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BJP protest coal block allocations in Srinagar


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Taking their protest to the streets over coal block allocations, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Saturday burned effigies of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ... Read more...

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Smart grids and meters can prevent blackouts, says expert


August 30th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 30 (IANS) India needs smart grids that can prevent recurrences like the worst power blackout last month, a senior power expert said Thursday."We need efficient command and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CAG critical of ONGC exploration performance


August 28th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India's official auditor has hauled up public sector Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) for inefficiency in its oil and gas exploration performance."ONGC did not place ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Accused should not gain from police lapses: SC


August 18th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) An accused facing trial should not be allowed to take advantage of slipshod investigation by police, the Supreme Court has said, cautioning judges against acquitting ... Read more...

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Infrastructure projects bottlenecks to be removed: Chidambaram


August 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 6 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) will remove bottlenecks for quicker implementation of infrastructure projects, union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said here Monday. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Probe lapses not fatal to case if guilt proved: SC


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said lapses in investigation cannot be exploited by an accused to his advantage if there is sufficient evidence to nail him ... Read more...

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Russia to resume building diesel submarines


July 27th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will resume production of non-nuclear Lada-class submarines, Navy chief Vice Adm. Viktor Chirkov said Friday.Construction of two Lada-class subs, the Sevastopol and the Kronshtadt, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Court rules out CBI probe into Laila Khan murder


July 26th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday rejected a plea to transfer the probe into starlet Laila Khan's killing, who was murdered along with five other family members, ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s statue vandalised, BSP warns of consequences


July 26th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Four unidentified miscreants vandalised a life-size statue of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BSP chief Mayawati in a Lucknow park Thursday, police said. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

HAL asks vendors to partner in progress


July 21st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Saturday told its global vendors to become its partner in progress than remaining mere suppliers."Vendors have to go beyond ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World’s first handmade cloned sheep produced in China


April 20th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese scientists in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have produced the world's first transgenic sheep with a simplified technique of Handmade Cloning. The project, completed March ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Indian parliament should provide solution to black money’


April 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Black money, corrupt electoral practices and mismanagement of resources are three problems dogging the country and parliament should give solutions to them, said former governor of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sort out trust deficit with army, BJP tells government (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday sought a "proactive" role by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in resolving the "rising trust deficit" between the ... Read more...

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Trust deficit with army, PM must clear air: BJP


April 4th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must tell the nation what exactly happened, referring to a media report that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IITan trio streamline transportation business


March 29th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Mumbai-based entrepreneur Vikas Parashar wanted to rush a consignment of consumer goods to Ludhiana, necessitated by heavy demand. But he also feared cancellation of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Can Narendra Modi lead India, asks Time magazine


March 17th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Controversial Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi features on the cover of Time magazine which wonders if he can ever become the prime minister despite his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Madhavan Nair takes on government, says ISRO gone to dogs (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief G. Madhavan Nair Wednesday described as "improper" the move to blacklist four scientists, including him, from a government ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

CIL making clandestine profit: ex-chairman


January 19th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world's single largest coal producer, was Thursday accused by one of its former officials of misusing monopolistic power and making clandestine ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mamata slams Left for questioning her performance


January 12th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee slammed the opposition Thursday, saying it had no right to question the performance of her seven-month-old ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jogging benefits you more than brisk walk


January 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) If you have always believed in power walks for good health, try jogging, as a new study has suggested slow running can be less tiring and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Parents booked over malnourished kid’s death (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 16 (IANS) Police in Bhopal have booked a couple for causing the death of their two-year-old daughter who died of malnutrition six months ago, a statement said Friday.Police ... Read more...

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Pakistan pays Rs.1 trillion in energy subsidies


December 4th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) The largest burden on Pakistan's economy is a payment of Rs.1 trillion for the subsidy and losses of state-run power entities in the last four years, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Kerala’s police complaints authority inefficient’


November 18th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 18 (IANS) There is widespread dissatisfaction with the functioning and inefficiency of the authority that deals with complaints by and against the police in Kerala, according to an ... Read more...

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Rural jobs scheme floundering in Bengal, say NGOs


November 4th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) There were only 12 days of work per household in West Bengal under the rural jobs scheme MGNREGA as against the national average of 28 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heavy rains hit Delhi again (Lead)


September 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A day after torrential downpour crippled the city, heavy rains again lashed the capital Friday, flooding many roads and causing traffic jams.The Met office has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Much hyped ‘Messi match’ marred by organisational glitches


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) The most high profile soccer match on Indian soil Friday was marred by organisational glitches and power failure that left the organisers red faced.The media persons ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chaos, mismanagement at stadium gates


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Chaos and mismanagement reigned supreme at the city's Salt Lake stadium gates with people remaining stranded in lengthy queues as security personnel took an inordinately long ... Read more...

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World War II veteran, among thousands, supports Anna


August 16th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Khazan Singh, who described himself as a World War II veteran, was among the thousands who took to the streets Tuesday in support of Anna ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delhi student’s murder: Kin hold candlelight vigil


June 25th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Holding a candlelight vigil, family members and friends of slain engineering student Shobit Modi demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe as the police ... Read more...

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Kerala to fast-track infrastructure projects: Governor


June 24th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Kerala's new United Democratic Front government will fast-track infrastructure projects that had been in cold storage for the past five years, Governor R.S. Gavai said Friday, ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan’s power shortage an emergency’


June 20th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A daily Monday described the acute power shortage in Pakistan as an "existential emergency" as it called for establishing a national power management plan.An editorial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Congress slams Mayawati over attack on minor girl


June 19th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Slamming the Uttar Pradesh government and Chief Minister Mayawati over the blinding of a minor girl in the state when she resisted rape, the Congress ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bring CBI under Lokpal, demand civil society members


June 18th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Alleging that the CBI was being used as a tool by the government to benefit itself, the civil society members of the Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Pakistan journalists want Shahzad probe panel by June 10


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Journalists in Pakistan have set a June 10 deadline for the government to set up a judicial commission to probe the abduction and murder of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

War of words over Jairam Ramesh slamming IITs, IIMs (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh's comment on IITs and IIMs not having world-class faculty led to a debate Tuesday among political parties, academicians ... Read more...

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