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Another Metro mishap,6 injured as cranes collapse

July 13, 2009 2:46:31 pm

A day after six people were killed when an under-construction bridge of Delhi Metro collapsed in New Delhi,at least six persons were injured in another accident at the same site.

Govt to take precautions to prevent mishaps at metro sites

July 13, 2009 2:29:44 pm

Government on Monday said all precautions would be taken to prevent accidents at Delhi Metro construction sites and made it clear that anybody found guilty of negligence would not be spared.

Maya will use Centre’s funds to install statues,alleges SP

July 13, 2009 2:15:54 pm

Samajwadi Party said that even if Finance Commission agrees to help UP Govt by releasing funds to undertake various developmental activities,Mayawati would again use it in installing statues.

Army colonel,jawan killed in Assam blast

July 13, 2009 1:51:18 pm

An army doctor and a jawan were killed in an IED blast triggered by suspected National Democratic Front of Bodoland militants in Assam.

Delhi govt awaits probe panel report on metro mishap

July 13, 2009 1:22:46 pm

CM Sheila Dikshit said action in south Delhi's Jamrudpur mishap would be taken after the Metro probe panel submits its report.

Police foil Hurriyat march,arrest three leaders

July 13, 2009 1:02:32 pm

Three Hurriyat Conference leaders were taken into custody,as police foiled the separatists plan to march in connection with Martyrs day on Monday.

Steps will be taken to end ID card duplication: Nilekani

July 13, 2009 12:54:15 pm

Nandan Nilekani said the Govt would take steps to end ID card duplication leading to fraud and create a network of verification and authentication.

Focus on close strategic ties as PM leaves for Paris

July 13, 2009 12:43:00 pm

PM Manmohan Singh hopes that the visit to France will help India and France 'build' its strategic partnership in nuclear energy,defence and other areas.

Pilibhit police may file chargesheet against Varun

July 13, 2009 12:33:17 pm

With UP Govt deciding to prosecute BJP MP Varun Gandhi,Pilibhit police may file a chargesheet against the leader in a local court.

Alleging ill-treatment,Sadhvi threatens to commit suicide

July 13, 2009 12:15:34 pm

The prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur has threatened to kill herself alleging ill-treatment meted to her in jail.

Udaipur voted world’s best city in travel poll

July 13, 2009 11:59:15 am

Udaipur,known as the 'Venice of the East,' was voted world's best city for travellers in 2009 in an online poll,trumping last year's winner Bangkok.

Obama is supportive of India: PM

July 12, 2009 10:17:15 pm

Allaying scepticism over Barak Obama's approach towards India,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the US President is very supportive and there is no basis for apprehension that his administration would be less sensitive to New Delhi's concerns than the previous Government.

5 killed as under-construction Metro bridge collapses

July 12, 2009 9:34:37 pm

Five people,including an engineer,were killed and 15 others injured when an under-construction over-bridge of the Delhi Metro collapsed on Sunday,in the second such incident in eight months.

UP: Six die,four hurt as speeding jeep rams into a tree

July 12, 2009 8:42:17 pm

Six persons were killed and four others injured when a speeding jeep rammed into a tree in Unnao district,about 60 km from the state capital,Home department officials said.

Bridge collapse second major mishap in Delhi Metro history

July 12, 2009 5:59:45 pm

The collapse of an under- construction over-bridge in South Delhi on Sunday was the second major accident in the history of Delhi Metro,which enjoys a "fine reputation".

Stress affecting youngsters’ sex lives: Survey

July 12, 2009 3:35:30 pm

Economic meltdown has left youngsters working in corporate houses under stress which is affecting their work performance and sexual lives,according to a survey.

5 lakhs compensation for the dead,CM orders probe

July 12, 2009 2:03:13 pm

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday ordered a probe into the collapse of an under- construction bridge at a Delhi Metro site here,saying accountability should be fixed.

Cong set for reshuffle in party ahead of assembly polls

July 12, 2009 1:43:05 pm

Ahead of assembly elections in three states and organisational elections next year,the much awaited reshuffle in the AICC is expected later this month.

‘Nervous’ China may attack India by 2012: Defence expert

July 12, 2009 1:39:24 pm

A leading defence expert has projected that China will attack India by 2012 to divert the attention of its own people from "unprecedented" internal dissent,growing unemployment and financial problems.

India wary of Sino-Pak strategic link-up in occupied Kashmir

July 12, 2009 12:45:24 pm

India is wary of Chinese designs to establish strategic link-up with Pakistan in parts of Jammu and Kashmir under occupation by both the countries.

Govt may pull out over 20 para-military battalions from J-K

July 12, 2009 12:34:31 pm

Notwithstanding the demand of Jammu and Kashmir government for greater role of CRPF in the militancy-hit state,the Centre is contemplating to move out at least 23 battalions of paramilitary forces

Pak eroded fundamental premise of composite dialogue: India

July 12, 2009 11:33:15 am

India has strongly castigated Pakistan for eroding the "fundamental premise" of the composite dialogue,saying that the action taken by Islamabad to curb terrorism emanating from its soil "has been disappointing".

Delhi Police raises anti-terror team

July 12, 2009 11:23:50 am

The Delhi Police is raising a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team to effectively tackle 26/11-like terrorist attacks and hostage crisis.

Focus on Gilani meet as PM leaves for Paris,NAM

July 12, 2009 9:29:42 am

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh embarks on Monday on the second leg of what is easily one of his most hectic two-weeks of diplomacy.

CPM drops VS from Politburo,gives Pinarayi clean chit

July 12, 2009 9:02:43 am

Prakash Karat got his way as Kerala CM V S Achuthanandan was 'removed' from the party Politburo on charges of 'indiscipline' and 'violating' organisational principle.