ITANAGAR: A helicopter carrying the Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr Dorjee Khandu and four others went missing on Saturday shortly after takeoff from Tawang and apprehensions grew about their fate with search operations yielding no results.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Unmindful of ‘rejection’ of the draft report on 2G scam by UPA members, the PAC chairman, Mr Murli Manmohar Joshi on Saturday submitted it to the Lok Sabha Speaker, Ms Meira Kumar and insisted that it be tabled in Parliament.Read More »
BANGALORE: Infosys Technologies Ltd on Saturday appointed Mr K V Kamath its new chairman, succeeding Mr N R Narayana Murthy.
Mr Kamath will take over as the head of the IT bellwether on August 21 when incumbent founder chairman Mr Murthy will retire on reaching the age of 65.
NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday directed the CBI, which is investigating high-profile 2G and CWG scams, to thoroughly investigate these cases, produce quick results and act without fear to bring to book those guilty.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The spat between the government and opposition over the PAC report on 2G scam escalated on Friday with the Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram lashing out at the committee chairman, Mr Murli Manohar Joshi, who was planning to push forward his controversial report.Read More »
NEW DELHI: K Balachander, who brought a whiff of fresh air with daring new style in direction and filmmaking in Tamil cinema in the 1970s, was on Friday chosen for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2010.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday refused to go into a batch of PILs challenging constitutional validity of the notification on composition of a committee to draft the Jan Lokpal bill, saying the petitions were “premature”.Read More »
NEW DELHI: In a reprieve for Karnataka Chief Minister Mr B S Yeddyurappa, the Supreme Court Friday refused to quash a Karnataka High Court order which had stayed criminal proceedings against him and his family members in a corruption case.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Friday stayed the central government’s notification seeking to bring individual lawyers, who extend services to companies and firms, under the service tax net from May 1. The matter will now be heard May 24.Read More »
MUMBAI: Former Shiv Sena MP, Mr Narayan Athavale died here on Thursday after a brief illness, family sources said. He was 78.
Mr Athavale, a senior journalist and former editor of Goa-based Marathi daily Gomantak was also an author.