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US observing use of weapons supplied to Pak to fight terror

NEW DELHI: Mindful of India’s concerns over Pakistan misusing American weapons against it, the US on Tuesday said it was “clearly observing” how these arms were being used even as it expressed its commitment to combating the LeT-al Qaeda syndicate in its entirety.

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Commonwealth Games scam: Kalmadi’s aide Darbari sacked

NEW DELHI: Acting on the persistent plea of the Sports Ministry, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on Monday terminated the services of its tainted joint director general T S Darbari, a close aide of OC chairman Mr Suresh Kalmadi, in the wake of the corruption scandal that has rocked the event.

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Uproar in Lok Sabha over Mamata’s Lalgarh rally

NEW DELHI: The Left parties in the Lok Sabha on Monday asked the central government to clarify its stand on the Maoists after a “responsible party in the government and their ministers” decided to hold a rally in West Bengal’s Maoist-affected Lalgarh.

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Municipal polls to be litmus test for Modi

AHMEDABAD:  Forthcoming elections of six municipal corporations in Gujarat will be a test for the Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi whose party has been facing crisis of credibility following arrest of his trusted aide, Mr Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case by the CBI.

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Efforts on to check worst oil spill in Arabian Sea

MUMBAI: The authorities on Sunday launched efforts on a war footing to combat an unprecedented oil spill in the Arabian Sea, spanning around two miles, from a Panamanian ship at Mumbai harbour, an Indian Coast Guard (ICG)officer said.

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500 still missing in Leh

CHOGLUMSAR: Rescue workers struggled through piles of mud and slush looking for over 500 people missing in the Friday’s devastating cloudburst that flattened villages and snapped power and communication links even as the death toll in the tragedy mounted to 145 on Sunday.

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‘Comments against Pillai were balanced and objective’

NEW DELHI: Unfazed by India’s attack, Pakistan Foreign Minister, Mr Shah Mahmood Qureshi has justified his statement comparing Home Secretary Mr G K Pillai with Jamaat-ud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, saying it was "balanced and objective."

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Geelani rejects Centre’s talks offer

SRINAGAR: The offer of “quiet dialogue” by Union Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram has not gone down too well with separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir with hardline leader, Syed Ali Geelani rejecting it saying it was an attempt to “discredit him” as he had not softened his stand.

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