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    All-party meet on Tuesday
    Court ruling on reservation

    Karnataka to ban naxalite, Maoist groups
    Decision soon; government wants to allay people's apprehensions

    Jhajjar CJM suspended
    CHANDIGARH: : Jhajjar chief judicial magistrate Sudhir Jiwan, who recently granted bail to former Indian cricket captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi in a poaching case, has been placed under suspension by a Full Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High ...

    Shahabuddin arrest ordered
    PATNA: Bihar Director-General of Police A.R. Sinha on Friday ordered the immediate arrest of Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Md. Shahabuddin. The State administration faxed three arrest warrants pending against him to all district magistrates in the ...

    Exchange of fire on Bangla border
    Firing after BDR fails to heed BSF objections to stop embankment work

    PCB orders Coca-Cola to stop production
    `Presence of cadmium was above permissible limits'

    Mettur reservoir all set to touch full level
    If the present inflow is sustained, it will surplus on Saturday

    Police swoop down on ex-Maoist emissaries
    HYDERABAD: The police in Andhra Pradesh began a crackdown on the organisations, banned two days ago, when they arrested the former Maoist emissaries-- Varavara Rao and G. Kalyan Rao-- amid dramatic circumstances here on Friday. Mr. Varavara ...

    Chennai students land plum jobs with Microsoft
    CHENNAI: Anna University has a new reason to rejoice. On Thursday, seven of its undergraduate students were recruited by IT major Microsoft, for the highest pay package to date, ever since its State-wide recruitment began. The seven ...

    State to press for law on admissions to protect quota
    Constitution amendment sought; No interference in fee structure

    Governor's letter sparks controversy
    NEW DELHI: Both Bihar Governor Buta Singh and Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad on Friday maintained that there was nothing wrong with the former writing a letter to the latter for transfer of a middle-level Railway Ministry bureaucrat while ...

    Something special is happening in England
    Hold the back page! Hold the front page! Hold every damn page! Something special is happening here. Of course it has been the best series ever played. Well, the best in the last quarter of a century anyhow. Allow a bit of room for journalistic ...

    Father held for `honour killing'
    NEW DELHI: In what is described by the Delhi police as a case of "honour killing", the Pradhan of a vegetable market at Tehkhand in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh allegedly hired contract killers to get his daughter murdered as he ...

    Awareness campaign for entrepreneurs launched
    To get clearance certificates, licenses for agro-based industries

    Probe into hide trafficking
    RAMANATHAPURAM: : Customs officials on Thursday arrested a person, who trafficked in skins of endangered animals, particularly those of leopard. C. Dhanasekaran, Additional Commissioner, said a team of narcotic cell of Customs spotted Palpandi ...

    Six artists get Lalithakala award
    BANGALORE: The Karnataka Lalithakala Academy has selected six artists for its annual awards for 2004 and 2005 for their contribution, including those in the fields of literature on fine arts and through the media. Each award carries a cash ...

    Way clear for Telangana, says KCR
    `All parties, including the one opposed to smaller States, drop objection'

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