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  • Government asks France to 'open shops' in India for railway projects 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Government on Monday invited France to "open shops" in the country to execute Railway projects and sought co-operation in areas of safety, customer service and high-speed train service. "There are multiple areas in rail sector where we can work together and in those areas we can hope for...
  • Modi government's austerity drive: Cut down on 5-star seminars, foreign tours, no first-class travel October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In an effort to bring down non-planned expenditure, the Narendra Modi government has announced certain austerity measures. The Finance Ministry said that it wants to cut down non-planned expenditure by 10 per cent. As part of the measures, the government has announced cuts on 5-star seminars and foreign...
  • ABVP activists vandalise seminar venue in Patna May 24, 2014

    Members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Saturday ransacked the venue of a seminar in Patna, which was organised to discuss the arrest of a Delhi University professor for his alleged links with Maoists. Shouting slogans like 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and 'Vande Mataram', over three dozen ABVP activists...
  • Kejriwal mobbed at meet for Muslims in Delhi March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal was on Tuesday heckled by disgruntled party workers at a seminar in Delhi on Tuesday. The seminar - Roadmap for Indian Muslims - was meant for Muslims and Kejriwal was present along with colleague Prashant Bhushan at the event. Kejriwal was seen wearing a...
  • Widows to share experience at BHU seminar on Monday February 16, 2014

    Hundreds of widows exchanged their experiences mostly bitter and some sweet as they prepared to participate in a seminar in Varanasion Monday. "It's a lifetime experience for us," said Manu Ghosh, a widow in her eighties, and recalled how she and a dozen others from Vrindavan enjoyed a flight...
  • Uttarakhand Human Rights Commission's seminar to sensitise officials begins today December 20, 2013

    Uttarakhand Human Rights Commission will hold a twoday seminar in Dehradun on Friday to sensitise officials who interact directly with people about human rights issues. Giving the information to reporters, Uttarakhand Human Rights Commission Chairman retired Justice Vijendra Jain said nearly 400 officials of the police, revenue police, law and jail...
  • Alcohol blamed for Mangalore attack August 14, 2012

    Bangalore: Participants at a discussion claimed alcohol was the main reason for the recent attack at the Morning Mist Homestay in Mangalore. Kannada thinker M Chidananda Murthy, senior advocate Pramila Nesargi, Womens Commission head C Manjula and KSTB chairperson Sacchinanda Hegde said the victims were under the influence of alcohol....
  • Chennai: Tamil writer, critic Ka Na Su celebrated August 2, 2012

    Chennai: When litterateur Ka Na Subramaniam during his Delhi sojourn called on the Hindi writer Harivansh Rai Bachchan, he had asked his son Amitabh what his profession was. When the latter, who was then riding high on the success of the then released Deewar, replied that he was...
  • Army Chief Gen VK Singh meets Nepal President April 5, 2012

    Kathmandu: Army Chief Gen VK Singh on Thursday met Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav and wished peace and prosperity for his country. Singh, who is in Nepal to attend the threeday Regional Seminar on Natural Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, called on President Yadav at the Rastrapati Bhawan in the...
  • MP: Pawar unhurt as ceiling fan falls on dias December 3, 2011

    Jabalpur: Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar day escaped unhurt in Jabalpur after the ceiling fan on the dais from where he was addressing a seminar, fell, police said. Pawar was speaking at the programme organised by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) when the incident occurred, Inspector General (IG) Jabalpur...
  • Sene men disrupt Pak journos' talk in Delhi April 15, 2009

    New Delhi: A group of Sri Ram Sene activists on Wednesday tried to disrupt a seminar being attended by journalists from India and Pakistan here protesting the alleged criticism of the Indian media by Pakistani scribes. The trouble started when Pakistani journalist Khan Yusufzai (The News) referred to an article which...
  • Antony raps scientists for being slow to deliver February 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Just ahead of Aero India 2009 in Bangalore, defence scientists in the country got a sharp rap for being extremely slow. The criticism came from none other than Defence Minister A K Antony himself. Antony was addressing the International Seminar on Aerospace, where he publicly snubbed the Defence...
  • Muslims gear up to fight terror tag August 18, 2006

    New Delhi: There are various Muslim terrorist organisations that have come into focus recently following attempted terror attacks and therefore the Muslim community is increasingly finding itself being forced to share the blame with the terrorists. Meanwhile, Islamic scholars believe the situation has worsened after the Mumbai serial blasts. Their...