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India hails suspension of US aid to Pak

NEW DELHI:  India on Monday welcomed the US decision to suspend US $800-million military aid to Pakistan, saying a heavy presence of arms would have disturbed the equilibrium in the region.

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Retired army officer held for killing Chennai boy

CHENNAI: A former Lt Colonel was Sunday arrested for the killing of 13-year-old Dilshan a week back inside the army residential complex for plucking mangoes and almonds as he was annoyed with boys trespassing in the area.

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Solicitor General keeps options open on resignation

NEW DELHI: Solicitor General, Mr Gopal Subramanium on Sunday night kept his options open a day after he resigned protesting against appointment of a lawyer to appear for the government in a 2G related case without his consent.

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A temple with history, legends and treasures

NEW DELHI: The idol of Lord Vishnu, presiding deity at Kerala’s Padmanabhaswami temple, where mind-boggling treasures have been discovered, is itself made of 12,000 ‘salagramams’ or sacred stones.

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