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  • Tuesday, March, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 11:10:14
  • Patil arrives in UAE on state visit; Trade,energy security on agenda

    President Pratibha Patil arrived in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates on her maiden visit to the Gulf that will also take her to Syria with an aim to boost India’s ties with the oil—producing region. The highlights of President Patil’s visit to the UAE will be launching of an Indian Workers […]

    Collapse: CBRI team to submit report to MCD soon

    A team of experts from the Central Building Research Institute will submit a report to the MCD soon after a survey of structures in the city locality where a house collapse killed 70 people last week. A team of experts from the Roorkee-based institute arrived in the national capital on Saturday following a request by the […]

    Yeddu to meet BJP high command today

    Under mounting pressure to quit over alleged land scams, K’taka CM B S Yeddyurappa is making a last ditch attempt to convince the BJP high command that he should be allowed to continue in the top post. Amid reports that the top BJP leadership is weighing the pros and cons of axing him to save […]

    Govt prepared for Par debate on spectrum issue: Moily

    Accusing the opposition of adopting ‘undemocratic’ methods by stalling proceedings in Parliament, Govt has said it has nothing to “suppress” in 2G spectrum allocation and that it was prepared for a debate on the issue. “The opposition has chosen to stone and run away… stall Parliament. This is undemocratic method. We have nothing to hide […]

    60,000 paramilitary personnel may be deployed in WB polls

    Around 60,000 paramilitary personnel are likely to be deployed during next year’s West Bengal Assembly elections which are expected to be “highly volatile”. As the Centre is yet to take a decision on Trinamool Congress’ demand for withdrawal of central forces from Maoist dominated Lalgarh, Home Ministry officials feel that more forces will have to […]

    President leaves for UAE, Syria today

    Seeking to boost India’s ties with the Gulf, President Pratibha Patil embarks on her first visit to the region on Sunday that will take her to the United Arab Emirates and Syria. During the nine-day tour, Patil will visit Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah in the UAE and will later go to Damascus in the […]

    Indira Gandhi 9th most powerful woman of the century

    Indira Gandhi, world’s longest serving woman Prime Minister, has been ranked by the Time magazine as the 9th most powerful woman of the past century, a list that also includes Mother Teresa. The list of ’25 Most Powerful Women of the Past Century’ is topped by Jane Addams, an outspoken advocate for women’s suffrage, who […]

    Must reduce average age of people in power: PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh indicated the possibility of inducting more young leaders in his Council of Ministers but refused to spell out when the much talked-about reshuffle would take place. “I do share the thoughts that we must introduce (young leaders)…we must reduce the average age of people in power. That we should bring more […]

    Cong welcomes PM’s 2G remark; says party ‘epitome of morality’

    Welcoming Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s statement promising action against anybody for any “wrong thing” done in the 2G spectrum allocation, Congress on Saturday claimed a high moral ground reminding that it was the UPA government which had ordered a CBI inquiry into the issue. The party also attacked BJP over the issue of corruption daring […]

    Why should I quit; did nothing wrong, says Karnataka CM

    A combative Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Saturday ruled out his resignation, maintaining that he has not committed anything wrong, even as he said the BJP will expose in Lok Sabha “scams” involving opposition JD-S supremo H D Devegowda and his party. Returning from Delhi, where BJP’s Core Committee Friday night discussed allegations […]