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Need to end all acts of violence against women: Sonia

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
Against the backdrop of rising crimes against women, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said making laws for their empowerment is not enough as they will have to be implemented properly on ground.

4 killed, 10 injured in 5.9 magnitude earthquake in China

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
Four poeple were killed and many injured on Saturday after an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted southwest China.

UN experts enter Lebanon after Syria weapons probe

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
A team of UN inspectors crossed into Lebanon from Syria on Saturday after completing their probe into a suspected chemical weapons attack near Damasc

BJP to President: Ask govt to hold early elections

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
BJP on Friday urged President Pranab Mukherjee to "advise" the government to hold early elections to end the uncertainty prevailing in the country because of its "inability" to tackle the present economic crisis.

Bhatkal, Asadullah sent to 12 day police custody by court

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his close associate Asadullah Akhtar were on Friday remanded to 12-day police custody by a Delhi court after the National Investigation Agency said their custodial interrogation was required to unearth larger conspiracy of terror attacks.

India's youth should help build resurgent India: President

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
Democracy not only gives rights but also entails responsibilities and India's youth have a vital role in building a resurgent India, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday.

GSAT-7, India's first military satellite, launched

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
GSAT-7, India’s first full-fledged military communication spacecraft, meant for exclusive use by the Navy, was launched on Friday morning from Kourou in South America on a European Ariane 5 launcher.

Will win gold in 2016 Olympics: Mary Kom

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
Olympic bronze medal winner in boxing and five times World Champion, M C Mary Kom has expressed confidence that she would win a gold medal in the next Olympics in Rio and said she will start regular training after six months.

HIL proposes franchise forOdisha

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
The Hockey India League (HIL), a professional league for field hockey competition in the country, has displayed interest in owning an Odisha-based franchise for their second edition to be held in January next year.

Gold hits record high of Rs 34,500 on weak rupee, global cues

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
Surpassing all previous records, gold scaled to a new peak of Rs 34,500 per 10 grams in the bullion market on Wednesday as the rupee hit a new intra-day record low of 68.75 per dollar amid a firm global trend.

CCI clears Rs 1.83 lakh cr projects in infra

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
In a bid to ramp up investor sentiments, the govt has cleared 36 projects worth Rs 1.83 lakh crore in power and other infrastructure sectors which were stalled on account of regulatory hurdles, Finance Min P Chidambaram said.

Govt to take steps for pension to award-winning sportspersons

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 08:00
With several members supporting a demand for pension scheme for award-winning sportspersons, government on Saturday said in Lok Sabha that it will take steps to formulate a policy in this regard.

RTI Amendment Bill may come up for discussion tomorrow

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 02:00
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.

Asaram taken to Jodhpur after late night arrest

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 02:00
Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was on Sunday flown to Jodhpur by police, hours after his arrest from his ashram for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

Rupee gains 85 paise to 65.70 per dollar after PM's comments

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 02:00
The rupee got a boost on Friday from the Prime Minister's assurances in Parliament on combating the currency's fall and reviving economic growth, gaining 85 paise to close at 65.70 against the dollar.

Asia Cup Hockey Final: India set sights on title for World Cup entry

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 02:00
Their World Cup berth all but secured, a confident India would look to book a direct ticket to next year's mega-event by winning the ongoing ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament when they clash with defending champions South Korea, on Sunday.

PM pep-talk lifts Sensex by 219 pts to over two-week high

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 07:00
Stock markets on Friday rose for the third day with S&P BSE benchmark Sensex jumping 218.68 points to end at over two-week high of 18,619.72 after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured that the rupee's decline will be addressed without capital controls or reversal of reforms.

Obama sends draft resolution to Congress on Syria attack

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 05:01
The White House has sent a draft resolution to the US Congress to empower the US President to authorise the use of American military force in Syria with a narrow focus on interdicting use of chemical weapons by the Bashar al-Assad regime.

Infiltration bid foiled, five militants killed

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 05:01
Army on Saturday foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Kashmir, killing five militants.

Police: Asaram arrested, to be taken to Jodhpur today

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 02:00
Arrested religious preacher Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, will be brought on Sunday to Jodhpur, city Police Commissioner Biju George Jospeh said.