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Supreme Court to get five new judges
New Delhi: The Supreme Court will soon get five new judges. The collegium headed by Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan has recommended the elevation of the Chief Justices of five High Courts. However, even this time, no recommendation ...
Port workers to go on strike from September 15
NEW DELHI: More than one lakh port and dock workers will go on an indefinite strike from September 15 to press their demand for revision of wages. The decision was taken unanimously by five federations — All India Port and Dock ...
50% quota for women in all tiers of panchayat raj
NEW DELHI: The UPA government on Thursday raised reservation for women at all tiers of the panchayat raj system from 33 to at least 50 per cent. The Cabinet, presided over by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, also cleared the proposal to ...
3G spectrum reserve price fixed at Rs. 3,500 crore
Rs. 1,750 crore is base price for WiMAX spectrum: e-GoM
All eyes on ‘defiant’ Vasundhara Raje’s next move
‘Fizzle’ claim for thermonuclear test refuted
Back up charge with scientific evidence, says government’s top scientist
Newspaper price does not cover even part of the newsprint cost: N. Murali
‘Price must be raised by 50 paise every six months to reach Rs. 6-7 in three years’
Advani knew of decision to free terrorists, says Brajesh Mishra
New Delhi: The former National Security Adviser, Brajesh Mishra, said on Thursday that the former Home Minister, L.K.Advani, was part of the National Democratic Alliance government’s decision to release three terrorists and send Jaswant ...
Software exports from State go up
CHENNAI: Despite the global recession, Tamil Nadu saw a 29 per cent increase in the export of software products during 2008-09, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said on Thursday. In value terms the exports in 2008-09 rose to Rs.36,680 crore ...
Infrastructure charges defended
Essential to meet cost of projects: CMDA
High Court to decide on its judges declaring assets
CHENNAI: Chief Justice of the Madras High Court H.L. Gokhale on Thursday said the High Court will decide on the issue of its judges making a public declaration of their assets on receipt of the modalities from the Supreme Court. Mr. Gokhale ...
H1N1 flu in turkeys cause for concern: FAO
NEW DELHI: The detection of H1N1 virus in turkeys in Chile has raised concerns about poultry farms elsewhere in the world also becoming infected with the pandemic flu virus, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Thursday. ...
IIMs to be set up in seven States
NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to set up seven Indian Institutes of Management in Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand. Four of the IIMs — in ...
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