Rs 50,000 compensation to beggar dumped in garbage

PANAJI, January 15 (PTI): The National Human Rights Commission has recommended Rs 50,000 compensation to a 47-year-old beggar who was dumped into a garbage bin by the Goa police in 2009. The order which came on January 10, after NHRC went through the details of the case, said the compensation amount be recovered from salary […]

The going is tough for Cong brass & PM too

New Delhi, January 15 (Agencies): The current political crisis has so paralysed the Congress leadership that it is finding it hard to institute the sort of sweeping changes it would like to see in both the party organisation and the government. Coping with soaring food prices, a slew of scams and a first class political […]

Maruti to decide on raising prices next week

New Delhi, January 15 (Agencies): Rising input costs may force Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) to increase the prices of its range of products. Top management of MSIL will take the final call on this during its meeting called next week. The new prices would come into force with immediate effect from the day the decision […]

IMG unveils mobile banking framework

NEW Delhi, January 15 (PTI): People in areas that do not have access to banks should be able to open accounts linked to their cellphones and be allowed withdrawals of up to Rs 5,000 a day, according to a mobile banking framework presented today by a government committee. “The framework envisages creation of Mobile linked […]

Jumbo Chinese onions to ease crisis?

Mumbai, January 15 (Agencies): The last of the imported stocks of onions, this time from China, arrived at the APMC wholesale market in Vashi on Friday. The Chinese onions are high grade and double the size of normal Indian onions.The director of onion-potato section of APMC, Ashok Valunj, said: ‘’A shipping container with 11 tonnes […]

Citibank working on ‘’fair compensation’’

Mumbai, January 15 (agencies): Citibank, one of whose Gurgaon branch employees is accused of a Rs 400-crore fraud, said that it is working towards providing a ‘fair compensation’ to its affected customers. The bank has been in touch with its impacted customers and is fully committed to safeguarding their legitimate interests, it said in a […]

Where to Trade and earn in any Market condition

What is Nifty ?a. Nifty (S&P CNX Nifty) is the Index of Indian share market on NSE (National Stock exchange) like Sensex on BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange)b. Trading is done on Nifty contract which is also called as Nifty future derivative. Nifty derivative movement is based on Nifty index. In stock market language it is […]

We cannot allow the Republic killing its own children: Supreme Court

New Delhi, January 14 (PTI): Observing that it cannot allow the Republic to kill its “own children”, the Supreme Court on Friday sought an “anwser” from the Centre and Andhra Pradesh government on the killings of top Maoist leader Azad and journalist Hemchandra Pandey in an alleged fake encounter. “We cannot allow the Republic killing […]

Govt. contemplating reduction of security forces in Jammu & Kashmir

New Delhi, January 14 (PTI): As part of confidence building measures meant to reach out to the people in the State, the government on Friday said it was contemplating a reduction in the strength of security forces in Jammu & Kashmir by nearly 25%. Union Home Secretary G. K. Pillai said that India was planning […]

India, China can’t afford conflicted ties: Rao

Singapore, January 14 (PTI): Seeking “more convergence and common ground” in Sino-India ties, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said “a conflicted or contest-ridden” relationship cannot help the two countries, which should engage in a transparent dialogue to ensure peace and stability in the region. “It is a truism that between two such large countries such […]

Centre seeks explanation from UP on Rahul’s ‘security breach’

New Delhi, January 14 (PTI): The Centre has taken up with the Uttar Pradesh government the issue of “security breach” during Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s recent visit to Allahabad and asked it to explain the reasons behind such incidents occurring very often in the state. The Central government has written to the Uttar Pradesh government, […]

‘Netas giving away onions for Rs 5’

Mumbai, January 14 (agencies): Where do you think you will get the cheapest onions? Shiv Sena shakhas, MNS stalls, or Akhil Bharatiya Sena’s offices? Well, selling the vegetable at Rs 5 for a kg, the latter takes the cake, that is, if you discount MNS MLAs giving it away for free. The vegetable that has […]