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Lok Sabha to discuss Governors issue today
NEW DELHI, JULY 11. The dismissal and replacement of four Governors appointed during the Vajpayee Government's tenure will come up for discussion in the Lok Sabha tomorrow. The Leader of the Opposition, L.K. Advani, has given notice for a ...
Chandrika-led alliance sweeps provincial polls
COLOMBO, JULY 11.Sri Lanka's ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has swept the provincial council elections held in six provinces on Saturday. According to current indications, the UPFA led by President Chandrika Kumaratunga has a ...
CPI(M) reiterates opposition to more FDI in key sectors
NEW DELHI, JULY 11.The Communist Party of India (Marxist) today reiterated its opposition to the Government's move to raise the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) cap in the telecommunications, insurance and airline sectors. The party said it would ...
SAD heading for landslide win as clashes mar SGPC polls
CHANDIGARH, JULY 11. With the initial trends coming in, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) was headed for a landslide victory, as its candidates had either won or attained unassailable margins at most places in Punjab for the general house of the ...
North-east still cut off
GUWAHATI/PATNA, JULY 11.The entire northeast today remained cut off from the rest of the country and train services in Bihar came to a grinding halt as surging flood waters in the two States entered homes forcing hundreds of thousands of people ...
BANGALORE, JULY 11.The Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, L.K. Advani, today asked the Centre not to scrap the Prevention of Terrorism Act, saying it was a useful instrument in punishing terrorists and confiscating funds associated with ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 11. Justifying the two per cent hike as well as the inclusion of more areas under the service tax net, the Centre today assured the people that the effective tax would be only 6 per cent and not 10 per cent as proposed in the ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 11. Pakistan's Punjab province bordering India has emerged as the biggest recruitment centre for `jehadis' in the country and Sindh is being rapidly converted into another major source for fighters, according to a leading ...
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