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  • 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 […]

    Bill to replace MCI board with panel of doctors

    A bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday to amend the Medical Council of India Act to replace the existing board of the MCI, facing corruption charges, with a seven-member panel of eminent doctors. The corruption-ridden MCI, set up 76 years ago to regulate medical education in the country, has already been dissolved […]

    Congress Core group meets on CWG controversy

    Concerned over controversies surrounding the Commonwealth Games, Congress top brass including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party chief Sonia Gandhi met in New Delhi on Friday to discuss a mechanism to supervise the event in the wake of corruption charges. With the Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi in the eye of a storm following allegations, […]

    ED looking at QBR money trail leading to London firm

    Widening its probe into alleged financial irregularities in the Commonwealth Games, the Enforcement Directorate is looking at the source and gateways through which payment was made for the Queens Baton Relay in London last October. The ED has scrutinised the bid documents that led to the awarding of the work of arranging display services to […]

    Report on N liability bill to be tabled on Wednesday

    Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology voiced confidence that the report on the nuclear liability bill will be tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, despite differences among members “I am fully confident that the Standing Committee will be able to give the report on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damages Bill (2010) to the government by […]

    61 Explosive-laden Trucks Go Missing in India

    Some 61 trucks loaded with over 300 tons of explosives have gone missing in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, a senior police official said Friday. “The trucks were sent from a state-owned factory, Rajasthan Explosives and Chemicals Limited, in Dholpur to a private company called Ganesh Explosives in the state’s Sagar district. But […]

    Coal India set to be country’s largest listed employer

    State-owned Coal India said it would become India’s largest listed employer among the firms registered on the bourses, after completion of its public issue. “Post listing, Coal India will become the largest employer amongst listed entities in the country,” the world’s largest coal producer said in a statement in New Delhi. The PSU had earlier […]

    SC stays trial against senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar

    In a reprieve for Sajjan Kumar, the Supreme Court stayed trial proceedings against the Congress leader facing murder and other charges in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. A bench of Justices P Sathasivam and B S Chauhan also issued notice to the CBI on Kumar’s appeal challenging his prosecution. The high court had […]

    Man killed in police firing in Kupwara

      A stone-pelting mob on Friday clashed with police which opened fire killing a man and injuring two others in Kupwara district. The incident happened in Trehgam when a group of protestors pelted stones at police personnel resulting in firing, police said. Police said Muddasar Ahmed, who was injured in the firing, was taken to […]