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  • Assam flood situation remains critical

    The flood situation in Assam remained critical on Tuesday with the mighty Brahmaputra crossing the danger level in several places, including Guwahati, affecting over five lakh people in 11 districts. Though the Brahmaputra was flowing steadily with a falling trend according to the Central Water Commission, the river had crossed danger level at Guwahati, Goalpara, […]

    Forces need legal protection: Air Force Chief

    As the Centre grapples with the issue of deciding on withdrawal of AFSPA in Jammu and Kashmir, the security forces on Tuesday made it clear that they would like “legal protection” in dealing with the situation there. On the other hand, Defence Minister A K Antony said the government would not delay a decision on […]

    Rahul deflects query on becoming PM, there are other jobs too

    Rahul Gandhi has said becoming prime minister is not the only ‘job’ in the world and that there were many other jobs a person could do. The scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family responded in this fashion deflecting a pointed query during an interaction at the Visva Bharati University in Santiniketan on Tuesday as to what […]

    President holds talks with Cambodian king Norodom Sihamoni

    President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has held high level talks with Cambodian king Norodom Sihamoni, (Nordomshihamoni) in Phome Penh (Nom Phen) today. The President and the Cambodian king have exchanged their views on strengthening ties between the two countries. Business promotion, cooperation for infrastructure development, human resource, capacity building, tourism and cultural exchange were among the […]

    Water level in Yamuna remains above danger mark

    Yamuna remained well above the danger mark on Monday and is set to go up further as Haryana released over 2.5 lakh cusec of water even as government announced plans to build walls on the river banks to protect the low-lying areas from flooding. The water level had come down to 205.39 metres in the […]

    Traffic trials for Games throw traffic out of gear in Delhi

    Delhiites had a harrowing time reaching their destinations on Tuesday morning as the city police conducted trials on exclusive lanes for Commonwealth Games during peak office hours. The rehearsals were conducted on four stretches for two hours from 8 am, which threw traffic out of gear as police blocked one lane on these roads for […]

    Rahul Gandhi arrived in Kolkata on Tuesday on a three-day visit to West Bengal

    AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived in Kolkata on Tuesday on a three-day visit to West Bengal in order to rejuvenate the state Congress ahead of next year’s assembly elections. Gandhi left for Panagarh in Burdwan district in a small aircraft from the N S C Bose International Airport en route to Santiniketan in Birbhum […]

    Arjun Munda to prove majority in assembly today

    The stage is set for Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda to prove his majority on the floor of the 80-member house Tuesday as directed by Governor M O H Farooq. The venue would be the Administrative Training Institute since the assembly is being renovated. “As the state assembly is being renovated, the one-day session will […]

    Final decision on Kashmir after all-party meeting:Defence Minister

    A decision on Kashmir will be taken by the Centre after Wednesday’s all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Defence Minister A K Antony said. “Important decisions have to be taken after carefully assessing all aspects. Yesterday’s Cabinet Community on Security had a very long meeting. Ultimately we thought before we take a final […]

    One shot dead in Bengal, rail tracks damaged in Bihar

    Maoists shot dead a man in West Bengal and set off a blast partially damaging tracks in Bihar on the second day of their two-day bandh in six states on Tuesday.. The body of the unidentified man was found on Tuesday morning. He had been assaulted before being shot dead at Jhargram town in West […]