Tuesday, August 08, 2006
Top Stories Without Natwar lubricant, they wouldnt have struck oil:
For Saddam Husseins Iraq, it was Natwar Singh and the Congress party that mattered
and had it not been for this, there was little chance that Andaleeb Sehgal would have got
his foot into the illegal oil door.
Keep unaided institutions out of OBC quota Bill, PM tells
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is said to have asked H R D Minister Arjun Singh to exclude
"unaided educational institutions" from the proposed 27% reservation for OBC in
The rest in unrest: unions time strikes to welcome weekend
Employees at the Airports Authority of India seem to know how to mix agitation with long,
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Oppn, allies fire at Govt from Natwar shoulder
The din over Pathak Authority Reports leak paralysed both
Houses of Parliament today.
Pathak report a cover-up: BJP
The BJP on Monday demanded that a criminal case be registered against all those who had
been named in the Paul Volcker report as illegal beneficiaries of Iraqs oil-for-food
Natwar faces axe, few in Cong shedding tears
The Congress disciplinary action committee will hold its meeting as soon as chairman A K
Antony reachestomorrow or the day afterto decide on the fate of Natwar Singh
who has dared the party by joining hands with Opposition parties against Prime Minister
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BoB, Andhra boards stick with rate hikes
Public sector banks Bank of Baroda and Andhra Bank have decided to retain the interest
rate hikes, thus raising the possibility of increased cost of funds for all borrowers.
Jharkhands ore only for units in the state, says policy
The Jharkhand government plans to make it compulsory for every investor who has been
leased a mine to do value addition to the ores within the state.
Sensex falls 54 pts on Fed, oil concerns
Dalal Street ended lower on Monday amidst concerns over the US Federal Reserve on interest
rate moves, weak Asian markets and high oil prices.
Hizbollah surprises Israel with its tactics
On December 26, 2003, a powerful earthquake levelled most of Bam in southeastern Iran,
killing 35,000 people. Transport jet carrying aid poured in from everywhere, including
nations back Lebanon over full Israeli withdrawal
Lebanons Prime Minister Fouad Siniora won strong support from Arab states to plead
his case at the United Nations for a full Israeli withdrawal even as Israeli warplanes
intensified airstrikes and launched a new commando raid in south Lebanon on Monday
15 aid workers slain in Lanka
Fifteen Tamil civilians working for a French aid agency were found slain in northeastern
Sri Lanka after battles between rebels and the government in a dispute over water
supplies, relief agency officials said on Monday.
Hope for hosts as captain drops anchor
Mahela Jayawardene hit an unbeaten 77 to get Sri Lanka within 90 runs of victory in the
second cricket Test and a series sweep against South Africa.
Exciting finish in prospect on final day
England captain Andrew Strauss scored a majestic century on the fourth day of the third
Test against Pakistan on Monday to set up the prospect of an enthralling finale.
Back to business
The Indian cricketers today practised for four hours at two different venues here on the
first day of their skill development camp in the run-up to the tri-series in Sri Lanka.
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August 4, 2006