The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Hostages live on last chance
The 20.30 deadline passed this evening without a word from the kidnappers who had threatened to kill one of their seven hostages as a mediator expressed hope of a “positive outcome” in talks expected tomorrow. ...  | Read.. 
Another Birla wades into war
Gitanjali Sanghi is set to become the sixth member of the Birla family to contest Rajendra Singh Lodha in court. ...  | Read.. 
Sixer rankles Thackeray still
Many things make Bal Thackeray see red but today he had eyes only for an unlikely visitor in the form of Javed Miandad. ...  | Read.. 
Heartbreak snuffs out Nafisa
Model hangs herself after wedding is called off
A broken engagement drove Nafisa Joseph to kill herself. ...  | Read.. 
Bal Thackeray speaks to Javed Miandad at his residence in Mumbai on Friday. (AFP)
I like Javed as a cricketer but I cannot forget the six he hit off Chetan Sharma

Calcutta ‘helpless’, Mumbai is not
Calcutta High Court today again expressed helplessness in entertaining a public interest litiga ...  | Read..
Not all fair in cheap fares
Every autumn, domestic airlines announce discount fares. ...  | Read..
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Hostages in mind, Delhi holds fire
The employer of the three Indian truck drivers now in captivity in Ira ...   | Read.. 
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Branded life in virgin town
New Town, the government’s showcase for urban development in this neck ...   | Read.. 
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5 killed as Aziz survives assassination attempt
Five persons were killed and 25 injured today in a suicide attack on P ...   | Read.. 
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India weighing bowling options
The Team India thinktank is undecided on whether to retain the 2-2 bow ...   | Read.. 
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Play hard to study hard
The symptoms: unruliness, restlessness and mischief. The victims ...   | Read.. 
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The Spanish drama
Barcelona football club’s campaign for the Catalan language is one more rea ...   | Read.. 
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Pay pangs lurk in IDBI merger plan
The top brass of IDBI Bank and Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI ...   | Read.. 
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Secrecy shrouds next 007
Mum’s the word, 007. ...   | Read..