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SAARC connectivity a distant dream
An ADB study had identified over 40 potential linkages
25 rebel BJP MLAs meet Rajnath
NEW DELHI: A group of 25 dissident Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs from Uttarakhand met party president Rajnath Singh here on Sunday to complain of the “high-handed” behaviour of Chief Minister B. C. Khanduri, said sources in the ...
Asian officer to sue Scotland Yard for racism
LONDON: Britain’s most senior Asian police officer is to sue Scotland Yard for alleged racial discrimination, claiming that racism in the police force is more widespread than is normally believed and that senior Asian and black officers ...
Hearing of petition against nuclear deal on Wednesday
New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on August 13 a public interest litigation petition challenging the nuclear deal between India and the United States. Advocate Manohar Lal Sharma said he filed the petition to re-decide a short but ...
Law Commission suggests life sentence for acid attack
New Delhi: The Law Commission of India has suggested the imposition of a minimum sentence of 10-year imprisonment and a maximum sentence of life imprisonment for acid attack offences. At present the offence is being dealt with under ...
‘Motive can be a relevant circumstance for conviction’
New Delhi: Motive can be considered as a relevant circumstance for convicting the accused in a criminal case if the evidence is clear and unambiguous, the Supreme Court has held while reversing the acquittal of six persons convicted by a trial ...
Study adverse effects of transgenic crops: Pawar
NEW DELHI: The Centre envisages a major role for the private sector for enhancing the production of quality seeds for which biotechnology will be the mainstay. At the same time, Agriculture and Food Minister Sharad Pawar feels the concerns ...
Advani targets Kashmiri leaders
NEW DELHI: In a veiled attack on some Kashmiri leaders, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani on Sunday said no one can question the allotment of land for Amarnath pilgrims in the Valley. He was speaking at a function to ...
PDP says it will join Muzaffarabad march
Reopen traditional routes, says Mehbooba Mufti
You can ‘Net’ the Olympics for video views
Many Internet sites offer live results
Vidarbha gets raw deal in loan waiver: VC’s report
Mumbai: The Vidarbha region accounts for the maximum number of suicides, yet it gets a poor share of loan waiver compared to western Maharashtra, according to a report by Narendra Jadhav, Vice-Chancellor of Pune University. Six ...
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