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Caste in Census: Cabinet to decide on modalities
NEW DELHI: The government on Thursday said a final decision on the modalities of inclusion of caste in the census would be taken by the Cabinet. Making a statement in the Lok Sabha — a day after the Group of Ministers (GoM) agreed ...
Kudos for researcher, yet a bit of worry
Self-determination is the issue in J&K: Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Describing the struggle for self-determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir as “indigenous and legitimate,” Pakistan on Thursday asserted that the people of the State would settle for nothing less. Responding ...
Centre seeks details on judges' use of blogs
New Delhi: The Union Law and Justice Ministry has asked the Supreme Court and High Courts for information about judges who are airing their views on blogs and the social networking site, Twitter. A communication to this effect has been ...
Irregularities in IOA Bhawan renovation: CAG report
NEW DELHI: Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who is also the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president, finds himself in the dock yet again after an inspection report of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of ...
Gujarat High Court hands over Ishrat Jahan case probe to SIT
AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday handed over the probe into the suspected fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan to the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT), rejecting the plea for a probe by the Central ...
OC blamed for excess payment of Rs.1.44 crore
NEW DELHI: The inspection report of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India (CAG) has criticised the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) for causing excess financial liability, to the tune of Rs.1.44 crore, through the renting of ...
Maoists ready for talks if Azad killing is probed, says Agnivesh
KOLKATA: Social activist Swami Agnivesh said on Thursday that Maoists were ready to resume the peace process initiated by their spokesperson Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad if a judicial inquiry was ordered into his killing. The message ...
Key States yet to respond on ‘honour' killings draft Bill
NEW DELHI: With the key States — Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan — yet to respond to the Centre's letter asking for their comments and suggestions on the draft Bill on honour killings, the Group of Ministers, which met ...
ASC Centre-North to be moved to Bangalore
BANGALORE: The Garden City of Bangalore will get one more prestigious defence establishment with the Defence Ministry deciding to relocate the headquarters of the Army Service Corps Centre (North) from Gaya in Bihar to ...
National Film Awards revamped
NEW DELHI: In a bid to give regional language films a bigger chance to bag the spotlight at the National Film Awards, the government has decided to introduce a two-tier selection system. The delayed selections for the 2009 Awards will be ...
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