Sunday , 17 February 2019

National News

Onion prices continue to soar

NEW DELHI: Onion prices on Tuesday  continued to soar across the country, touching up to Rs 85 per kg in some retail markets, as the government virtually pleaded helplessness for another two-three weeks while the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh stepped into the scene.

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India, Russia ink 30 pacts

NEW DELHI:  A deal for the design of advanced fifth generation fighter aircraft at an estimated cost of US $295 million is among 30 pacts inked by India and Russia in several key areas such as defence and civil nuclear sector to impart new impetus to their “special and privileged” ties.

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CBI interrogates Radia

NEW DELHI:  High-profile corporate lobbyist Ms Niira Radia was questioned by the CBI on Tuesday at her South Delhi residence for four hours in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam and the agency is all set to quiz former telecom minister, Mr A Raja.

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