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 »
NEW DELHI: Exasperated by frequent disruptions during Question Hour, the Lok Sabha Speaker, Ms Meira Kumar on Wednesday lamented that it was becoming “almost dead”.
A visibly disappointed Ms Kumar made the observation when SP members created uproar for the third consecutive day during the Question Hour.
NEW DELHI/CHENNAI: Blinking first in the battle of attrition, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Tuesday conceded 63 seats for Congress under a seat-sharing deal for the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, ending three days of political drama triggered by its brinkmanship.Read More »
NEW DELHI: Facing attack over Mr P J Thomas’ appointment as the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC), the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh Tuesday said he was unaware of the corruption case against him and virtually blamed former minister of State (Personnel), Mr Prithviraj Chavan for the fiasco, contending the key information was not provided.Read More »
PUNE: As the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh appeared to blame him for CVC Mr P J Thomas’ appointment fiasco, Maharashtra Chief Minister, Mr Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday sought to pass the buck to the Kerala government.Read More »
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Centre to consider invoking anti-terror and stringent IPC charges against Pune stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, accused of massive money laundering and tax evasion and suspected of having links with arms dealers and terror-related activities.Read More »
NEW DELHI: With the Supreme Court sacking Mr P J Thomas as the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC), the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh Monday described his appointment as an “error of judgement” and told the Lok Sabha that he accepts “full responsibility” for it.Read More »
PUNE: Stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, accused of massive money laundering and tax evasion, was detained by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) which carried out multi-city searches at his Pune home and at his associates’ premises cracking the whip to meet Tuesday’s Supreme Court deadline.Read More »