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Ship officials non-committal on nuclear weapons on board
USS Nimitz will dock within 16 km from the Chennai port
Storage in dams higher for monsoon onset
Situation may result in greater floods than last year
Quota case may go to larger Bench
Preliminary hearing on July 17
Amarnath yatra may begin today
SRINAGAR: The two-month-long pilgrimage to the holy cave of Amarnath, which was scheduled to begin on Saturday, was suspended in the wake of inclement weather conditions. The authorities are hoping to give a go-ahead on Sunday in case these ...
‘Vandemataram was Verma’s dream project’
JAIPUR: BJP leader Sahib Singh Verma, who was killed in a car accident on Saturday, is the second former Union Minister to meet with a tragic end on the perilous roads of Rajasthan within a span of seven years. Senior Congress leader and ...
4 killed in Assam blasts
Guwahati: Four persons were killed and at least 40 others injured in four blasts – three in upper Assam’s Tinsukia district and one in central Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Saturday. Three persons were killed in ...
Mehta allays fears of radiation
Kolkata: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sureesh Mehta on Saturday allayed fears of radiation from the ‘USS Nimitz,’ scheduled to dock at the Chennai port next week, saying all set procedures to check against radiation from the ...
India signs accord on trans-Asian railway network
It will cover 80,900 km in 28 nations
Rural posting for doctors finalised
MBBS will be of six-and-a-half years
Sahib Singh Verma’s body brought to Delhi
A former teacher, he commanded respect among the teaching fraternity
Withdraw armed forces Act: PDP
Cites human rights violations
Kalam, leaders pay tribute
NEW DELHI: President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Saturday said he was saddened to learn about the passing away of senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sahib Singh Verma who was killed in a road accident at Alwar, adding that he had closely known him ...
FCI official’s body found in Assam
GUWAHATI: Police recovered the body of abducted Food Corporation of India official P.C. Ram from Anandapur village in Lower Assam’s Baksa district on Saturday. Baksa Superintendent of Police Kankanjyoti Saikia told The Hindu ...
Revamp plantation sector: Jairam Ramesh
CHENNAI: Minister of State for Commerce, Jairam Ramesh, has called for a complete revamping of the plantation sector in the country — to make it more research-intensive and market-driven. The problem with the traditional crops such ...
Many areas in Mumbai under water
MUMBAI: As heavy rain pounded Mumbai, Matunga, Bandra, Andheri, Wadala, Chembur, Ghatkopar, Borivali, Lower Parel and Malad came under water. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) identified 14 flooding points in the city and suburbs. ...
A lifetime in illegal detention
Guwahati: There was a shiver of emotion in the air-conditioned auditorium here as 79-year-old Machang Lalung was helped up the steps by relatives. The tribal was there on Thursday evening to join viewers of “Freedom at the Edge,” a ...
Withdraw Armed Forces Act: PDP
Srinagar: The People’s Democratic Party, which is part of the coalition Government headed by the Congress in Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday toughened its stand on the withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act and reduction in ...
‘Move’ to let Dow Chemicals off the hook condemned
Files allegedly reveal plans to free it of liabilities
Presidential poll: Rajput body’s plea
JAIPUR: The current acrimony over the Presidential election involving two leaders of Rajasthani background has prompted Shri Pratap Foundation, a powerful social organisation of the Rajput community here, to come out with an appeal for ...
BJP seeks CBI probe into CD scam
SHIMLA: The Himachal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Shanta Kumar and Prem Kumar Dhumal has submitted a memorandum to the State Governor, V.S. Kokje, seeking a CBI enquiry into the controversial CD scam involving corruption charges ...
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