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  • Hooch toll rises to 14 in Kerala, judicial probe ordered

    Fourteen people died after consuming spurious liquor from Monday shops in Malappuram district on Monday meanwhile government ordered a judicial probe into the tragedies. While nine deaths were reported from Kuttipuram, five died at Vandoor, they said, adding that the toll was likely to go up as it was yet to be ascertained how many […]

    Akshardham attack case: SC stays death sentence of 2 terrorists

    The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the death sentence of two terrorists in the daring Akshardham temple attack in which 33 persons were killed and sought Gujarat Government’s response to a plea for a re-investigation by CBI or any other independent probe agency. The apex court also issued notice to the Gujarat Government on the […]

    Employees Strike Today

    Government employees and many of those working in the private sector will go on a one-day countrywide general strike on Tuesday under the banner of eight major trade unions including Congress-affiliated INTUC against price rise, violation of labour laws and disinvestment of PSUs. “Nearly six crore workers will participate in the strike across the country. […]

    Central team to visit drought-hit WB districts

    A eight-member central team, headed by Joint secretary in UnionAgriculture Ministry E K Majhi, will visit the drought-hit districts of West Bengal even as the state government demands more central funds to meet the situation. The team will arrive on 8th September, State Finance Minister Asim Dasgupta said. They would first meet Chief Minister Buddhadeb […]

    Expert group calls for separating PF and pension accounts

    An expert group has called for carving out two separate accounts — PF and annuity — in the employee provident fund scheme to meet the challenge of fund depletion in the pension scheme and introducing greater transparency for subscribers. Under the existing scheme, the pension is paid out of the pension fund, which is managed […]

    Six phase polling in Bihar from Oct 21

    Bihar will go to polls in six phases spread over a month from October 21, the Election Commission announced on Monday. The first phase on October 21 will have polling for 47 seats while the second phase will be held on October 24 in 45 seats. The third phase will be on October 28 for […]

    Nominations Invited for the ‘Sat Paul Mittal National Award 2010’ from Individuals’ & Institutions / voluntary organizations from Delhi & NCR

    New Delhi, September 6, 2010: Nehru Sidhant Kender Trust, founded by the Late Shri Sat Paul Mittal, MP in 1983 to propagate the ideologies of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, has invited nominations for the ‘Sat Paul Mittal National Award for Outstanding Services to Humanity’ for the year 2010. The award will be given in two […]

    3 militants killed in encounter in Kupwara

    Three militants were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, a defence spokesman said. The army on Sunday evening launched a combing operation in Afroda forest in Handwara, 80 kms from Srinagar, Lt Col J S Brar said on Monday. During the operation, militants fired at […]

    Anti-Naxal ops to continue in Bihar: Govt

    The Centre has said crackdown on Maoists in Bihar would continue, even as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar appealed to the rebels to shun violence and join the mainstream. “The ongoing operations against Naxals in Bihar will continue,” Union Home Secretary G K Pillai told reporters in Kollam on Monday. Earlier in the day, after the […]

    Rahul attacks CPI(M)in Kolkata rally

    Launching an attack on the ruling CPI(M) in West Bengal, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has accused the party of “grabbing” crores of rupees from central funds meant for the uplift of the poor and downtrodden. “UPA government is sending crores of rupees to the state under different schemes, including NREGA, but the fund is being […]