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  • Security forces recover huge cache of arms and ammunition in Kashmir

    Security forces recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition, including RDX, from a terrorist hideout in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir  The troops of 5 Maratha Li and 37 Rashtriya Rifle on Saturday morning launched a search operation near Boby camp in Naar Mankote area along the Line of Control and busted the […]

    Normalcy returns in Valley; Curfew returns in Kupwara

    Curfew was, on Friday, lifted from the Kashmir Valley, barring Kupwara district, following a break in the protest calls by the separatists. Curfew was, on Friday, lifted from the Kashmir Valley, barring Kupwara district, following a break in the protest calls by the separatists. Educational institutions, banks, shops, and offices opened and all modes of […]

    Fire alarm in Jet flight, 30 injured during evacuation

    Panic gripped a Chennai-bound Jet Airways flight carrying 153 passengers after a fire alarm in the cockpit went off when the plane was on the taxiway for takeoff on Friday night and 30 of them were injured during evacuation by emergency chutes. As there was a sudden surge of passengers when they were being evacuated […]

    RS adjourns twice on HM’s saffron terrorism remark

    Opposition Shiv Sena and BJP created uproar in the Rajya Sabha over Home Minister P Chidambaram’s statement on rise in saffron terrorism leading to two adjournments of the House till noon on Friday. As soon as the House met for the day, Manohar Joshi (Shiv Sena) raised the issue of the Home Minister’s statement at […]

    Anand Sharma to take up visa fee hike with US

    Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will take up the visa fee hike issue during his visit to the US next month, with India hopeful that the matter can be resolved bilaterally. “When you have trouble with someone, how many times you go running to a court,” Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar said on Thursday, indicating […]

    India, Japan likely to seal trade pact in Oct: Anand Sharma

    India and Japan are likely to sign an ambitious bilateral market opening pact to enhance their USD 10.4-billion trade during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to that country in October. India’s Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar would be travelling to Tokyo in the first week of September for an “in-principal agreement” on the proposed Comprehensive Economic […]

    Bill to protect whistle blowers introduced in Lok Sabha

    A landmark bill to protect whistle blowers was today introduced in the Lok Sabha. The bill provides for adequate protection to the persons reporting corruption or willful misuse of power. It also has the provision for a regular mechanism to be put in place that will encourage such persons to disclose the information on corruption […]

    PM expresses serious concern over public order in J&K

    The Prime Minister has said despite the curtailment of militant activities in Jammu and Kashmir, the public order dimension has become a cause of serious concern. Addressing a conference of State DGPs and IGs in New Delhi , Dr. Manmohan Singh said there is a need to re-visit the standard operating procedures and crowd control […]

    Rahul addressing huge tribal meeting in Orissa

    AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi has been accorded a warm traditional welcome by tribals at Jagannathpur of Lanjigarh in Kalahandi district of Orissa today. He is addressing a huge meeting of tribals at Jagannathpur on the occasion of ‘Tribal Rights Day’ being observed by youth Congress.

    PM for recalibration of promotion system of police officers

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh advocated the need for re-calibration of the promotion system in the police forces to reward those who perform better, especially in troubled areas.  He said a successful stint in an extremism-affected district should result in greater career benefits to the officers.  “Within the police forces, the current system of promotion is […]