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Cheaper inputs offer Maruti some cheer, Q4 net up 61%

April 28, 2015 1:52 am

Net sales during Q4 stood at Rs 13,273 crore, a rise of 12.3 per cent against Rs 11,818.13 crore registered in the year-ago period.

For 2014 polls,parties net techies as 'backroom boys'

November 18, 2013 2:47 am

Firms crunch data to study voting patterns,make campaigns more effective.

U’khand sets up cell to aid rehabilitation

November 12, 2013 2:25 am

The Chairman of the Revenue Board,S K Mattoo,will head C-PACT.

Jharkhand: 1 killed,4 trapped as mine caves in

November 12, 2013 12:46 am

While one death has been confirmed,the toll is likely to go up with another body being spotted.

From the FIR: Parakh & Co denied coal block to Hindalco,then did U-turn

October 17, 2013 5:03 am

CBI claims to have found unaccounted sum of Rs 25 crore during search at the Hindalco office.

Foundation stones laid for two government schools at Dhanas

September 25, 2013 3:42 am

K K Sharma,Chandigarh Administrator,laid the foundation stones of two Government High Schools at village Dhanas,on Tuesday,in the presence of Education Secretary V K Singh,Chairman,Chandigarh Housing Board Satya Gopal and DPI (S) Kamlesh Kumar.

Skill development should be top priority: NSDA chief

September 25, 2013 2:45 am

S Ramadorai,Chairman,National Skill Development Agency on Tuesday said that skill development should be a national purpose and Pune should lead the way.

'2014 may pose a bigger challenge for real estate'

September 07, 2013 12:01 am

As the economy continues to weaken,the real estate market too has started showing signs of weakness

'Education for employment is our rationale'

September 02, 2013 5:57 am

Physiotherapy provides students ample opportunities in the health care industry and hence the need to provide specialised training with modern techniques.

Geelani objects to Zubin’s concert

August 26, 2013 1:53 am

The separatist leader said any such sort of activity will have an adverse effect on the “disputed nature” of J&K


CII hopeful of people-friendly Rail Budget

February 25, 2016 10:05 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Chairman of CII Rail Transportation and Equipment Division Tilak Raj Seth on Thursday said last year’s Railway Budget gave a glimpse of five-year plan, which was beneficial, and the same is expected this year also. Nalin Jain, President and CEO of GE Transportation and GE Aviation, said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has done a lot many things and he is hopeful that the minister will live upto the expectations of common man this year.

Bar Council of India condemns attack on journalists

February 18, 2016 9:10 am

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The Bar Council of India has condemned the attack on journalists outside the Patiala House Court complex and sought a report from the Patiala House Court Bar Council in this regard. Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra on Thursday said it is shocking and they apologise from the journalists. He added, “I seek apology not only from the media people, but also from Kanhaiya Kumar. He has now clarified the things and he has been beaten by lawyers and others.” The Bar Council of India chairman said that a committee headed by a former judge of the High Court has been constituted to look into the matter.

Will meet Rajnath, JNU VC today: AIATF

February 15, 2016 1:46 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): All-India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) Chairman M S Bitta on Monday asked that when Afzal Guru was proved guilty and sentenced to death by the Supreme Court, then why this matter was raised again by the political parties. He further said that they will meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh and JNU VC today regarding the conflict that is going on. Bitta added that if the government will not take action, then families of martyrs will sit outside JNU and will urge the government for justice.

Cisco chairman, US India Business Council CEO meet PM Modi

February 15, 2016 7:15 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Cisco executive chairman John Chambers and President and Chief Executive Officer of US India Business Council Ajay Banga on Monday, bringing immense experience and passion in U.S.-India relations and business. Banga is a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Economic Club of New York. He is a graduate of Delhi University and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

FTII chairman supports action taken in JNU issue

February 14, 2016 5:21 pm

Kanpur, Feb 14 (ANI): Film and television Institute of India (FTII) Chairman Gajendra Chauhan on Sunday openly said that any activities highlighting anti-national feeling will not be tolerated. Chauhan added that freedom of speech is a right in India but it does not mean that one can say anything and it would be accepted. He further said that the investigation is on and the innocents should not worry. He further attacked Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s visit to JNU, saying that it was a mere step to politicise the issue,

Press Club distances itself from Afzal Guru event

February 12, 2016 11:58 am

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): The Press Club of India on Friday distanced itself from an event in their premises in which anti-India slogans were raised during a commemorative meeting held to mourn the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Press Club Chairman Rahul Jalali said the club had nothing to do with the organisers. He added that the booking was done by a senior member for a conference. He further said that as soon as they got information about the incident they asked the people to get out of the club. They lodged police complaint against the one who booked it.

Call drop drive test done objectively: TRAI chairman

February 09, 2016 9:44 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): TRAI Chairman RS Sharma on Tuesday rubbished the statement of telecom companies that the drive test conducted was wrong. He said they have not conducted the test for the first time, adding it has been done objectively. Sharma added that the decision taken on free basics was taken sometimes ago. He added the consultation on regulations is just similar to reviewing the old laws to see whether they are still relevant or not.

MCD workers protest outside Kapil Mishra's residence

February 09, 2016 8:48 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) workers staged a protest outside Delhi Jal Board Chairman Kapil Mishra’s residence on Tuesday. They raised slogans against Mishra over non-payment of dues. The protestors also threw garbage outside Mishra’s residence. The agitators raised slogans against Kapil Mishra and also carried placards with messages denouncing the minister.

TRAI says no to free basics

February 08, 2016 2:39 pm

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Addressing a press conference here on Monday, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman RS Sharma said a regulation has been brought, making it necessary that no service provider follows differential pricing. He added that the prices should not be based on source, destination, type of content or the application. Sharma further stated that differential pricing could be offered in case of grave emergencies. Earlier, telecom companies had asked the telecom watchdog to withdraw its test reports arguing that the reports do not portray the actual performance of their networks and there was a wide divergence between the results of the tests done by them and those by the regulator.

Water supply in Delhi to be normal by evening: Kapil Mishra

January 21, 2016 7:09 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Commenting on the issue of water supply affected with ammonia, Delhi Jal Board Chairman Kapil Mishra on Thursday said that the situation will relapse to normality by evening. Mishra praised the Jal Board workers, adding that the production was restored and necessary steps were taken by the team to curb the problem. He further said that samples were taken after every half-an-hour to assure that water with ammonia doesn’t reach the people of Delhi.