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BJP-RSS meet fails to discuss PM candidate issue

NEW DELHI: Leaders of BJP and Sangh outfits RSS and VHP held a key meeting on Sunday but the issue of taking a decision on declaring Narendra Modi as BJP’s prime ministerial candidate did not come up for discussions amid indications a final announcement may be made by September 20.

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Music defeats terror in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Soulful strains of some of the most popular and best known Western classical music compositions reverberated in the majestic backdrop of Zabarwan Hills when Zubin Mehta, world famous conductor, performed before a mesmerised audience in the Shalimar Gardens on the banks of Dal Lake here Saturday evening.

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I want to serve Gujarat till 2017, says Modi

GANDHINAGAR: Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party dithers on declaring him as the party’s prime ministerial candidate, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said he does not dream of occupying the top post and would respect the people’s mandate for serving the state till 2017.

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Iran orders release of Indian tanker

New Delhi: Iran today ordered release of an Indian tanker detained by it for the past 24 days at its Bandar Abbas port after being seized in Persian Gulf while carrying crude from Basrah in Iraq, a source in the Ministry of External Affairs said.

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