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The Taj Mahal hotel which was one of the targets of the November 26, 2008 attacks, in the backdrop of tourists on Monday. – UNI
Parliament again disrupted over retail FDI
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS): The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day and the Lok Sabha till 2 p.m. on Tuesday as the Opposition continued its protests for the fourth day on the government decision to allow FDI in retail. ...

UPA meets to evolve consensus on FDI
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS): The UPA's coordination committee is meeting here on Tuesday to thrash out a consensus on foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, an issue that has stalled parliament for four days. ...

Arafat's remains exhumed
Ramallah, Nov 27 (IANS): Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's remains have been exhumed for poison tests, a Palestinian source said on Tuesday. ...

Separate high courts for Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya
Agartala, Nov 27 (IANS): Three northeastern States -- Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya -- would get their own full-fledged high courts by next month as the required formalities are almost complete, an official here said on Monday. ...

Sensex up 248 points; consumer durables, banks rally
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS): A benchmark index for Indian equities markets on Tuesday was up 248 points following healthy buying in consumer durables, bank, metal, capital goods and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) stocks. ...

Asean-India car rally flagged off in Indonesia
Yogyakarta (Indonesia)/New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS): Hundreds of people, including children waving flags, cheered as the Asean-India car rally was flagged off from Yogyakarta in Indonesia on Monday, marking the close links between India and the 10-nation ...

700 Pakistani bullets found in Tripura
Agartala, Nov 27 (IANS): Over 700 Pakistani live cartridges, probably dating back to the 1971 war, were found when labourers were working on a tennis court near the governor's residence here, police said on Tuesday. ...

Parliament rocked by FDI issue again
NEW DELHI, Nov 26 – The storm over FDI in retail rocked Parliament for the third day in a row with a determined Opposition adamant on a discussion on the issue under a rule that entails voting, reports PTI. ...

Mumbai remembers 26/11 victims
MUMBAI, Nov 26 – Mumbai’s sorrow was tinged with some relief as solemn tributes were paid to the victims and martyrs of the 26/11 terror attacks on its fourth anniversary, five days after the sole surviving perpetrator Ajmal Kasab was sent to the gal ...

DHD(J) dissolved, new panel formed
HAFLONG, Nov 26 – In a solemn function the Dima Halam Daogah (Jewel) was dissolved by its president Jewel Gorlosa in presence of rank and file of DHD (J) on Monday at the Liaison Office located at Sarkari bangan, Haflong, Dima Hasao. ...

Talks sans roadmap caused problems: Ex-IB official
GUWAHATI, Nov 26 – The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has always been opposing the open door policy adopted by the Government of India on the issue of talks with the militant groups and the Bureau, on several occasions, felt that the Government started tal ...

BJP show-cause to Jethmalani
NEW DELHI, Nov 26 – Moving a step forward on his suspension, BJP today issued a show-cause notice to its Rajya Sabha MP Ram Jethmalani asking him to explain why he should not be expelled from the party for “anti-party” activities and indiscipline, re ...

Train-elephant collisions on decline
GUWAHATI, Nov 26 – Recent efforts to reduce collisions between elephants and trains traversing natural habitats and corridors used by the animals appear to have made gains in Assam. ...

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