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  • Seed Vigilance Committee to be set up in Rajasthan 06-02-2014 05:42 PM

    The Rajasthan government will set up a Seed Vigilance Committee to ensure qualitative and quantitative availability of seeds to farmers, the state Assembly was informed on Monday. The Committee will take up complaints on poor quality seeds distributed to farmers in last three years and report to the government, Agriculture...
  • Pendency of cases, vacancies major challenges before judiciary: Retd SC judge GS Singhvi 27-12-2013 08:21 AM

    Recently-retired Supreme Court judge Justice GS Singhvi on Thursday said huge pendency of cases, lack of infrastructure facilities and manpower, and delay in judges' appointment were among the major challenges the judiciary has been facing for the past 65 years. "More than 3.24 crore cases have been pending before different...
  • Six Naxals with arms and ammunition arrested in Sarguja 24-12-2013 09:07 PM

    Six Naxals were arrested in Sarguja region of Balrampur district, the police said on Monday. The ultras, who were in the forests of Kamardih and Mauhadih, were caught with a cache of arms and ammunition, Balrampur SP GS Darro said. A Central Reserve Police Force and district police team made...
  • Sharmila Tagore calls SC verdict on homosexuality shameful 13-12-2013 04:38 PM

    Agra: Veteran actress and former Indian Film Censor Board chief Sharmila Tagore has described the Supreme Court verdict on homosexuality as "shameful". The SC on Wednesday had upheld the constitutional validity of the penal provision making gay sex a punishable offence. A bench of justices G S Singhvi and S...
  • Food subsidy scheme: Himachal Pradesh demands wheat flour, not grain 30-09-2013 10:58 PM

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh on Monday asked the central government to provide wheat flour in place of wheat grain under the National Food Security Act that will enable over 37 lakh people to get subsidised food grains in the state. Speaking at food ministers' conference in New Delhi, Food Civil...
  • Special meet to identify beneficiaries of food security scheme 26-09-2013 10:09 PM

    Special Gram Sabha meetings would be convened in Himachal Pradesh to identify beneficiaries of the Food Security scheme, state food minister GS Bali said on Thursday. "Depot holders are instructed to display guidelines, of the scheme, so that everybody is benefited," he said. Divisional Commissioners are empowered to deal with...
  • IPL-style wrestling league put off yet again 26-09-2013 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: The rising graph of the country's grapplers seems to be having no positive impact on the proposed Indian Wrestling League (IWL) as it has been postponed once again due to mild response from prospective franchises. IWL, a tournament on the lines of popular cricket extravaganza Indian Premier League...
  • SC dismisses curative petition of Subramanian Swamy against P Chidambaram 24-09-2013 11:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's curative petition against its verdict declining to make Finance Minister P Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. "We have gone through the curative petition and the relevant documents. In our opinion, no case is made out...
  • Indo-Pak Sports: Should visa rules be completely relaxed? 16-09-2013 11:00 PM

    Players of the Faisalabad Wolves, Pakistan's only team in the Champions League T20 championships, were asked to leave the hotel in Chandigarh on Sunday as their visas were only for Mohali and not for Chandigarh. ...
  • Faisalabad Wolves' Visa issue will be resolved soon: GS Walia 16-09-2013 03:16 PM

    The Punjab Cricket Association joint secretary said that the mistake was made by the person issuing the visas and promised to resolve it soon. ...
  • SC to take up plea seeking CBI probe into Muzaffarnagar riots 11-09-2013 04:56 PM

    The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear a plea seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the communal flare-up in Muzzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh that has claimed nearly 48 lives. An apex court bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi said it would hear the matter on Thursday as...
  • SC dismisses plea of 2G case accused for recalling its orders 03-09-2013 09:52 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the pleas for recalling its two orders barring the high court from hearing the matters arising out of the 2G spectrum scam and for framing guidelines in a court-monitored probe. The court said the accused in the 2G case have not come...
  • Telugu film 'Adda' to hit the screens soon 25-04-2013 08:53 PM

    Sushanth is currently busy shooting for 'Adda'. The actor was earlier seen in films such as 'Kalidasu' and 'Current'. The film is being directed by G GS Karthik. Sushanth's mother Naga Sushila and Chinthalapudi Srinivasa Rao are jointly producing this movie under the banner of Sri Nag Corporatio. The music...
  • People hate VIP security cars impacting their lives: SC 04-04-2013 01:25 AM

    New Delhi: People hate red lights, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday, hoping that some day they will be spared of the VIP escort cars, except that of constitutional functionaries, passing by them with their sirens blaring. "Some time it will happen today or tomorrow," an apex court bench of...
  • DRS: Why are we averse to change? 24-02-2012 03:09 PM

    CNN-IBN Editor-In-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai asks why we are reluctant to the accept the idea that the seniors are being rotated, in the light of the uproar caused by MS Dhoni's comments on the issue. ...
  • DRS: Why are we averse to change? 24-02-2012 02:53 PM

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  • Team manager denies Dhoni-Sehwag rift 24-02-2012 10:31 AM

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  • Finally, iPhone 4S up for grabs in India 25-11-2011 07:17 AM

    New Delhi: The wait for Apple's iPhone 4S to hit Indian shores came to an end after leading telecom operators Airtel and Aircel on Friday launched the much-awaited iPhone 4S in the country at price starting from Rs 44,500. Both the telecom operators have priced the 16-GB model at Rs...
  • 2G: SC to hear bail pleas of Reliance executives 25-08-2011 08:37 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the bail pleas of three jailed corporate executives of Reliance ADAG arrested in connection with 2G spectrum allocation scam. The bail petitions of ADAG Group MD Gautam Doshi, President Surendra Pipara and Senior Vice President Hari Nair are listed for hearing...
  • Fix 10 pc escalation costs for land acquired: SC 03-08-2011 12:55 AM

    New Delhi: An annual land escalation cost of 10 per cent should be added while awarding compensation to land owners in semi-urban areas as they have a huge housing potential, the Supreme Court has held. A bench of justices GS Singhvi and HL Dattu said such a compensation was essential...
  • Wal-Mart cuts iPhone 3GS price in half 25-05-2010 01:53 PM

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  • Overdrive: Hyundai i10 takes on Suzuki A-star 31-01-2009 08:20 PM

    On Overdrive this week, Hyundai's i10 takes on Suzuki A-star. ...