haroon

UP allows Delhi to set up power towers in Noida


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government allowed has Delhi to install six power transmission towers in Noida to provide the capital's densely populated eastern part an alternate ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gujarat riot victims hail life terms for accused


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims have hailed the life imprisonment awarded to those convicted for their involvement in the 2002 post-Godhra Naroda Patiya riots and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Reshuffle to ease work of overburdened ministers: Dikshit


August 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A day after reshuffling portfolios of her ministers, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the step was taken to ease the pressure of some ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Portfolio reshuffle in Delhi cabinet


August 28th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday reshuffled the portfolios of her ministers, sources in the government said.Health Minister A.K. Walia, who held several portfolios, has ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delhi blames neighbouring states for power crisis (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After hours of blackout due to a breakdown of the Northern Grid early Monday, power supply was restored to almost 80 percent areas of Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A year on, 13/7 blasts’ trial may take years to begin


July 13th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) A year after three coordinated bomb blasts rocked India's commercial capital Mumbai, a legal official says that it may take at least another three years for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistani envoys to US and UN in a fix


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan's envoys to the US and the UN, Sherry Rehman and Abdullah Hussain Haroon, are reportedly facing diplomatic problems after Yousuf Raza Gilani's disqualification as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Not satisfied but am happy: Ranvir Shorey


April 4th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Having grown with them, he appreciates small budget films. But Ranvir Shorey, known for his role in "Pyaar Ke Side Effects" and "Khosla Ka ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

HIV affected play football to spread awareness


March 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Once ostracised and stigmatized, eleven HIV-affected people rubbed shoulders with football teams from various embassies in the The Football4Hope - "United Cup 2012" here to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Doting father Ranvir’s woes (Movie Snippets)


March 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Ranvir Shorey loves his work, but the actor finds it tough to leave his baby boy home."Nowadays the toughest thing going to work is leaving ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shiv Sena’s Sunil Prabhu is new Mumbai mayor


March 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) The Shiv Sena's Sunil Prabhu was Friday elected the new mayor of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, India's richest and biggest civic body.Prabhu, 42, defeated Congress nominee Sunil ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan set to assume UNSC seat


January 1st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan is set to begin a two-year term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.Pakistan was elected to the 15-nation Security Council in October ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Overseas experience a bonus for Afghanistan: India coach


December 10th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira feels that the experience of Afghanistan's eight overseas-based players will come handy for the team in the SAFF Cup football ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

SAF Cup: Afghanistan thrash Bhutan 8-1


December 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Afghanistan booked their maiden semifinal berth of the SAFF Cup football tournament with a 8-1 drubbing of Bhutan in their last Group A match at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

First flight of Haj pilgrims arrives in Srinagar


November 30th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) The first flight of pilgrims who performed the holiest Muslim pilgrimage of Haj this year reached here Wednesday.Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan thanks India for UNSC backing


November 10th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Thursday thanked India for its supporting Pakistan's election as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan in UNSC shows country not isolated: minister


November 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The election of Pakistan as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council has proved that the country is not isolated, Minister for Information and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan, Turkey may ink currency swap agreement


October 31st, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Pakistan and Turkey are expected to sign a currency swap agreement to boost trade, a media report said.The agreement may be signed during the visit of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan thanks India for helping it to UNSC seat


October 29th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday said India played a major role in supporting its successful bid to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council."Many of the countries ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi power firms warned against cuts


October 13th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday said strict action will be taken against power distribution companies if they resort to load-shedding despite sufficient availability of power. "In a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Uttar Pradesh blames UPA government for power shortage


October 11th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 11 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday pointedly blamed the centre for the sudden power crisis that has hit not only the state but also a large ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi blames Uttar Pradesh for power shortage


October 11th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Faced with power shortage, the Delhi government Monday blamed the Mayawati-led Uttar Pradesh government for the power cuts witnessed in the capital since last week.Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan sees 100 percent rise in mental disorders


October 10th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) There has been almost a 100 percent increase in the number of cases of mental disorders in the past 10 years in Pakistan, say the experts.Insecurity, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Slum dwellers protest direct cash transfers


September 27th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Around 1,200 slum-dwellers gathered Monday near the Income Tax Office here to protest against the Delhi government's proposed move to dismantle the fair price ration ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thrifty power users in Delhi to get subsidy


August 30th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Consumers in Delhi restricting their monthly consumption of power to 200 units would get a subsidy of one rupee per unit, Power Minister Haroon Yusuf ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brave Birmingham father mirrors the real Pakistani: paper


August 12th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) A man who appealed for calm despite losing his son in the violence in Britain shows how Pakistanis "actually are as opposed to how we are ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

London riots: fourth victim dies


August 12th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A 68-year-old man who suffered critical injuries while trying to extinguish a fire during riots in west London has died, Scotland Yard said.On Monday night, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

TiE turning immigrants into millionaires


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) in Canada is making its mark by turning struggling Indian immigrants into successful entrepreneurs.Under its mentorship programme, TiE Toronto has turned million-dollar ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US citizen detained at Peshawar airport


May 14th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) An American national, whose Pakistani visa had expired in October last year, was Saturday detained at the Peshawar airport while trying to fly to the US ... Read more...

Posted in World |

All seniors will be available for selection: BCCI


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Refuting media reports that cricketers are looking for rest after the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Indian cricket board said Monday that all senior players ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Reshuffle in top brass of Pakistan Army


April 16th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 16(ANI): In a major reshuffle in the Pakistan Army, Major General Ashfaq Nadeem has been appointed as the Director General of Military Operations (DGMO).Nadeem replaces Major General Javed Iqbal, who ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Maharashtra opposition accuses Pawar of having links with Balwa


April 1st, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 1 (ANI): There was chaos in the Maharashtra Assembly on Friday after the opposition accused Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar of having links ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pakistan takes up Florida Quran desecration with UN


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
United Nations, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan has taken up the "despicable act" of desecration of the Holy Quran in Florida with the United Nations, and urged it to take urgent steps to promote ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lorgat defends ICC move to cut number of teams


March 5th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) The chief executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has reiterated that the 2015 World Cup will be limited to 10 teams as against the current ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistani Hindus not happy with security for Shivaratri


February 27th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) A Hindu rights group has demanded immediate removal of the district coordination officer (DCO) of Chakwal in Pakistan's Punjab province, after he allegedly refused to provide security ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe