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  • Sopore of militants,Three policemen killed

    Srinagar: In a fresh militant attack three policemen were killed in Sopore by militants on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, on tuesday evening three youths were injured when J-K Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) open fire on the protestors in the Nowhatta area in the old city. The injured persons have been shifted to the […]

    PM urges for end to cycle of violence in JK; constitutes high-level empoly expert group

    Unveiling a fresh initiative to address the unrest in Kashmir, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday urged the people there to “give peace a chance” and promised a sustained “internal and external” dialogue. In his first public comments on the recent trouble in the Valley that has resulted in the death of nearly 50 people, […]

    Action against officials responsible for rotting grains: Pawar

    Punitive action has been taken against officials responsible for instances of rotting of foodgrains at various FCI godowns, Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar informed the Rajya Sabha said on Tuesday. Replying to a Calling Attention notice on rotting of foodgrains at various FCI godowns, Pawar said foodgrains stock in the Central Pool has increased […]

    RS adjourns after clashes between Cong, BJP members

    Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 1200 noon on Tuesday following clashes between treasury benches and Opposition BJP which wanted suspension of Question Hour to discuss Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee’s alleged support to Maoists at her Lalgarh rally. When the House met for the day, Leader of Opposition Arun Jaitley said, “I have given a […]

    Mamata’s Lalgarh rally rocks Parliament

    Mamata Banerjee’s rally at Lalgarh rocked Parliament on Tuesday with an aggressive BJP and the Left joining hands to target the Trinamool Congress and seeking to embarrass the Centre over the Railway Minister’s alleged hobnobbing with Maoists. “Why is the Prime Minister silent? Will the Centre continue operations against Maoists after the Railway Minister’s statement […]

    CWG OC terminates Darbari’s services

     Acting on the persistent plea of the Sports Ministry, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on Monday terminated the services of its tainted Joint Director General T S Darbari in the wake of the corruption scandal that has rocked the event. Darbari, who had been suspended pending an inquiry after his name cropped up in alleged […]

    PM calls for report on Mumbai oil spill

     Concerned over the oil spill following collision of two cargo ships off Mumbai coast, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday called for a report from the Shipping Ministry on the incident. The Prime Minister has called for a preliminary report from the Shipping Ministry on the oil spill. Two Panamanian cargo ships – MSC Chitra […]

    US Border security bill could strain US-India tech relations

    Just ahead of the August recess Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a $600 million border security bill introduced by Senators Chuck Schumer (D- NY) and Claire McCaskill (D- MO). The bill, according to McCaskill’s press office, will “raise fees on a handful of foreign corporations that exploit U.S. visa programs to import workers from abroad.” […]

    India set to ratify international convention on child labour

    Accelerating its fight against child labour, India is now preparing a roadmap for ratification of an international convention that prohibits child labour in hazardous occupations.  The Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act 1986 prohibits employment of children below 14 years of age in certain occupations and processes considered hazardous but remains silent on the agriculture […]

    US arms: India against US ‘blank cheque’ to Pak

    India has conveyed its concern to the US over arms sales to Pakistan and is against giving a “blank cheque” to Islamabad which could use the sophisticated weapons against it as it did in the past.  “We have shared our concerns with Washington. We have said all along that Pakistan cannot be given a blank […]