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  • Khanna resigns as CWG OC treasurer following allegations

    New Delhi: The CWG Organising Committee treasurer Anil Khanna resigned from  his position today in wake of allegations that his son”s firm secured contract for laying synthetic courts at tennis stadium. Official sources said that Khanna, also All India Tennis Association Secretary, has put in his papers on moral grounds in view of the allegations. […]

    Widening divide between IPL India & BPL India: Yechury

    New Delhi:Asking the UPA government not to inflict burden on the aam aadmi in the name of aam aadmi, CPM leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday sought a rollback of the budgetary hikes, release of extra foodgrain for the public distribution system, withdrawal of concessions to the rich and a ban on futures trading. Speaking during […]

    Pakistan Govt issues shoot-at-sight orders in Karachi

    The Sindh government today issued shoot-at-sight orders in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi to quell bloody riots that have claimed at least 63 lives and injured 155 following the murder of a prominent lawmaker two days ago. Reza Haider, a senior member of Sindh Provincial Assembly, was gunned down along with his bodyguard and a […]

    ‘DNA test in paternity dispute in exceptional cases’

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has held that DNA test in a paternity suit cannot be ordered by courts in a routine manner but should be directed only in exceptional cases as it would otherwise be an invasion of a person’s privacy. “In our view, when there is apparent conflict between the right to privacy […]

    Ban Ki-moon attend Hiroshima, Nagasaki ceremonies

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon, speaking in Japan ahead of ceremonies marking the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, said on Tuesday the world must strive to become free of nuclear weapons. Ban will this week become the first UN secretary-general to attend the Peace Memorial Ceremony in Hiroshima and the first to visit Nagasaki, […]

    Tribunal upholds extension of ban on SIMI

    A Tribunal on Wednesday upheld the Centre’s decision to extend the ban on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) for indulging in unlawful activities. The Tribunal headed by a Delhi High Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna passed the order after hearing extensive arguments from the government and the SIMI counsel. The order passed by the […]

    Operators have to share BlackBerry info: Govt

    BlackBerry controversy has taken a new turnwith the  the government fixing the responsibility of  giving access to security agencies to monitor the information on these smart phones lies with the service providers. As telecom service providers like Airtel, Vodafone, RCom, the Tatas and the government-run BSNL and MTNL are offering BlackBerry services, it is the […]

    FM to visit B’desh on Aug 7 on signing of $1 bn Exim credit

    Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit Dhaka for a day on Saturday to attend the signing of one-billion dollar credit facility by EXIM bank to Bangladesh for infrastructure projects. During his 5-6 hour visit, Mukherjee will also call on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, his counterpart AMA Munith and Foreign Minister Dipu Moni and […]

    Chinese Gov’t Support to the need of Alternative Preschool Education

    In some big Chinese cities, parents are finding it very difficult to enroll their children in kindergarten. In Beijing, for instance, growing numbers of children mean available kindergarten spots are short by about 170,000, forcing many parents to explore alternative means of preschool education. The Beijing News published an editorial saying the government should support […]

    Karachi stays stand still in Violence

    Life was paralyzed Tuesday in southern port city of Karachi in Pakistan following assassination of a politician Raza Haider on Monday evening and 46 more subsequent deaths overnight, as the city is still in grip of fear in continuing violence amid lurking fears of possible terrorism. Irate protestors torched 35 vehicles around the city, as […]