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Prime Minister hails end of nuclear apartheid for India
Chidambaram warns against ‘saffron terror'
‘We hope to find elusive starting point in Kashmir soon'
Indian held at Houston airport with “Jihadi” material
Washington: An Indian on his way to Houston, Texas, to deliver a lecture to the Hindu Congress of America has been arrested for possessing what has been described by authorities as “Jihadi material.” Vijay Kumar (40), a ...
Bomb scare in Kolkata multi-storey building
KOLKATA: A call, saying that a bomb was planted in a multi-storey building that houses offices of information technology companies on Kolkata's eastern outskirts, caused panic on Wednesday. However, extensive searches by bomb detection ...
Bill to hike MPs salaries tabled in Lok Sabha
NEW DELHI: A bill proposing a salary hike for members of Parliament from Rs. 16,000 to Rs. 50,000 and doubling their key allowances to Rs. 40,000 was tabled in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of ...
“We cannot ignore the nuclear option”
Allegation of compromising national interest is a travesty of facts, says Manmohan
After the sparring comes the bonhomie
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha discussion on the controversial Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill, which had led to frequent sparring between the BJP and the Congress in the recent past, saw rare bonhomie on Wednesday when the two parties ...
Anand issue echoes in Lok Sabha
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday described as “unfortunate” the Human Resource Development Ministry's query over world chess champion Vishwanathan Anand's nationality. Shahnawaz Hussain of the party said Mr. ...
India enters final in emphatic fashion
Praveen Kumar and Munaf Patel fire after Sehwag's blistering century
Mere 4% of MPs disturbing House: Speaker
Article 105 relates to freedom of speech, and not freedom to disrupt others' speeches
Richa wins on rain-hit day
JAIPUR: Heavy rain and erratic power supply forced the postponement of the evening session and left Richa Mishra as the only winner on the second day of the 64th National aquatic championship at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here on ...
Saina stutters before advancing
Taufik Hidayat and Lin Dan also enter pre-quarterfinals
State asks AICTE not to give nod for new colleges from next year
‘Time ripe for industry, ISRO to be risk-sharing partners'
60 % of India's space budget goes to industry, says ISRO chief
Source segregation of waste in 75 more wards
CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation will extend its programme of source segregation of waste to 75 more wards by next month. For this, it is procuring seven lakh plastic bags and over 140 tricycles painted in red for collecting the ...
BrahMos likely to be inducted into Air Force by 2013
Bangalore: Low-flying supersonic cruise missile BrahMos could join the Indian Air Force by 2013, according to A. Sivathanu Pillai, CEO and Managing Director of BrahMos Aerospace Limited, an Indo—Russian joint venture. The missile, ...
Species of Writhing Skink rediscovered
HYDERABAD: Zoologists from Osmania University have rediscovered a species belonging to the lizard family, which was last seen way back in 1839 in the then Bengal province. The species, thought to be extinct till now, has been identified as ...
Facebook No.1 social networking site in India
NEW DELHI: Facebook has dethroned Google-owned Orkut as No.1 social networking site in India. With over 2-crore visitors last month, Facebook has shown stupendous growth in the past few months, overtaking Orkut, said global research firm ...
Strategy to prevent HIV positivity among migrants
NEW DELHI: A strategy to tackle the increasing trend of HIV positivity among migrants is being put in place, particularly in the States that reported high levels of out-migration. Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ...
Brahma assumes charge as Election Commissioner
NEW DELHI: Sixty-year-old Harishankar Brahma, a retired IAS officer of 1975 batch from the Andhra Pradesh cadre, assumed charge as Election Commissioner at Nirvachan Sadan here on Wednesday. Mr. Brahma, who retired as the Union Power ...
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