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Three children among five killed in Srinagar explosion
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Five people, including three children and a woman, were killed and 18 wounded in a massive explosion Thursday inside a busy bus yard here, police said.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:47:52 PM

Manmohan Singh: short-term politician with a long-term vision (Commentary)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has emerged triumphant from the firestorm of nuclear politics and in the process discovered a true politician in himself. Let no one any longer dismiss Singh as a brilliant but staid policy wonk/ bureaucrat who was pushed into India's highest and most politicized office by a quirk of fate.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:34:51 PM

Spurious liquor kills three of a family in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, July 24 (IANS) Three members of Chhattisgarh's Pahari Korba tribal community, all from the same family, died after drinking spurious liquor in the state's Surguja district, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:34:24 PM

Bharti Airtel first quarter net profit up 34 percent
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel announced Thursday a 44 percent growth in revenue and a 34 percent increase in its net profit in the first quarter of the current fiscal over the same period last year.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:29:56 PM

Trust! Manmohan Singh will now bat for reforms(Commentary)
By using the term 'bonded slave' in his speech at the conclusion of the trust vote, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh eloquently expressed his feelings during the four years of ties between the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and the Left parties. The pioneer of economic reforms in the 1990s, Manmohan Singh was expected to push forward the reform agenda during his tenure as prime minister but was hamstrung at every step by the Left partners.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:25:15 PM

IAEA meet on Aug 1, India hopeful of NSG nod: Pranab
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Minister for External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said that the 35-member IAEA board will meet Aug 1 in Vienna to consider the proposed India-specific safeguards agreement and expressed hope that the deal will pass muster in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) too.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:24:02 PM

India hopeful of clearing IAEA board despite Pakistani objection
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India is hopeful that despite Pakistan's objection the safeguards agreement it plans to sign with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) next week will be done without more countries joining in to resist it.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:23:14 PM

As n-deal moves forward, scientists walk down nostalgia lane
Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu), July 24 (IANS) As India readies to seal the nuclear deal with the US to further consolidate its nuclear energy programme, a group of scientists here looked back nostalgically to the time the country indigenously developed its first reactor - using skid rollers to move heavy items and jacks and railway sleepers for lifting the heavy generator.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:22:12 PM

Expelled BJP MP's house attacked in New Delhi
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing Thursday attacked the house of expelled party MP Chandrabhan Singh in a high-security zone of the capital. The MP had abstained during the parliament trust vote.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:17:38 PM

Aiming for missile shield, India to again test interceptor rocket
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) In a significant step towards developing a missile defence shield, India will for the second time test-fire a missile to intercept an incoming target in the exo-atmosphere - above 40 km altitude - in the next few days.

Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:16:12 PM

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