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  • Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman grants leave to MP Sachin Tendulkar August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien on Monday granted leave to MP Sachin Tendulkar even as Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal and Congress's Satyavrat Chaturvedi raised objections to it. Tendulkar applied for leave after he came under fire from other MPs for failing to attend even a single session...
  • LTC scam: 5 government employees jailed for four years June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Five Finance Ministry employees, three of whom have retired, and another person have been sent to four years in jail by a Delhi court for fraudulently withdrawing and disbursing Rs 4.2 lakh as Leave Travel Concession (LTC) advances. Special CBI judge Sanjeev Jain held the six men, including three...
  • LTC scam: Former MP Renubala Pradhan to meet CBI officials today June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Biju Janata Dal Rajya Sabha member Renubala Pradhan will meet the Central Bureau of Investigation officials on Monday regarding the Leave and Travel Concession (LTC) scam. Pradhan has been named as an accused in the case filed by the CBI on Friday. The CBI had filed a case...
  • LTC scam: CBI files case against Rajya Sabha MPs for cheating, forgery June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against Rajya Sabha MPs for cheating, forgery in the Leave and Travel Concession (LTC) scam on Friday. This is the first time that a case has been filed in the scam. Three sitting and three former Rajya Sabha MPs have...
  • Government prohibits illegal collection, transportation of tendu leaves May 14, 2014

    The Chhattisgarh government has prohibited illegal collection and transportation of tendu leaves in the state, instructing officials to constantly monitor the process. "Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand has instructed control of illegal collection, transportation and storage of the leaves because it not only causes a loss of tax to the state...
  • Government women employees can get two-year leave for child care: SC April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that a woman employee of central government can get uninterrupted leave for two years for child care, which also includes needs like examination and sickness. A bench of justices SJ Mukhopadhaya and V Gopala Gowda set aside the order of Calcutta High...
  • Madras HC upholds EC decision to hide AIADMK symbol on buses March 25, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High court has upheld the Election Commission's decision to conceal the two leaves symbol on mini buses plying across the state capital. The decision came after a petition was filed by DMK treasurer MK Stalin demanding that the two leaves symbol on mini buses and pictures of Chief...
  • UP government approves proposal for tiger reserve in Pilibhit February 26, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday approved the proposal for establishing a tiger reserve in Pilibhit for conservation of the feline. The decision in this regard was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, an official release said in Lucknow. The cabinet also approved expansion of National Health Insurance...
  • Ukraine: President Viktor Yanukovich goes on sick leave in midst of political crisis January 31, 2014

    Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich went on sick leave on Thursday after a bruising session of parliament, leaving a political vacuum in a country threatened with bankruptcy and destabilised by antigovernment protests. The 63yearold president appears increasingly isolated in a crisis born of a tugofwar between the West and Ukraine's former Soviet...
  • Sanjay Dutt leaves Yerwada jail after getting 30 days parole December 21, 2013

    Pune: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Saturday left Yerwada jail in Pune as he was granted granted parole by the Pune police in the 1993 bomb blasts case. The actor was granted parole on grounds of his wife's illness. However, a controversy had arisen after media reports showed his wife Manyata...
  • Happiness more important than cricket, Harmison tells Trott November 26, 2013

    Having gone through a similar ordeal, former England paceman Steve Harmison would prefer to see troubled batsman Jonathan Trott quit cricket and be happy rather than play and suffer. A day after England were thrashed in the first Ashes Test against Australia by 381 runs, Trott walked out of the squad...
  • Jonathan Trott leaves Ashes tour with 'stress illness' November 25, 2013

    Brisbane: England batsman Jonathan Trott has left the team's Ashes tour of Australia with a stressrelated illness, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday. "Trott will take a break from cricket for the foreseeable future and will take no further part in the tour," the ECB said...
  • Eden Gardens to gift Sachin Tendulkar 199 golden leaves: report October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) is not leaving anything to chance to make Sachin Tendulkar's last and 199th Test at the Eden Gardens a memorable occasion, and topping the list of preparations is a special memento of onefeet silver banyan tree loaded with 199 golden leaves The...
  • Travel bills scam: CBI probes 9 Rajya Sabha MPs August 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Armed with documents pointing to large-scale irregularities, the CBI on Thursday began its probe into the alleged involvement of nine Rajya Sabha MPs and Central government employees in the inflated travel bills scam. Two days after CNN-IBN revealed the details of the scam, the CBI is examining the documents...
  • News 360: Nine Rajya Sabha MPs involved in inflated LTC claim scam August 27, 2013

    The Indian bureaucracy may be bracing itself for another massive scam and this time it is centred on Leave Travel Concession. ...
  • Nine Rajya Sabha MPs involved in inflated travel bills scam: Sources August 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian bureaucracy may be bracing itself for another massive scam and this time it is centred on Leave Travel Concession. It was first reported by Times of India, but CNN-IBN has now got specific details on how the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has found gross irregularities in...
  • Delhi government employees go on mass leave to press for reforms in pay structure August 13, 2013

    Delhi: Around 1,000 Delhi government employees on Monday went on mass casual leave and held protests before the Secretariat over their longstanding demand of removing anomalies in their pay structure. Representatives of Delhi Administration Subordinate Service also met Chief Secretary DM Spolia and submitted a memorandum demanding immediate resolution of...
  • Delhi govt employees go on mass leave to press for demands August 12, 2013

    Around 1,000 Delhi government employees on Monday went on mass casual leave and held protests before the Secretariat over their longstanding demand of removing anomalies in their pay structure. Representatives of Delhi Administration Subordinate Service also met Chief Secretary D M Spolia and submitted a memorandum demanding immediate resolution of their...
  • Rendezvous with Indian Ocean's Rahul Ram July 25, 2013

    Rahul Ram is superbusy. The fatigue is audible, and you can believe he's on the other side of 50, though the livewire redbandanaed stage persona wouldn't give you that impression. The Delhi upbringing is evident in the hard Rs and the seamless and frequent switches between English and Hindi. We...
  • TN SSLC results declared, 89 pc pass the examination June 1, 2013

    Chennai: The SSLC (Class X ) results were announced in Tamil Nadu on Friday, with a pass percentage of 89 per cent being registered and nine girls from different districts topping the list. The girls secured 498/500 marks while the number of students scoring centum in Mathematics and...
  • Government defers national policy for domestic workers May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday deferred a proposal on giving domestic workers the right over minimum wages, paid leave and regulated working hours under a national policy. The national policy for domestic workers, which would benefit over 6.4 million domestic workers, was slated to be taken up by the...
  • Yahoo expands paid maternity, paternity benefits May 1, 2013

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc has increased the amount of paid leave new parents can take, bringing the Internet company closer to the policies of some of its Silicon Valley peers from which it hopes to lure engineers. The new policy marks the latest move by Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, who had...
  • Denied leave, policeman shoots subinspector dead January 28, 2013

    Bangalore: An enraged constable on Sunday shot dead a subinspector in their police station near Bangalore when he was denied leave after working for over 30 hours since late on Friday, a police official said. "We have arrested constable Anand Kumar, 45, for fatally shooting PSI (police sub inspector) Vijay Kumar,...
  • Over 65,000 Bihar policemen threaten mass leave October 7, 2012

    Gaya: Over 65,000 Bihar Police constables have threatened to go on five days mass leave from October 10 after talks between the state government and the policemen's association failed, an official said on Saturday. After negotiations with officials of the state administration failed, the policemen would go on leave from October...
  • Exsecurity guard sues Nicolas Cage for $115,000 September 23, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actor Nicolas Cage is reportedly sued by one of his exsecurity men Richard Brun for $115,000. Brun has filed a lawsuit in Orange County, saying that he was hired by the actor in September last year, and was fired after two weeks without any reason. The security guard was...
  • AP cops' wives demand leave for hubbies August 6, 2012

    Hyderabad: The seething discontent among the family members of AP Special Police (APSP) constables, which started at the units Eighth Battalion at Kondapur on Saturday, spread to other battalions in the state like wildfire on Sunday. The wives and family members of the constables had staged a dharna in the...
  • TN: 180 days of maternity leave in PSUs July 14, 2012

    Chennai: The 180 days maternity leave, which is now applicable to the women employees of the State government has been extended to the women employees of the Public Sector Undertakings and Statutory Boards of the State government too. This is applicable wherever their Service Rules provide for sanction of maternity...
  • Drogba leaving Chelsea; club, player confirm exit May 22, 2012

    London: Didier Drogba's Champions Leaguewinning penalty kick was his last contribution to Chelsea, with the striker announcing on Tuesday that he was leaving the club after eight years. The 34yearold Ivory Coast international clinched Chelsea's first European title with the final kick in a shootout against Bayern Munich on Saturday after...
  • AP: Boobathi Babu goes on leave May 21, 2012

    HYDERABAD: Feeling humiliated by the state government deliberately posting an officer above him, senior IPS officer D Boobathi Babu, who is heading the liquor syndicate probe, has proceeded on a long leave.Top sources said that after the government posted B Prasada Rao as AntiCorruption Bureau (ACB) chief on Saturday, Boobathi...
  • Karnataka SSLC 2012 results declared May 17, 2012

    Bangalore: The SSLC examination results for the year 2012 were announced on Thursday at 12 noon. Around 8.5 lakh students appeared for the SSLC examination. The result is available on the following websites: http://karresults.nic.in, http://sslc.kar.nic.in, www.examresults.net, www.karnatakaeducation.net and http://results.KarnatakaEducation.net. Students can also access their results via SMS by sending RESULT KAR12 along...