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  • JD(U) releases manifesto, promises reservation in private sector if voted to power 05-04-2014 05:10 PM

    Bihar's ruling party JD-U on Saturday promised reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs in the private sector and 50 percent reservation for women in panchayati raj institutions, among other things, in its election manifesto. The manifesto promised legislation for the safety and security of migrant workers in the country, a...
  • Karnataka: Private schools on a warpath with the government 10-03-2014 09:28 AM

    Bangalore: Private schools in Karnataka are set on a collision course with the government. They have said that poor children should be accommodated in government schools first and should apply to private schools under the Right to Education quota only if no government seats are left. "When you have filled...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file status report in SC tomorrow 09-03-2014 06:24 PM

    CBI will be submitting a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe and on filing charge sheet in one of the cases registered by the probe agency in 2012. Sources in the investigating agency said that a charge sheet was likely...
  • Five workers die of suffocation at Mandya factory 06-03-2014 09:19 PM

    Five men of Bihar origin died of suspected suffocation when they entered a waste oil storage tank of a private factory for cleaning it on outskirts of the city on Thursday. The victims, all in their 30s, had entered the huge tank of Sampath Refinery Private Limited at Tubinakere industrial...
  • Nursery admission norms take away autonomy: Private schools to Delhi HC 25-02-2014 08:16 PM

    Unaided private schools on Tuesday opposed before the Delhi High Court the new nursery admission guidelines issued by the Lt Governor saying they take away their autonomy and right to choose students on the basis of reasonable criteria. The counsel for Action Committee of Unaided Recognized Private Schools referred to...
  • Do away with toll plazas; devise new revenue model: Assocham 13-02-2014 07:47 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Maharashtra witnessed agitations against toll plazas, industry body Assocham on Thursday suggested the government do away with toll collection in this format and devise a new model on the lines of the one operational at airports across the country. "The model of user charges of...
  • Electricity workers to strike against privatization of power distribution 07-02-2014 05:31 PM

    Electricity workers in Uttar Pradesh would go on a day-long strike on Feb 19 to oppose a government move to privatize power distribution in Meerut, Ghaziabad, Kanpur and Varanasi, a union member said on Friday. The power unions said there was no need to privatise power distribution in these cities,...
  • Vasundhara Raje wants people-friendly bus services in state 04-02-2014 10:03 AM

    On a reviewing spree of each state department since coming into power, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday underlined the need for state roadways bus service to be people-friendly and spelled out ways through which they could improve their standards. Every gram panchayat should be connected with RSRTC operated bus...
  • 16 injured as bus and truck collide on Kota Jaipur highway near Bundi 01-02-2014 07:58 PM

    At least 16 people, including eight women, were injured on Saturday when their bus collided with a truck on Kota-Jaipur highway here. The injured were rushed to district hospital and are undergoing treatment. About 40 people were travelling in the private bus at the time of mishap, Assistant Sub Inspector...
  • DGCA action on private airlines strands Kerala CM Chandy in Kochi 30-01-2014 10:52 PM

    Mumbai: Kerala Chief Minister Ooomen Chandy, who was on his way to Delhi from Thiruananthapuram on an IndiGo flight on Thursday evening, was forced to take an Air India flight from Kochi as the private airline did not have the permission to land at the Delhi airport. The development came...
  • Constructions made over years on disputed land can't be razed: SC 30-01-2014 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday held that State cannot be allowed to demolish massive constructions made over the years by declaring the disputed land as a "private forest" after long and inordinate delay. The apex court said it cannot put the clock back when the possession of the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-01-2014 11:22 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • MPs should travel like common man, says JDU 29-01-2014 10:25 PM

    Speaking over the DGCA order to private airlines to treat MPs as VIPs, JDU leader KC Tyagi said, "What is the need for further privileges when there is a demand for austerity in the country? MPs are already privileged they don't need any more things." ...
  • News 360: DGCA asks private airlines to treat MPs as VIPs 29-01-2014 09:08 PM

    In what could probably expose the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, a letter accessed by CNN-IBN shows that the private airlines were asked by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to provide special privileges to Parliamentarians, contrary to Minister Ajit Singh's claims. ...
  • Lack of awareness about RTE Act in private schools: Survey 28-01-2014 09:46 PM

    New Delhi: Only 50 per cent of the 35,000 seats reserved in private schools for children belonging to disadvantaged groups and the economically weaker sections were filled last year in the national capital, a survey done by an NGO has found. The main reason for the above was a lack...
  • Private buses to be off Kerala streets from Jan 29 23-01-2014 06:52 PM

    Kochi: Private bus operators in Kerala on Thursday threatened to go on indefinite strike from January 29 if their demand for raising bus fares was not favourably considered by the government. The bus operators confederation has called for the strike demanding, among other things, to raise bus fares on the...
  • Delhi: Unaided private schools approaches SC on nursery admission 22-01-2014 07:33 PM

    Delhi's private unaided schools on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court challenging new guidelines issued by the Lieutenant Governor for nursery admission which abolished 20 per cent management quota. Action Committee of Unaided Recognized Private Schools and Forum for Promotion of Quality Education for All challenged the order of the Delhi...
  • Delhi High Court rejects stay on L-G order on nursery admissions 10-01-2014 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: In a major setback to private schools in the national capital, the Delhi High Court rejected their petition to stay Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's order on nursery admissions. The petitioners had questioned the power by which Jung issued guidelines for nursery admissions in Delhi. The petition was filed...
  • MP: Cessna plane makes emergency landing on NH 69 near Betul 31-12-2013 02:24 PM

    Betul: Owing to heavy winds, a private Cessna plane was forced to land on the National highway 69 near Betul in Madhya Pradesh. There has been no damage to life or property in the incident. According to initial reports, the plane is owned by an industrialist from Betul. One of...
  • Private contractor allegedly gets man abducted, tortured with cigarette butts for filing RTI 20-12-2013 08:09 AM

    A man was abducted and tortured by unidentified persons allegedly at the behest of a private contractor after he filed an RTI application seeking information about the quality of work being carried out by him. "A case was filed against unknown persons and a manhunt launched to nab them," said...
  • Private company refuses to take up electrification work after Maoist threats 19-12-2013 03:42 PM

    A company has refused to take up electrification work in some Jharkhand villages following threat from Maoists, Energy Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh said. The agency has given in writing refusing to take up the work following the threat and the government would look into how it could be taken up,...
  • Sehore: Woman engineer shot at by two motorcycle-borne assailants 05-12-2013 01:58 PM

    A woman engineer was shot at by two unidentified assailants in Sehore, police said on Thursday. 26-year-old Priyanka Baghel, posted as a sub-engineer at the Janpad office in Mandi area of Sehore, was shot at by two motorcycle-borne assailants when she was walking with two other women colleagues toward her...
  • Instagram reportedly looking to add private messaging to the app 23-11-2013 05:00 PM

    Mumbai: It looks like Instagram is all set to follow the footsteps of Snapchat. The photo sharing service is reportedly looking at adding messaging to its list of features now. The Facebook-owned application may add this feature as soon as by the end of the year. A report from GigaOm...
  • AAI employees begin strike as government moves to privatise 6 airports 22-10-2013 06:00 PM

    Thousands of employees of Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Tuesday started a relay hunger strike across the country to protest against the government's move to privatise six airports. The employees associated with various unions of AAI have formed a joint forum and started the three-day-long strike in front of...
  • Little-known Hollywood investor Suhail Rizvi poised to score with Twitter IPO 05-10-2013 09:51 AM

    Los Angles/ San Francisco: When Twitter goes public in coming weeks, one of the biggest winners will be a 47-year-old financier who guards his secrecy so zealously that he employs a person to take down his Wikipedia entry and scrub his picture from the Internet. Over the past two years,...
  • Another Indian school to shut down in Dubai 01-10-2013 05:46 PM

    Abu Dhabi: The future of 570 students has been thrown into jeopardy after yet another Indian school in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was ordered to shut down at the end of the current academic year. The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) has ordered the closure of The Little Flower...
  • NxtGen Datacenter, Cloud Technologies expand cloud services portfolio 25-09-2013 05:40 PM

    NxtGen Datacenter & Cloud Technologies Private Limited, India's leading data center services solution provider announces the expansion of its enterprise cloud services portfolio. Headquartered in Bangalore, NxtGen is delivering cloud services across multiple platforms, hosting enterprise applications, e-commerce, gaming and movie delivery. Working closely with industry leading technology partners, NxtGen...
  • Functionality for you: A tour of Hafele's new store 22-09-2013 05:24 PM

    A look at Hafele's new design center at suburban Mumbai-an ingenious way for an easy living. ...
  • CBI raids residence, office of deputy chief security officer of AIIMS 21-09-2013 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday conducted raids at the residence and office of Deputy chief security officer of AIIMS in connection with alleged irregularities in purchase of security equipment. The CBI has also conducted a raid at a private security company in connection with the...
  • Kerala: Private bus owners go on an indefinite strike 09-09-2013 09:14 AM

    Kochi: Private bus operators in Kerala have gone on an indefinite strike since Sunday midnight protesting the motor vehicles department's decision for mandatory speed governors in wake of the recent road mishap at Malappuram, which claimed 13 lives. Private bus owners said that monitoring speed is applicable only on private...