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46 years hence, a miracle homecoming for Indian diplomatic bag


September 18th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) It's a miracle homecoming. An Indian diplomatic bag containing Indian newspapers, magazines and mails has managed to journey back home 46 years after braving ice ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delhi High Court refused to meddle in Kachchativu (Comment)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
A long time ago, I had moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Indian government's decision to give away the Kachchativu island to Sri Lanka.When the transfer happened, in 1974, I ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party not to fight in Rae Bareli in 2014


September 13th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Thursday said it would not put up any candidate for the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat in the 2014 general elections as ... Read more...

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IGNOU to concentrate more on research activities


September 12th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With a three-day workshop on research methodology for its faculty inaugurated Wednesday, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be focusing more on research ... Read more...

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Waiting for Sultanpur’s winged visitors!


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sultanpur (Haryana), Sep 11 (IANS) Wildlife officials at the Sultanpur National Bird Sanctuary on the edge of the national capital are a worried lot as the natural cycle seem ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shorter airport metro services likely to resume (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Delhi's Airport Metro, which was suspended July 8 due to structural faults, might resume services partially between two stations where no faults were detected, but ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Dikshit hasn’t lost hope yet on Delhi’s Airport Metro


September 10th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has not yet given up hope on the city's Airport Metro project, suspended since July 8 for structural faults, and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Congress stakes claim to YSR’s political legacy


September 7th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) In a clear attempt by the Congress to claim Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy's political legacy, his diary was released in the national capital Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bal Thackeray targets Congress, Gandhi family


September 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi, alleging that the country had gone to the dumps under her leadership.In a marathon ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Operator charges toll at two Gurgoan plazas


September 5th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 5 (IANS) Motorists at the Kherki Daula toll plaza here were caught in a traffic jam Wednesday as they had to pay the usual fee after the operator ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Disease claims two lives in Himachal


September 4th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) Two people have died in Himachal Pradesh of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, an official said here Tuesday. With ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

IGNOU opens admissions for biodiversity programme


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University Sunday invited applications for admission to its online programme in biodiversity."IGNOU's chair for sustainable development (CSD) invites applications for ... Read more...

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British Airways to revisit India play after airport charges hike


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) British Airways Wednesday said the increase in airport charges at the national capital's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has forced it to revisit its India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress MP Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the party ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rains lash Delhi, commuters face difficulties again (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) For a second consecutive day, commuters in Delhi had a harrowing time as heavy rains flooded roads Tuesday, causing traffic snarls, while water also entered ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

CAG reports creating suspicion, distrust: Assocham


August 28th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report on coal block allocation in which it has indicated a Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) loss ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief


August 28th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) Veteran Congress member Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Why a grieving Indira Gandhi joined Shastri’s cabinet


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A grieving Indira Gandhi decided to join Lal Bahadur Shastri's cabinet after her father Jawaharlal Nehru's death when she realised he would otherwise invite ... Read more...

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Only three witnesses deposed against me: Sajjan Kumar


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Wednesday told a Delhi court, hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him, that of the 17 witnesses only three alleged ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government proposes restart of Airport Metro


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The government proposes to re-start the Airport Metro Express line which has remained suspended for over two months due to construction defects, Minister of State ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Madras Atomic Power Station to restart after shutdown


August 20th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Two reactors of the Nuclear Power Corporation Ltd's (NPCIL) Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) that shut down after a power supply breaker tripped leading to a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Posts for SCs, STs lie vacant in central universities


August 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Even as the government is pushing for affirmative action for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the field of education, most ... Read more...

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Sangma to file election petition Tuesday (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma, who lost the presidential election to Pranab Mukherjee, will Tuesday file an election petition challenging Mukherjee's election ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CAG not following its mandate, says minister (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maintaining that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had not followed its mandate under the constitution, the government said Friday that the official auditor's report ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government accuses CAG of not following mandate


August 17th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had not followed its mandate under the constitution, the government said Friday, adding that the official auditor's report on ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admission for paediatric nutrition courses


August 16th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started admission to two online programmes in paediatric nutrition, the university said in a statement Thursday.The 'Post ... Read more...

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India readies for Asia U-18 basketball championship


August 16th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) announced its contingent for the 22nd FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship for men to be held in Mongolia August 17-26.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mamata breaks tradition, hoists tricolour at Red Road


August 15th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Breaking a tradition in place since 1948, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday unfurled the tricolour at the Indira Gandhi Sarani, also known as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IGNOU to focus on student support


August 15th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) vice chancellor Wednesday said strengthening the student support services at the regional centres is the university's priority."We would ... Read more...

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Delhi Airport Express resumption date unclear


August 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, which operates Delhi Metro's Airport Express line, Tuesday refused to indicate a time-frame for completing repairs that would enable resuming stalled services on the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Named in riots case after 16 years: Sajjan Kumar


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Tuesday told a Delhi court, hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him, that no witness had deposed against him till ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

After wrestlers, Mary Kom gets frenzied reception


August 14th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, the first Indian woman boxer to win an Olympic medal, was Tuesday morning accorded a rousing reception on arrival at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rivals implicated me in 1984 riots case: Sajjan Kumar


August 14th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Monday blamed his political opponents for implicating in a case related to 1984 anti-Sikh riots. He was advancing his final argument ... Read more...

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Workshop to motivate disabled kids, parents


August 12th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In a bid to motivate the differently-abled children to be independent, a workshop for them and their parents was organised here Saturday by a ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admission for BBA course


August 10th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started the admission process for Bachelor in Business Administration in Retailing (BBAR), the university said in a statement ... Read more...

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