council secretary

Private airlines not keen to operate in northeast: NEC


September 4th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC) is not finding a suitable airline company to operate in the northeastern states, an official of the regional planning body said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Suicide bomber kills seven at funeral


August 19th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least seven people were killed and 11 wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up Sunday at a policeman's funeral in Russia.The incident occurred ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangkok blasts not terrorist act, says Thai deputy PM


February 16th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 16 (IANS) Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapha said Thursday that the three explosions in downtown Bangkok Tuesday were a security issue and there was no evidence to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China pushes for enhanced cooperation with Russia


October 21st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) China is willing to cooperate with Russia on strategic security matters and the two countries should work more closely on bilateral and multilateral issues, said Vice ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, fly into Taj city from global destinations


August 25th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 25 (IANS) Global tourists may finally be able to fly directly into Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal that attracts millions every year.While the civil aviation ministry ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Special prayers offered for Osama in Chennai


May 6th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) Expressing their anguish over slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden not getting a decent burial as per Islamic rites, around 10,000 Muslims offered special prayers ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Security alert in Malaysia after Osama killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (IANS) Malaysia's war on terror will not end with Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden's death, said security officials who assured people that they were on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Stalemate over Kashmir legislative council secretary


February 28th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 28 (IANS) The appointment of a secretary to the Jammu and Kashmir legislative council - the upper house of the state legislature - has been tossed to Raj Bhavan, with ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Iran congratulates Egyptian people’s ‘victory’


February 12th, 2011 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 12 (IANS) Iran congratulated the Egyptian people on their "victory" as President Hosni Mubarak quit Friday night following 18 days of unprecedented public protests and offered its support to the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Meghalaya civil groups oppose uranium mining project


November 10th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 10 (IANS) Anti-mining groups in Meghalaya Wednesday vowed that they would continue to oppose a uranium mining project, while the central government set 2012 as the year to start mining ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tripura basks in their tennis star Somdev’s glory at CWG (Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Oct 11 (IANS) Tripura celebrated Monday, a day after Somdev Devvarman's gold scripted history at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Delhi. The tennis sensation, who belongs to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Crackers, sweets in Tripura as Somdev scripts history at Games


October 11th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 11 (IANS) Tripura was in celebratory mode Monday, a day after Somdev Devvarman's gold scripted history at the Commonwealth Games (CWG). The tennis sensation, who belongs to the state's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Artifacts dating back to Harappan era unearthed in Jharkhand


June 26th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Palamu (Jharkhand), June 26(ANI): Artifacts dating back to the Harappan era have been unearthed in Kabra Kala village in Jharkhand's Palamu District.Kabra Kala village is situated on a mound, and is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Disappointed’ Sikhs to take legal action against New Zealand club over turban ban


June 16th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jun 16 (ANI): The Sikh community in New Zealand will take legal action against a south Auckland club decision to maintain a ban on wearing 'turbans' in its bar.Auckland's Manurewa Cosmopolitan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Post-Soviet bloc to offer aid to Kyrgyzstan


June 15th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The post-Soviet security bloc Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) will offer emergency assistance to law-enforcement agencies in Kyrgyzstan, where more than 138 people have died in four ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jairam should have been more cautious: CPI


May 10th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Monday said that Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh should have been "more cautious and more diplomatic" in airing his views on the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Private insurers upset over GIC cutting commission rates


April 14th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) A section of private non-life insurers are planning to take up with the General Insurance Council of India the move by the General Insurance Corporation of India to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No comments, says BJP, but Congress, Left attack Advani (Roundup)


March 26th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose not to comment on a senior police officer deposing Friday against party leader L.K. Advani in the Babri mosque demolition ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

English only in courts, two Malaysian states insist (Lead)


December 11th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 11 (IANS) A Malaysian court's decision to reject opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's appeal on the ground that it was not filed in Bahasa Malaysia has been contested by two ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Manipur students form human chain to condemn burning of schools


November 18th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Thoubal (Manipur), Nov 18 (ANI): Hundreds of students from various schools of Thoubal District of Manipur under the banner the Private Schools Development Council formed a human chain to condemn the burning ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jute council eyes African, East European markets


November 2nd, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) In its bid to promote and make people aware of jute products, the Jute Manufacturers Development Council (JMDC) is eyeing the African, East European and Canadian markets, an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tripura cheers Somdev’s Davis Cup victory


September 21st, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) Crackers were burst, people danced on the streets and boxes of sweets were passed around - it was celebration time in Agartala Monday as residents ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Iran extends voting time in hotly contested election (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 12 (IANS) Authorities in Iran extended the polling period for the second time Friday as the country witnessed an unprecedented turnout in its closely fought presidential election. To accommodate the huge ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

On Valentines Day, literatti professed love for Gujarati


February 14th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 14, (ANI): Scores of literary figures and other local residents in Ahmedabad on Saturday march a massive rally to mark their love and respect for their mother tongue Gujarati. Many ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Private life insurers to seek clarity on tax laws


February 8th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) After having received notice from the Income Tax department to reopen their past tax assessments, private life insurers are likely to approach the sectoral watchdog seeking clarity on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nothing wrong in fighting terror cases: Madhya Pradesh bar council


September 30th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 30 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh State Bar Council has disapproved the Bhopal Bar Association's resolution not to take up legal cases of those alleged to be involved in anti-national ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A village council that gives credit cards to villagers


July 14th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 14 (IANS) Most households in the Jaltara village in Madhya Pradesh's tribal dominated Mandla district have credit cards. The village council, in an unique initiative, has provided them cards that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nearly 1m Oz employees turn up drunk or stoned at work!


June 7th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 7 (ANI): Nearly a million workers Down Under turned up to the workplace drunk or under the influence of drugs last year, according to a new survey.The findings emerged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Water councils rescues farmers in Balasore


May 30th, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by admin
Balasore(Orissa), May 30 (ANI): Water Councils in villages of Orissas Balasore district have been set to provide relief to farmers with sparsely irrigated lands to help them meet their water requirements.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US Security Adviser Hadley pledges support to Musharraf


May 30th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Lahore , May 30 (ANI): US Presidents National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley has assured Pakistan s National Security Council Secretary Tariq Aziz that the US would continue to support President Pervez ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Resolution for reinstating pro-Musharraf judges being drafted


May 20th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Lahore , May 20 (ANI): Top officials in the Pakistan Prime Minister Office are said to be preparing a draft resolution for the reinstatement of the deposed judges acceptable to President ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pranab hails Dubai firms’ ‘tailor-made’ India projects


May 13th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 13 (IANS) The projects being designed by various Dubai-based companies as part of their investment plans in India are tailor-made for Indian requirements, according to External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Train priests locally, Malaysia tells Sikhs


April 20th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 20 (IANS) The Malaysian government has advised the 100,000-strong Sikh community in the country to train priests locally to reduce dependence on those from India. But the Sikhs have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Pakistan in same group in Asia Cup


March 20th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, March 20 (IANS) The Asia Cup cricket tournament will after all be played in Pakistan in June-July and India and Pakistan have been placed in Group B along with Hong Kong. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Iran a few steps away from resolving nuclear issue, says ex-President


December 1st, 2007 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, Dec 1 (ANI): The controversy surrounding Irans nuclear program is just a few steps away from being resolved, according to former President and Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.Rafsanjani, who served ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Subscribe