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6 killed in explosion at Sriharikota space centre
SRIHARIKOTA (ANDHRA PRADESH), FEB. 23. Six persons were reported killed and three were seriously injured today in a blast at a plant making solid propellants at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, the Indian Space Research ...
EC turns down plea on use of IAF aircraft by Advani
NEW DELHI, FEB. 23. The Election Commission today turned down the Union Home Ministry's request for allowing the Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, to use Government aircraft during the campaigning for the coming Lok Sabha ...
Najma attacks Sonia's leadership
NEW DELHI, FEB. 23. In an indication that she was moving closer to the Bharatiya Janata Party, the senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson, Najma Heptullah, today attacked the party president, Sonia Gandhi, alleging that she had ...
General strike today
NEW DELHI, FEB. 23.The stage is set for a nationwide general strike tomorrow called by the major Left-backed Central trade in support of their demand for restoration of the "right to strike" struck down by the Supreme Court in August last year. ...
Sikander Bakht passes away
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, FEB. 23. The Kerala Governor and former Union Minister, Sikander Bakht, passed away at the Medical College Hospital today. He was 85. Mr. Bakht was admitted to the hospital on February 19 after he had complained of abdominal ...
Order on encroachments on forest lands stayed
NEW DELHI, FEB. 23. The Supreme Court today stayed the Central Government order of February 5 to regularise all encroachments on forest lands up to December 31, 1993 as against the earlier cut-off date of October 25, 1980. The decision ...
TRAI wants CAS kept in abeyance
NEW DELHI, FEB. 23.The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) - which is now doubling up as the broadcast regulator - has recommended to the Government that the Conditional Access System (CAS) be kept in abeyance for at least three ...
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