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Massive security for R-Day celebrations

January 26, 2009 12:07:11 pm

National capital was put under a massive ground-to-air security apparatus for Republic Day celebrations in wake of Noida shootout.

Mumbai attack heroes honoured on R-Day

January 26, 2009 8:36:51 am

Emotions ran high and thunderous applause reverberated the Rajpath as kin of six security personnel who died fighting terrorists during Mumbai attacks,received the Ashok Chakra,the highest peacetime gallantry award.

12 killed,30 injured in train-tractor collision in UP

January 25, 2009 9:55:12 pm

At least 12 pilgrims were killed and 30 others injured as a tractor trolley,they were travelling in,collided with a speeding train at Unchahar railway crossing here early,disrupting rail traffic on the section,police said.

PM must have had stress: Mukherjee

January 25, 2009 8:55:30 pm

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,who underwent bypass surgery,might have suffered the heart ailment due to stress recently,according to External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee.

IPS officer arrested for illegal possession of heroin

January 25, 2009 7:44:50 pm

An Enforcement Directorate(ED) official,who is an IPS officer and who once dealt with narcotics offences,has been arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad(ATS) for allegedy trying to sell heroin in suburban Oshiwara.

Ten arrested in the Mangalore pub incident

January 25, 2009 4:25:37 pm

Ten suspected activists of Sri Ram Sene have been taken into custody on charges of assaulting customers of a pub in the busy Balmatta Road in the heart of the city.

SPG chief,PM’s first cousin face the security brunt

January 25, 2009 2:55:27 pm

The chief of Special Protection Group,which provides security to the Prime Minister,got a taste of his own medicine when his vehicle was stopped by Delhi Police personnel posted at the outer gate of AIIMS where Manmohan Singh is recupurating after a coronary surgery.

Delhi on high alert on R-Day eve

January 25, 2009 2:22:18 pm

Delhi was on a high alert for the Republic Day celebrations here with nearly 20,000 gun-totting policemen fanning out across the city in the backdrop of 26/11 strikes,intelligence inputs about possible attacks and the Noida shootout in which two Pakistani terrorists were killed.

Padma awards for Kakodkar,Bindra,Shekhar Gupta

January 25, 2009 1:44:35 pm

Atomic Energy chief Dr Anil Kakodkar,ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair,Sister Nirmala of Missionaries of Charity are among ten luminaries awarded the Padma Vibhushan this year.

2 suspected Pak terrorists killed ahead of R-Day

January 25, 2009 1:26:45 pm

In a pre-dawn encounter,two suspected Pakistani terrorists,trying to enter Delhi from Ghaziabad,were on Sunday killed and an Uttar Pradesh ATS personnel was injured in Noida,a day before the Republic Day celebrations.

Big city glamour leads children to desert homes: NHRC

January 25, 2009 12:13:36 pm

A large number of children who run away from their homes include mainly those lured by the glamour of big cities NHRC has revealed.

US Sikh groups want youth’s attackers be charged with hate crime

January 25, 2009 11:59:46 am

21-year-old Jasmir was attacked on last Sunday outside a grocery store in Jackson Heights in New York City.

Many for PM’s post in coming Lok Sabha polls

January 25, 2009 11:48:12 am

A plethora of Prime Ministerial candidates is expected to be a dominant feature in the coming Lok Sabha elections.

PM doing fine,taken off ventilator,says surgeon

January 25, 2009 11:22:22 am

PM Singh,who underwent a coronary by-pass surgery,is ‘doing fine’ and has been taken off the ventilator,a senior doctor said.

Pranab to control the ‘nuke button’ till PM recovers

January 25, 2009 11:00:40 am

A day before PM Manmohan Singh got admitted into AIIMS for his heart-bypass,he signed a document delegating the vital Nuclear Command Authority powers to External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee. Besides,the PM appointed Mukherjee as the Finance Minister till he is fully recovered to take the charge back.

Manmohan’s 14-hr long by-pass surgery successful

January 24, 2009 9:28:36 pm

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday underwent a successful coronary by-pass surgery at AIIMS,a complex beating-heart operation that took nearly 14 hours.

26/11 attack: ‘Narendra Modi trying to help Pakistan’

January 24, 2009 6:25:57 pm

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi came in for a sharp criticism from state leaders in BJP and Opposition Congress for his controversial remarks on evidence gathered in Mumbai terror attack which has given handle to Pakistan to counter India's position.

India,Kazakhstan sign nuclear pact

January 24, 2009 4:46:44 pm

India signed a civil nuclear pact with Kazakhstan under which the uranium-rich Central Asian country will supply much-needed fuel to atomic plants in the country.

Manmohan’s surgery: No need to worry,say doctors

January 24, 2009 3:04:31 pm

Though Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is undergoing a complex bypass surgery,leading cardiologists said it is a ‘routine’ operation performed at AIIMS and there is nothing to worry.

Cong rules out change of leadership in Govt

January 24, 2009 1:45:25 pm

Congress ruled out any change of leadership in the Government in view of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's illness.

Antony to perform PM’s customary duties on R-day

January 24, 2009 1:22:32 pm

Defence Minister A K Antony will perform all the customary duties of the Prime Minister during Republic Day.

Railways pump in Rs 250-cr to beef up security

January 24, 2009 12:19:27 pm

Following the Mumbai terror attacks,the Central Railways has decided to install a Rs 230 crore Integrated Safety System to beef up security.

Hit-and-run: Four killed in Bangalore

January 24, 2009 12:08:06 pm

Four persons were killed and another was another injured when a car lost its control and ran over them in Indiranagar area in Bangalore.

India not facing recession: Chidambaram

January 24, 2009 11:31:22 am

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said that India is not facing recession but only a slowdown.

History of previous Indian PMs ailments

January 24, 2009 11:22:18 am

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is not the only one to face health problems while holding the most powerful post in the country.