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Suitors size up Indian Lehman
Barclays — the British bank — emerged tonight as the knight that could rescue Lehman Brothers’ investment banking operations in India. ...  | Read.. 
CM thanks, Mamata fumes
The governor has done his “job” — Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee now wants Mamata Banerjee to deal directly with his government on the land standoff. ...  | Read.. 
Sonia turns down Laura
Sonia Gandhi has turned down Laura Bush’s invitation to a literacy conference that is days ahead of the Prime Minister’s September-end visit to the US. ...  | Read.. 
Changing stripes of Prachanda
Prachanda wriggled out of two scheduled press meets during his first visit to the capital as Nepal’s Prime Minister. His delegation put it down to “logistical confu ...  | Read.. 
Deathly calm amid blame game
Publicly, the district administration of Kandhamal may be trying desperately to downplay the week-long orgy of violence at Kurtamgarh and Gochhapada, but officials believe th ...  | Read.. 
The birthplace of the Lehman brothers in Rimpar in south Germany. Heinrich, Emmanuel and Mayer Lehman founded Lehman Brothers after migrating to the US between 1844 and 1850. (AP)
Suitors size up Indian Lehman
Anything could happen tomorrow, things change very quickly
Ricky Ponting
on whether Australia would tour India
Church raid
Peace returned to Mangalore today but there were fresh attacks on Christian prayer halls elsewh ...  | Read..
Mother’sappeal to Tauqeer: step out
The parents of blasts mastermind Abdul Subhan Qureshi alias Tauqeer today said they didn’t ...  | Read..
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Singh owns up intelligence gaps, not laxity
Manmohan Singh today admitted "vast gaps in intelligence" needed to be plugged but rejected charges...   | Read.. 
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Slowdown at Simpark
The traffic department has blamed the showpiece automated parking plaza on Lindsay Street for the ca...   | Read.. 
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Nano verdict with farmers
The final act of the political drama over the Nano project is expected to be played out within the ...   | Read.. 
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MLA forced to leave hills
Kurseong MLA Shanta Chhetri was forced to come down to the plains last night after members of the l...   | Read.. 
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Without qualification
Killing Christians is wrong. Following the news in contemporary India, it appears this is a dogmatic...   | Read.. 
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Sanjay Jagdale accepts key BCCI post
The outgoing senior national selector from Central, Sanjay Jagdale, will be the next joint secretar...   | Read.. 
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Drone attack kills 5 in Pak
A US missile strike killed five militants in northwest Pakistan today, a Pakistani official said.   | Read.. 
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Fed comes to AIG's rescue
US authorities engineered an $85-billion rescue of insurance giant American International Group Inc...   | Read.. 
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Body Guard
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