Mantralaya fire: 3 dead, many still missing

Mantralaya fire: 3 dead, many still missing

Mumbai,June22,2012: The fire at the Mantralaya building which houses the state secretariat in Mumbai has finally been doused. Firefighters worked through the night on Thursday to bring the blaze under control.... 

 

 

 

 

 

5-year-old stuck in borewell near Gurgaon for over 12 hours

5-year-old stuck in borewell near Gurgaon for over 12 hours

 

Manesar,June21:A five-year-old girl who fell into a borewell near her house in Manesar late last night has still not been rescued. 50 army men are trying to dig a tunnel to reach her. Authorities have also arranged for cameras to be installed to help track her movements....

 

20-year-old defies threats; refuses to accept her child marriage

20-year-old defies threats; refuses to accept her child marriage

Jodhpur, June 19, 2012: 20-year-old Rekha Kumari is taking on her village panchayat, head-on. She’s sought protection from the administration against her panchayat in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur

Jaswant Singh for Vice President? Not that I know of, says Sharad Yadav

Jaswant Singh for Vice President? Not that I know of, says Sharad Yadav

New Delhi: The opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav has said the BJP-led NDA has not zeroed on names for the posts of President and Vice President so far.

"People meet each other. We have not decided for any name in any meeting of NDA. Only Jaswant Singh can tell whom did he meet and why did he meet. It is normal. We keep meeting," he said when asked whether NDA could propose Mr Singh’s name for Vice President’s post.

I have no faith in Manmohan Singh, says Anna Hazare

I have no faith in Manmohan Singh, says Anna Hazare

Ratnagiri, Jube 1: Expressing disappointment over the Centre not doing enough to eradicate corruption, anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare has said he has lost his faith in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. "I had a strong belief in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, but now I do not have faith in him," Hazare said.

Development project must to solve naxal problem

Development project must to solve naxal problem

Mangalore, June 2, 2012: People will lose trust in public contact programmes without concrete steps, says IGP Inspector General Police (Western range) Prathap Reddy said that there is a need to find solution to the Naxal menace in 12 villages of Dakshina Kannada district by framing an integrated development project.

CBI judge who granted bail to Janardhan Reddy suspended

CBI judge who granted bail to Janardhan Reddy suspended

Hyderabad, June 1, 2012: Andhra Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Madan B. Lokur has suspended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special judge on corruption charges and ordered an inquiry against him, officials here said.

’OVERSEAS CITIZEN OF INDIA’  (OCI)

’OVERSEAS CITIZEN OF INDIA’ (OCI)

STATUS OF ’OVERSEAS CITIZEN OF INDIA’  (OCI) CLARIFIED BY UK FOREIGN OFFICE

Submitted by: Raymond Menezes
The news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) has reported that responding to concerns of British citizens holding the status of ’Overseas Citizen of India’ (OCI), the UK Foreign Office has clarified that when such citizens are in India, they will continue to be treated as British citizens and offered consular assistance if required.

Cricket: Sehwag becomes 2nd batsman to slam 200 in ODIs

Cricket: Sehwag becomes 2nd batsman to slam 200 in ODIs

Cricket: Sehwag becomes 2nd batsman to slam 200 in ODI

Virender SehwagIndore, Dec 8, 2011: The entire cricketing world was treated to an encore of an unbelievable feat as Delhi Blaster Virender Sehwag

DEV ANAND, BOLLYWOOD STAR DIES AT 88

DEV ANAND, BOLLYWOOD STAR DIES AT 88

Dev Anand, Bollywood Star, Producer and Director, Dies at 88 in London

One of India’s most iconic film figures, veteran actor and film-maker Dev Anand, died Saturday in London. Anand was one of the biggest stars of his time, beginning with his debut in 1946. He ruled the silver screen until the ’70s, though the energetic icon continued to make films even until his death, Chargesheet being his last.

16 killed, several injured in stampede in Haridwar

16 killed, several injured in stampede in Haridwar

Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Nov 8, 2011: At least 16 people, mostly women, were killed and several others injured in a stampede during a religious ceremony

Bangalore: Yeddyurappa Walks Out of Jail, says Truth will be Out Soon

Bangalore: Yeddyurappa Walks Out of Jail, says Truth will be Out Soon

Bangalore, Nov 8: After 24 days of imprisonment in Parappana Agrahara jail, former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa was finally released

Two Arrested for Planting Bomb on Advani’s Yatra Route

Two Arrested for Planting Bomb on Advani’s Yatra Route

Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS): Two people were arrested in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai Tuesday for allegedly planting a pipe bomb under a bridge near Madurai

Hyderabad: Reddys Seek Special Class Status in Prison

Hyderabad: Reddys Seek Special Class Status in Prison

Hyderabad, Nov 1 (PTI): Mining baron and former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy and Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) Managing Director B V Srinivas Reddy..

Over 100 Air India Pilots Threaten to Resign

Over 100 Air India Pilots Threaten to Resign

New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS): Trouble seemed to be brewing again for the national carrier Air India as over 100 pilots owing allegiance to the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG),