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  • SABA Celebrates 900 years of Karma Kagyu Lineage at Bodhgaya

    Bihar: South Asia Buddhist Association (SABA) recently commemorated the 900 years of the Karma Kagyu Lineage at the holy monastery of Maha Bodhi Stupa, Bodhgaya. This year marks the 900th year since the birth of the first Karmapa Dusum Khyenpa (1110-1193), who founded the lineage of Karma Kagyu in 1139 C.E. Both His Holiness the […]

    PM’s offer to appear before PAC has no meaning: Bardhan

    Holding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress responsible for the deadlock in Parliament, CPI General Secretary A B Bardhan on Thursday said the PM’s offer to appear before the Public Accounts Committee in connection with the 2G spectrum scam has no meaning. “The deadlock in Parliament will end the moment the government accepts the demand […]

    Cabinet discusses measures to contain price rise; clears Rs1200 cr equity infusion in Air India

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday discussed price situation in the country. Official sources said that several measures to contain the inflation were discussed in the meeting. The CCEA took place after the food inflation surged to 10 week high of 14.44 per cent. This follows rise in the prices of vegetables, particularly […]

    Centre’s decision to bar Indian companies from using ACU will affect trade with Iran: CPI (M)

    CPI (M) Polit Bureau has said that the decision of the Centre to bar Indian companies from using the Asian Clearing Union, ACU, to process payments will directly affect India’s trade with Iran. In a statement, the party alleged that the Americans have been pressurizing India to close down this route as they consider it […]

    MCOCA court rejects bail pleas of three accused of Malegaon blast

    A special MCOCA court in Mumbai on Wednesday rejected the bail pleas of three accused including Lt. Col Prasad Purohit, arrested in the September 2008 Malegaon blast case. The court accepted Special public prosecutor Rohini Salian’s argument that if they were released on bail the accused would again indulge in unlawful activities. The trio and […]

    Centre approves Integrated Action Plan for tribal, backward districts

    The Centre approved the Integrated Action Plan, IAP, on Thursday for 60 selected tribal and backward districts across nine states for development for public infrastructure and services like school building, primary health centers, roads and electric lights. An official statement said that the scheme will provide an additional central assistance on a 100 per cent […]

    Police arrests alleged mastermind behind Citibank fraud

    Shivraj Puri, the alleged mastermind behind a major fraud in the Citibank branch in Gurgoan was arrested on Thursday. Top police officials, however, declined to give details including from where he was arrested. Gurgaon Police Commissioner S S Deswal told reporters that duty Magistrate Raj Kumar Yadav has sent Citibank fraud accused to 7 days […]

    Govt. formulates new policy to promote technical education

    Government has formulated a new policy to promote technical education in the country. Addressing a Press Conference in New Delhi today, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said this includes setting up of technical institutions in the areas where these do not exist. He added that the institutions can be set up through Public Private […]

    Govt. will consult all parties before deciding on Telangana issue: Chidambaram

    The Home Minister Mr. P. Chidambaram has said that the government will consult all political parties before taking any appropriate decision on the Telangana issue. A meeting of political parties is being convened on the 6th of next month to discuss the Srikrishna Committee report on Telangana and the letters to this effect are being […]

    Govt clears Rs 1200 crore equity infusion in Air India

    Government on Thursday approved the infusion of the second tranche of equity of Rs 1,200 crore to ailing Air India with the condition that its management should rationalise the wage structure of over 25,000 employees. Announcing the decision of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs for further equity infusion, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said, […]