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Business and Economy
  • Commies Want Halt in Mineral Exports
    Communist allies of the Federal Government demanded an immediate stop to indiscriminate export of minerals, particularly iron ore as mineral deposits were exhaustible and wanted a halt in moves to liberalize export of minerals.<More>

  • India to be Major Textile Supply Hub
    A US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service report said that there will be increased foreign investment in Indian cotton and textile industries that could propel the nation as a major global clothing supplier.<More>

Democracy, Politics and Judiciary

  • Dictatorship at AIIMS
    In the most brazen transgression of Constitutional norms, Health Minister Anbumani Ramdoss humiliated All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director and preeminent cardiologist Dr. Venugopal with a dismissal on fictitious charges.<More>

  • SC Rebukes Government
    Listening to a complaint from resident doctors, the Supreme Court (SC) rebuked the Federal Government for breaking its promise during the anti-reservation strike of not initiating “punitive” action against doctors if they stopped their strike.<More>

  • SC Refuses Religion & Blanket Quota
    The Supreme Court refused to stay a High Court verdict disallowing Andhra Pradesh (AP) to create a 5% quota for Muslims colleges and Government jobs and restrained Kerala from reserving seats in private unaided colleges and minority institutions.<More>

Environment, Health and Education

Terrorism, Defense, Security and Science & Technology
  • GSLV Fails, INSAT 4-C Lost
    The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) failed to place the most sophisticated satellite it has created as the rocket carrying the INSAT-4C veered off its trajectory due to a strap-on motor failure forcing controllers to abort the mission and destruct the rocket.<More>

  • India, IAEA Discuss Nuclear Safeguards
    India and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) met a 2nd time to discuss nuclear safeguards as a step to fulfilling the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal and reports suggest that the talks went well and focused on broad India-specific safeguard issues. <More>

  • Indigenous AWACS Prototype by 2007
    The Centre for Air Borne Systems (CABS) revealed that an indigenous Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) is being developed and a prototype will be ready next year and will be inducted 2010.<More>


  • Khan Operated Autonomous Nuclear Network
    At the first-ever briefing to Pakistan parliamentarians about the country's nuclear program, an official of the Pakistan's Strategic Plans Division (SPD) said that disgraced nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan ran a private network selling nuclear weapons technology.<More>

  • Musharraf Moved Warheads during Kargil
    Exiled former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has claimed in his official biography claims that General Pervez Musharraf moved nuclear warheads during the Kargil war so that they could be used against India without his knowledge.<More>


  • Hamas Calls for Prisoner Swap
    In his first public appearance since the capture of an Israeli soldier, Hamas leader-in-exile Khaled Mashaal claimed in Damascus that Israel’s military campaign in the Gaza Strip was futile and the only way out is through a prisoner exchange deal.<More>

  • US Sends Missile Destroyer to Korea
    As tensions surrounding the failed missile tests of North Korea reached panic proportions, the US Navy has sent USS Mustin, it’s most advanced combat weapon system that can track, engage, and destroy missiles, with a crew of 300 to Japan.<More>

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India to be Major Textile Supply Hub
A US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service report said that there will be increased foreign investment in Indian cotton and textile industries that could propel the nation as a major global clothing supplier.
Dictatorship at AIIMS
North Korean Missiles Shakes Up the World
Farm Sector Disagreements Stall WTO
India Rejects LTTE “Regret”
Senate Panel Passes Nuke Deal
Tribal Rights Bill will shrink Forests Further
US Panel Passes Nuke Deal With Caveats
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South Indian Inscriptions
Ancient Indian dynasties documented their administration, significant developments, grants, and milestones as inscriptions in temples. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has documented these inscriptions from 1886. These pages contain inscriptions from Pallava, Chola, Pandya, Western Chalukya, Eastern Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, Hoyasala, Vijayanagara, Vishnukundin, Kakatiya, Reddi, Vaidumba, Chinda, Eastern Ganga, Gajapathi, Kalchurya, Qutb-Shahi of Golkonda, and Moghul,  dynasties.

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