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Positive signals as India, Pakistan begin talks on nuclear CBMs
NEW DELHI, JUNE 19.India and Pakistan today discussed specific nuclear confidence-building measures (CBMs) including upgrading the communication channels towards reducing nuclear risks in South Asia. In their first-ever expert level talks, both ...
Montek bullish on growth rate
NEW DELHI, JUNE 19. The Deputy Chairman-designate of the Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, today visited Yojana Bhavan and had preliminary discussions with the Commission Secretary, Rajiv Ratan Shah, on the coming budget. Dr. ...
SRINAGAR, JUNE 19. As many as 136 passengers on board a Jet Airways flight had a narrow escape when an alert pilot applied the emergency brakes to prevent a collision with an Army helicopter which suddenly appeared on the aircraft's ...
Blast derails goods train in Assam
GUWAHATI, JUNE 19. Eight bogies of a goods train derailed and its driver was injured when suspected United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) militants triggered a blast on the track at Ultapur between Digboi and Tinsukia railway stations in upper ...
BHUBANESWAR, JUNE 19. The engine and three bogies of the Koraput-Howrah Samaleswari Express derailed between Bhalumaska and Liliguma stations in Orissa's Rayagada district this morning. However, there was no casualty. The incident, ...
THANE (MAHARASHTRA), JUNE 19. Tension mounted in Mumbra adjoining the Thane city today as a large number of people came out on the streets shouting slogans against the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, following the burial of Ishrat Jahan ...
13 injured in blast
GUWAHATI, JUNE 19. Thirteen persons were injured, five of them seriously, when an improvised explosive device, suspected to have been planted by the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), went off at a market place in upper ...
Same fee, more scholarships
AHMEDABAD, JUNE 19.The fee structure would remain the same but the allocation for need-based scholarship had been hiked from Rs. 25 lakhs to Rs. 1 crore for students whose parents' income did not exceed Rs. 2 lakhs, the IIM-A Chairman and Infosys ...
Ex-basketball player shot at
JAMSHEDPUR, JUNE 19. Former international basketball player and secretary of the Jharkhand Basketball Association, P. Ratna Rao, was critically injured after he was shot at from a close range by unidentified persons at Sitaramdera area ...
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