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Eight die in Kerala rains, landslides

August 7th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Aug 7 (IANS) At least eight people, including five of a family, were killed in Kerala as heavy rains lashed Kannur and Kozhikode districts, triggering landslides, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Three years of UPA-II: Not much to celebrate

May 22nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-II government completed three years in office Tuesday amid charges of policy paralysis and key initiatives remaining mired in fractious ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government faces opposition heat over inflation

December 8th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) On a day India recorded a sharp fall in food inflation after months of high prices, the government Thursday found itself at the receiving ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Telangana issue difficult, but not insurmountable: PM

October 20th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said there was no question of any government inaction on the Telangana issue and while a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Advani slams government inaction on graft, black money

September 12th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) The central government is "not doing enough" to curb corruption and bring back black money stashed abroad, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gujarat questioned on delay in Lokayukta’s appointment

August 19th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday issued notice to the state government on the delay in appointing a Lokayukta.The notice was issued to the chief secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nepal Maoists renew attack on GMR

June 14th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) Emboldened by government inaction three weeks after they burnt down Indian infrastructure and power major GMR Group's office and site camp in western Nepal, the Maoists, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP slams Rahul Gandhi over ‘rotten system’ remark

April 19th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday criticized Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi over the latter's 'rotten system' remark in a letter to a former supreme ... Read more...

Posted in National |

HRW ‘appalled’ over Pak Govt’s blasphemy charges against teenage student

February 3rd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 3(ANI): The Pakistan government should immediately drop blasphemy charges against a 17-year-old student and ensure his safe release from detention, Human Rights Watch has said.Pakistani authorities had arrested Muhammad ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Act against Roy, Geelani, demands Kashmiri Pandit group

October 26th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) An organisation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits Tuesday demanded action against writer-activist Arundhati Roy and separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani for their remarks on Kashmir."We are warning the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Orissa Congress charges Patnaik Government for multi-crore mining scam cover-up

March 4th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee on Thursday charged the Naveen Patnaik-led government in Orissa of plundering the state's mineral wealth to the tune of over Rupees ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Tytler seeks clarification from home ministry over 1984 riots

December 15th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Upset over reference to his name in Home Minister P. Chidambaram's remarks during the calling attention motion on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in the Rajya Sabha, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US comes to the aid of AIG hit by record $62 bn loss

March 2nd, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) As American International Group (AIG) reported a stunning $61.7 billion quarterly loss - the biggest quarterly loss in corporate history, the US government agreed to pump in another ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindu group alleges Orissa government inaction, to hold protest

November 7th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) A Hindu group Friday announced it would hold a massive rally in the state capital Nov 15 to protest the state government's alleged inaction in nabbing the killers ... Read more...

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Citibank urges Pakistan to seek IMF help to avoid default

August 28th, 2008 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 28 (DPA) The US-based Citibank has advised Pakistan to secure help from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to avoid default on its foreign debt repayments in the face of an ... Read more...

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College girls threaten self-immolation over sexual harrassment

July 10th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Palanpur (Gujarat), July 10 (IANS) The students of a teachers training college in Mehsana district, who fled their hostel after allegedly facing sexual harassment from a management trustee, have now threatened self-immolation ... Read more...

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UEFA head Platini checks Ukraine’s Euro 2012 preparations

July 4th, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kiev, July 4 (DPA) European soccer body UEFA head Michel Platini was in Kiev to inspect personally Ukraine's preparations so far to co-host the Euro 2012 football championship. Poland and Ukraine were ... Read more...

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