Monday, August 24, 2009

Decision against Jaswant was unanimous, says delegate

India, Nepal firm up political, trade ties
NEW DELHI: After a five-day official visit, Madhav Kumar Nepal left India on Saturday, secure in the knowledge that the growing dissonance inside and outside his coalition government in Nepal will not affect the Indian commitment to underwrite ...

Raje meets Advani, Rajnath
NEW DELHI: Even as her fate hangs in the balance, Rajasthan BJP legislature wing leader Vasundhara Raje met Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha L.K. Advani and party president Rajnath Singh here on Saturday. About a week ago, the ...

Third A(H1N1) death in State

Swine flu death toll rises to 54
NEW DELHI: The total number of A(H1N1) influenza deaths in the country touched the 54 mark on Saturday. Maharshtra accounted for 31 deaths, Karnataka 12, Gujarat 5, Delhi 3, Tamil Nadu two and Kerala one. The total number of ...

Bihar hunger deaths: lower level bureaucracy apathetic
Jehanabad/Patna: Investigations into five hunger deaths in Jehanabad and Nalanda last week paint a disturbing picture of the lower-level bureaucracy in Bihar. Since June 2008, not a single family at Rattu Bigha, a Maha Dalit hamlet, has ...

Law panel for 10 years’ imprisonment for death caused by rash driving
New Delhi: Expressing serious concern over the increasing number of deaths caused by road accidents due to rash and negligent driving, the Law Commission has recommended 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment for such offences, up from a ...

“Novelty, sudden outbreak add to swine flu panic”
Mumbai: In its latest swine flu update, the World Health Organisation says the total number of deaths in the world has gone up to 1,799 (as of August 13), an increase of 337 since its last weekly information. Ghana, Zambia and Tuvalu have ...

No government funds yet for upkeep of Sardar Patel memorial
AHMEDABAD: Both the Congress and the BJP in Gujarat swear by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, but neither the BJP regime here nor the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre has so far sanctioned a rupee for the upkeep of the memorial of the Iron ...

Law must be dynamic to fight terror: Moily
NEW DELHI: Pointing out that the “exact frontiers” of terrorism are still unknown, Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily on Saturday said law should be dynamic to meet the growing challenge posed by terror networks and outfits ...

CBI unearths corruption, forgery in Protectorate of Emigrants, Chennai
NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation unearthed a well-organised racket of corruption, forgery and bribery in the office of the Protector of Emigrants (POE), Chennai, last month. Since 2006, it has registered cases of organised ...

Issadeen inspires Lanka to victory
Lebanon’s first defeat in two matches

Dwight Phillips clinches long jump title
Felix completes hat-trick in women’s 200m; Samuels’s personal best gets her gold

Underground parking in T.Nagar planned

The path to Olympic glory is long: Bindra
MUMBAI: Abhinav Bindra, in Mumbai to receive his Rajiv Gandhi National Award, believes that Indians have a natural flair for shooting. The nation first individual Olympic champion at Beijing 2008 believes the Olympics is the greatest ...

Bid to trademark "tweet" fails
Other companies file for trademarks of similar words

A musical jaunt underground, online
“A social circle around common interest is still a novel idea”

Usage-based model hampers broadband growth: experts
Improper regulatory policies, poor network operations keep the demand flat

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