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SC admits judgement on CIC mistake of law, recalls verdict

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 05:00
The Supreme Court on Tuesday recalled an order and admitted that it committed a "mistake of law" by directing that only sitting or retired high court chief justices or an apex court judge could head the central and state information commissions.

C-17 heavy-lift transport plane inducted into IAF

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 05:00
Giving a major thrust to IAF's capability to swiftly move troops and tanks to battle fronts, Def Min A K Antony formally inducted its biggest 70-tonne C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft into service at the Hindon Air Base on Monday.

SC seeks Centre's reply on plea to ban pentavalent vaccine

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 05:00
The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre on a PIL seeking its direction to ban use of pentavalent vaccine, which prevents diseases like Hepatitis-B and diphtheria in children.

Bhatkal took advantage of free passage at Indo-Nepal border

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 05:00
Arrested Indian Mujahideen operative Yasin Bhatkal and his associate used to take advantage of the unhindered passage on the Indo-Nepal border, 110 km of which lay in Bihar.

Mumbai gangrape: Cops want accused to undergo TIP soon

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 05:00
Mumbai police plans to conduct test identification parade of the five accused in the photojournalist gangrape case as soon as they are remanded in judicial custody.

Asaram sent to jail, to move bail plea tomorrow

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 05:00
Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at his ashram in Jodhpur, was behind bars after he was remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court.

Food bill taken up in RS; LS already cleared legislation

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 05:00
Rajya sabha is discussing the food security bill as amended by the Lok Sabha. The bill was on Monday introduced in the upper house by the Food Minister K V Thomas.

Rupee ends 2-day rally, falls 30 paise to 66 vs USD on demand

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 05:00
The rupee ended two days of gains to fall by 30 paise to close at 66 against the dollar on Monday on demand from importers as the US currency strengthened.

Sensex gains 266 pts to end at nearly three-week high

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 05:00
Extending gains for the fourth day, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday climbed over 266 points to close at nearly three-week high of 18,886.13 on heavy buying in metal, FMCG, oil & gas shares, amid firm global markets.

Nadal cruises, Azarenka battles through at US Open

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 05:00
Rafael Nadal breezed into the fourth round of the US Open, moving nearer a potential showdown with Roger Federer, while second seed Victoria Azarenka battled her way into the last 16.

Daunting task ahead of Rajan as RBI governor

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 14:00
Declining value of Rupee, widening Current Account Deficit (CAD) and the impact of likely tapering of US bond purchases are some of the key issues which will keep Raghuram Rajan busy after he takes charge as RBI Governor on Wednesday.

India's heaviest heavy-lift carrier inducted into IAF today

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 14:00
As a major boost to strategic airlift capabilities of the Indian Air Force, Defence Minister A K Antony formally inducted the 75-80 tonne C-17 Globemaster III heavy-lift transport aircraft into service on Monday at the Hindon airbase in New Delhi.

9 MPs in Lok Sabha suspended for five days on Telangana issue

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 14:00
For the second time this session, four TDP and five Congress members from Andhra Pradesh were on Monday suspended from Lok Sabha for the remaining five days for disrupting proceedings on the Telangana issue.

National Sports Awards presented; Sodhi conferred Khel Ratna

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 14:00
The National Sports Awards were presented on Saturday to the country's top athletes and coaches with shooter Ronjan Sodhi getting the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - India's highest sporting honour, while cricketer Virat Kohli was among the Arjuna awardees.

India virtually assured of WC berth after Pakistan's defeat

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 14:00
India were virtually assured of a berth in next year's World Cup after arch-rivals Pakistan suffered a 1-2 defeat at the hands of South Korea in the first semifinal of the ninth Asia Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia on Friday.

US Open: Sania, Paes advance; Bhupathi out of men's doubles

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 14:00
Indian stars Sania Mirza and Leander Paes made winning starts in their respective doubles events even as another veteran Mahesh Bhupathi bowed out with a first-round loss at the US Open in New York.

President praises RTI on completing 8 years

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 12:00
A function was organized in the national capital to commemorate successful eight years of implementation of Right to Information Act.

Rupee down 26 paise Vs dollar in early trade

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 12:00
The Rupee weakened by 26 paise to 65.96 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market, due to dollar demand from importers and slowing economic growth in the April-June quarter in the country.

Economic growth slides further to 4.4% in April-June

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 12:00
Pulled down by a drop in mining and manufacturing output, economic growth in the April-June quarter slid to 4.4 percent, prompting industry to demand coordinated action by the government and the RBI to boost the economy.

Falling rupee poses challenges and opportunities for India: IMF

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 12:00
The unprecedented slide of rupee poses challenges as well as opportunities for India, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said.