31 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Six sub-groups will be formed under the Policy Planning Group headed by Chief Minister Harish Rawat to make the panel function more effectively and give final touches to policies being framed by the state government.
31 Jan 2015
Dhaka: Ahead of 72-hour nationwide strike called by Opposition BNP, the Bangladesh Government today cut the power supply, cable and Internet connections to the office-cum-residence of party chief Khaleda Zia apparently to force her to withdraw the agitation.
28 Jan 2015
Kolkata: Commuters in this eastern metropolis were greatly inconvenienced on Wednesday due to a 24-hour taxi strike called for a fare hike and to protest "police excesses".
27 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday said the sudden dissolution of the Planning Commission may be responsible for the delay in Central funds reaching the states, alleging that the central assistance sought for police modernisation in the state is still awaited.
27 Jan 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: Normal life across Kerala was on Tuesday disrupted due to a day-long state-wide hartal called by BJP demanding resignation of Finance Minister K M Mani in the wake of graft charges against him in the bar bribery scam.
22 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Underlining Uttarakhand's strategic importance, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday asked the Centre to accord top priority to pending rail projects for the border state and sought relaxation in norms in view of its challenging weather conditions and limited resources.
20 Jan 2015
Dhaka: A nationwide opposition strike in Bangladesh continued on Tuesday for the 16th consecutive day despite the end of the house arrest of BNP chief Khaleda Zia, as violence claimed one more life in the national capital.
21 Jan 2015
Dehradun: Tiger population in Uttarakhand has risen from 227 to 340 since the last census, becoming the second state in the country after Karnataka with the highest number of tigers.
23 Jan 2015
Jerusalem: Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said on Friday that the country was prepared for any retaliation by Hezbollah, after it carried out a deadly air strike in Syria against the Lebanese Shiite militant group.
19 Jan 2015
Chandigarh: Public sector bank employees have decided to go on a 4-day strike from January 21 to protest against the "rigid and callous attitude" of Central Government in resolving the long pending wage revision issue, a senior union leader said on Monday.