Ponder with eastern MLAs – NSF to ENPO

Dimapur, January 19 (MExN): The Naga Students’ Federation has urged the Government of Nagaland to give “special attention” to the economically and educationally “rearward” areas but has also ‘suggested’ to the Eastern Naga People’s Organization (ENPO) to take up their grievances with the elected members of the Nagaland State legislative Assembly of Mon, Tuensang, Longleng […]

Petrol prices set to boost diesel car sales

NEW Delhi, January 19 (TNN): Environment minister Jairam Ramesh may not like this, but the growing gap between the pricing of petrol and diesel is likely to give a boost to diesel-powered vehicles as more and more people prefer to cash in on the lower price of the fuel that also fetches more mileage.The gap, […]

Apple posts record profit

New York, January 19 (PTI): Apple Inc. has reported a whopping 78 per cent jump in net income at USD 6 billion for the October-December period of 2010, buoyed by record sales of iPhone, iPad and Macintosh computers.The company had a net income of USD 3.38 billion in the October-December quarter of 2009, Apple said […]

India likely to sign defence contracts worth Rs 46,000 cr

New Delhi, January 19 (Agencies): “In the 11th Plan, the value of offsets contracts is likely to be more than Rs 10,000 crore… In addition, (offsets worth) Rs 4,818 crore are at the contract negotiation stage and Rs 31,500 crore are at other stages,” Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju said on […]

India’s 20th nuclear reactor connected to power grid

Mumbai, January 19 (PTI): The fourth unit of 220 MW Kaiga Generating Station (KGS-4) located in Uttar Kanada district of Karnataka was connected to the southern power grid in the early hours today, after the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) granted clearence to it. KGS-4, which achieved first criticality on November 27 last year, was […]

Black money info can’t be made public: PM

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, right, Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, center and Indian Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, left, look on during the swearing in ceremony of newly appointed ministers in New Delhi on January 19. India’s embattled prime minister shuffled his government Wednesday, juggling portfolios and replacing the sports minister after a corruption scandal […]

BJP should reconsider its Ekta Yatra programme: Interlocutors

JAMMU, January 19 (TNN): In the backdrop of the Bhartiya Janata Party’s ‘Ekta Rally’ followed by a flag hosting at Lal Chowk on Republic Day, a team of interlocutors on Wednesday said that we are living in a democratic setup and every citizen of India had the right to hoist a national flag anywhere across […]

PC firmly asks Buddhadeb to end political violence

New Delhi, January 19 (PTI) In a blunt message to West Bengalgovernment to stop unabated political violence,Home Minister PChidambaram today told Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjeethat armed cadres of parties cannot be allowed to take lawinto their hands and must be reined in. Bhattacharjee, after a 45-minute meeting with Chidambaranfollowing a ‘’letter war’’, said his government […]

Man wakes up from among dead

COIMBATORE, January 19 (TNN): He lay beneath a pile of dead bodies for about 40 minutes and was counted among the dead in the Sabarimala tragedy. But when locals splashed water, R Dinesh Kumar (27) suddenly woke up from amid the heap of bodies. He is now back in his home in Coimbatore to narrate […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]