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  • Youth killed in firing in Srinagar

    Violence erupted in Srinagar and Budgam districts of the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday where protestors clashed with security forces who opened fire leaving a youth dead and five others injured.   With Tuesday’s death, a total of eight persons have been killed in the violence in the Valley since Monday. Defying curfew, residents of Qamarwari in […]

    Santos To Be Colombia’s New President

    Juan Manuel Santos was on Monday accredited the next president of Colombia by National Electoral Council (CNE). The CNE, which is in charge of endorsing elections in Colombia, gave Santos a parchment with his name written in golden letters, confirming his triumph in the May 30 presidential election. “With this card now I can tell […]

    Deadlock in Parliament over price rise ends

    The week-long impasse in Parliament over price rise ended on Monday with the opposition giving up its demand for voting and agreeing to pass a resolution after discussion expressing concern over the issue in both Houses. As per the consensus reached at an all-party breakfast meeting convened by Leader of the House in Lok Sabha […]

    Govts must exercise restraint in approaching courts: President

    Governments being the biggest litigants should exercise restraint in approaching courts in order to decongest the system and reduce overall pendency of cases, President Pratibha Patil said. “Government agencies being one of the biggest litigants must exercise restraint from routinely instituting litigation and clogging the system,” she said while inaugurating a seminar on judicial reforms […]

    Obama to address joint session of Parliament during India visit

    US President Barack Obama, who will undertake his first State visit to India in November, is expected to address a joint session of Parliament, an honour that his predecessor George W Bush could not have. Obama is expected to address the joint session on 9th November, government sources said New Delhi Friday. In view of […]

    UK to talk to Pak on ending terror in India

    Endorsing India’s stand that no cause is good enough to justify terrorism, Britain on Thursday said that it will discuss with Pakistan “frankly, clearly and openly” on the need to reduce and eliminate terror from India.   Addressing a joint press conference with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the end of their discussions, visiting British PM […]

    PM to hold talks with British PM Cameron

    Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to hold delegation level talks with visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron later in the day during which the two sides are slated to take up security related issues along with talks on boosting bilateral commerce.   The visiting Prime Minister is accompanied by seven cabinet ministers and a huge trade […]

    India inks deal with BAE for 57 Hawk aircrafts

    Giving a boost to Indo-British defence ties, India on Wednesday inked a 700 million pound (Rs 5,200 crore)-deal for purchase of an additional 57 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft from British Aerospace Systems (BAE). This is the second tranche of the purchase by India since 2004 when it had finalised a deal to buy 66 […]

    Disband subsidised grain to ABPL persons, SC suggests Centre

    The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to consider disbanding subsidised grains to those Above Poverty Line and instead restrict the facility to those Below Poverty Line in view of growing corruption and pilferages in existing Public Distribution System. The apex court also suggested that the Centre/States examine the idea of taking over the fair price […]

    RBI rate hike to check inflation, not hurt growth: FM

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said the Reserve Bank’s decision to raise short-term key rates will check inflation without hurting growth. “I expect this policy will lead to further easing of inflation which already is going down and it should also keep us fully on track in terms of growth,” Mukherjee told reporters inside Parliament […]