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Deccan Herald » News Updated at 6:00 pm IST 
BSP withdraws suppport to UPA govt
Already buffeted by the nuclear stand off with the Left and the runaway inflation, the UPA government suffered another jolt when the BSP withdrew support to the coalition at the Centre.
Pak moves to commute death sentences
In a move that could bring some reprieve to Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, Pakistan government announced plans to commute the death sentences of prisoners to life imprisonment.
Govt promoting a "bad" nuke deal : CPI(M)
Maintaining that the Indo-US nuclear deal was "not about India's energy security", CPI(M) has said the deal is a cover to promote India-US strategic ties.
Delay will make nuke deal difficult: US
The United States has once again reminded India that time is running out for the Indo-US nuclear deal, saying everyday that is delayed makes the pact much more difficult to be implemented.
More measures to stem prices: FM
Under severe attack for the runaway inflation, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said there is no room for panic and promised more measures both from the government and the RBI to stem prices.
Three arrested in connection with firing
Three persons have been arrested in connection with the firing by the body guard of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim Singh outside a suburban mall in Mumbai, which left one person dead.
 Sikh protestors shout slogans against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the leader of a quasi-religious sect known as Dera Sacha Sauda, in Jammu on Saturday.
Olympic torch arrives in Tibetan capital
The Olympic torch made its way through the streets in Lhasa as the security personnel kept a close vigil.
'Majority of Pakistanis say Mush should quit'
Three-quarter of Pakistanis participated in a survey by a US agency opined that embattled President Pervez Musharraf should resign and if he doesn't, he should be removed by the Parliament.

Tibetan performers dressed in traditional costumes perform during the ceremony to mark the success of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games torch relay in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa. AFP
Israel trains for possible strike on Iran
A major military exercise carried out by Israel earlier this month seemed to be a test-run for any potential strike against Iran's nuclear facilities...
Phoenix confirms presence of ice on Mars
Scientists rejoiced after the Phoenix Mars lander confirmed their long-held belief that ice is hiding under the surface in the Red Planet's northern region.
DMK rules out revival of ties with PMK
Russian Navy's new Gorshkov to be armed with Brahmos
Germany is world's greenest country
Germany has been named the world's greenest country in a global energy report, days after the government passed a new round of environmental laws in its effort to meet ambitious carbon dioxide reduction targets.
Indian Flight Cadets of the Surya Kiran Acrobatic team perform during the Combined Graduation Parade at the Indian Air Force Academy at Dundigal in Hyderabad. AFP
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Inflation breaches 11 pc, prices spiral
ULFA militants nabbed in City
Retain HAL airport: State
Cheat teacher lands behind bars
No compromise on nuclear deal: Left
Monsoon makes perfect start in State
Teenage girls enter pact to become pregnant
Child abductions on rise in violence affected countries: UN
Kalka-Shimla railway may be included in World Heritage List
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Jun 20, 2008 at 4:00 pm

Kamal's calisthenics turns killjoy
Kamal Hassan's Dasavathaaram, beyond the fact it has the ebullient thespian daringly essaying ten different roles, has sadly nothing more to offer as fodder for fulsome entertainment...
 Ten too many: An indulgence goes awry

CET forum in DH
Launching a new forum called 'Mission Admission', Deccan Herald attempts to make the testing days ahead a bit easier. This new forum will help candidates keep track of news and information on the CET, the Under Graduate Entrance Test (UGET) of COMEDK and key entrance tests thereafter.
EURO 2008
Turkey beat Croatia in shootout thriller
Turkey equalised in dramatic style with the last kick of extra time before beating Croatia on penalties after their breathtaking Euro 2008 quarter-final ended 1-1 on Friday.
Left: Turkish players celebrate after the Euro 2008 Championships quarter-final football match between Croatia and Turkey on Friday at Ernst Happel Stadium in ViennaAFP
Right: Croatian fans react at the end of the quarter-final match between Croatia and Turkey.
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