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Fuel loading begins for new 540 MWe Tarapur reactor
CHENNAI, JAN. 23. The loading of natural uranium fuel bundles in the first 540 MWe nuclear power reactor at Tarapur, about 110 km from Mumbai, has begun. Tarapur-4, the largest indigenously designed and built reactor in India, will be ...
Army jawans push seven out of train, five die
SHIKOHABAD (U.P.), JAN. 23.Five persons, including a woman, were crushed to death and two others seriously injured when they were pushed out of a compartment of the Farakka Express and run over by a speeding train that was passing by. Three ...
India, China to hold `strategic dialogue' today
NEW DELHI, JAN. 23. India and China will hold their first ever "strategic dialogue" at the official level on Monday, with the Foreign Secretary, Shyam Saran, heading the Indian delegation, and the Chinese Vice-Foreign Minister, Wu Dawei, leading ...
Polling to be videographed
NEW DELHI, JAN. 23.The Election Commission has directed the Chief Electoral Officers of Haryana, Bihar and Jharkhand to videograph the proceedings inside polling stations without violating the secrecy of the vote. The measure was to be ...
Agassi proves age is a mere number
MELBOURNE, JAN. 23. As he trudged back, pigeon toed, to his chair after the first set which was sealed by his young Swedish opponent with a 217mph second serve ace that might have attracted a stiff penalty under the noise pollution act ...
6 extremists killed in clash
LATEHAR (JHARKHAND), JAN. 23.Six extremists were killed today in clashes between armed activists of two banned underground naxal groups at Khaida village in Latehar district of Jharkhand, police said. Activists of the CPI (Maoist) and Sangharsh ...
Five-year-old sacrificed in Jharkhand
JAMSHEDPUR, JAN. 23. A five-year-old boy was killed in Haldipokhar, under the Potka police station, in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district today to propitiate the Goddess Kali, police said here. Tara Sardar lured Anthony, the son of his ...
Blast near LoC
JAMMU, JAN. 23.An explosion took place near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, official sources said today. Troops recovered 19 Pakistani mines, besides a large quantity of explosive material. PTI ...
Anil Ambani sends 500-page note to RIL Board
NEW DELHI, JAN. 23. Keeping up the pressure on Mukesh Ambani, his younger brother, Anil, has sent a 500-page note concerning corporate governance in the Reliance empire. The bulky note sent to the Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of ...
Ukraine's place is in Europe: Yushchenko
MOSCOW, JAN. 23.Viktor Yushchenko, who was sworn in as Ukraine's third President today, has reiterated his pro-Western policy. The 50-year-old former Prime Minister and central banker read the oath of office with his right hand placed on the ...
Shia sect forms personal law board
LUCKNOW, JAN. 23. With the Bareilvi sect having constituted its own personal law board, the Shia sect today announced the formation of a similar body. Mirza Mohammad Athar, who was elected unopposed chairman of new board, charged the All India ...
Pakistan arrests 29 Indians along Iranian border
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 23.Pakistan said it arrested 29 Indian nationals on the Iranian border as they were reportedly attempting to cross into Europe via the land route. According to reports from Quetta, capital of Balochistan, the Indians were caught ...
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