NEW DELHI: The government was Monday faced with another suspected scam which can cost the exchequer up to Rs two lakh crore concerning a deal between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and a private company and in a quick response it was announced that the pact was under review.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The environment ministry on Monday gave its clearance for the construction of a ropeway in the Girnar Wildlife Sanctuary in Gujarat, the only home to Asiatic lions, despite objections that it could lead to the extinction of Girnari vultures, a critically endangered species.Read More »
GUWAHATI: Heavily armed militants kidnapped six officials, including three women, of international conservation group World Wide Fund for Nature from the famed Manas National Park in Assam, officials on Monday said.Read More »
NEW DELHI; The Supreme Court on Monday fixed April 19 for hearing a bunch of petitions challenging a Delhi High Court judgment decriminalising homosexual relationship among consenting adults.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Indian Army has once again begun the process of acquiring heavy guns, floating tenders for both the towed and tracked systems that have a range of up to 40 km.
The tender for the towed gun was issued on January 28 while that for the tracked version was issued in mid-January.
NEW DELHI: Congress in Andhra Pradesh Sunday got a major boost when actor Mr Chiranjeevi announced the merger of his Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) with it that could come as a breather for the ruling party facing rebellion from Mr Y S Jaganmohan Reddy and the sensitive Telangana issue.Read More »
HYDERABAD: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh Sunday said that developing countries need a legal system conducive to both rapid economic development and promoting equitable distribution of the fruits of development.Read More »
KATHMANDU: Nepal’s veteran communist leader, Mr Jhalanath Khanal was sworn in as the new Prime Minister Sunday, even as his party failed to ink a power sharing deal with its key ally Maoists, delaying the cabinet formation.Read More »
MUMBAI: In the second major anti-piracy operation off Lakshadweep in 10 days, the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard today apprehended 52 men including 28 suspected Somali pirates on board a ship after a brief gun-battle near the islands.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Centre’s decision to position the elite NSG ‘black cat’ commandos in Kolkata to deal with any possible terror attack has come to a naught with the West Bengal government expressing its “inability” to the Home Ministry to provide suitable land for the base.Read More »