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No dissent on pacts with Pak and US,reiterates a nervous Cong

July 22, 2009 7:40:57 pm

Congress dismissed suggestions of 'dissent' on the controversial Indo-Pak joint statement and the pact with the US on end user monitoring.

Provide poor children to schools to fill freeship quota:HC to Delhi govt

July 22, 2009 7:38:26 pm

The Delhi HC directed the Directorate of Education of Delhi govt to provide poor students to those private unaided schools which have not got applications to fill 15 per cent freeship for poor children in academic year 2009-2010.

Sukhbir demands special 1000 MW power for Punjab

July 22, 2009 7:31:57 pm

Shiromani Akali Dal Prez Sukhbir Singh Badal demanded that the Union Power Ministry should immediately sanction special annual 1000 MW ‘Paddy quota’ of power for Punjab.

Two day recess in Gurgaon school after swine flu cases

July 22, 2009 7:24:31 pm

A school here declared two days' holiday from Thursday in the wake of two confirmed cases of swine flu in the institution.

India’s population to rise to 1.53 billion by 2050

July 22, 2009 7:17:25 pm

India's population will rise to a massive 1.53 billion by 2050,overtaking China and making the country the world's most populous nation.

All concerns with regard to EUMA with US addressed,assures Antony

July 22, 2009 6:59:44 pm

With the govt coming under attack over the Indo-US defence pact that enables physical inspection of equipment purchased from America,Defence Minister said ‘all concerns have been addressed after three years of hard bargaining’.

‘UP has maximum cases of human rights violation’

July 22, 2009 6:58:27 pm

The maximum number of complaints of human rights violations in the country in 2008 were from Uttar Pradesh,the Centre said on Wednesday.

Mulayam accuses Cong of ditching SP

July 22, 2009 6:52:21 pm

Accusing the Cong of ditching them when their need was over,Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said the ruling party cannot align with both the BSP and SP and should make its stand clear.

Price rise in pulses worry Pawar

July 22, 2009 6:50:01 pm

The government attributed the skyrocketing prices of pulses to less production and supply and said there is a 'little serious problem'.

Metro mishap – III: Sreedharan blames contractor

July 22, 2009 6:32:21 pm

DMRC chief E Sreedharan put the blame of the 3rd fatal Metro mishap in 10 days squarely on the contractor.

Court defers its order on dropping MCOCA charges against Salem

July 22, 2009 6:17:04 pm

A Delhi court deferred its order on a plea by the city police to drop charges under stringent MCOCA against underworld don Abu Salem.

Pollution in Ganga gives Uttarakhand govt a headache

July 22, 2009 5:42:14 pm

The Uttarakhand government was put on the defensive on the issue of the rising levels of pollution in the river Ganga in the state assembly.

Uranium sale: Oz to stand by its decision unless India signs NPT

July 22, 2009 5:36:31 pm

Australia said it will stand by its decision of not allowing export of uranium to India unless New Delhi signs Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Court to give ruling on Kasab’s statement on Thursday

July 22, 2009 5:28:55 pm

The court will decide as to whether it would accept lone surviving gunman Mohammad Ajmal Kasab's statement admitting his guilt or not.

Centre examining Liberhan report: Minister

July 22, 2009 5:17:18 pm

The Centre said that it is examining the report of Liberhan Commission that enquired into the Babri Masjid demolition in Ayodhya in 1993.

BJP demands parliamentary probe into AI’s management

July 22, 2009 5:03:13 pm

The BJP has sought a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the working of Air India,which has recorded 8,000 crore rupees losses.

NHRC gives clean chit to Delhi police in Batla encounter case

July 22, 2009 4:53:17 pm

National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday gave clean chit to Delhi police in Batla House encounter case.

Lalu,Mulayam warn Govt of consequences if NSG cover withdrawn

July 22, 2009 4:17:52 pm

Lalu Prasad and Mulayam Singh warned the Govt that it would be solely responsible if anything untoward happens to them,in wake of reported plans to withdraw their NSG covers.

Things on the mend in J-K: Omar Abdullah

July 22, 2009 3:41:03 pm

Omar Abdullah described the two-month period,which followed the Shopian incident as very difficult for his administration.

Prosecution sees larger motive in Kasab’s confession

July 22, 2009 3:14:21 pm

Prosecution in 26/11 terror attack case refused to accept completely Kasab's confession of his role and said he was not telling the whole truth.

Nilekani set to take charge of UID authority

July 22, 2009 3:03:39 pm

Nandan M Nilekani will take charge as the head of the Unique Identification Authority of India on Thursday.

Continental apologises to Kalam for frisking fiasco

July 22, 2009 2:55:28 pm

The Continental Airlines has apologised to former President APJ Abdul Kalam for frisking him.

Tender for setting up AIIMS-like institutions this month: Govt

July 22, 2009 2:53:20 pm

The government will invite bids this month for setting up at least five AIIMS-like medical institutions and colleges by 2012 in the country.

Govt knew about Kalam incident,had issued show cause notice

July 22, 2009 2:50:28 pm

A day after the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security filed an FIR against Continental Airlines for frisking former President A P J Abdul Kalam,the government on Wednesday said it knew about the incident and had issued a show cause notice to the airline on July 9.

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet, Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Swami Prasad Maurya, Anil Rajbhar, Dharam Singh Saini, Nand Gopal Gupta, Laxmi Narain Chaudhary, Brajesh Pathak, S P Singh Baghel, Dara Singh Chauhan,

Joshi moves court,seeks CBI probe for arson attack

July 22, 2009 2:42:32 pm

Congress party’s UP chief,Rita Bahuguna Joshi,filed a petition before the Allahabad High Court seeking a CBI probe into the July 15 arson attack on her Lucknow residence.