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Delhi plays public card for pardon
Foreign minister Natwar Singh today met the Pakistan envoy and requested that Sarabjit Singh, sentenced to death in Pakistan as an Indian spy, be released. But instead of asking for clemency, he cleverly cited the growing public demand in India for Sarabjit’s release. ...  | Read.. 
 
Bengal foxed on Jindal ore
A 40-minute meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office in New Delhi today ended in an anti-climax when Jharkhand government officials claimed that since Jindal Steel had not ...  | Read.. 
 
Mumbai raids net bar girls, patrons
In the first crackdown after the law banning dance bars came into effect on August 15, Mumbai police today arrested 79 bar girls and 111 customers in raids on six dance b ...  | Read.. 
 
Board loads gun on ‘parallel’ dispute
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board is set to contest the charge, made by a public interest litigation filed in the Supreme Court, that it is operating a “para ...  | Read.. 
 
Focus shifts to rural credit
After its success in pushing laws to guarantee right to information and rural employment, the National Advisory Council is about to try and persuade the Centre to focus o ...  | Read.. 
 
Actor Bipasha Basu at a promotional of her new film No Entry in Mumbai on Thursday. (Reuters)
 
Kabul votes out vanishing ink
A mad wind raises dust and blows down a banner strung from lamp post to lamp post in Kabul’..  | Read.. 
Land icing on CM’s Salim success
If the agreement with the Salim Group bowled Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee over, it was the unprecede..  | Read.. 
 
Arjun Munda put on leash
A temporary truce is what the BJP sought today when it ...  | Read.. 

Karat on harmony panel
CPM general secretary Prakash Karat has been nominated ...  | Read.. 

Harappan find
A mummified body, wearing copper bracelets, some pottery an ...  | Read.. 

Mill sale storm in House
The sale of Kohinoor Mill No. 3 in the heart of Mumbai ...  | Read.. 

Buddha meets a Bakri in Jakarta
Other than signing an agreement with the Salim Group on ...  | Read.. 

Cola genie uncorked again
It seems the “cola woes” will never end. ...  | Read.. 

Job tears run over Widows
The latest insurance company to announce outsourcing of wor ...  | Read..