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All issues can be discussed, says Manmohan
NEW DELHI, JULY 4. The Budget session of Parliament beginning tomorrow is set to be stormy over the sacking of four Governors and the "tainted" Ministers issue. Making an appeal to the Opposition to facilitate the smooth functioning of ...
Agni A-1 successfully test-fired
CHENNAI, JULY 4. India's surface-to-surface missile, Agni A-1, was successfully test-fired today from the Interim Test Range at Wheelers' Island in the Bay of Bengal near Balasore, Orissa. It took off from a mobile launcher around 10.10 ...
Government misinterpreting Constitution: Advani
GANDHINAGAR, JULY 4. The Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, L. K. Advani, today warned the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government of "serious consequences" for the way it had dismissed the Governors in four States. Replying ...
BJP plans `aggressive' campaign
NEW DELHI, JULY 4.The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today announced that it would launch an "aggressive'' campaign Sansad Se Sadak (Parliament to Street) from July 6 against the Central Government's action in ...
22 Ministers to be dropped
NEW DELHI, JULY 4.A formula to drop 11 Ministers each from the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party in the coalition Government in Maharashtra was evolved after the Chief Minister, Sushilkumar Shinde, had a meeting with the Congress ...
Greece wins Euro 2004
LISBON, JULY 4.Angelos Charisteas headed home a 57th minute corner to give rank outsider Greece a 1-0 win over host Portugal in the European Championship final on Sunday. Greece arrived at the championship without a single victory in a major ...
Rabri drops 17 Ministers
NEW DELHI, JULY 4.The Bihar Chief Minister, Rabri Devi, today dropped 17 ministerial colleagues to downsize her Ministry ahead of the July 7 deadline for the coming into force of a new law restricting Ministries to 15 per cent of the strength of ...
'Marine not beheaded'
BAGHDAD, JULY 4.An Islamic extremist group today denied in a statement posted on its website that it had killed an American Marine taken hostage last month. The `Ansar al-Sunna' Army issued the statement in response to reports by the Lebanese ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 4.The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) in the Human Resource Development Ministry, the apex body to give constructive suggestions in the field of education, has been reconstituted, the HRD Minister, Arjun Singh, said ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 4.Crores of children were given polio drops in a ``mop-up'' vaccination round today in the high-risk areas of the country, as a final attack on the crippling disease. ``Polio drops were given in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West ...
Triple 'talaq' issue
KANPUR, JULY 4. The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) will launch a public awareness campaign on the sensitive triple talaq issue and social reforms. After an inconclusive discussion of the board on the issue today, its general ...
Germany wins title
AMSTERDAM, JULY 4.Mathias Witthaus emerged as Germany's saviour with a 66th minute goal as his side came from behind for a 5-4 win against Olympic champions Holland in the final of the four-nation Rabobank hockey tournament here today. Despite an ...
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