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Amarnath yatra route gets ‘connected'
NEW DELHI: Union Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot on Thursday launched the BSNL's mobile services near the Amarnath cave in Jammu and Kashmir by making the first call to Governor N.N. ...
Use power to bring welfare, not to dominate people: Somnath
KOLKATA: Power has to be used to help bring about people's welfare and not as a means to dominate them, and one cannot afford to ignore the feelings and perceptions of the common man. Those oft-repeated words of veteran leader Jyoti Basu were ...
NEERI: Gas tragedy has nothing to do with pollution at site
NEW DELHI: The contamination of soil and groundwater at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal has nothing to do with the 1984 gas leak disaster, according to a study released on Thursday by the National Environmental Engineering Research ...
CPI(M) wins Assembly by-election
Kolkata: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has retained the Durgapur I Assembly seat in the by-election held on Monday. Its candidate Archana Bhattacharya defeated her closest rival — Congress' Banshi Badan Karmakar — by 8,817 ...
Do away with court vacations, Moily urged
Kochi: The former Supreme Court Judge, V.R. Krishna Iyer, has urged Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily to bring in a constitutional amendment for doing away with the vacations of the Supreme Court and the High Courts. In a letter to the ...
Revised NCHRH draft gets Health Ministry approval
NEW DELHI: The Union Health Ministry on Thursday approved the revised draft for the proposed National Council for Human Resource in Health (NCHRH), which will be an overarching body for the health sector. The new draft proposes a ...
I didn't seek additional berths: Pawar
Mumbai: Scotching speculation about seeking additional ministerial berths for the NCP, Sharad Pawar on Thursday said he had asked the Prime Minister to reduce the number of his existing portfolios to focus on strengthening his party. Mr. ...
Two NDFB activists surrender
TEZPUR: Two activists of the National Democratic Front of Boroland surrendered to the Sashastra Seema Bal in Sonitpur district of Assam, where the banned outfit blasted rail tracks, killing one and injuring 13. Sukleswar Basumatary and ...
‘Student percentage not an index of minority status'
New Delhi: The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions has made it clear that the percentage of admission of students from a notified minority community in an educational institution cannot be an index of the minority status ...
Get tough with troublemakers, Centre tells J&K
SRINAGAR: Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai on Thursday asked the Omar Abdullah government to sternly deal with troublemakers. Mr. Pillai, who chaired a high-level meeting here before returning to Delhi, assured the Jammu and Kashmir ...
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