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  • Odisha: CM Patnaik asks departments to implement Mukshya Mantri Sadak Yojana 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar: In a bid to provide pucca roads to all villages in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday asked rural development, panchayati raj and works departments to work in coordination for the timely completion of projects under Mukshya Mantri Sadak Yojana (MMSY). Patnaik had earlier announced MMSY to ensure that...
  • Textiles Minister to meet state ministers on new textile policy on Wednesday September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Textiles Minister Santosh Gangwar will deliberate upon measures to increase production, boost exports and generate employment in the textiles sector at a meeting with state ministers on Wednesday. The annual conference with state textiles ministers will discuss the suggestions received from states for framing the new textiles policy. "The...
  • Indian launches plan to drastically reduce newborn death September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: India aims to drastically reduce its newborn deathsfrom present 29 per thousand live births to below 10 by 2030with a new plan unveiled by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday that spells out six strategies covering preconception to care beyond newborn's survival. India Newborn Action Plan, Vardhan said, will...
  • Maneka Gandhi warns legal action to organisations which don't have sexual harassment committees September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday warned legal action to organisations which did not have sexual harassment committees. The remarks came in the wake of a number of organisations where in spite of Vishakha Guidelines do not have these committees. The Vishakha guidelines, as laid down...
  • Ajmal opts out of T20 event to work on action with Mushtaq September 15, 2014

    Suspended offspinner Saeed Ajmal has withdrawn from the national Twenty20 championship to work on his bowling action with former Pakistan tweaker Saqlain Mushtaq. Ajmal, who was banned from bowling in international cricket for an illegal action, denied he was under pressure after the International Cricket Council (ICC) ban. The 36yearold remained hopeful...
  • Kerala CM assures swift action in RSS activist's murder September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has informed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh that all accused in the murder of an activist of RSS in Kannur have been arrested and produced before a court. In a letter to Singh, he said all the accused in the murder of E...
  • Pakistan cricket authorities prepared for worst in Ajmal case August 27, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistani cricket authorities are prepared for the worst possible scenario in the Saeed Ajmal bowling action case. An official in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Wednesday that Ajmal had joined the Pakistan squad in Sri Lanka for the final oneday international. "We have been told we will be...
  • Gogoi blames Centre for escalating tensions at AssamNagaland border August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday held the Narendra Modi government responsible for the escalating tensions at the AssamNagaland border. Nine people from Nagaland have been allegedly killed by armed groups in Assam last week. Gogoi said, "Why only I am being held responsible for the current situation....
  • Now Showing: Rani Mukherjee uses no stunt doubles for her role in "Mardani' August 16, 2014

    In this episode, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks about action in Bollywood films. Ajay Devgn in Rohit Shetty's 'Singahm Returns' pulls off the role of a corruption fighting cop with ease. Actress Rani Mukherjee in her upcoming movie 'Mardani' also uses no stunt double for her role as a...
  • Student files action lawsuit against Facebook August 3, 2014

    London: An Austrian law student has filed a class action lawsuit at a commercial court in Vienna against Facebook over privacy violations. Max Schrems wants to receive damages of 500 euros (Rs.41,000) per user for the violations by the social network, urging the 1.32 billion Facebook users to join him in...
  • Saving the Ganga: Reasons why the action plan has turned into a failure August 2, 2014

    CNNIBN's Environment Editor Bahar Dutt tracks the river Ganga, from the Himalayas down to the Sunderbans to find out what it will take to revive India's most sacred river. ...
  • Maoists blow up a CoBRA personnel's house in Aurangabad July 31, 2014

    Maoists attacked a village in Bihar's Aurangabad district and blew up the house of a CoBRA personnel, police said on Thursday. Aurangabad Police Superintendent Upendra Kumar Sharma said the banned CPI(Maoist) members raided Pipra village late last night and blew up the house of CRPF personnel Vinod Singh, who is currently...
  • Salman Khan's 'Kick' earns over Rs 50 crore in two days July 27, 2014

    'Kick' which marks the directorial debut of Sajid Nadiadwala, and stars Jaqueline Fernandez as Salman Khan 's love interest, has raked in a figure of over 50 crores in the first two days of its release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Kick crosses 50 cr nett mark in...
  • Centre extends help to UP CM to ensure communal harmony in Saharanpur July 26, 2014

    New Delhi/Saharanpur: The Centre has stepped in to control the situation after violence in Saharanpur killed two people. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to ensure communal harmony in the district. The Home Minister, who is personally monitoring the situation in Uttar Pradesh, also...
  • Salman Khan's 'Kick' earns over Rs 26 crore on the first day, the highest opening day figure for 2014 July 26, 2014

    If the film stars Salman Khan, it ought to break box office records, right? While it is too early to state if Salman Khan's recent release 'Kick' will emerge year's biggest grosser, it is true that the film has kicked off in a triumphant mode. 'Kick' which marks the directorial...
  • New Zealand's Kane Williamson banned from bowling July 23, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling his occasional offspin in international cricket because of an illegal action, New Zealand Cricket said on Wednesday. Williamson was reported by the match officials during the second Test against West Indies in Port of Spain in June and independent analysis...
  • Dutch government agrees to assist in comprehensive plan for Yamuna July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre plans to create mega reservoirs by dredging the bed of the Yamuna for which the Dutch government has agreed to facilitate an action plan. "To rejuvenate the river and meet the water requirements, a scheme has been worked out involving creation of mega reservoirs by dredging the...
  • J&K: Protest against Israel's Gaza action turns violent, 1 killed in police firing July 19, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir: A youth named Suhail Ahmad was killed on Saturday in the police firing in the Qaimoh area of Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place as the protest against Israel's action against Palestine turned violent. The young Suhail Ahmad succumbed to his wounds. The...
  • Akhilesh Yadav suspends Mirzapur Forest Range officer over 'illegal mining' allegations July 17, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav suspended forest range officer of Mirzapur DN Singh with immediate effect and ordered a disciplinary action against him. Mirzapur District Magistrate had recommended action against Singh following illegal mining and transportation in Mirzapur forest area, an official spokesman said. Following recommendations of the DM of Mirzapur,...
  • Ajay Devgn returns as super cop in Singham 2, Kareena joins the action July 16, 2014

    Ajay Devgan is back in a blockbuster sequel with Singham 2 with Kareena Kapoor trying her hands in action too. "Kareena is always good with action, I think she is very confident and she can manage herself very well so, in Golmaal she's stood on a car and in this...
  • Rohtas bandh called by BJP, LJP to protest police firing at Akbarpur hits normal life July 10, 2014

    The 9hour Rohtas district bandh, called by BJP and LJP to protest the police firing at Akbarpur in which two persons were killed on Tuesday, hit the normal life on Thursday. Shops were closed and vehicles did not ply. The protesters blocked traffic in various places in Sasaram town and adjoining...
  • Action is like choreographed dance, miss a punch and you are in ICU: Big B June 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has shot a few action scenes for his forthcoming fiction TV series titled 'Yudh' and he has compared it to "choreographed dance". The 71yearold will be seen playing the role of construction company coowner Yudhishthir Sikarwar in the TV series and he shared his experience of doing...
  • Congress MLA starts hunger strike, demands action against overloaded vehicles June 27, 2014

    Congress MLA Giriraj Singh Malinga on Thursday sat on a hunger strike demanding action against overloaded vehicles on the AgraMumbai Highway passing from the district. He began the strike outside the collectorate here. Malinga said he wants a check on the movement of overloaded trucks and stern action against them. The MLA told...
  • Emergency action plan to deal with droughtlike situation in Chhattisgarh June 26, 2014

    The weak monsoon in Chhattisgarh is worrying the state government, with Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday issuing directives for preparing an emergency action plan to deal with any droughtlike situation. Singh directed the agriculture, revenue and disaster management departments to start preparing for the action plan. Besides, he assured farmers of...
  • ICC to apply more scrutiny to suspect actions June 25, 2014

    The International Cricket Council says suspect bowling actions should be scrutinized more closely and plans to review its testing and reporting procedures. ICC general manager of cricket Geoff Allardice told a meeting of the ICC cricket committee in Melbourne on Wednesday that "there's enough bowlers with suspect actions that should be...
  • Lucknow calm two days after sectarian clashes broke out June 21, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh capital was calm on Saturday, two days after sectarian clashes took place after a prayer meeting over Iraq, officials said. Both the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and the Rapid Action Force (RAF) have been deployed in the old city area after the clashes between Shia and Sunni groups...
  • Congress seeks report on two MLAs crossvoting in Rajya Sabha bypoll June 20, 2014

    Taking strong note of two MLAs indulging in crossvoting in Rajya Sabha bypoll in Bihar, the Congress High Command has sought a report from state unit for initiating disciplinary action against them, party sources said on Friday. "Bihar Congress on Thursday had informed the party central leadership over telephone about cross...