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  • Plane with Mamata Banerjee makes emergency landing

    A Kolkata-bound Air India plane carrying Union Ministers Mamata Banerjee and Mukul Roy among 152 passengers made an emergency landing last night at the IGI Airport in New Delhi due to a technical snag. Airport sources said, AI-680 flight took off at 8.15 pm only to return at 9 pm. Ms. Banerjee, Mr Roy and […]

    ITAT order irrelevant, no change in stand of govt on ‘Q’: CBI

    The CBI on Thursday contended before a Delhi court that there is no change in government’s stand on withdrawing the case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the wake of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) order in the Bofors pay-offs case. Additional Solicitor General P P Malhotra said, “The judgement of the tribunal is […]

    Hike of 1.09% voters in Assam final electoral rolls

    In Assam, the final electoral rolls for all the 23 thousand 813 polling stations across 126 Legislative Assembly Constituencies of the State have been published on Thursday. The electoral rolls have been revised in the State taking first January, 2011 as the qualifying date following an order by the Election Commission of India for a […]

    CWG scam: CBI raids 10 places, fresh FIR registered

    The CBI on Thursday raided about 10 premises in the National Capital Region after it registered a fresh FIR in connection with its probe into the alleged multi-crore Commonwealth Games overlays scam. The raids come a day after the agency questioned Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi. Official sources said the CBI registered the […]

    Twenty two killed as bus falls into gorge near Dehradun

    At least 22 people, including two women and six children, were killed and 30 injured when a bus carrying businessmen and their families fell into a gorge at Kuthalgate area on Dehra Dun-Mussoorie Road near Dehra Dun on Wednesday night. The passengers had gone to Mussoorie along with their family members for the New Year […]

    Hectic consultations on Telangana; TRS, TDP to boycott meeting

    TRS, spearheading the Telangana statehood movement, has rejected a fresh appeal by Home Minister P Chidambaram to participate in Thursday’s meeting to discuss the Justice Srikrishna report, even as Congress held hectic parleys with its leaders from Andhra Pradesh. Principal Opposition TDP and BJP will also skip the meeting to be attended by Congress, PRP, […]

    Gujjars call off agitation

    Gujjars, demanding 5 percent quota in jobs in Rajasthan, on Wednesday night called off their 17-day agitation after the state govt assured them that it will complete within six months the quantifiable data collection for the purpose. “I have called off the agitation. I am satisfied with what the state government has offered to us,” […]

    North India shivers as mercury dips further

    Winter woes were compounded in north India as mercury dipping further in the region today and resulting in the death of 12 more people. Uttar Pradesh accounted for the 12 deaths, three in Barabanki, seven in Pratapgarh and one each in Jaunpur and Deoria. Officials said, the death toll in the state now stands at […]

    Fitness norms for entry into armed forces to be relaxed

    The medical fitness norms for entry into the armed forces are soon going to be more flexible as aspirants who were earlier considered medically unfit to serve the Indian armed forces can be declared fit now after undergoing correction procedures. A comprehensive amendment to the medical fitness criteria for new entrants in the Army, Indian […]

    New national programmes to control cancer, diabetes, cardio – vascular diseases launched

    The Centre has launched new national programmes to control cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes, stroke, sports injury and health of the elderly. Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said that an amount of 1,230 crore rupees has been set apart for the new schemes. Inaugurating a new super-specialty block built as part of upgrading the Government […]