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  • 2G spectrum scam: CBI raids residences of Raja, 4 officials

    Turning the heat on former Telecom Minister A Raja in the multi-crore 2G spectrum scam, CBI carried out searches at his residences in Delhi and Chennai besides carrying out raids at the premises of four Telecom officials, including his personal secretary R K Chandolia. A team of about 80 CBI sleuths began the operations in […]

    GCC for peaceful resolution of row over Iran’s N-programme

    Leaders of the US-allied Gulf Cooperation Council have pushed for combating international terrorism and negotiated resolution of the row over Iran’s nuclear programme. The GCC denounced violence and terror-related extremism and underlined the need for regional and international effort for combating terrorism. The council in a statement issued at the conclusion of the two-day GCC […]

    Airlines take the Lead: All domestic Fares Online in New, Friendly Format

    New Delhi : Member airlines have decided to publish different fare levels for each route, the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) said . The declaration came following an FIA-facilitated joint discussion among representatives of member airlines. The FIA members include Air India Ltd., GoAir, IndiGo, Jet Airways, JetLite, Kingfisher Airlines, Paramount Airways and SpiceJet . […]

    PM, Sonia express concern over Varanasi blast, appeals for calm

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday expressed concern over the blast inVaranasi in which several people were injured and appealed to all to maintain calm and peace. Dr Singh has asked the Home Ministry for a detailed report on the incident, a PMO spokesperson said. The prime minister also appealed to the people to maintain calm […]

    MHA issues nationwide alert after Varanasi blast

    The Union Home Ministry has sounded a nationwide alert with special stress on four major cities – Delhi, Mumbai,Bangalore and Hyderabad – in wake of the blast inVaranasi. “A general alert has been sent to all state governments and they have been asked to stay on high alert,” Union Home Secretary G K Pillai said in New Delhi. “It was […]

    ED to probe UP foodgrain scam

    The Enforcement Directorate has decided to probe money laundering charges and foreign exchange violations in the multi-crore Uttar Pradesh foodgrain scam. Official sources said the the Directorate’s probe into the scam will bring under the scanner a number of officials associated with various schemes whereby grains meant for the poor were allegedly diverted to other […]

    Qualifying NET is must to become lecturer: HC

    Degree of M.Phil or PhD will no longer be sufficient to secure a job in academic field in colleges as the Delhi High Court has upheld the UGC policy of making it mandatory for an aspiring lecturer to qualify National Eligibility Test (NET). A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Manmohan said the […]

    HC refuses to stay notification on phasing out Blueline buses

    The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to stay the city government’s notification by which over 2,400 “killer” blueline buses will not be allowed to ply on the roads in New Delhi  from 15th December. A bench headed by Justice A K Sikri did not entertain the plea of private bus operators that the Delhi […]

    Explosion in Varanasi, at least 20 injured; HM issues red alert across country

    A low intensity blast ripped through a crowded bathing ghat in this holy town of Varanasi during evening prayers on Tuesday injuring at least 20 persons including some foreigners. There were no immediate reports of any fatalities in the explosion which also triggered a stampede. Intelligence officials did not rule out a terror strike. Prime Minister […]

    NDA says ready to make up for loss of work if JPC is formed

    The NDA has said it was ready for a five-day special session to compensate for the loss of work due to the current deadlock in Parliament provided the govt concedes to the Opposition demand for JPC probe into the 2G spectrum issue. “Let the government hold a special session of Parliament for five days after […]