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  • Govt to stop nomination of state-owned Cos in Naval contracts

    Cautioning the PSUs to prepare for “more competition” from the private Indian entities, Defence Minister A K Antony said under its new policies, the Ministry will stop nominating government-owned companies in the Naval contracts. Observing that the indigenisation process in the defence sector was very slow, he said India was aspiring to be a member […]

    Delhi govt launches 24-hour bus service for air passengers

    In a bid to provide a convenient public transport system to air passengers, Delhi govt will launch a high-quality 24-hour bus service on Thursday linking the airport to multiple points in the city and its suburbs. Modelled on the lines of ‘Friendly bus’ in Tokyo and ‘Supper Shuttle’ in the US, the government has planned […]

    Oppn stalls Parliament to demand JPC probe into major scams

    Opposition paralysed both Houses of Parliament on Wednesday demanding JPC probe into alleged “large scale corruption and scams” in Commonwealth Games, telecom 2-G Spectrum and Adarsh Housing Society. As soon as the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha met, Opposition members led by BJP did not allow the Question Hour by trooping into the well […]

    Decks cleared for Justice Soumitra Sen’s impeachment

    Decks were cleared for impeachment proceedings against Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen with a judicial committee set up by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari finding him guilty of misappropriating “large sums” of funds and making false statement regarding it. The report of the three-member committee, placed in both Houses of Parliament, said it was […]

    Prithviraj to be next Maha CM, oath taking likely today

    Union Minister Prithviraj Chavan was on Wednesday selected as Maharashtra’s new Chief Minister with the NCP also mirroring the change bringing in Sharad Pawar’s nephew Ajit Pawar as his deputy dislodging popular OBC leader Chhagan Bhujbal. 64-year-old Chavan, a US educated engineer, was chosen by Congress president Sonia Gandhi who was authorised by Maharashtra’s CLP […]

    Sporadic fighting continues at Myanmar border

    Fighting between ethnic rebels and government troops rumbled on for a third day on Tuesday as activists warned that the violence, which has sparked a refugee exodus from Myanmar, could escalate in the aftermath of contentious elections. Clashes at key points along the Thai-Myanmar border since Sunday have sent some 20,000 panicked villagers into Thailand, […]

    Pawar blames states for food grain rot

    Stock of food grains in govt godowns was “practically double” the buffer norms, Food Minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said, but maintained that responsibility of distribution to poor lay with the states. He blamed the states for not lifting food grains allocated to them. “Our warehouses are full. As per buffer norms we have practically […]

    Antony recommends CBI probe into Adarsh scam

    Stung by the Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai, Defence Minister A K Antony on Tuesday recommended a CBI probe to fix responsibility of the armed forces and defence estates officers in the episode He also asked the CBI to look into the circumstances under which a No Objection Certificate was issued to the Housing […]

    Gupta new Delhi Police chief, Dadwal to move to SSB as DG

    Tihar Jail Director General B K Gupta will take over as the new Commissioner of Delhi Police on Wednesday as incumbent Y S Dadwal is moving to Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) as its chief. Dadwal, a 1974-batch officer, is taking charge as the Director General of SSB after a stint of over three years as […]

    Govt sets up special panels for woman combatants in BSF

    Government has set up special committees for newly recruited women personnel in the BSF to prevent sexual abuse at workplace. A host of other facilities related to posting, deployment and living are also being provided to these women personnel who were recruited for the first time in the combat constabulary ranks of the border force […]