The Philippines-based company was vetted at the time of tendering, but once the contract was finalised and they engaged the services of a Dubai-based consultant, there was need for a second round of security clearance.
Police say he was found lying injured on the roadside around midnight Friday by some youths returning from a garba event who took him to a private hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival.
Ansari said Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah’s (retd) book is silent about the role of the political leadership in Gujarat.
As of now, there is an understanding that Congress would lay claim to around 50 per cent of Lok Sabha seats in the state, while JMM would claim the same percentage of seats in Assembly polls.
In 1998, similar orders of making helmet mandatory for everyone had led to massive protests by Sikhs, who insisted that female members of the community would not wear a helmet as it is like a cap symbolising slavery.
In India, C-section use increased from 9 per cent of births in 2005-6 to 18.5 per cent in 2015-16.
Police claimed to have busted a module of terror outfit Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind with the arrests.
The collegium deferred its decision on elevation of three advocates — S Ramesh, Viju Abraham and George Varghese — to the Kerala High Court.
The institute, to be built at a cost of Rs 50 crore on a 24-acre plot over the next two years, will have trainers who will lecture on policy, public conduct and other aspects of politics.
The Supreme Court gave four more weeks to the states and High Courts to respond
The state government has been under pressure from Kerala to lift its June 2009 ban on night traffic movement in Bandipur.
Four classes on behavioural training, weapon handling, crowd control and basics of forensics were held on the first day.
CPM is yet to take a final call on its Lok Sabha strategy, as there is no unanimity on the issue, and a final decision may be taken only in January, it is learnt.
The request was included in a memorandum that also made mention of Indian Army’s operation at Golden Temple in 1984, anti-Sikh riots that year, and the alleged racism faced by Sikhs in Western countries.
Referring to the death of the 23 lions in the last three weeks, one counsel said, “if there is any kind of virus infection, all lions will be wiped out from the area.”
Pointing out that Bihar is a land-locked state, Nitish Kumar said, “Trade, industry and investment are possible in the state only if it gets the special category status. It is not fair that the state has to spend its funds in Central-sponsored schemes.”
The Professor was assaulted in August after he shared a Facebook post critical of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Kumar is now in Delhi and undergoing treatment at AIIMS.
Dorje, the 17th Karmapa, has laid down conditions for his return to India, including withdrawal of travel restrictions and requirement for him to get permission from New Delhi to travel abroad.
Asked whether Bihar can be granted the status, he said even earlier the Finance Commission did not deal with the issue of special category status.
Balabhaskar and his family were returning from a temple in Thrissur, when their car rammed into a tree near Thiruvananthapuram early on September 25.