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Saturday , August 11 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999

Murder plot no home can thwart

A security guard’s plot to murder Pallavi Purkayastha appears to have been thought out and executed in such a devious manner that few houses in urban centres will be safe if such a conspiracy were sprung on them....   | Read..

Gangrape in moving Delhi

A 19-year-old call centre employee was gangraped in a car that criss-crossed Delhi for four hours late last night....   | Read..

Picture imperfect Ramdev show

More than an anti-corruption protest, a theatre of the absurd seems to be playing out at the Ramlila grounds courtesy of Ramdev and his “think tank”....   | Read..

Sibal quality plea to minority schools

Kapil Sibal has a piece of advice for unaided minority schools: do follow the minimum quality standards prescribed under the Right To Education Act....   | Read..

Tender for Rs 4400cr fleet of choppers

The Indian Navy has invited five companies to compete for a contract for helicopters worth more than $800 million (Rs 4400 crore). ...   | Read..
Family members and mourners during the wake for victims of last Sunday’s attack at the Oak Creek gurdwara in Wisconsin. (Reuters)
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Smooth need not be safe for roads

If the potholes don’t get you, the “polish” may....   | Read..

SC scraps Bhopal trust

The Supreme Court has dissolved a trust that ran a hospital for Bhopal gas victims following a ...   | Read..

Tragedy bridges gulf between faiths in Oak Creek

After the sadness and shock, members of Wisconsin’s insular Sikh community found themselves confronting scenes the...   | Read..

Militants kill former cop in Valley

A former police officer posted in Srinagar’s volatile old city during 2008 anti Amarnath land agitation and 2009 s...   | Read..

Steal-a-little sermon to babus from Akhilesh uncle

Uncle Shivpal is turning out to be quite a mouthful for Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav....   | Read..

Cell tower alert

The environment ministry has said radiation emitted by mobile towers hurts wildlife, especially birds and bees, and asked th...   | Read..

Janpath address that has no takers

If 10 is the centre of power in Indian politics, 9 is pariah. At least, when it comes before a seven-letter word: Janpat...   | Read..

Fuel loading at TN nuke plant this month

Nuclear reactor engineers will this month begin placing hexagonal tubes loaded with uranium dioxide fuel into a 1,000MW ...   | Read..

Why BJP still misses Atal

Take a straw poll among BJP members and sympathisers on whose legacy would endure — L.K. Advani’s or Atal Bi...   | Read..

SC for legal aid for needy accused

The Supreme Court has directed that legal aid be provided at state expense to accused in all cases, at every stage of th...   | Read..

One test to 40 central varsities

Nearly 40 central universities have agreed to hold a common entrance test (CET) for admission to under-graduate and post...   | Read..