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  • 3 Maoists arrested from Jujumura forest in Sambalpur district

    In Orissa, three Maoists including two women were arrested from Jujumura forest in Sambalpur district on Monday. According to Superintendent Police, Sambalpur, the rebels, were apprehended from Jujumura forest during combing operation by District Voluntary Force. The Maoists were:Sulochana Garnaik, Sarita Singh and Satyaban Mirdha. Sulochana Garnaik is the first lady cadre of the Sambalpur-Deogarh-Sundergarh […]

    Govt convenes CMs’ meet on internal security on 1st Feb

    Terror activities of some right wing groups and Maoist violence will be high on agenda at the Chief Ministers conference on internal security to be inaugurated by PM Manmohan Singh on 1st Feb. This meeting is likely to see some fireworks as Chief Ministers of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh Narendra Modi and Shivraj Singh Chohan […]

    Fresh protest starts in Tunisia hours before announcement of new Govt.

    New protests have broken out on the streets of Tunisia’s capital, Tunis, hours before the expected announcement of a new national unity government. Police used water cannon to disperse several hundred demonstrators, calling for the party of ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali to relinquish power. The country has been in a state of emergency […]

    Govt. decides to launch a school education channel says Sibal

    Government has decided to launch a school education channel. The Human Resource Development Ministry has given the in principle approval for the channel. The representatives of state school boards who participated in the State board’s confectionery said that the National Council for Education, Research and Training, NCERT has been authorized to be the nodal agency […]

    Issue of lack of coordination in Sabarimala stampede to be probed judicially says Kerala CM

    Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan today said the issue of lack of coordination among government departments raised by Kerala High Court in context of the Sabarimala stampede will be brought within the ambit of the judicial probe into the tragedy. He said in Thiruvananthapuram that the guilty will not be spared. The Chief Minister […]

    SC agrees to hear plea for judicial inquiry in Banda rape case

    The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a plea for a judicial inquiry into the alleged rape of a girl by Uttar Pradesh BSP MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwivedi in Banda. A bench of Chief Justice S H Kapadia decided this as senior counsel Harish Salve, during the hearing of another plea linked to the issue […]

    Cabinet reshuffle likely soon; PM meets President

    A reshuffle of the Union Council of Ministers with a few inductions is likely to take place later this week, an indication of this came after a meeting between PM Manmohan Singh and President Pratibha Patil on Monday evening. Though official sources described it as a routine meeting, indications were available that a reshuffle of […]

    DoT to look into process followed in 1999 to frame NTP 2011

    Telecom ministry will look into the process followed while the formulation of NTP ’99 to come out with a New Telecom Policy 2011, for which Minister Kapil Sibal will start holding discussions with the industry soon. According to sources, Telecom Secretary R Chandrashekhar held an internal meeting with members and directed to find out the […]

    Centre to frame smokeless tobacco specific policy: Azad

    Noting that 26 percent of the total population is chewing cancer-causing tobacco, the Centre has said it was formulating a smokeless tobacco specific policy. “So far the Health Ministry’s anti-tobacco programmes revolved around cigarettees…there is another monster as 26 per cent of the population is using smokeless tobacco with potential to create cancer,” Union Health […]

    Balram Jakahar’s son dies from gunshot wounds

    IFFCO Chairman Surinder Jakhar died of gunshot wounds under mysterious circumstances at his farmhouse at Abohar, some 125 kms from Ferozepur in Punjab on Monday. 56-year-old Jakhar, son of former Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar, was fatally wounded while cleaning his pistol, SP (Headquarters) Ferozpur Surjit Singh said. Soon after receiving the gunshot wounds, Surinder […]