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Category: National News

High alert in North-East

GUWAHATI/AGARTALA: A high security alert was sounded on Friday across the North-East ahead of the Independence Day, and authorities cancelled…

Give free foodgrains to poor: SC to govt

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to consider free distribution of foodgrains to the hungry poor…

2 top Maoist leaders arrested in Purulia

PURULIA: Two top Naxal commanders along with three others wanted in several cases of murder, sedition and arson, were on…

C’wealth Games scam: Cong distances itself from Suresh Kalmadi

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Thursday left Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman, Mr Suresh Kalmadi to fend for himself in…

Linking Superbug to India irrational: govt

NEW DELHI:  India on Thursday described as “totally irrational” British scientists linking a new Superbug resistant to antibiotics to this…

GoM clears inclusion of caste in census

NEW DELHI: Decks were cleared for inclusion of caste in the census with the Group of Ministers on Wednesday night…

Autonomy to Kashmir if there is consensus: PM

NEW DELHI: In a major initiative to deal with the unrest in Kashmir, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh said…

2611, a national phone number mooted for emergency management

MUMBAI: A National Emergency Telephone Number--2611--has been mooted by a Pune-based Telecom engineer as a versatile communication platform during emergency…

Terror infrastructure continues to remain intact in Pak: Govt

NEW DELHI: The Government Tuesday said terror infrastructure in Pakistan continues to remain intact and many terrorists are being trained…

US observing use of weapons supplied to Pak to fight terror

NEW DELHI: Mindful of India’s concerns over Pakistan misusing American weapons against it, the US on Tuesday said it was…