A government report on the Beas tragedy, submitted to the high court, has pointed out that gross negligence flowed from the state-run 126 MW Larji hydropower project. However, a careful perusal of the report reveals that the students were killed not by negligence of officials at the hydel power project but by their rapacious greed.
Posted On : June 22 ,2014 12 : 15
The Supreme Court today fixed June 27 for hearing the bail plea of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal in sexual case.
Posted On : June 17 ,2014 21 : 19
All nearly 2.5 lakh village panchayats in the country will be provided broadband connectivity in the next three years, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.
Posted On : June 17 ,2014 20 : 58
CBI registers case after allegations of foul play in the road accident in which Union minister Gopinath Munde was killed
The Central Bureau of Investigation registered the case under Sections 279 (rash driving) and 304 A (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code against "unknown persons" relating to Munde's death in the accident here.
Posted On : June 17 ,2014 20 : 50
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will take part in the Kalachakra ceremony and pray for world peace in the mountainous district of Ladakh July 10-12, an aide said today. The spiritual leader would reach Leh July 3.
Posted On : June 17 ,2014 18 : 16
At least 15 suspected militants were killed during airstrikes in Pakistan's North Waziristan region Tuesday, according to media reports.
Posted On : June 17 ,2014 18 : 08
Perturbed over the status report filed by Himachal government on the Beas river tragedy the High Court Monday asked the divisional commissioner to appear personally in court.
Posted On : June 16 ,2014 19 : 20
Akhilesh announces an ex-gratia of Rs 20 lakh to the next of kin of each of the two police constables, killed last night in Firozabad
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today announced an ex-gratia compensation of Rs 20 lakh to the next of kin of each of the two police constables, who were killed by miscreants Sunday night in Firozabad.
Posted On : June 16 ,2014 19 : 04
Taking suo motu cognizance of a media report, the NHRC has issued notice to the West Bengal government over the death of nine children due to the consumption of contaminated lichees.
Posted On : June 16 ,2014 18 : 47
Congress workers burn effigies of AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the protest over power cuts in Delhi
Holding the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party responsible for the power crisis in Delhi, Congress today continued its protests over load-shedding in the city.
Posted On : June 16 ,2014 18 : 09
Lifestyle diseases like diabetes and high cholesterol are now hitting more young men in metropolitan cities of India, says a new survey released here Monday on the occasion of World Men's Health Week.
Posted On : June 16 ,2014 17 : 59
Twenty three students in Rajasthan's Dholpur had to be admitted to a hospital today as they fell ill after consuming mid-day meal. All students recovered and were discharged in the evening.
Posted On : June 3 ,2014 22 : 26
Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa, one of the accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, today told the court that he wanted to depose as a witness in the case to defend himself.
Posted On : June 3 ,2014 22 : 19
The coverage of environment-related issues Indian TV channels has registered a sharp decline since 2009, said a study ahead of World Environment Day June 5.
Posted On : June 3 ,2014 22 : 03
A dozen lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan congressional resolution committing to working with his government "to advance shared values and interests".
Posted On : June 3 ,2014 19 : 51
The driver whose car rammed into car of Union minister Gopinath Munde, has been released on bail by a court.
Posted On : June 3 ,2014 19 : 38
Chaos reigned at the Delhi University on the first day of admission as the university website crashed and the admission centres witnessed crowds, mismanagement and even protests. The confusion led to a dip in the sale of forms, both online and offline.
Posted On : June 2 ,2014 21 : 29
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today ordered 24x7 power supply for Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Posted On : June 2 ,2014 21 : 14
Afghan, Maldivian and Lankan presidents and the Bhutanese and Nepalese prime ministers to attend swearing in of Modi, Sharif yet to decide
New Delhi, May 22: Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's initiative to invite leaders of all SAARC countries for his swearing-in ceremony has evoked a warm response with the Afghan, Maldivian and Sri Lankan presidents and the Bhutanese and Nepalese prime ministers confirming their participation. Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif was yet to take a decision about participating.
Posted On : May 22 ,2014 23 : 33
Voices growing in the Congress over the failure of Team Rahul in the Lok Sabha elections to read the ground realities
New Delhi, May 22: Voices are growing in the Congress over the inability of Team Rahul to study the ground realities that led to rout of the party in the Lok Sabha.
Posted On : May 22 ,2014 23 : 28
Imphal, May 22: Irom Sharmila, who is on a fast-unto-death since the past 10 years against alleged rights violations by security forces, wants to meet Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi to secure his help in getting AFSPA repealed in Manipur, her lawyer said today.
Posted On : May 22 ,2014 19 : 12
New Delhi, May 22: BCCI president N. Srinivasan will have to stay away from discharging the functions as national cricketing body chief as the Supreme Court Thursday declined to hear his plea seeking restoration of his powers.
Posted On : May 22 ,2014 19 : 08
Kerala will plant one million saplings in one hour on the World Environment Day June 5: Chief Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, May 22: Kerala will plant one million saplings in one hour on the World Environment Day June 5, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said today.
Posted On : May 22 ,2014 18 : 45
Agartala, May 22: The highest turnout of voters in the Lok Sabha election was recorded in the northeastern state of Nagaland, with 87.82 percent of electors exercising their franchise, while the lowest turnout of 49.52 percent was in Jammu and Kashmir, the Election Commission Thursday said.
Posted On : May 22 ,2014 18 : 38