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Atal blows battle bugle
The government today donned its battle gear ahead of the no-trust motion on Monday with the Prime Minister declaring that his regime would defend itself and attack the Opposition at the same time and boldly picking George Fernandes as one of his main speakers. ...  | Read.. 
 
Protocol tussle on Independence Day
Dispur had to take recourse to a “breach of protocol” during its official Independence Day function to avoid washing dirty linen before the patriotic public, gathered in larg ...  | Read.. 
 
Admit card mix-up sparks rampage
Security for tomorrow’s civil services examination was beefed up after candidates went on the rampage at the Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) headquarters in the ca ...  | Read.. 
 
Petrol pump strike
The West Bengal Petroleum Dealers’ Association has called a 72-hour strike from August 27 in protest against imposition of sales tax by the state government and lack of s ...  | Read.. 
 
Victims shrug off Idi Amin death
Driven out 30 years ago, Asians get on with life in Britain
On hearing today of the passing away of Idi Amin, the man who blighted their lives over 30 years ago, no one in the Ugandan Asian community actually said: “I’m glad he is de ...  | Read.. 
 
New York’s Times Square glows once again on Saturday after a 29-hour blackout. (Reuters)
 
 
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ATAL BIHARI VAJPAYEE
Sonia aims for moral victory
When Sonia Gandhi begins her attack in Parliament on Monday, defence and national security matt ...  | Read..
Power cut in US, offices shut in Calcutta
When America sneezes, India catches cold. ...  | Read..
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Vajpayee talks peace with terror rider
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee acknowledged the mood for peace am ...   | Read.. 
 
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Rail yard for city port
Union railway minister Nitish Kumar today announced the construction o ...   | Read.. 
 
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Superpower US grapples with Third World grid
Two days after 50 million north Americans across the US and Canada wer ...   | Read.. 
 
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India squander 3-0 lead in last seven minutes
India blew away a 3-0 lead to go down 3-4 against defending champions The ...   | Read.. 
 
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Taps run dry to net property tax dues
Armed with dry-tap threats, civic officials on Saturday reached the doors o ...   | Read.. 
 
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The honorary consuls
Raj Bhavan on Independence Day was balm to Calcutta’s bruised pride. Foreig ...   | Read.. 
 
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Strict vigil on illegal trade
Securities and Exchange Board of India chairman G. . Bajpai today said all ...   | Read..