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Villagers give land to exorcise Nandigram ghost

January 16, 2009 9:12:33 am

Residents of a village near Nandigram gave away their land to help set up an Industrial Training Institute which faced a land hurdle.

Anita says she was taken to US,questioned there

January 15, 2009 7:17:06 pm

Anita Uddaiya,the woman who saw the six terrorists involved in the Nov 26 terror attacks arrive in the city.

NSG hubs to be set up very quickly: Chidambaram

January 15, 2009 4:45:11 pm

The Home Minister said government will recruit people and impart training to them before deploying them for the task.

No link between birthday and engineer killing: Maya

January 15, 2009 4:27:13 pm

Mayawati claimed there was not the 'remotest link' between her birthday and the killing of a PWD engineer in Auriyya.

NIA team will be hand picked: Chidambaram

January 15, 2009 3:34:32 pm

The National Investigation Agency(NIA) will have members 'hand picked' by its first chief R V Raju who has just been appointed.

26/11 attacks a test of India’s patience: Army Chief

January 15, 2009 3:30:46 pm

The terror attacks on Mumbai was a test of India's patience and the army is ready to face any challenge posed by terrorism,Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor said. Stating that all options to tackle the terror menace were open,he said India wanted to resolve its issues through peaceful means.

Situation in UP is worse than emergency: SP

January 15, 2009 3:01:38 pm

SP workers protesting against the alleged extortion by the BSP for the b'day celebrations of UP CM Mayawati clashed with police in Lucknow.

Cadre shortage,surrenders decline naxal activities in Maha

January 15, 2009 1:20:33 pm

Naxal activities have declined in Maharashtra as naxalites in Gadchiroli,Chandrapur and Gondia districts of the state are facing a shortage of cadre.

Phased pull-out of CRPF from Kandhmal begins

January 15, 2009 10:25:52 am

The Central forces had to be deployed in Kandhmal following the communal violence that triggered after murder of the RSS leader Lakshmananand Saraswati.

We’re assisting capturing,not killing man eater: WTI

January 15, 2009 9:43:48 am

The Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) has said it has not authorised killing of a man eating tiger following the beast's rampage for the last three months.

Prosecution has to show that confession was voluntary: SC

January 14, 2009 8:29:58 pm

If an accused retracts his confession,the burden to prove that the initial statement was obtained under duress does not lie on him,the Supreme Court has observed.

Indonesian delivers child mid-air,flight diverted to Mumbai

January 14, 2009 8:21:09 pm

A Colombo-bound Sri Lankan Airline flight from Dammam (Saudi Arabia) was diverted to Mumbai on Wednesday morning after a passenger on-board delivered a baby.

Hizb co-founder Mohammad Ahsan Dar arrested in J-K

January 14, 2009 7:48:05 pm

Mohammad Ahsan Dar,a close associate of Syed Sallahuddin – chief of Hizbul Mujahideen,was co-ordinating activities of Lashker-e-Toiba,Hizbul,Jaish-e-Mohammad and Harkat-ul-Mujahideen.

‘Fighting option’ also open: Indian Army Chief

January 14, 2009 6:41:52 pm

On the use of military option as a last resort,Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor said the decision was dependent on the political leadership when they felt that all other options,including international opinion,were exhausted.

Dutt gets SC nod to go abroad as UN Ambassador

January 14, 2009 4:52:32 pm

Sanjay Dutt was allowed by the Supreme Court to go abroad to fulfill his commitments as United Nations' Goodwill Ambassador and for his film shoot.

Omar asks Miliband to help reduce Indo-Pak tension

January 14, 2009 2:36:47 pm

Omar Abdullah asked UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband to make the intl community play a bigger role in easing tension between India and Pakistan.

Priya,Amar trade charges over Sanjay’s SP links

January 14, 2009 2:28:43 pm

Priya Dutt expressed her disappointment over her brother's decision to associate with SP for Lok Sabha polls.

Paratroopers will meet NSG manpower needs: Army chief

January 14, 2009 2:19:37 pm

The army has agreed to provide its paratroopers for manning new NSG hubs set to come up in four cities to tackle any terrorist threat.

Two lakh Bihar teachers to get paid less than peons

January 14, 2009 12:18:45 pm

A group of school teachers in Bihar,some of them even holding post-graduate degrees,will draw a salary less than that of peons in the new pay-scale.

Anil Ambani,Sunil Mittal endorse Modi as PM

January 14, 2009 11:11:55 am

Corporate honchos Anil Ambani and Sunil Bharti Mittal on Wednesday showered praises on Gujarat Chief Minister Narandra Modi and termed his leadership as a national level material and said,'Gujarat has seen progress in all the fields under his leadership. Now,imagine what will happen to the nation if he leads the nation'.

Missing 26/11 witness returns home

January 14, 2009 10:48:32 am

A witness to the landing of terrorists involved in the Mumbai terror attacks,who was missing since Sunday,returned to her home in Mumbai.

UP govt launches ‘saas-bahu’ scheme

January 14, 2009 10:39:06 am

Uttar Pradesh government has taken it upon itself to promote harmony between mother-in-laws and daughter-in-laws.

Pak flight makes unscheduled landing at Kolkata airport

January 14, 2009 10:17:25 am

A PIA flight made an unscheduled landing at the international airport in Kolkata due to dense fog in Dhaka.

Rahul takes Miliband for Amethi visit

January 14, 2009 10:06:19 am

Congress General Secretary and MP Rahul Gandhi and British Foreign Secretary David Miliband will arrive in Amethi on Wednesday afternoon.

Britain for prosecution of Mumbai accused in Pak

January 14, 2009 9:17:09 am

Virtually rejecting India's contention that those accused in the Mumbai attacks be extradited,Britain has said it supports their prosecution in Pakistan as they have 'broken the law' of that country.

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