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  • Govt to provide 500 crore rupees to drought-hit WB, Bihar & Jharkhand

    Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today said, the government will provide 500 crore rupees to drought-hit West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand for extending a subsidy on diesel, farmers use to power their water pump-sets. Speaking at a conference on the Rabi crop season in New Delhi, Mr Pawar said, every farmer will get 500 […]

    India rejects Pak’s “gratuitous” statement on J&K

    India on Friday hit back at Pakistan rejecting as “gratuitous” its statements on Jammu and Kashmir, saying they amounted to interference in the internal affairs of the country. It asked Islamabad to take effective action against infiltration from across the LoC and dismantle terror infrastructure there as it is the people of the state who […]

    Pranab, Chidambaram part of all-party delegation to J&K

    Congress decided to send senior Ministers Pranab Mukherjee and P Chidambaram as part of an all-party delegation to Jammu and Kashmir next week, apparently to impart greater stature to the visit. The decision was taken a meeting held by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi with Mukherjee, Chidambaram and other senior leaders like A K Antony, Ghulam […]

    Seventeen killed in road accident in Maharashtra

    Seventeen people were killed and nine others injured when an overcrowded jeep collided with a milk-tanker in Maharashtra’s Bhandara district on Friday, police said. The incident occurred when the jeep carrying 27 passengers collided head on with the tanker near Navegaon village in Bhandara, they said. Following the collision, the jeep overturned leading to death […]

    HC rebuffs plea for deferring Ayodhya verdict

    The judgement in the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute will be delivered on 24th September with the Allahabad High Court on Friday rejecting a petition for mediation. The petition was rejected on the ground it was aimed at “creating obstruction” in the final disposal of the matter. Rejecting the petition by defendant Ramesh Chandra Tripathi, a three-judge […]

    SC fixes final hearing on election issue on Dec 9

    The Supreme Court on Friday decided to commence the final hearing on December 9 to examine the consequences arising from filing of incomplete nomination papers by candidates in elections. After a clarification was put forward that the issue was not referred to the Constitution Bench for examination, the apex court decided to fix the hearing […]

    2 killed, 16 injured in fresh protests in Kashmir

    At least two persons were killed and 16 others injured as security forces allegedly opened fire to quell stone-pelting mobs at four places in Budgam and Baramulla districts of central Kashmir on Friday. The fresh protests came even as curfew remained in force in Srinagar and other major towns of the Kashmir Valley for the […]

    Revival plan of National Film Development Corporation Ltd. (NFDC)

    The Union Cabinet today accorded approval to the revival plan of the National Film Development Corporation Ltd. (NFDC). Under this, an additional equity of Rs. 3.00 crore will be infused and the outstanding Government loan of Rs. 19.77 crore along with accumulated interest of Rs. 8.63 crore on it will be converted into equity. The […]

    Haj 2010 operations

    The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to various issues concerning the Haj 2010 operations. This year approximately 1,70,000 pilgrims from India will be going for Haj. Out of these 1,25,000 pilgrims will go through Haj Committee of India. The number of pilgrims who could perform Haj during a particular year is decided by the […]

    Amendment in the Labour Laws Act, 1988

    Withdrawal of the Labour Laws Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill, 2005, and introduction of the new Bill approved The Union Cabinet today approved withdrawal of Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Amednment and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill, 2005 from Rajya Sabha, and introduction a new Bill, namely, Labour Laws (Exemption […]