‘Asking Pak to act against 26/11 culprits not unrealistic’

New Delhi, june 9 (PTI): India’s demand that Pakistan should do more to bring the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks to justice is not an “unrealistic” one, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said. “We want Pakistan to do more to bring the culprits of the Mumbai attacks to justice. Let me tell you, […]

‘Huge loss for India, tragic for Husain to die in exile’

In this March 22, 2005 photo, Indian artist M.F. Hussain and socialite Parmeshwar Godrej pose for photographers after announcing the creation of a museum for art and cinema at Hyderabad, India. Hussain, who rose from a career as movie billboard artist to become India’s most sought-after painter before going into exile in an uproar over […]

Baba Ramdev’s business empire worth over Rs 1,100 crore

HARIDWAR, june 9 (PTI): Yoga guru Ramdev, who is on an indefinite hunger strike against black money and corruption, today made public details of his business empire worth over Rs 1,100 crore, claiming everything was in order. On his sixth day of fast, Ramdev addressed a press conference here during which his close aide Balakrishna […]

NST bus introduced between Mon-Longwa

Kohima, June 9 (DIPR): The Nagaland State Transport has introduced a new daily bus service for the convenience of the travelling public between Mon and Longwa covering a route length of 45 Kms with effect from 17th April 2011. The service will ply with service No. 473 UP from Mon to Longwa and 474 DN […]

Low-cost laptops set to roll out

NEW Delhi, june 9 (Agencies): Six years after it was conceived, the first lot of 10,000 laptops – the HRD ministry calls it low-cost access-cum-computing device – would be delivered to IIT-Rajasthan in late June, and over the next four months 90,000 more would be made available at Rs 2,200 apiece. Ministry officials said once […]

ICICI Bank and NISM to offer 1 yr PGCSM programme

Kohima, June 9 (MExN): National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), an educational initiative undertaken by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), and ICICI Bank Limited, India’s largest private sector bank, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a specialised programme in “Post Graduate Certificate in Securities Markets” (PGCSM).The partnership represents a unique […]

Tsg DPDB informs on 13th Finance Commission

Tuensang, June 8 (DIPR): The monthly meeting of Tuensang District Planning and Development Board for the month of June was held on June 6 under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner and Vice Chairman DP & DB, Y. L. Jami, IAS, Tuensang.Regarding the 13th Finance Commission, Deputy Commissioner directed all the Administrative Officer to mobilize all […]

HC rejects bail plea of Kanimozhi, Sharad

New Delhi, June 8 (PTI): The Delhi High Court today dismissed the bail plea of DMK MP Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV Managing Director Sharad Kumar, accused in the 2G spectrum case, saying there are prima facie evidences against them.  “There are certain prima facie evidences against the accused. Considering the complicity of the accused in […]

Govt slams Ramdev for saying he’ll build an army

Supporters watch as Indian yoga guru Baba Ramdev who is on a hunger strike, sit at his ashram, near Haridwar, June 8. Ramdev and a Gandhian social activist staged twin hunger strikes Wednesday to demand the government take immediate steps to fight an entrenched culture of corruption that has plagued India for decades. (AP Photo) […]

Godhra riots: IPS Bhatt to be cross examined

Ahmedabad, june 8 (PTI): The Nanavati Commission, probing the 2002 riot cases, on Wednesday rejected application of IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, challenging his cross examination by other parties, including the state government. Commission, comprising retd Justices G T Nanavati and Akshay Nanavati, in its order said that Bhatt had no problem when he was cross […]

BJP attacks PM Manmohan and Sonia Gandhi, says government has lost balance

NEW Delhi, june 8 (Agencies): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday accused the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of “having lost its balance” in dealing with Baba Ramdev. Speaking in Haridwar, she said neither Prime Minister Manmohan Singh nor Congress president Sonia Gandhi had visited those injured in the police action on […]

India plans ‘major upgrade’ to prevent terror strikes from seas

NEW Delhi, june 8 (Agencies): Terrorists trained like marine commandos to dive and slip through harbour protection systems could one day unleash havoc by planting underwater bombs or mines at a major port. This is no longer in the realm of fiction in the backdrop of the 26/11 terror strikes in Mumbai as well as […]