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India set to decide major military aircraft deals

NEW DELHI:  India is set to decide on possibly the world’s biggest combat aircraft deal of this decade as well as those for new combat, utility and heavy-lift helicopters within the next few weeks or months, but all within 2011.

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Resolve differences through dialogue, Anna to government

NEW DELHI: Amid a war of words, government and civil society members will meet here Wednesday on drafting the Lokpal Bill even as the anti-corruption campaigner, Mr Anna Hazare Tuesday said differences could be resolved through dialogue and not through confrontation.

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Sadhu dies after 4-month fast to save Ganges

DEHRADUN/NEW DELHI: A 34-year-old ascetic, Swami Nigamananda, died here after fasting for nearly four months to save the river Ganga from pollution. Nigamananda died here Monday at the same hospital where Ramdev was being treated until his discharge Tuesday.

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LeT used Gujarat riot video to motivate Headley

WASHINGTON: The  LeT used videos of the 2002 Gujarat riots to motivate David Headley, a co-accused in the 26/11 attacks, to carry out “jihad” against India, indicating how the incident is being used as a major recruiting tool by the banned Pakistani militant group.

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Ramdev breaks fast, vows to continue campaign

DEHRADUN/KOLKATA: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Sunday broke his nine-day-old fast that sparked a political slugfest heeding appeals of spiritual and religious leaders but vowed to continue his campaign against corruption.

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Congress leaders lying to defame me, says Hazare

NEW DELHI: Upset over Congress leaders calling him a mask of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Mr Anna Hazare Sunday told Congress chief, Ms Sonia Gandhi that party leaders and ministers were "telling lies" to defame him and dared them to make public any evidence to prove it.

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Mumbai journalist shot dead

MUMBAI:  A senior investigative journalist, who extensively covered underworld and crime for over two decades, was shot dead in broad daylight on Saturday  by four motorbike-borne persons who pumped at least four bullets into him from behind at close range in suburban Powai.

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Ravi Shankar meets Ramdev

DEHRA DUN: Spiritual leader, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Saturday  met yoga guru Baba Ramdev and appealed to him to end his eight-day fast even as the health condition of the yoga guru showed signs of improvement.

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