NIIT offers India’s first Cloud Campus

Dimapur, June 15 (MExN): NIIT Limited, leading Global Talent Development Corporation and Asia’s largest IT trainer, announced the launch of new-age GNIIT programme that can be pursued anywhere anytime, by leveraging the unique cloud learning methodology. The pioneering NIIT Cloud CampusTM   empowers the student to learn on his own terms, at his own pace, wherever […]

Payment of DA to govt employees at revised rates

KOHIMA, JUNE 15 (DIPR): The Government of Nagaland has notified for payment of Dearness Allowance to the State Government employees at revised rates. This was notified by the Finance Department Establishment and ROP Cell Vide No. FIN/ROP/4/84(Vol-I) dated 9th June 2011, in reference to an earlier Department’s O.M. No. FIN/ROP/4/84(Vol-I) dated 26th October 2010.  The […]

‘Sonia fighting corruption is like Pak fighting terror’

Kolkata, June 15 (Agencies): BJP President Nitin Gadkari brought a personal edge to his party’s anti-graft campaign when he said on Wednesday that Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s assurance to fight corruption was akin to Pakistan saying it will fight terrorism. At a party convention in Kolkata, Gadkari insisted no Congress worker believes what the President […]

Chidambaram dismisses allegations on 2G scam

NEW Delhi, June 15 (PTI): Home minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday dismissed allegations that he was a beneficiary in the 2G scam and termed statements attributed to a former Reliance Industries employee in this regard as “totally false and per se defamatory”. In a signed statement, he also said that a conversation between the RIL […]

‘Will expose BJP’s “pseudo campaign” against corruption’

Bangalore, June 15 (PTI): Firing a fresh salvo against BJP, JDS leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday said he would soon expose its “pseudo campaign” against UPA “government corruption” and vowed to continue to battle against what he termed as “acts of corruption” by Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa. “I will expose the doublespeak of BJP […]

SC asks Chandraswami to deposit Rs 25 lakh penalty

New Delhi, June 15 (agencies): The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed self-proclaimed godman Chandraswami to deposit Rs 25 lakh within a week as the first tranche of penalty in several FEMA violation cases registered by the Enforcement Directorate. A vacation bench of justices B S Chauhan and Swatanter Kumar directed Chandraswami and his associate Vikram […]

Govt purposefully defaming Lokpal movement: Anna Hazare

AHMEDNAGAR (Maharashtra), June 13 (PTI): Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Monday accused the office bearers of Congress and Union ministers of intentionally “defaming” the Lokpal movement and emerging NGO sector in the country. “They (the government) making lot many allegations, including the so-called hidden support and political agenda designed by RSS and BJP, is a […]

India to take up with Pakistan ISI’s nexus with 26/11 perpetrators

New Delhi, June 13 (PTI): India will raise the issue of nexus between Pakistan’s ISI and the perpetrators of 26/11 attacks during the forthcoming talks between the foreign secretaries of the two countries. External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna, however, ruled out India’s intervention in Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana’s case, saying, “We cannot interfere in the […]

‘Dey targeted for zeal to expose powerful elements’

Mother and sister of senior journalist Jyotendra Dey, who was shot dead by unidentified persons Saturday near his residence in a Mumbai suburb, wail during his funeral procession in Mumbai on Sunday. (File Photo)   New Delhi, June 13 (PTI): A media rights group has drawn a parallel between murders of Pakistani scribe Saleem Shahzad […]

Chinese Institute Dimapur signs MOU with Qingdao Technological Univ, China

Dimapur, June 13 (MExN): A Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between Chinese Institute Dimapur and Qingdao Technological University, China, making it easier for Naga students wishing to learn Chinese language.Students can learn the beginner’s course in Chinese language and culture in Dimapur and then proceed to Qingdao College situated near Beijing for advanced […]

Senior crime reporter shot dead in Mumbai

MUMBAI, June 11 (PTI): A senior journalist with an English tabloid, MiD DAY, who extensively covered underworld and crime for over two decades, was shot dead in broad daylight today by four unidentified bike-borne persons who pumped five bullets on him from behind in suburban Powai. Jyoti Dey (56), who was working as Editor (Special […]

Shankar meets Ramdev, appeals to end fast

DEHRADUN, June 11 (AGENCIES): Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar today met Baba Ramdev and appealed to him to end his eight-day fast even as the health condition of the yoga guru showed signs of improvement. The Art of Living founder however made it clear that the Centre had not asked him to negotiate with […]