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  • Govt ready for CBI probe into graft charges related to CWG

    The govt has said it was willing to ask the CBI to look into charges of irregularities by state agencies involved in Commonwealth Games projects and accused the Opposition of projecting incorrect figures on the expenditure incurred for the mega event. “Rs 11,500 crore is the actual expenditure…The figures of Rs 50,000 crore and Rs […]

    US slaps sanction on HuJI, its chief Ilyas Kashmiri

    The US has declared Pakistan- based HuJI as a foreign terrorist organisation and slapped sanctions on its commander Mohammad Ilyas Kashmiri, believed to have been in close contact with LeT operative David Headley, for their terrorist activities in India and Pakistan. HUJI and Kashmiri have been involved in a series of terrorist activities in India, including […]

    US announces USD 25 million for Pak flood relief work

    The US has announced USD 25 million aid for the flood relief work in Pakistan, taking the total humanitarian fund to the inundation ravaged nation to USD 35 million.  “The need for response to this disaster is urgent, and even as we triple our financial commitment we remain flexible so we can meet new needs […]

    Khanna resigns as CWG OC treasurer following allegations

    New Delhi: The CWG Organising Committee treasurer Anil Khanna resigned from  his position today in wake of allegations that his son”s firm secured contract for laying synthetic courts at tennis stadium. Official sources said that Khanna, also All India Tennis Association Secretary, has put in his papers on moral grounds in view of the allegations. […]

    Operators have to share BlackBerry info: Govt

    BlackBerry controversy has taken a new turnwith the  the government fixing the responsibility of  giving access to security agencies to monitor the information on these smart phones lies with the service providers. As telecom service providers like Airtel, Vodafone, RCom, the Tatas and the government-run BSNL and MTNL are offering BlackBerry services, it is the […]

    FM to visit B’desh on Aug 7 on signing of $1 bn Exim credit

    Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit Dhaka for a day on Saturday to attend the signing of one-billion dollar credit facility by EXIM bank to Bangladesh for infrastructure projects. During his 5-6 hour visit, Mukherjee will also call on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, his counterpart AMA Munith and Foreign Minister Dipu Moni and […]

    37 officials gunned down in Karachi

     KARACHI: Gunmen killed at least 37 people in Pakistan’s largest city after the assassination of a lawmaker, officials said Tuesday. Dozens of vehicles and shops were set on fire as security forces struggled to gain control of Karachi.  The southern city of more than 16 million has a history of political, ethnic and religious violence, […]

    Malayala Manorama Chief Editor K M Mathew passes away

    K M Mathew, Chief Editor of Malayala Manorama daily and a doyen of Indian media industry, passed away at his residence in Kottayam on Sunday morning. Mathew was a former Chairman of Press Trust of India, he was 93. He is survived by three sons, Mammen Mathew, Philip Mathew and Jacob Mathew and daughter Thankam. […]

    MP passes bill to provide public services in time-bound manner

    In a landmark development, the Madhya Pradesh Assembly unanimously passed Public Service Guarantee Bill, 2010 that seeks to provide various services to the people in a time-bound manner and penalises officers in case of delay. As per the Bill, different public services like providing birth and caste certificates, copy of land records among several others […]