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  • HIV prevention prog. gives significant results in India: UNAIDS

    The AIDS epidemic is for the first time showing a reverse trend which has been attributed to high investment in HIV prevention programmes by India and other most affected countries over a decade. “Investments in HIV prevention programmes are producing significant results in many of the highest burden countries. India is one of them. The […]

    Sonia may visit ancestral home of Nehru-Gandhi family

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who will be in the city on 25th November to take part in a rally to celebrate 125 years of the party’s foundation, is likely to pay a visit to the historic Anand Bhavan -the ancestral home of Nehru-Gandhi family. “Gandhi would reach K P college ground, the venue for the […]

    Rosaiah meets Congress leaders

    In the backdrop of dissident Congress MP Jaganmohan Reddy’s TV channel telecasting controversial remarks against the party leadership, Andhra Pradesh CM K Rosaiah discussed the political developments with the central leaders in New Delhi. Rosaiah, who has strongly condemned the programme on the TV channel owned by Jaganmohan, is believed to have met Congress President […]

    Lalu’s reaction to exit polls unjustified: Nitish

    Outgoing CM Nitish Kumar has termed the ‘hue and cry’ raised by arch rival RJD chief Lalu Prasad over exit poll surveys as “unjustified” and said whatever be the people’s mandate, it should be acceptable to all. Kumar, who was speaking to newsmen in Patna on Tuesday, said he, like an ordinary citizen, was waiting […]

    Sanction to prosecute Raja did not arise: AG to SC

    The Government has told the Supreme Court that the question of granting sanction for prosecution of former Telecom Minister A Raja in the 2G spectrum scam did not arise as no complaint was filed before a competent court. Attorney General G E Vahanvati, who was arguing on behalf of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on a […]

    Labour laws need to be revisited: PM

    Acknowledging that some labour laws have not yielded the desired results, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said there is a need to revisit some of them which have hurt the growth of employment. “We have enacted several progressive labour laws since independence and some even before that. But it appears that not all these […]

    Stand-off continues, Parliament fails to function again

    With government refusing to yield on demands for JPC into 2G spectrum scam, Parliament could not function for the eighth consecutive day on Tuesday as the Opposition created pandemonium over it. Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day without transacting any substantive business in the wake of unruly scenes […]

    Parliament standoff continues for eighth day

    The standoff in Parliament over a joint Parliamentary probe into the alleged irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation continued on Tuesday with the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha adjourning till noon following uproar. As soon as the Lok Sabha met for the day, opposition members including those from the BJP, BJD, JD(U), SP were […]

    Labour laws hurting employment growth need to be revisited: PM

    Acknowledging that some labour laws have not yielded the desired results,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said there is a need to revisit some of them which have hurt the growth of employment. “We have enacted several progressive labour laws since independence and some even before that. But it appears that not all these laws […]

    Indian Government on Track to Meet Road Construction Target

    Bangalore : “The government is geared up to meet the target of building 20 km of highways a day. We are currently doing around 12 km a day. By next year, we will have work in progress on over 25, 000 km of highways. I am hopeful that we will soon be able to achieve […]