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Asaram quizzed for 4 hours, clears potency test

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 12:00
Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at his ashram, was on Monday remanded to police custody for a day after being grilled by Jodhpur police for about four hours.

Markets extend gains for fourth day, up 201-points

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 10:00
Markets extended gains for the fourth trading session as Sensex surged by 201-points in late morning trade on Monday on sustained buying in FMCG, metal, consumer durable, healthcare and banking sectors.

Two TDP members suspended for a day in Rajya Sabha

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 10:00
Two TDP members in Rajya Sabha were suspended for a day on Monday for disrupting the House with their protests against the decision to form Telangana.

Health Minister launches new initiatives worth 500-cr under NRHM in Assam

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 10:00
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad launches new health initiatives worth Rs. 500-crore under NRHM in Assam. Schemes to provide accessible, equitable and affordable healthcare services across the country.

RTI Amendment Bill to come up for discussion today

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 10:00
A bill seeking to amend the RTI Act to shield political parties from providing information under the transparency law is scheduled to come up for discussion in Lok Sabha on Monday.

Food bill to be taken up in RS; LS already cleared legislation

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 10:00
Food security bill will be taken up in Rajya Sabha today for discussion. Lok Sabha has already cleared the legislation last week.

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

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 10:00
As a major boost to strategic airlift capabilities of the Indian Air Force, Defence Minister A K Antony will formally induct the 75-80 tonne C-17 Globemaster III heavy-lift transport aircraft into service on Monday at the Hindon airbase in New Delhi.

12-hour Meghalaya bandh today

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 10:00
Tight security measures have been taken in view of the 12-hour bandh in Meghalaya on Monday, called by pressure groups demanding implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) to check influx in the state, while bombs were hurled inside the CRPF camp on Sunday evening.

RTI Amendment Bill may come up for discussion today

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 10:00
A bill seeking to amend the RTI Act to shield political parties from providing information under the transparency law is scheduled to come up for discussion in Lok Sabha on Monday.

‘Controversial’ self-styled godman Asaram Bapu arrested

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 10:00
‘Controversial’ self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a minor, was arrested by Jodhpur police from his Indore ashram on late Saturday night.

Petrol price hiked by Rs 2.35 per litre, diesel by 50 paise

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
Petrol price has been hiked by a steep Rs 2.35 per litre and diesel by 50 paise per litre on falling rupee and firming international oil prices.

Dec 16 gangrape: Juvenile convicted; gets 3 years in special home

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
The accused juvenile in the December 16 gangrape and murder of a paramedic student, has been found guilty by the Juvenile Justice Board and sentenced to three years in special home, in a case that had sparked national outrage.

Sensex rises 132 points in early trade

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
The BSE benchmark Sensex rose over 132 points in early trade on Monday, extending gains for the fourth day in a row on sustained buying by funds as well as retail investors, largely in tandem with a firming trend on other Asian bourses.

Lok Sabha session extended to 6th Sept

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
Lok Sabha would hold its sittings till 6th September during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament to make up for time lost due to disruptions.

India promises Rs 5,000 crore for development to Bhutan

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
India announced an aid of Rs 5,000 crore, including a special package of Rs 500 crore, for Bhutan as part of a commitment to its continued socio-economic development, a move that assumes significance against the backdrop of unease in the bilateral ties recently.

Decision on Singh-Sharif meeting after assessing Pak response

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
India on Saturday said it will take a decision on possible talks between Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and Nawaz Sharif in New York next month after assessing the steps Pakistan takes to address India's concerns on recent "unacceptable" incidents.

Pakistani judicial panel to visit Mumbai in September

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
An eight-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India from 7th September to cross-examine witnesses of the Mumbai terror attacks in order to take forward the prosecution of seven suspects.

India asks its nationals in Syria to move out of that country

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
India on Saturday asked all its citizens to leave Syria amid escalation of violence there and the US moving closer to military intervention in the war-torn country.

Germany's 'Whistleblower Prize' for Edward Snowden

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who exposed the most extensive US global surveillance operations, has been awarded this year's German 'Whistleblower Prize' worth USD 3,900 in absentia.

Dec 16 gangrape: Juvenile held guilty; gets 3 years in correction home

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
The first verdict in the December 16 gangrape and murder of a paramedic student against an accused juvenile, was pronounced on Saturday by the Juvenile Justice Board that found him guilty and sentenced him to three years in a special home, in a case that had sparked national outrage.