops at military canteens restored
    Vakkom to convene excise officials' meet today

    Wolfowitz denies imposing conditions
    World Bank chief impressed by the success of women SHGs, lauds State model

    Chandy's stand on Brahmapuram deal criticised
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Leader of the Opposition V. S. Achuthanandan has taken strong exception to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's stand that he had no knowledge about the Justice V. Bhaskaran Nambiar Commission report on the Brahmapuram deal. In a ...

    80 per cent of SC/ST vacancies to be filled
    NEW DELHI: In the first such interaction of this kind since 1977,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday told members of the Parliamentary Forum of Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe MPs that the Government would ensure that at least 80 per cent ...

    Two militants among six killed in J&K
    SRINAGAR: Six persons, including two militants, were killed in separate incidents, while security forces seized a huge cache of arms and explosives in Jammu and Kashmir since Wednesday night. Two militants affiliated with the ...

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