The government defines “consequential accidents” as those with “serious repercussions in terms of loss of human life, human injury, loss to railway property or interruption to rail traffic”.
It was clear to both Manmohan Singh and the RBI that given the severity of the crisis, an immediate, steep devaluation of the rupee was imperative.
The existing fence consists of three rows of angle iron pickets that hold up coils of concertina wire. The height of this double-row fence varies between 2.4 m and 3.2 m.
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Since coming into force on January 15, 1986, the Karnataka Lokayukta Act has helped countless ordinary people, brought errant public servants to book, and ensured a general improvement in administration.
Thousands of migrants fleeing war in Asia and Africa are battling riot police every night in an attempt to get on trains and trucks headed to the UK. Who are these people, and where is the situation headed?
The DoT order says that content hosted on porn sites relate to morality and decency and is, therefore, subject to “reasonable restrictions” on the Fundamental Right to freedom of speech and expression.
As the signing of the historic Naga peace accord was announced on Monday, though, sources said there was an small improvement in Swu’s condition.
Since Independence, Naga groups have signed several pacts with New Delhi, designed to end India’s longest-running insurgency. But success has been elusive.
Excerpts from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement after witnessing the signing of the Naga Peace Accord.
The groundwork had been done under the UPA government when I was the interlocutor. The breakthrough indeed was made in 2012.
Vajpayee not only recognised the “unique history” of the Nagas, but also admitted that mistakes had been committed, and lamented the unnecessary spilling of blood in the state.
Here is the story of the long-running Naga insurgency — and the peace moves that picked up pace with the efforts of Prime Ministers from P V Narasimha Rao to Narendra Modi.
Chunks of inland ice entering the sea leads to ocean stratification, with a colder surface layer forming over a warmer layer beneath the surface.
In peak apple season, many orchards in Himachal have unexpected visitors. They are forest officials armed with a High Court order to crack down on encroachments on forest land.
The world’s largest and most advanced astronomical observatory, with a telescope that will allow astronomers to study the universe in unprecedented detail, is being set up on Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
Growers of the humble bulb have become victims of political expediency and the official commitment to ‘inflation targeting’.
Almost 16 years after an Indian Airlines aircraft was hijacked and taken to Kandahar, a Bill seeking death penalty for hijackers even in the event of on-ground casualties was cleared by the Cabinet this week. The amendments to the Bill are in line with the Beijing Protocol of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), to […]
There is a view that the post-Omar situation in the Taliban — especially if the divisions within grow sharper — might provide an opening that New Delhi could use to engage with independent-minded factions.
In caste-ridden Bihar, women have been a loyal constituency for the CM Nitish Kumar.