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China warns of overflow any time
NEW DELHI, AUG. 11.Chinese authorities said today that the lake created by a landslip on the Pareechu river which flows into Himachal Pradesh could overflow "any time." A statement from the Chinese Embassy maintained that the departments on the ...
India, Pakistan resolve to combat terrorism
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 11. At the end of the two-day official level talks on terrorism and drug trafficking, India and Pakistan today reaffirmed their determination to combat terrorism and emphasised the need to completely eliminate `this menace'. A ...
'Assam Rifles will be shifted from Kangla Fort'
NEW DELHI, AUG. 11.The Union Home Minister, Shivraj Patil, today said the Government was seized of the situation in Manipur and it was willing to do everything possible including shifting the Assam Rifles out of the Kangla Fort and its ...
ULFA releases Minister's son
GUWAHATI, AUG. 11. Nirmalendu Langthasa, abducted son of the Assam Hill Areas Development Minister, G.C. Langthsa, today reached the official residence of the Minister after being released by the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) ...
Hostage crisis: talks yet to resume
MANAMA, AUG. 11. Three days after talks between a Kuwaiti transport firm and an Iraqi mediator broke down, formal negotiations to free the three Indian truck drivers being held hostage in Iraq are yet to take-off. The Kuwait and Gulf Link ...
BJP to oppose POTA repeal
NEW DELHI, AUG. 11.The Bharatiya Janata Party today signalled its opposition to the proposed repeal of the Prevention of Terrorism Act by the United Progressive Alliance Government and said that the minimum the Government should do is to send the ...
Dhananjoy brother's plea to be heard today
NEW DELHI, AUG. 11.In a last-minute bid to save his brother, Dhananjoy Chatterjee, from the gallows, Bikas Chatterjee today approached the Supreme Court seeking a stay on his execution on August 14. The court decided to hear his plea ...
NEW DELHI, AUG. 11.Reviving an old practice, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has started a ``Janata Durbar'' to know the problems of the people first hand. PTI ...
Mumbai strike called off
MUMBAI, AUG. 11.The strike called by the civic employees affiliated to the Sharad Rao-led union was called off tonight. ``We decided to call off the strike since we did not wish to inconvenience the citizens. The aim of the strike was not to put ...
JAMMU, AUG. 11. Security forces today recovered 12 kg of improvised explosive device (IED) planted on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway 1 A, the only road link with the Kashmir Valley. It is reported that the IED was planted to target the ...
LPG, kerosene may cost more
NEW DELHI, AUG. 11. The Government proposal to raise the prices of domestic cooking gas and kerosene in phases from October is to cover up for the un-recovered cost on the current selling price. On the table is the raising of LPG prices by Rs. ...
CBI raids houses of bank officials
PUNE, AUG. 11. The Central Bureau of Investigation today raided here the residence of executive director of the Bank of Maharashtra (BoM), Ashok Dugade, and those of other bank officials in Mumbai and Delhi following complaints of ...
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