India

  • Leaking health info may land you in prison
    New Delhi, June 27 (Agencies): Leaking information on the health of an individual may earn a term in prison for six months and also a fine up to Rs 1 lakh. According to the new Privacy Bill, 2011, which is slat
  • ‘India keen to build peace with Pak’
    Islamabad, June 24 (Agencies): The two day India-Pakistan Foreign Secretary level talks ended here on Friday, with no substantial progress being made even as both sides agreed to carry forward the dialogue proc
  • We were tortured by pirates and starved for days: Sailors
    New Delhi, June 24 (PTI): Tortured by a group of drunk pirates and starved for days together, freedom seemed distant for the six Indian sailors on board MV Suez, who had almost given up hope of meeting their fa
  • Don’t succumb to pressure from civil society: CWC
    New Delhi, June 24 (PTI): Toughening its stand against Anna Hazare, the Congress Working Committee on Friday told the Government not to appear weak and succumb to pressures from the “self-appointed repres
  • UP CMO death in jail: UPHRC sends notice to Maya govt
    LUCKNOW, June 24 (Agencies):  Even as family of the deputy chief medical officer (CMO) YS Sachan on Friday wrote to authorities, demanding registration of case of murder instead of suicide, the UP Human Ri
  • HC notice to centre on RTI exemption to CBI
    Chennai, June 24 (PTI): The controversial decision to exempt CBI from the purview of RTI Act has come under legal challenge in the Madras high court which issued a notice on Friday to the union government on a
  • ANIEF express concern over delayed payment to its units
    Kohima, June 24 (MExN): The All Nagaland Industrial Entrepreneurs Federation (ANIEF) expressed serious concern over the undue delay in making payment to around 3500 units causing great financial hardship in run
  • Toyota Etios Liva launch on June 27
    New Delhi, June 23 (Business Today): Etios Liva, Toyota's new small car, will hit the Indian roads on June 27, with the launch scheduled in New Delhi. It is estimated to be priced between Rs 4 lakh and Rs 6 lak
  • Osama’s death bad, India biggest threat: Pakistanis
    WASHINGTON, June 22 (Agencies): Most Pakistanis see India as a bigger threat than the Taliban and the al-Qaida and disapprove of the US military operation that killed Osama bin Laden, according to a new poll.Al
  • Sathya Sai Baba’s ‘living will’ surfaces
    Hyderabad, June 22 (Agencies): One of Sathya Sai Baba’s most famous followers, Isaac Tigrett of Hard Rock café fame, has claimed that he is the “living will” of the departed spiritual gur
  • Bugging issue? ‘Don’t waste time’
    New Delhi, June 22 (Agencies): As a controversy erupted over reported attempts of bugging his office, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday asked the media not to waste time on “bogus things”.
  • Clear divergence on key issues in Lokpal draft bills
    NEW Delhi, June 22 (PTI): The two draft bills on Lokpal are a study in contrast with clear divergence on key issues like inclusion of the Prime Minister and MPs’ conduct inside Parliament. The government
  • ‘Corruption bigger threat than Pak’
    New Delhi, June 22 (agencies): As the final round of talks between the government and the civil society failed, Anna Hazare sharpened his attacks on the government Wednesday, calling corruption and politician-b
  • India Grain Export Prospects Fade
    NEW Delhi, June 22 (ET): The prospects of India exporting wheat and rice have virtually disappeared, industry officials said Wednesday following a forecast that rains in the June-September monsoon season will b
  • Sale of Fresh Doyang Fish at Kma today
    Dimapur, June 22 (MExN):Department of Fisheries, Kohima, Nagaland is contemplating to sell Fresh Doyang fish at P.R. Hill Junction and High School Junction on June 23 from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. It may be stated t
  • Facebook to take top spot in U.S. display ad market
    SAN FRANCISCO, June 21 (Reuters): Facebook's U.S. advertising revenue will total roughly $2.2 billion in 2011, displacing Yahoo Inc to collect the biggest slice of online display advertising dollars, according
  • Govt calls all-party to break Lokpal impasse
    Social activist Anna Hazare arrives to attend the first joint drafting committee for the Lokpal Bill, or anti- corruption bill, chaired by Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, in New Delhi, India, Saturday
  • Didi asks MPs for Rs 1 cr each for state hospitals
    KOLKATA, June 18 (TNN): Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has urged MPs to donate 1 crore from their local area development funds to the state health sector. The CM conveyed her request through state chief secreta
  • Air hostess sets herself ablaze in Bangalore
    BANGALORE, June 18 (Agencies): A 21-year old air hostess allegedly set herself ablaze on Thursday night in a house she shared with a colleague, in Hunasamaranahalli in Yelahanka police limits. Asha Mohammed Ali
  • Adarsh scam: Deshmukh bent rules for ex-army chiefs
    MUMBAI, June 18 (Agencies): In a sensational disclosure, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshkmukh said that he had bent the rules to give memberships to former army chiefs -- General Deepak Kapoor a