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Naidu dares TRS to stop him from visiting Telangana districts

HYDERABAD: In the backdrop of statements by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leaders vowing to not let him tour Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, TDP chief, Mr N Chandrababu Naidu Saturday dared his political detractors to stop him from visiting the area.

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IAF to select crew for India’s first manned mission to space

NEW DELHI: Joining the project for the country’s first indigenous manned mission to space, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and is now planning to set up facilities for selecting the crew for the maiden flight.

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Cyclone Thane batters east coast; 18 killed in TN, Puducherry

CHENNAI: A severe cyclone dumped heavy rain and sent wind gusts up to 140 kmph after it hit the Tamil Nadu coast Friday killing 18 persons and left a trail of destruction and threw life out of gear in Cuddalore district and in the adjacent Union Territory of Puducherry.

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Lokpal fiasco triggers political war between govt, oppn

NEW DELHI: A political war broke out between government and Opposition Friday over Rajya Sabha’s failure to pass the Lokpal Bill Thursday, with both sides accusing each of carrying out "well-choreographed" chaos to scuttle it.

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RS adjourned sine die without Lokpal vote

NEW DELHI: The Chairman, Mr Hamid Ansari adjourned the Rajya Sabha sine die on Thursday without passing the Lokpal Bill after a ruckus in the House ahead of the scheduled vote on the Bill.

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Lokayukta cancels Kerala University appointments

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a shocker to the previous Left government, the Kerala Lokayukta Thursday asked the Kerala University to cancel all the appointments made to the assistant grade posts in 2008 as the process then was not transparent.

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Make public assessment reports of medical colleges: CIC to MCI

NEW DELHI: The Central Information Commission has directed the Medical Council of India to post on its web site the assessment reports of medical colleges inspected by it as part of its obligations under the suo motu disclosure clause of the Right to Information Act.

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