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Eye on space return ticket
From a helicopter, hovering 5 km above the Bay of Bengal, a cone-shaped capsule, resembling a giant brown flowerpot, dropped towards the sea. Seconds later, parachutes ballooned open to slow its descent before it hit the water. ...  | Read.. 
 
Convict hits century with short sentences
The Shahid Afridis and Virender Sehwags may not agree, but Gopal Singh knows that the fastest way to reach a century in his form of the game is to avoid the big hits. ...  | Read.. 
 
Minority cell mulls political lobbying
Donít confuse Islamic courtsí rulings with the fatwas of clerics, insists the All India Muslim Personal Law Board. ...  | Read.. 
 
Time to tell good Taliban from bad
Fingers that pulled triggers and fired rockets flirt with democracy
Under a colourful awning in a courtyard in Kabulís Qarabagh locality, Haji Naqib Ahmad is speaking to a gathering of 100 tough but tired faces, the faces of men who have ...  | Read.. 
 
A helicopter carries the mock space capsule and (right) the recovered capsule at the shallow lake in Sriharikota last year
 
 
We do not believe in obstructionism even when we are in the Opposition

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At 50, Apu wins London
Fifty years after its release, Satyajit Rayís Pather Panchali is getting a weekís ...  | Read..
Meet Sonia, the NDA stalwart
You just canít fight a party that is an ally in Delhi but a bitter enemy in your own state ...  | Read..
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Africa split hope for Delhiís UN bid
India and other members of the Group of Four (G4) states ' Brazil, Ger ...   | Read.. 
 
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Inspector killed in highway 'bribe chase'
An assistant sub-inspector of Bijpur police station and two others acc ...   | Read.. 
 
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Blind crusader vs China birth policy
A crowd of dishevelled villagers was waiting when Chen Guangcheng step ...   | Read.. 
 
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Chappell is candid, but doesnít crucify
Given the weird travel arrangements Team India remained in Bulawayo, i ...   | Read.. 
 
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One more time...
Buttons, beeps and Bachchan. Pratim D. Gupta sat in on one of the ...   | Read.. 
 
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From inside the leaf storm
In the first volume of his autobiography, Living to Tell the Tale, G ...   | Read.. 
 
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Banks incur FM wrath
Union finance minister P. Chidambaram today rapped public sector banks for ...   | Read..