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  • Assam: Over five people allegedly gangrape woman for two consecutive days 01-02-2014 11:26 PM

    Nagaon: In a shocking incident, a 22-year-old woman was gangraped for the last two consecutive days allegedly by a group of five to seven persons, police said on Saturday. The victim, originally from Sivasagar, was staying at the Nagaon State Home, but left it on January 30 due to "atrocities...
  • UGC sanctions centre for preserving endangered languages in Central University of Jharkhand 22-01-2014 09:20 PM

    The University Grants Commission has sanctioned the setting up of a centre for preservation and promotion of smaller indigenous and endangered languages in the Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ). "The proposed 'Centre for Preservation and Promotion of Endangered Languages' is aimed at looking into the whole gamut of issues concerning...
  • Protest to demand release of water into canals 05-01-2014 07:52 PM

    The project affected people of Omkareshwar and Indira Sagar dam projects built on Narmada river on Sunday staged a protest before a team of Union Ministry of Environment at Amladha village to demand release of water into canals. The protesters, led by Sheru Patel, Rajesh Patidar and Bhagwan Bai, on...
  • 13-year-old boy rapes minor girl in Nagjhir, arrested 28-12-2013 04:53 PM

    A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 13-year-old neighbour in Nagjhir village in Seoni, police said on Saturday. The incident took place on Thursday evening when the girl was playing hide-and-seek in the courtyard with the neighbourhood children, Superintendent of Police BP Chandravanshi said. The boy allegedly hid the...
  • 'C.I.D.' can't be like 'Crime Patrol', says producer 29-09-2013 03:47 PM

    New Delhi: 'C.I.D.' producer BP Singh, who recently celebrated the 1000th episode of the detective show, says this serial has its own format and cannot become like the other crime thrillers on the television. "We want to keep our identity intact. We cannot become like 'Savdhaan India' or 'Crime Patrol'....
  • Under probe Andhra DGP denied extension; BP Rao likely to be successor 26-09-2013 07:55 PM

    Hyderabad: Senior IPS officer B Prasada Rao is expected to become the next Director General of Andhra Pradesh Police, succeeding V Dinesh Reddy who will have to demit office on September 30 following the State Government's rejection of his plea for extension of tenure. The Government on Thursday filed an...
  • RIL, BP make new gas discovery off east coast 23-08-2013 01:34 PM

    Mumbai: Energy conglomerate Reliance Industries and British oil company BP Plc on Friday announced a new gas condensate discovery off the east coast of India in the Cauvery basin. The discovery is situated 62 kilometres from the coast in the Cauvery basin and is the second gas discovery in the...
  • Will wholesale changes give Indian hockey the right end of the stick? 25-07-2013 02:12 PM

    New selection panel. New chief coach. New national coach. New goalkeeping coach. New video analyst. Hockey India (HI) has been on an appointment drive over the last few weeks. The door was slammed on Michael Nobbs, while opened for quite a few, ranging from change in roles to fresh offer...
  • 'C.I.D.' team to lend helping hand in Uttarakhand 25-06-2013 09:55 AM

    Mumbai: Members of the TV crime show 'C.I.D.' actor Dayanand Shetty and director B.P. Singh will leave for Uttarakhand on Tuesday to lend help to victims of the devastating floods in the hill state, said a source. Thousands of people are said to be either stranded or have gone missing...
  • Cong distances itself from Ramesh's 'Bhasmasur' remark on Modi 14-06-2013 07:47 PM

    The Congress distanced itself from Jairam Ramesh's remarks that Narendra Modi posed an ideological challenge to the party. Ramesh had compared Modi to self-destructive Hindu demon Bhasmasur - saying Modi had destroyed his mentor Advani. ...
  • If you're ill, don't wait for the doctors, says JX Group's David Nash 06-06-2013 02:50 PM

    I was a keen conceptual geologist. I worked with inspiring people in Greenland trying to understand the nature of the earth at its beginning. I loved building models to explain and predict things-and still do now. Artists don't have a monopoly on imagination. But I was then, as I am...
  • US bans BP from new contracts after spill deal 29-11-2012 07:29 AM

    Washington: The US government banned BP Plc from new federal contracts on Wednesday over its "lack of business integrity" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a move that could imperil the British energy giant's US footing. The suspension, announced by the US Environmental Protection Agency, comes on the heels...
  • BP agrees to pay $4.5 billion in penalties for US oil spill 16-11-2012 02:21 AM

    Washington: BP Plc will pay $4.5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to felony misconduct in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which caused the worst US offshore oil spill ever. The settlement includes a $1.256 billion criminal fine, the largest such levy in US history, the oil company said on Thursday....
  • Reliance Industries, BP announce JV in India 18-11-2011 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries and UK's BP Plc on Friday announced incorporation of India Gas Solutions Pvt Ltd, a 50:50 joint venture company for sourcing and marketing of natural gas in India. The joint venture is part of the agreement reached in February where BP picked up 30 per cent...
  • UP CMO murder: CBI seeks 3 months to finish probe 21-10-2011 08:48 PM

    Lucknow: The CBI on Friday moved an application before the Allahabad High Court seeking three more months to complete its investigations into the murder of two CMOs and alleged NRHM scam in the office of Lucknow CMO. The CBI, in its application before the Lucknow bench, pleaded that investigations into...
  • US probe lays Gulf spill blame on BP, contractors 15-09-2011 02:27 AM

    Washington: Poor management and critical mistakes by BP and its contractors led to the largest offshore oil spill in US history, according to the final report of the largest US government probe into last year's massive Gulf oil spill. Investigators from the US Coast Guard and Bureau of Ocean Energy...
  • Hundreds of tons of oil leaked in North Sea: UK 15-08-2011 08:41 PM

    London: The British government warned on Monday that several hundred tons of oil may have leaked into the North Sea from a Royal Dutch Shell rig. The Department for Energy and Climate Change said it estimates that the leak from a flow line at the Gannet Alpha platform off the...
  • Govt gives nod to $ 7.2 bn RIL-BP deal 09-08-2011 11:46 AM

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries on Tuesday said it has received government approval for selling a 30 per cent stake in 21 out of a proposed 23 oil and gas blocks to UK's BP Plc for $ 7.2 billion. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) had on July 22 cleared...
  • Cabinet approves BP-RIL deal worth $ 7.2 bn 22-07-2011 06:01 PM

    New Delhi: After nearly five months wait, the government on Friday cleared UK's BP Plc buying 30 per cent stake in most of Reliance Industries' oil and gas blocks, including the showpiece KG-D6 gas fields, for $ 7.2 billion. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), headed by Prime Minister...
  • Allahabad HC directs CBI to probe CMO murders 22-07-2011 05:07 PM

    New Delhi: In another setback to the Mayawati government, Allahabad High Court scrapped the police probe into the murder of former Lucknow CMOs Dr VK Arya and Dr BP Singh and ordered a CBI investigation. The High Court also directed the CBI to start investigations all over again. Dr Arya...
  • UP: HC seeks records of two CMO murder cases 20-07-2011 01:50 PM

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to submit to it the charge sheet and the case diary along with the entire records related to the murder of two chief medical officers, family welfare. The Lucknow bench of the court comprising justices Pradeep Kant and...
  • Oil spill cleanup turns up trove of Indian relics 17-07-2011 11:09 AM

    Caminada Headland: Cleanup after the BP oil spill has turned up dozens of sites where archaeologists are finding human and animal bones, pottery and primitive weapons left behind by pre-historic Indian settlements - a trove of new clues about the Gulf Coast's mound dwellers more than 1,300 years ago. But...
  • Ex-CMO AK Shukla arrested for embezzlement 12-07-2011 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday arrested Lucknow's former chief medical officer AK Shukla for embezzlement of funds. He was arrested from a trauma centre in the city. Shukla, who was also accused in the National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) funds embezzlement case, had been under the scanner...