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PM set for bypass today
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will undergo a bypass surgery tomorrow that doctors say will confine him to a hospital bed on this year’s Republic Day but is aimed at enabling him to return to active working life. ...  | Read.. 
‘FM’ Pranab to stand in
Pranab Mukherjee will stand in for Manmohan Singh till the Prime Minister recovers, fulfilling designated as well as unstated duties and responsibilities. ...  | Read.. 
The questions on your mind
The arteries that carry blood to his heart are blocked with multiple fatty deposits. Such ...  | Read.. 
Delhi stalls ‘Bulldozer’
In the scorched battles under way in Washington to sway the Obama administration’s policies on everything from Afghanistan to Israel, India has won the first round. ...  | Read.. 
Nod to skip class for sports
Participate in national sports events while in school, and appear for examinations despite missing four in every 10 classes. ...  | Read.. 
Three wise men to guide Razi in governance
Three retired bureaucrats were appointed advisers to Governor Syed Sibtey Razi today, indicating President’s rule may continue longer than it was expected. ...  | Read.. 
Migratory birds near Dholera, Gujarat, on Friday. (AFP)
I am sure he (Manmohan Singh) will be fine soon. I wish him a speedy recovery
L K Advani
Are you on BlackBerry1 email list? Maybe not
It is one of the most exclusive lists ever created. ...  | Read..
Court licence to smoke on screen
Advantage Shah Rukh Khan: that is the score now in the tussle between health minister Anbumani Rama ...  | Read..
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