Home » 2015 » July » 14

Rajahmundry stampede: Opposition blames CM Chandrababu Naidu for the tragedy; demand his resignation

Hyderabad: The 12-day-long ‘Godavari Pushkaralu’ began today in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. A stampede at the Pushkaralu ghat in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh has led to the death of at least 22 people with more causalities feared. More than 40 have been injured in the stampede. Crores of devotees were expected to take part in the […]

PM Narendra Modi to discuss land bill in NITI Aayog’s Governing Council meet tomorrow?

Comments Off on PM Narendra Modi to discuss land bill in NITI Aayog’s Governing Council meet tomorrow?

New Delhi(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to discuss the contentious land acquisition bill with the chief ministers at NITI Aayog’s Governing Council meeting tomorrow. “The Prime Minister will chair second meeting of Governing Council of NITI Aayog tomorrow morning at 7, Race Course Road,” a Prime Minister’s Office’s statement said. Modi will also […]

Continue reading …

Coal scam: Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda, eight others ordered to be put on trial

Comments Off on Coal scam: Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda, eight others ordered to be put on trial

New Delhi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, ex-Coal Secretary H C Gupta and seven others were today ordered to be put on trial by a special court, which observed that they had allegedly conspired and acted in a “blatant and brazen manner” in allocation of a coal block. Others against whom charges were ordered […]

Continue reading …

Sharad Pawar asks BCCI to call emergent meet in wake of IPL verdict

Comments Off on Sharad Pawar asks BCCI to call emergent meet in wake of IPL verdict

MCA president Sharad Pawar wants the beleaguered BCCI to call an emergent meeting in the wake of two-year suspension handed out to Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals by the Supreme Court appointed Justice Lodha Committee. “In view of the decision rendered by Justice Lodha committee suspending Shri Gurunath Meiyappan and Shri Raj Kundra and […]

Continue reading …

French President Francois Hollande urges Iran to help end Syria conflict

Comments Off on French President Francois Hollande urges Iran to help end Syria conflict

Paris(AFP): French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday major powers had to be vigilant about how Iran used any financial resources it gained from sanctions relief after a nuclear deal and urged Tehran to help find a solution to the Syrian crisis. Read: Iran, six major world powers, clinch landmark nuclear deal: Iranian diplomats “Now […]

Continue reading …

Want to produce human stories: Vivek Oberoi

Comments Off on Want to produce human stories: Vivek Oberoi

Actor Vivek Oberoi says he is keen to produce films that play up the human angle.There are reports that he will be producing a sequel “Company 2” in which he is keen to act. “The films that I will be producing are human stories with no commercial objective. I’m a big fan of Iranian filmmaker […]

Continue reading …

FDI (foreign direct investment) up 48% since ‘Make in India’ campaign launch

Comments Off on FDI (foreign direct investment) up 48% since ‘Make in India’ campaign launch

New Delhi: In a sign that reflects investors confidence in the Centre’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, the foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country has witnessed a 48% jump in the seven-month period till April 2015, the Commerce and Industry Ministry said on Tuesday. The initiative was launched on September 25 last year with an […]

Continue reading …

India’s aviation industry not mature: DGCA

Comments Off on India’s aviation industry not mature: DGCA

New Delhi(PTI): Dubbing the country’s civil aviation industry as “not mature enough” at this point of time, the DGCA on Tuesday sternly shot down the suggestion of some airlines that the compliance of regulations should be handed over to the carriers. Noting that there were problems in the sector and not just for the airlines, […]

Continue reading …

Vyapam scam: Youth Congress takes out funeral procession for the deceased in the scam

Comments Off on Vyapam scam: Youth Congress takes out funeral procession for the deceased in the scam

Bhopal(PTI): Indian Youth Congress activists today protested against the death of 49 people allegedly linked to the Vyapam scam and demanded the Prime Minister to break his silence on the issue. Scores of IYC workers took out a funeral procession, of the deceased in the scam, from IYC office to Jantar Mantar and demanded resignation […]

Continue reading …

One rank, one pension for High Court judges: Govt to amend law

Comments Off on One rank, one pension for High Court judges: Govt to amend law

New Delhi(PTI): Seeking to rectify an anomaly as per which High Court judges selected from the Bar get lesser pension than those elevated from state judicial services, the government plans to bring a bill to amend the law governing their salaries and service conditions. The proposal to amend the High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 41234