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Railway budget 2008-2009: people-friendly with more trains, more amenities and record outlay
Sagarika missile test-fired successfully
India joins select club in underwater missile capability
Military ties separate: Gates
NEW DELHI: U.S. Defence Secretary Robert Gates on Tuesday said military-to-military ties with India would remain independent of the civil nuclear agreement whose fate hangs in the balance with three Senators telling Prime Minister Manmohan ...
BJP terms railway budget disappointing; Left opposes role for private players
Congress hails it as positive and growth-oriented exercise
I have planted a tree and it will bear fruit for years: Lalu
Minister thanks protester, reassures respect for Kannadigas
Gross traffic earnings likely to grow: Lalu
NEW DELHI: Despite a cut in passenger fares and some freight charges, Railway Minister Lalu Prasad said in his budget speech that the gross traffic earnings were likely to grow by 12 per cent to Rs. 81,901 crore in 2008-09 against Rs. 72,755 ...
He is number one: Rabri
PATNA: Lalu Prasad’s final budget during his current tenure as Railway Minister on Tuesday has pleased his wife and former Chief Minister Rabri Devi, while porters described it as a mark of their “liberation.” The ...
‘Vision 2025’ to be readied in six months
NEW DELHI: In his budget speech on Tuesday, Railway Minister Lalu Prasad made a special mention of a “Vision 2025” document aimed at sustaining the “magical turnaround” of the Railways for the next 17 years. ...
Steps to improve infrastructure
NEW DELHI: Ensuring that the Railways continue to play a crucial role in India’s impressive growth story year-after-year, Railway Minister Lalu Prasad on Tuesday announced a slew of measures to improve infrastructure and initiatives to ...
PML (N) not to join government
Rules out “indemnity” for General Musharraf
India outplays Sri Lanka to enter finals
Praveen Kumar emerges a hero; Sachin Tendulkar back in form
Railways plans Rs. 2.5 lakh crore investment in 5 years
Money to be spent on building world-class stations and setting up of rolling stock production units
Industry hails Railway budget as ‘pragmatic’
NEW DELHI: With the proposals virtually going beyond its expectations, Indian industry lapped up the Railway Budget 2008-09 presented by Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday, as “pragmatic, progressive and futuristic” ...
Arun Gandhi held briefly
MUMBAI: Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Arun Gandhi, whose alleged anti-Zionist remarks have created a controversy, was not allowed to stage a protest at the statue of his grandfather near the State Secretariat on Tuesday. He and 20 ...
GoM for pictorial warnings on tobacco product packs
NEW DELHI: A Group of Ministers (GoM) on Tuesday recommended using pictorial warnings on cigarette, beedi and tobacco product packs but did not set any time-frame for its implementation. Chaired by External Affairs Minister Pranab ...
Two militants killed in encounter in Manipur
Imphal: Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with a team of police commandos and Assam Rifles jawans at Kongba in Manipur’s Imphal East district, official sources said on Tuesday. Militants, travelling in a ...
Six technical affiliating universities coming up
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