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36 Arunachal languages facing extinction threat

ITANAGAR: Of the 196 languages listed as endangered throughout the world by the UNESCO, 36 of them are local languages of Arunachal Pradesh, which are facing the threat of extinction in the absence of any attempt for their proper documentation.

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CWG scam: CBI arrests two aides of Kalmadi

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday stepped into the Commonwealth Games corruption muddle and arrested two sacked senior officials of the Games’ Organising Committee (OC) on charges of forgery and cheating relating to the Queen’s Baton Relay in London last year.

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Govt rejects Oppn demand for JPC probe into 2G spectrum scam

NEW DELHI: The stalemate in Parliament remained unbroken Monday despite Mr A Raja’s resignation as Telecom Minister with the opposition remaining adamant on a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum allocation, which was rejected by the government.

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Raja resigns as Telecom Minister

NEW DELHI: Yielding to relentless pressure, controversial A Raja resigned Sunday night as Telecom Minister after being ordered to do so by his party, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, in the wake of allegations that he caused a loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore to the exchequer while allocating 2G Spectrum two years ago.

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I-T probe into firms awarded 2G licence begins

NEW DELHI: The Income Tax department has begun probe into charges of alleged bribing and possession of disproportionate assets against some of the new operators who were awarded licences under the 2G spectrum deal and Telecom Ministry officials.

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