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J-K’s own govt departments defaulting on power bills

February 16, 2009 9:39:27 am

As the Centre annually provides Rs 1300 crores to JK’s Power Development Department to tide over its revenue short fall,the outstanding against different government and semi government departments stands at a whopping 700 crores.

Stern action against any cop taking excessive action: Hooda

February 15, 2009 5:17:02 pm

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda has said stern action will be taken against any cop taking 'excessive action'.

Vajpayee doing well,fully conscious: Doctor

February 15, 2009 4:16:54 pm

Atal Bihari Vajpayee,who is undergoing treatment at AIIMS,is fully conscious and is breathing on his own,a senior doctor said.

New start: 500 Mumbai slum-dwellers get flats in posh area

February 15, 2009 3:54:38 pm

Over 500 slum-dwellers on Sunday became the proud owner of flats in the upmarket Dadar in Central Mumbai.

SP will not oppose Pawar as PM: Amar Singh

February 15, 2009 3:26:17 pm

Two UPA allies have said that they would not be averse to accepting the Prime Minister's job if given a chance.

Only 122 awards to honour over 1 billion Indians!

February 15, 2009 2:34:41 pm

India with over one billion population must increase the number of awards it gives every year,an eminent NRI academician has said.

HC gives 4 min 55 sec to a matter’s hearing in a day

February 15, 2009 2:02:46 pm

Four minutes and 55 seconds,that is all that the Delhi High Court manages to spare on an average for a matter's hearing in a day.

CPM strongly backs Vijayan who faces corruption charge

February 14, 2009 8:12:52 pm

Brushing aside CM V S Achutanandan's reservations on the issue,the CPM strongly backed its Kerala leader Pinarayi Vijayan,who faces corruptions in a CBI case on the Lavalin scam,saying it was ‘politically motivated’.

Vajpayee taken off ventilator temporarily

February 14, 2009 7:50:17 pm

Former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee was temporarily taken off the ventilator after he started breathing on his own.

V-Day should be celebrated as ‘Marriage Day’: Ramdev

February 14, 2009 7:34:40 pm

Joining the debate over Valentine's Day,Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev said the occasion was not being celebrated in the actual spirit associated with it and suggested that it should be celebrated as 'Marriage Day'.

I don’t believe in Valentine’s Day: Rahul Gandhi

February 14, 2009 6:06:26 pm

Rahul Gandhi said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would be ‘his Prime Ministerial candidate’ in the coming Lok Sabha polls.

Man attempts self immolation near PM’s office

February 14, 2009 5:49:52 pm

A man hailing from Jharkhand allegedly attempted self immolation in the high security area near Prime Minister's Office in New Delhi.

No rights for terrorists,says Arun Shourie

February 14, 2009 5:49:02 pm

Civil liberties of terrorist or people who take to guns in order to harm the sovereignty of India need to be separated from that of ordinary citizens of the country,said Arun Shourie.

Valley’s top hospital lacks basic infrastructure

February 14, 2009 5:26:47 pm

If evaluated for the infrastructure it functions with,the hospital won't qualify even as a district hospital.

Engineer from Andhra found dead in Spain

February 14, 2009 5:04:40 pm

An aeronautical engineer from Nizamabad district of Andhra Pradesh was found dead under suspicious circumstances at his house in Madrid in Spain.

V-Day celebrations begin on peaceful note in K’taka

February 14, 2009 4:48:03 pm

The crackdown by police on right wing Sri Rama Sene activists appears to have its effect as no untoward incident was reported till noon.

Brother-sister chased by goons on V-Day in Ujjain

February 14, 2009 3:39:29 pm

A group of overzealous Bajrang Dal activists protesting against Valentine's Day celebrations chased a brother and sister and misbehaved with them in Ujjain.

I share a beautiful relation with Sonia: Amar

February 14, 2009 3:34:27 pm

Samajwadi Party accused certain Congress leaders of 'fanning' the Kalyan Singh issue,but made it clear that it would not break the alliance.

V-Day: Cop drags girl by hair in Haryana,suspended

February 14, 2009 3:29:35 pm

A police sub-inspector has been placed under suspension for allegedly manhandling a couple found together in a room at a colony near Rohtak and a departmental enquiry ordered into the incident.

Prompt rescue by locals saved many in Coromandel accident

February 14, 2009 3:28:22 pm

Food packets,playing cards and even a half-filled feeding bottle,lying scattered among the mangled coaches of the Howrah-Chennai Coromandel Express were the grim reminder of Friday’s mishap here which claimed at least nine lives. The coaches,along with the engine,had jumped the railway tracks and overturned,climbing on each other providing a grotesque picture. Policemen and railway police […]