25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on a plea by S Nalini, undergoing life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, challenging the law mandating Centre's approval for her release and that of six other convicts.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia posted a higher operating profit at 284 million euros in April-June this year and said that it expects net sales for the network business to grow in the second half of 2014.
21 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Bharat Ratna recipient Professor C N Rao said on Monday that the countrymen should not tolerate substandard education.
07 Jul 2014
New Delhi: S Nalini, who has been undergoing life imprisonment in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination case, has approached the Supreme Court seeking to declare as ‘null and void’ a provision in law mandating the Tamil Nadu government to consult the Centre before releasing seven life term convicts in the case.
08 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Delay in onset of monsoon and its slow progress have led to late sowing of paddy, pulses, oilseeds and cotton but the sowing window is available till early August and its coverage is expected to improve with progress of rains, the government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
20 Jul 2011
The definition of poor (read economically weak class) and their search has proved a tough nut to crack for the Delhi government. After being slammed by the Lokayukta for failing to provide flats to people hailing from financially weak background under the Rajiv Ratna Awas Yojna, the Delhi government has come up with a ‘not-so-perfect’ alibi of failing to find the deserving candidates.
05 Jul 2014
New Delhi: With the opening of the Metro line from Central Secretariat to Mandi House station, the average footfall at the busy Rajiv Chowk station has decongested approximately by one lakh commuters.
08 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Taking a jibe at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his remarks blaming the previous UPA regime for rising prices, the Congress party said ‘days of tears’ had come with Narendra Modi-led NDA government taking charge at the Centre.
27 Dec 2013
Chandigarh: The foundation stone of a housing project aimed at providing shelter to poor in urban areas would be launched in Haryana's Sirsa district on Friday.
30 Jun 2014
Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government has simplified guidelines under the apple rejuvenation project to enhance productivity of the fruit. The apple project is being implemented under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna, an official spokesman said in Shimla.