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  • Monday, March, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 06:01:56
  • Impetus to Indo-French ties, N-plant to come up in Maharashtra

    Injecting a new impetus to their strategic ties, India and France on Monday signed seven agreements, including one for setting up of a nuclear plant in Maharashtra, the first such pact after the end of New Delhi’s isolation in the nuclear field. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and French President Nicolas Sarkozy also decided to work […]

    Heavy rains lash TN, Puducherry

    Heavy rains pounded Tamil Nadu for the second day on Monday, throwing normal life out of gear and leading to closure of educational institutions in many districts. Over 170 people have been killed in rain-related incidents across the state since the onset of the northeast monsoon in October, which is vigorous over Tamil Nadu and […]

    Tributes paid to Ambedkar on death anniversary

    Rich tributes were paid on Monday to the Architect of Indian constitution Dr B R Ambedkar on his 54th death anniversary which is observed as ‘Mahaparinirvan Din’. Lakhs of followers from all over the state converged at his memorial “Chaityabhoomi” at Shivaji Park in Central Mumbai to pay their respects to the Dalit icon. Mumbai […]

    Indo-France sign general framework agreement, 4 other pacts

    Paving the way for construction of French nuclear reactors in the country, India and France Monday signed a general framework agreement and four other pacts for deeper bilateral cooperation in the atomic energy sector. After delegation-level talks between visiting President Nicolas Sarkozy and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, both sides also signed three other agreements. The […]

    Normal life continues to be hit following incessant rains

    Normal life remained affected in Puducherry with rain continuing unabated for the sixth day in succession. Official sources said that ending 8.30 a.m. on Monday Puducherry and its suburban areas recorded 4 cm rainfall. All schools and colleges in Puducherry and Karaikal regions remained closed for the fifth day in succession. Chief Minister V Vaithilingam […]

    LS adjourns till noon over JPC demand

    The Lok Sabha was adjourned on Monday till noon following uproar over demand for JPC probe into the alleged irregularities in allocation of 2G spectrum and protests over demolition of Babri mosque in 1992. As soon as the House assembled, members of the BJP, Shiv Sena, AIADMK and BJD rushed to the well demanding setting […]

    SC issues notice to Thomas and govt

    Controversial CVC P J Thomas appears to have got a breather with the Supreme Court Monday issuing notice to him on a plea seeking his removal from the key post which will now be heard on 27th January. The apex court also issued notice to the government on the petition challenging the appointment of Thomas […]

    SC to hear PIL against appointment of Thomas as CVC today

    The crucial hearing on the controversial appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner P J Thomas, who is an accused in a criminal case in Kerala, will come up in the Supreme Court Monday. A bench of Chief Justice S H Kapadia, Justices K S Radhakrishnan and Swatanter Kumar will hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging […]

    India stresses ‘equity’ at climate talks in Cancun

    As pressure builds on China and India to accept greater obligations to cut down carbon emissions, both countries have asserted that measures to combat climate change need to factor in the principle of equitable access to development opportunities. Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said developing countries have to strike a balance between growth objectives and emission […]

    Protesters march in Hong Kong for jailed Nobel winner

    About 400 protesters marched through centralHong Kong Sunday calling for the release of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, less than a week before the award ceremony in Oslo. Activists chanted and waved placards demanding Liu’s release and democratic reform inChina as they slowly made their way through the territory’s financial district. Hong Kong, a former […]