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Ministry pressing for communal violence Bill
New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry is pushing the Communal Violence (Prevention, Control and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2005 for consideration and passing in the budget session of Parliament, even though it was summarily rejected by the National ...
HPV vaccine final report submitted
NEW DELHI: The three-member committee, set up to look into alleged irregularities in the conduct of studies on use of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine by PATH in India, has submitted its final report to the Ministry of Health and Family ...
‘Defence ties with Russia not as wide as with U.S'
NEW DELHI: Contrary to the impression of strong defence ties with Russia, the close developing relations between India and the United States and its deepening military-to-military ties was underscored by a high ranking Indian official to the ...
Malegaon blast case: notice issued to 7 more youths
Belgaum: An uneasy calm prevails in Gokak taluk with Maharashtra's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) issuing notice to seven more youths to appear before the police in connection with the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case. Sources in district ...
Lead the world in nuclear disarmament, India urged
NEW DELHI: A group of six senior Fellows of the renowned World Academy of Art and Science have urged India to take the lead in ridding the world of nuclear weapons in its own interest as well as in the interest of humanity. In a letter ...
Rajkot police parade murder accused before “people's court”
HRD Ministry expresses doubts over IGNOU's capacity
Doctors to tell court about vegetative patient
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked a team of Mumbai doctors to appear before it on March 2 to explain the condition of Aruna Ramachandra Shanbaug, who has been lying in a vegetative state in a hospital bed for 37 years and for whom her ...
Confiscate black money, says CPI
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India on Saturday asked the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to confiscate black money in India and abroad and act against the guilty as per law. Referring to reports that the Central Board ...
Finance Ministry nod likely for 9.5% PF interest soon
NEW DELHI: The tussle between the Labour and the Finance Ministries on the payment of 9.5 per cent interest instead of 8.5 per cent to the employees' Provident Fund (PF) subscribers for 2010-11 may end smoothly next week, with the Finance ...
‘Genetic treatment for epilepsy unlikely'
CHENNAI: Epilepsy is not usually the result of a single gene variation, and thereby, genetic treatment for the condition is unlikely, Simon David Shorvon, professor of Clinical Neurology, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, ...
Telangana bandh on February 22 and 23
HYDERABAD: As the State government staff struck work and took part in protest demonstrations all over Telangana as part of non-cooperation movement on Saturday, the Telangana joint action committee (JAC) gave a call for 48-hour bandh from ...
BJP picks Hema Malini for Rajya Sabha
Bangalore: Dissidence is again raising its head in the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka with the national unit of the BJP selecting noted film actor Hema Malini as the party candidate for the byelection to the Rajya Sabha seat scheduled for ...
Over 80 Shiv Sainiks held in Jammu
Jammu: Over 80 Shiv Sena activists were on Saturday detained after they allegedly violated prohibitory orders and clashed with police while trying to head towards the civil secretariat, to stage a protest against price rise. The ...
Maoists blast former village head's house
CHAPRA (BIHAR): Armed Maoists blew up the house of a former village head in Bihar's Saran district late on Friday night, Superintendent of Police A.K. Satyarthy said on Saturday. Over 50 rebels raided the house of Pushpapal at Chitwan ...
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