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  • Govt. plans to bring amendment to Prasar Bharti Act

    Government plans to bring an amendment to the Prasar Bharti Act to ensure that it serves the objectives of Public Service Broadcasting. In an exclusive interview to All India Radio,   the Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Mrs. Ambika Soni while identifying the challenges for the Broadcasting Corporation of India, said a Group of Ministers is […]

    CBI summons CWG Organising Committee Chief Suresh Kalmadi

    The CBI has summoned Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chief Suresh Kalmadi to appear before it for interrogation relating to alleged financial irregularities in the conduct of mega sporting event. AIR correspondent quoting CBI sources reports Mr Kalmadi has been served a notice in this regard and the agency has taken necessary permission from Lok Sabha […]

    Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh defends clearance given to Jaitapur nuclear power plant

    Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has refused to review the conditional environmental clearance given to Jaitapur nuclear power plant in Maharashtra. Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, Mr Ramesh said as far as environment clearance is concerned; environment ministry has done all that is required. Attacking the opponents of the project, Mr Ramesh said there are […]

    Justice Srikrishna Committee report over Telangana issue expected today

    Justice Srikrishna Committee looking into the issue of demand for a separate Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh is expected to submit its report to Home Minister P Chidambaram today. The term of the Committee, which was constituted by the Centre on February 3 this year, expires tomorrow. The Prime Minister Dr Mamnohan Singh on […]

    PM holds meet on Telangana issue; report likely today

    As Andhra Pradesh waits with bated breath for the report on Telangana statehood issue, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday reviewed the political and security situation in the state with his senior cabinet colleagues. The five-member Justice Srikrishna committee, which went into the demand for Telangana state, may submit its report to Home Minister P […]

    CBI closes Aarushi murder case

    The CBI on Wednesday filed a closure report in the Aarushi double murder case before a court on the grounds there was no available evidence at the crime scene to pursue the probe, meeting a dead-end in the case that shook the country over two years back. After a detailed two-and-a-half year probe marked by […]

    Gujjar delegation likely to meet officials to end deadlock

    A Gujjar delegation is likely to meet government officials in Bayana town of Bharatpur district on Thursday for talks aimed at ending the deadlock over the reservation issue. “A delegation comprising of around 15-25 Gujjars is expected to come here and meet us. I was informed by aides of Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla that a […]

    Speaker convenes all party meet today over JPC probe on 2G spectrum

    With the standoff in Parliament over a JPC into 2G spectrum scam threatening to spill over to Budget session, a concerned Speaker Meira Kumar has started a fresh initiative of having informal talks with the govt and opposition to ward off the possibility. Meira Kumar has called for lunch on Thursday prominent leaders from the […]

    Delhi Fire Services to introduce fast response vehicles

    Delhi Fire Services (DFS) will be introducing five sophisticated vehicles and three new stations next year, when it modernises its control room also. According to DFS Director A K Sharma, the five fast response vehicles equipped with a portable fire fighting system and other basic devices for quick response and easy maneuverability in smaller lanes […]

    IB issues show-cause notice to Colors channel

    Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Colors channel for its serial Rishton Se Badi Pratha. In a notice to the channel, the ministry said the show portray excessive violence and cruelty. The notice also says that the programme contains disturbing visuals and scenes of eccentric and abnormal violence which does […]