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Business and Economy
  • US to review dumping duty on Indian shrimps
    Trying to stem growing differences in trade, the US Department of Commerce chose three Indian shrimp exporting companies to review their export statistic and performance to formulate a anti-dumping duty structure for Indian shrimp.<More>

  • Manufacturing Boosts Industrial Growth to 9.8%
    The Central Statistical Organization (CSO) reported that industrial output grew to 9.8% from 9.5% in April-May due to a strong 10.9% growth (from 10.3% last year) in the manufacturing sector but no reasons were provided for the growth. <More>

  • Need for greater Indo-Japanese economic ties
    Speaking at a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) seminar, Leader of a delegation of Member of the House of Representatives of Japan Hideaki Ohmura said there was an urgent need to for India and Japan to negotiate and bring trade levels to its full potential. <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
  • Mumbai Restarts, Terrorist Hunt Continues
    In true defiance of terrorism, Mumbai restarted life in just 12 hours after 8 blasts ripped through suburban trains causing scores of death and mayhem even as authorities are on heels of Islamic terrorists from Pakistan outsourced terror to local disenfranchised youth.<More>

  • Terrorists Target Mumbai Again
    Terrorists struck Mumbai, the Indian financial nerve center, by blasting a string of 7 powerful bombs within 11 minutes on commuter trains and stations packed to the brim at commute hour killing 150 people and injuring 439 others.<More>


  • Muslim Conference wins PoK ‘Elections’
    In an election that was widely considered a complete sham, the Muslim Conference (MC) won half the seats in the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) Assembly elections and is set to form the next Government in the region. <More>

  • Nepal Cuts Palace Purse
    In a further public humiliation for the vastly unpopular King Gnanendra, Nepali Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat proposed a $1.9 billion budget for fiscal year 2006-2007 that included a massive cut for the royal palace expenditure and purse.<More>


  • Israeli Incursions in Lebanon
    In a serious escalation of violence in West Asia, Hezbollah terrorists abducted two Israeli soldiers and demanded the release of Palestinian women and children allegedly held prisoners Israel responded swiftly launching large-scale incursions into Lebanon.<More>

  • Gaza Strikes Continue, Israel Invades Lebanon
    Israeli jets targeted militants transporting and setting up rockets killing a militant and injuring several gunmen and civilians in Gaza and its army invaded Lebanon to rescue two Israeli soldiers by Hezbollah based out of Lebanon.<More>

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Terrorists Target Mumbai Again
Terrorists struck Mumbai, the Indian financial nerve center, by blasting a string of 7 powerful bombs within 11 minutes on commuter trains and stations packed to the brim at commute hour killing 150 people and injuring 439 others.
Focus on Children with AIDS
India to be Major Textile Supply Hub
Dictatorship at AIIMS
North Korean Missiles Shakes Up the World
Farm Sector Disagreements Stall WTO
India Rejects LTTE “Regret”
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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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