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Protests continue in Jammu
Jammu: The former Deputy Chief Minister and senior Congress leader, Mangat Ram Sharma, and his family on Thursday were the target of a mob agitating against the cancellation of the Amarnath land transfer order. Mr. Sharma was on his way ...
Centre pursuing nuclear deal under U.S. pressure: Natwar
BHARATPUR: The former External Affairs Minister, K. Natwar Singh, on Thursday derided the Indo-U.S. nuclear deal, accusing the Manmohan Singh government of acting under pressure from the Bush administration. Mr. Natwar Singh, who joined ...
A manufactured controversy, says Congress
Cites record number of pilgrims
Left leaders, Gowda hold talks
Focus on Mayawati’s recent announcement on LS election
Nuclear deal will not fix energy ills: Yechury
Kolkata: That the India-U.S. nuclear deal will be “a panacea for all our energy ills is a big hoax,” Sitaram Yechury, member of the Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), said here on Thursday. Addressing an ...
Modernisation of two airports from September
NEW DELHI: Work on modernisation and expansion of the Kolkata and Chennai airports will begin by September-end, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said on Thursday. Talking to journalists after inaugurating the third runway at the ...
We need over 997 acres at Singur: Tata Motors
KOLKATA: The Tata Motors authorities have sent a letter to the West Bengal government, stating that they require over 997 acres to set up the automobile manufacturing project and ancillary units in Singur, Industries Minister Nirupam Sen said ...
Naval exercises with U.S. in October
NEW DELHI: India will hold its annual naval exercises with the U.S. in October, off Mumbai, security officials said here on Thursday. Last year’s exercises, in which some close military allies of the U.S. also participated, set off ...
Mumbai blasts: key accused held
Mumbai: The Crime Branch police have arrested a key accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, Karimullah Khan Osan Khan at Nallasopara, a Mumbai suburb. He will be tried in the TADA court here. Joint Commissioner (Crime) Rakesh ...
Tarigami seeks PM’s intervention
NEW DELHI: Describing the situation in Jammu and Kashmir as “very serious,” secretary of the J&K unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to personally ...
New land records scheme approved
Ratan Tata worried over stir plan
KOLKATA: Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata has expressed anxiety in the wake of the call for an indefinite agitation by Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee from August 24 demanding return of 400 acres of land which, she alleged, ...
Policy guidelines for IPTV services cleared
NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared the policy guidelines for the commercial rollout of Internet Protocol TV services, a new cable TV delivery system that would benefit both telecom players and consumers. “Issuance of ...
BJP sees bid to soften case before tribunal
New Delhi: On the Centre’s affidavit filed before the Supreme Court seeking to continue the ban on the Students Islamic Movement of India, BJP spokesman Ravi Shankar Prasad said some persons had, perhaps, deliberately not brought out all ...
Rane attends MPCC meeting
Videocon project gets Cabinet approval
Anand, Khan have forfeited status: court
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Thursday convicted senior lawyers R.K. Anand and I.U. Khan of contempt of court and obstructing administration of justice in the BMW hit-and-run case by trying to influence an eyewitness. The ...
Chandrasekhar chosen for Kalidas Samman
CHENNAI: Veteran Bharatanatyam exponent and academician C.V. Chandrasekhar has been chosen for the Kalidas Samman in the field of dance. The award, instituted by the Madhya Pradesh government, comprises a citation and Rs. 2 lakh in ...
Centre plans to offload wheat in the open market
NEW DELHI: With the inflation rate touching 12.63 per cent, the Centre decided on Friday to offload 60 lakh tonnes of wheat, from the central pool, in the open market to enhance availability during the coming festival season and to contain ...
Amendments to unorganised workers Bill approved
NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved some amendments to expand the ambit of a Bill providing social security schemes to unorganised workers. The amendments to the Unorganised Sector Workers’ Social ...
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