NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre’s response on a plea by Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru for transfer to a prison in Jammu and Kashmir from Tihar jail.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh Thursday appointed a high power committee to review various aspects and fix responsibility for lapses in the controversial deal between Antrix Corporation, Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) commercial arm, and a private company for lease of scarce S-band spectrum.Read More »
NEW DELHI: A comprehensive bill to replace the age-old law relating to print media that will cover Internet edition of newspapers and include provisions on limits on foreign news content and investment was on Thursday approved by the Union cabinet.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The maximum punishment for melting or destruction of coins would be increased from five to seven years of imprisonment, if a bill containing this and other proposals is approved by Parliament.Read More »
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday awarded one-year rigorous imprisonment to former Kerala power minister and Congress leader, R Balakrishnan Pillai and two others in the Idamalayar dam corruption case.Read More »
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.