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  • PM to visit Leh on Tuesday

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will undertake a day long visit on Tuesday to Leh which has been hit by cloudburst and flash floods that claimed about 200 lives and left over 400 injured. Dr. Singh will visit some of the hospitals where the injured in last Friday’s cloudburst are undergoing treatment, a PMO spokesman said […]

    Pharmacist back from US among 18 killed in Iraq unrest

    An Iraqi pharmacist back from studies in the United States was among at least 18 people killed in a spate of attacks across the country over the weekend, officials said today. More than 20 others were wounded in the violence, the latest in a surge of killings in August and as Muslims observe the holy […]

    Dream of turning Delhi into world class city coming true: CM

    Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said her dream of making Delhi a world-class city is “finally coming true” with the city witnessing rapid development in the last decade. Dikshit noted that the city has made rapid development in almost all sectors in the last decade though she stressed the need to focus upliftment of […]

    Violence won’t benefit anyone: PM to Kashmiris

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday told agitating youth in Kashmir that violence will not benefit anyone and that the government, within the framework of the state being an integral part of India, was willing to move forward in any talks with those who abjure violence. Addressing the nation on the 64th Independence Day from […]

    PM unfurls tri-colour at Red Fort; emphasises Indian democractic nature

    Addressing the nation on the 64th Independence Day from the ramparts of historic Red Fort, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh emphasised that the Indian democracy has the “generosity and flexibility” to address concerns of any group and calls upon dissatisfied groups in JK and NE to adopt democratic means for their welfare. He expressed “deep regret” […]

    Commonwealth Games will be a proud moment for India: PM

    Asking people to treat the Commonwealth Games as a national festival, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday exuded confidence that the country will successfully host the October event, preparations for which have been plagued by controversies. “The Commonwealth Games will start in Delhi after about one-and-a-half months. This will be a proud moment for the whole […]

    Abjure violence, come for talks: PM to Naxals

    In a fresh bid to bring the Maoists to the table, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday appealed to them to abjure violence, come forward for talks and to join hands with the government for accelerated social and economic growth in the backward areas. “We will deal firmly with those who resort to violence. I […]

    Intensified security vigil in Delhi on the eve of I-day

    Thousands of gun-totting security personnel were onDelhi streets on Saturday keeping a hawk-eye vigil to pre-empt any terrorist strike on the eve of Independence Day celebrations. An impregnable ground-to-air security apparatus has been put in place in the capital, especially near Red Fort where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will unfurl the tri-colour and address the nation […]

    Gill announces ex-gratia relief for Leh flash flood victims

    Union Sports Minister M S Gill expressed grief over the loss of life and property in the flash floods in Leh in Jammu and Kashmir and announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 20 lakhs to be spent on those in distress. He announced the relief from his MPLAD Funds. “Leh, and villages, in the Valley have had […]

    President inagurates Nehru Boat Race in Alappuzha

    President Pratibha patil on Saturday enjoyed the panoramic beauty of Kerala’s backwaters and the sporting spirit of the villagers as the chief guest at the annual Negur Trophy Boat Race held at Punnamada lake near Alappuzha. In a brief inaugural address before the 58th edition of the country’s premier water sporting event, Patil said the […]