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Dravid's stature as cricketer is undiminished (Commentary)
Close on the heels of the shocking slapping incident involving Harbhajan Singh and S. Sreesanth and those fines imposed on Sourav Ganguly, Shane Warne and Ishant Sharma, the DLF Indian Premier League (IPL) has made news with the midstream sacking of the CEO of Bangalore's Royal Challengers because the team had failed to get into the winning habit.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 3:07:06 PM

Police hunt on for suspected woman bomber
Jaipur, May 14 (IANS) The police have launched a massive hunt for a woman who allegedly promised Rs.100,000 to a rickshaw puller to carry out the terror attacks that killed over 60 people.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 3:06:46 PM

PM's visit to Bhutan will boost energy ties
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's two-day visit to Bhutan beginning Friday is expected to give an impetus to one of India's major imports - electricity. He will dedicate the 1,020 MW Tala hydroelectric project, built with India's assistance, and lay the foundation of the 1,095 MW Punatsangchhu hydroelectric project.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 3:02:04 PM

Pakistani troops fire at Indian troops near LoC(Lead)
Srinagar, May 14 (IANS) Pakistani troops Wednesday violated a 2003 ceasefire agreement and fired at Indian positions near the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and Kashmir between the two countries, a military spokesperson here said. Terming it the first breach of the bilateral ceasefire that came into effect in December 2003, Lt Col A.K. Mathur said the incident took place in the Tangdhar sector of the LoC in north Kashmir Tuesday night. India, he said, had lodged a strong protest with Pakistan. The spokesman said: 'Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing at our posts.'

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 2:55:22 PM

India will raise cross-border terror with Pakistan next week
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India will raise with Pakistan the issue of cross-border terrorism and the dramatic increase in infiltration across the Line of Control when the two sides hold talks in Islamabad next week, Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 2:53:56 PM

Violence continues in round two of Bengal panchayat polls (Lead)
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Violence continued across five West Bengal districts Wednesday in the second round of the three-phased panchayat polls with clashes between the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and rival political parties claiming at least four lives and leaving almost a score injured.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 2:53:32 PM

Rajasthan chief minister puts toll at 63 dead, 216 injured
Jaipur, May 14 (IANS)Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Wednesday put the death toll in Jaipur's first and horrific terror attack at 63 and said the bombers wanted to ignite Hindu-Muslim tensions.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 2:42:33 PM

Activists protest Binayak Sen's imprisonment
Raipur, May 14 (IANS) Dozens of human rights activists took out a rally here Wednesday to demand the release of physician Binayak Sen, who has been imprisoned by the Chhattisgarh government for the past one year.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 2:40:19 PM

Parliament attack case: convict's appeal dismissed
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a rare fourth appeal by Shaukat Hussain Guru challenging his conviction and 10-year jail term for concealing information from police about the Dec 13, 2001 terror attack on parliament.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 2:39:41 PM

Rao retires as insurance regulatory body chief
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) 'A fair and firm regulator' is the how insurance industry officials describe Chellapilla Satyanarayana Rao, chairman, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) who lay down office Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 2:27:03 PM

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