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Fingers pointed at ASI as stone slab falls at Taj
Agra, Dec 27 (IANS) Conservationists here have reacted sharply after a seven-foot-long slab of red sandstone fell off at the Taj Mahal this week. Is the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) - responsible for the upkeep of historical monuments - doing its job, they are asking.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 11:00:20 AM

Russia may stop gas supply to western Europe
Moscow, Dec 27 (DPA) Russian gas export monopoly Gazprom has said its dispute with Ukraine over payments could cause disruptions in deliveries to Western Europe, a news agency reported.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 11:00:03 AM

Winter chill continues to sweep Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A day after the national capital recorded the coldest day of the season, weather officials Saturday said the minimum temperatures are likely to come down further next week.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 10:53:31 AM

Still no memorial to Ghalib in city of birth
Agra, Dec 27 (IANS) Mirza Ghalib's contribution to Urdu literature has perhaps been as significant as Shakespeare's to English, but the mansion in Agra where he was born in 1796 bears no memorial to the Mughal era poet till date.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 10:29:47 AM

My writings are experiences of liberation: French author
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) For French novelist Arno Bertina, writing is not about expressing a state of mind but about plotting stories on the freedom crusades of those in chains.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 10:13:23 AM

Mirroring India-Pakistan tension, ceremonial frenzy at border increases
Attari Border (Punjab), Dec 27 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani troopers have always stamped their feet and postured in goose step as they lower their flags every evening at this border post between the two countries. Now the body language has become more aggressive as war hysteria runs high.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 9:58:10 AM

India should pursue 'no war, no peace' policy with Pakistan (Comment)
The Mumbai massacre has falsified the long-held belief in India that it is the rogue elements in the army and Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) which are behind the terrorist attacks. Since Pakistan itself has been a victim of terrorism, the theory of loose cannons had gained credibility.

Saturday, December 27, 2008 9:09:15 AM

Ganguly now features in calendar
Kolkata, Dec 26 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly may have said farewell to international and first class cricket, but his popular appeal is undiminished.

Friday, December 26, 2008 10:45:15 PM

India asks US, China, Saudi, Iran to pressurize Pakistan
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Intensifying its diplomatic offensive, India has made it clear to the US and Iran as well as Pakistan's key allies, China and Saudi Arabia, that they need to do more to use their clout to pressurize Pakistan into acting against the perpetrators of the Mumbai carnage.

Friday, December 26, 2008 10:34:18 PM

Uttar Pradesh engineers' association suspends strike
Lucknow, Dec 26 (IANS) A state-wide strike by the Uttar Pradesh Engineers' Association to protest the lynching of a colleague, allegedly by a ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator, has been been suspended, an official said.

Friday, December 26, 2008 10:13:02 PM

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