Oz rejects India’s request for uranium sale

Melbourne, January 19 (PTI): Refusing to budge from itspolicy, Australia today rejected India’’s request for the saleof uranium. “Regarding the export of uranium to India, the policy ofthe Australian government is clear – we will only supplyuranium to countries that are signatories to the NuclearNon-Proliferation Treaty and have signed a bilateral agreementwith Australia,” Australia’’s Resource, […]

Airfare to rise along with fuel price: Praful Patel

NEW Delhi, January 18 (ET): Aviation Minister Praful Patel has clearly stated that if the fuel price rises, then the airfare would also rise and the government would not allow exorbitant fares to be charged at any cost by airlines company.Speaking on the occasion of 100 years of Indian Aviation here on Monday, Patel said […]

AKAI Trio launches first triple GSM SIM phone

New Delhi, January 18 (Agencies): Japanese consumer electronics firm AKAI on Tuesday launched its triple SIM mobile phone -Trio- in the Indian market and offers it at a selling price of Rs 3295.The ‘Trio’ comes with a 5.1 cm (2") TFT screen, 1.3 megapixel camera with digital zoom, dual language support and audio player with […]

IIPM creates the magic again

Dimapur, January 18 (MExN): The Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) had received placement offers for the students, 2009-11 batches from top recruiters which included international offers as well.  The institute which set a new benchmark in terms of global exposure has once again bagged 33 international offers till now. Companies recruited 1231 students […]

Trial to begin in Mattel-MGA case over Bratz dolls

SANTA ANA, Calif, January 18 (AP): It’s a fight over toys, but the involved parties aren’t kids. Attorneys for toy giant Mattel Inc. and bitter rival MGA Entertainment Inc. are set to present opening statements Tuesday over the copyright ownership of the Bratz dolls and the rights to market the pouty, sassy line targeted at […]

Rahul’s call to fight against BSP govt

Lucknow, January 18 (Agencies): The Congress general secretary and MP from Amethi, Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday called upon the party workers to wage relentless battle against BSP government in UP. Rahul Gandhi said the Congress would form next UP government on its own strength. Addressing UP coordination committee meeting Rahul Gandhi asked the workers to […]

Trinamool MPs protest hike

Activists of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party resist a police water canon during a protest against rise in fuel prices, in New Delhi on January 18.  (AP Photo)   Kolkata, January 18 (HT): Refusing to take the price hike issue lying down in poll-bound Bengal, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has already shot off […]

‘Pak using terror as instrument of state policy’

New Delhi, January 18 (PTI): India has hit out at Pakistan for pursuing terrorism as an “instrument of state policy”, saying such a strategy was “flawed and self-defeating”. Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who is likely to meet her Pakistani counterpart Salman Bashir in Thimphu on the margins of a SAARC Committee meeting, said, “Some countries […]

Bihar to get its own anthem

Patna, January 18 (agencies): The people of Bihar will soon have an anthem they could call their own. The state’s remarkable turnaround in the past five years has spurred the Nitish Kumar government to propose that such a song be composed.The state’s human resource department has placed an open advertisement inviting entries for Bihar Geet. […]

$104 billion black money taken out of country

Washington, January 18 (Agencies): India with a total illegal capital flight of $104 billion during 2000-08 ranked fifth in Asia with the largest portion of global outflows at almost a half-trillion dollars in 2008 alone, reveals a new report. Across the nine years from 2000 to 2008, the five Asian countries with the largest total […]

Teenagers in rural Rajasthan under unsafe sex shadow

Jaipur |  January 18 : The increasing trend of teenagers indulging in sex is not just an urban phenomenon. A recent survey in rural Rajasthan shows pre-marital sex is rampant among youngsters in the 13-19 age-group. The survey ‘adolescent sexual behaviour and HIV/ AIDS’ was carried out by Aide et Action (AeA), supported by the […]

Girl raped by schoolmates in moving car

GHAZIABAD, January 18 (TNN): Three teenagers abducted an 18-year-old girl of their college, raped her for two hours in a moving car and dropper her off, threatening to kill her if she told anyone. Police arrested the trio on Sunday, hours after the girl summoned the courage to tell her family, three days after she […]