MUMBAI: The Enforcement Directorate faced a major embarrassment Friday when a local court rejected its plea seeking Hasan Ali Khan’s remand for custodial interrogation and granted him bail after observing that contents of some of its “confidential” documents were “available in Wikipedia.”Read More »
DHARAMSALA: The Dalai Lama Thursday announced he would step down as political head of Tibetan government-in-exile but will remain as spiritual leader and continue to advocate “meaningful autonomy” for Tibet.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP and daughter of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Mr M Karunanidhi, Ms Kanimozhi will be questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) before March 31 in connection with the allotment of 2G spectrum, well informed sources said Thursday, indicating that the party was being pulled in deeper into the corruption probe.Read More »
MUMBAI: Hasan Ali Khan, accused of stashing away nearly $8 billion abroad, was on Thursday remanded to the Enforcement Directorate custody for another day and claimed that the agency was trying to “fix” him.Read More »
PATNA: Bihar has become the first state in the country to make assets of government employees public by uploading the details of 80,000 officials on its website.Read More »
NEW DELHI: For the diabetes capital of the world, this might sound alarming. Experts in India say nearly 40 per cent of diabetics can be affected by chronic kidney disorders.
What’s more, around 1.5 lakh (150,000) new cases of kidney failure are diagnosed annually in India, they say.
NEW DELHI: Tourist hotspot Goa recorded the highest per capita income among all states and Union territories during 2009-10, while Bihar bagged the last spot, the Parliament was informed on Wednesday.Read More »
CHENNAI: The Indian Space Research Organisation proposes to launch the latest remote sensing satellite and two others in the second week of April, seeking to replace a crucial component in its fully-assembled launch vehicle by dismantling one section.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Terror groups Al-Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Taiba are looking for opportunities to target the ongoing World Cup cricket matches in India and vital oil installations along the coastline, prompting the Home Ministry to sound a nationwide alert.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Before you pop an emergency birth control pill, think again. Contraceptive medication might be a quick way to prevent pregnancy, but it increases the risk of vascular diseases among women, say experts.Read More »