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Budget work to dominate next Parliament session
Mirwaiz proposes 5-point CBMs
SRINAGAR: Chairman of the moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday proposed five-point Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) to push forward a process to resolve the Kashmir issue. He impressed upon the Government ...
Left Front: Trinamool creating anarchy
KOLKATA: At a time when a natural calamity has devastated the lives and properties of people, the State-wide move mounted by Trinamool activists “to create terror and tension has created an atmosphere of anarchy in West Bengal,” ...
Mother, son admitted to hospital
After much persuasion, the swine flu-afflicted duo leaves farmhouse in South-West Delhi
Cross-border terror must stop for talks to resume: Krishna
New Delhi: Amid Washington’s nudge for a resumption of dialogue with Pakistan, India on Wednesday made it clear that the talks could take place only after cross-border terror stopped. External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, after ...
Army continues relief measures
KOLKATA: Even as the agencies concerned struggle to contain the outbreak of enteric diseases in areas affected by the cyclone Aila, the Army has sustained relief efforts and medical aid to North and South 24 Parganas, the districts of West ...
It’s a right decision: Bhujbal
Mumbai: The decision to suspend Nationalist Congress Party MP Padamsinh Patil, arrested by the CBI in a double murder case, from the primary membership of the party, is a right one, according to NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal. The ...
Five more A(H1N1) cases reported
NEW DELHI: With five more suspected cases of A(H1NI) infection reported from Delhi and Mumbai, the Committee of Secretaries on Wednesday reviewed the situation in the country. According to the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, ...
Monsoon unlikely to revive for another week
NEW DELHI: There is some bad news on the monsoon front. The India Meteorological Department on Wednesday said the southwest monsoon was not likely to revive during the next one week and consequently its advance over east, north peninsular and ...
UGC notifies new measures to curb ragging
NEW DELHI: The University Grants Commission(UGC) has notified the new set of regulations to curb the nuisance of ragging in higher educational institutions. The most crucial among them is the setting up of a national toll-free ...
Shravan able to walk, says uncle
Melbourne: Shravan Kumar, whose comatose picture sent shock waves across India, has taken his first step and is now able to respond ever since the violent attack on him in Australia that almost took his life. “Today, he took his ...
New policy for street vendors
CHENNAI: Five years after adopting the first National Policy on Urban Street Vendors, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has revised it. Along with the new policy, a model bill on Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood ...
CPI seeks clarifications on Sri Lanka policy
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India (CPI) has sought clarifications from the government on its Sri Lanka policy and urged it to ensure that Colombo did not settle Sinhalese in the Tamil-dominated region in the north that was till recently ...
Implement Mishra panel report: LJP
NEW DELHI: The Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) on Wednesday urged the government to table in Parliament the Ranganath Mishra Commission report recommendations along with the Action Taken Report. In a statement, the LJP said the Commission, ...
Nitish Kumar condemns ‘anti-Bihar utterances’
Against students by interview board of Pune law institute
Polio type 2 detected
Patna: Type two Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus (VDPV) has been detected in a two-year-old boy in Bihar’s East Champaran district, officials in the State polio department said here on Wednesday. A few days ago a child in Dibrugarh ...
ILO: global meltdown may aggravate child labour
NEW DELHI: The global financial crisis could push an increasing number of children, particularly girls, into child labour, according to a new report issued by the International Labour Office. It has been released to mark the World Day Against ...
Container freight station to come up in Kochi
NEW DELHI: The Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) and the Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd. (FACT) will set up a container freight station at Kochi in Kerala. This was decided at a meeting here between Minister of State for ...
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