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Prime Minister asks States to expedite urban project
“Work closely with two Ministries to monitor its early implementation”
Stability plank demolished: BJP
NEW DELHI: The Congress “stability plank” has been demolished by the “game of brinkmanship” played by the Left parties and the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party said here on Tuesday. It was time for the United ...
Pranab: rural revolution holds the key
‘Promote investments, economic activity’
Don’t be lenient in caste killing cases, says Supreme Court
“Judges tend to become apologetic in cases of murders arising out of caste”
Pictorial warning from Dec. 1
NEW DELHI: Pictorial health warnings on cigarettes and other tobacco products will become mandatory from December 1, the display of skull and cross bones being optional. This follows an amendment to the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products ...
Help northeast benefit from Look-East policy: Aiyar
Guwahati: Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DONER) Mani Shankar Aiyar on Tuesday underlined the need for a shift in policy towards China and Bangladesh to enable the northeastern States to reap the benefits of the Look ...
Electric vehicles for railway, defence forces
CHENNAI: It is a non-polluting electric car not meant for use on roads. But, the Electric Vehicle (EV) has been sought by the Southern Railway and the Defence forces. Two EVs will also form part of the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s ...
Can employees be sacked without enquiry?
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has admitted a special leave petition filed by the Centre raising the question whether an employee can be summarily dismissed, without holding an enquiry, in exceptional cases. After hearing Additional ...
HIV prevalence rate 0.28 p.c., says survey
NACO had claimed it was 0.36 p.c.
HIV positive women “denied access” to Nitish Kumar’s Janata Darbar
PATNA: On a day when Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was addressing health-related problems in his Janata Darbar, HIV positive women were denied access. Over two dozen women, seeking to meet Mr. Kumar for proper treatment, complained that ...
India, China to resolve bunker issue diplomatically
NEW DELHI: India and China have agreed to resolve their stand-off over the presence of two Indian Army bunkers along the Line of Actual Control in the Thagla ridge area of Arunachal Pradesh through diplomatic means, official Indian sources ...
India calls for inclusive approach in Myanmar, disfavours sanctions
NEW DELHI: India is opposed to any sanctions on Myanmar and hopes that the military junta would initiate talks with the jailed pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. New Delhi also believes that India will soon get transit rights to the ...
“Breast-feeding must be a child’s right”
NEW DELHI: Syeda Hamid, Planning Commission member, has suggested that breast-feeding, immunisation and nutrition be treated as child rights. The government should consider extending maternity leave to women to ensure breast-feeding for ...
Bonanza for wheat, rice farmers
NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday announced the highest-ever hike in the minimum support price of wheat for the coming rabi season, gave an incentive bonus on the support price for kharif rice and banned the export of non-basmati rice. ...
Be wary of Opposition designs: Mayawati
BSP supremo exhorts workers to expand party base by strengthening Dalit-Brahmin alliance
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