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  • PM donates Rs 50,000 for rehabilitation of cloudburst victims

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has donated Rs 50,000 for rehabilitation of victims of the devastating cloudburst that hit Leh last month.   Dr. Singh had visited the region recently and had announced a Rs 125 crore relief packaged for cloudburst victims and said all houses destroyed by the natural calamity will be reconstructed within the […]

    Kochi Gears Up To Greet Dali Lama, To arrive on 4th

    By Mekha Mohan Kochi: It could be a pleasant surprise to all here in Kochi.  Dalai Lama, the septuagenarian spiritual leader of millions of Buddhists across the globe is scheduled to arrive in the international port city of  Kochi on September 4, 2010,  for a day.  The monk, during his brief stay in the city, […]

    Blasts rocks LoC, two IEDs recovered in Poonch

    An IED blast took place along the LoC in Poonch district where troops recovered two more explosive devices, officials said on Wednesday. Suspected militants had planted three IEDs along the LoC near Kangri post in Bagialdhara belt of Poonch district, they said, adding one of the IEDs exploded last evening. However, there was no loss […]

    PM lays foundation stone for power equipment plant

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the construction of a power equipment manufacturing plant, being set up as a joint venture by public sector giants NTPC and BHEL, at Mannavaram village near Tirupati. The Rs 6000 crore plant is being set up by NBPPL, the joint venture company formed by […]

    Patil in Leh to take stock of rehabilitation work

    President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil is visiting cloudburst affected Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. President Patil will assess the ongoing relief and rehabilitation work. Civil and military officials will be briefing the President about the relief and rehabilitation operations following the cloudburst earlier this month. Patil is scheduled to visit relief camps […]

    SC reopens Bhopal Gas leak case

    The Supreme Court’s decision to examine CBI’s plea for restoration of the grave charge of culpable homicide against 1984 Bhopal gas leak case accused has been welcomed by the social activists and top law officer said his sincere efforts would be to get the petition heard by the apex court. Founder of Gas Pidit Mahila […]

    New Delhi decides to increase its assistance by five times for Pakistan flood relief

    India has decided to increase by five times its assistance to Pakistan for flood relief from five million US dollars announced earlier to 25 million US dollars. In a Suo Moto statement in Lok Sabha today, the External Affairs Minister Mr. S.M. Krishna said that 20 million US dollars out of the total assistance will […]

    Diversion of funds for SC/ST to Commonwealth Games wrong: HM

    Government has admitted in the Rajya Sabha that diversion of funds meant for the welfare of SC/STs to Commonwealth Games projects by the Delhi govt was “wrong” and efforts would be made to bring them back to the SC/ST Fund. “In my view prima facie that using Rs 678.91 crore out of Schedule Caste Sub […]

    Decision taken on including caste in census: Pranab

    Bowing to demands by several political parties, govt has said it has decided to include caste in census and the formality of endorsing it is expected at the next Cabinet meeting. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that all political parties had supported the idea of including caste in census and […]

    Frequent disruptions show alarming trend: Meira Kumar

    Parliament’s Monsoon Session concluded on Tuesday amid concerns over loss of five days of work on account of disruptions and warnings that the “alarming” trend could lead to unforeseen consequences. Speaker Meira Kumar used her valedictory remarks at the end of the month-long session to disapprove the ‘mock Parliament’ held by some parties noting that […]