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300 killed in Maharashtra temple stampede
WAI (SATARA DT.) JAN. 25. An auspicious day turned into a nightmare today as about 300 people, mostly women and children, were killed in a stampede on the narrow road leading to the Kalubai temple in Mandradevi, 18 km from Wai in Maharashtra's ...
Create jobs for 76 million: Kalam
NEW DELHI, JAN. 25. Unveiling an "Action Plan for Employment Generation," the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, has called for finding "gainful employment for around 76 million people" over the next five years so that India could become "a developed ...
Padma Vibhushan for J.N. Dixit, R.K. Laxman
NEW DELHI, JAN. 25. Gladys Staines, widow of the slain Australian missionary, Graham Staines, the former National Security Adviser, J.N. Dixit (posthumous), Wipro chairman Azim Premji, cartoonist R.K. Laxman, Bollywood hero Shahrukh Khan, ...
Paritala murder case for CBI
HYDERABAD, JAN. 25. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, today announced the Cabinet decision to hand over the case relating to the murder of the Telugu Desam MLA, Paritala Ravi, at Anantapur town to the Central Bureau of ...
MELBOURNE, JAN. 25. It is never too late to learn. And Andre Agassi, almost 35, was taught a quick yet unforgettable lesson in the difference between the temporal and the eternal at Melbourne Park on Tuesday night. In his long and rewarding ...
M.K. Narayanan made NSA
NEW DELHI, JAN. 25.M.K. Narayanan was formally designated as the National Security Adviser, the Prime Minister's Office announced today. Mr. Narayanan had been holding charge of the job since the death of J.N. Dixit on January 3. The Government ...
New RAW chief
NEW DELHI, JAN. 25.P.K. Hormese Tharakan, a senior IPS officer of the Kerala cadre (1968 batch) was today appointed chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). Mr. Tharakan, now Director-General of Police, Kerala, will replace C.D. Sahay, who ...
Gates' gesture to fight children's diseases
LONDON, JAN. 25. Bill Gates, Chairman of Microsoft, has given $750 millions, his biggest ever donation, to an alliance dedicated to ending deaths from vaccine-preventable diseases among the poorest children in the world. The gift, which is ...
PATNA, JAN. 25. Yet another schoolboy, Ravi Kant, a standard IX student, was kidnapped in Biharsharif, district headquarters of Nalanda district even as the student community maintained their pressure for the release of Kislay, who was abducted ...
'Shwaas' out of race
MUMBAI, JAN. 25.The Indian entry for the Oscars, Sandeep Sawant's Marathi film `Shwaas', today failed to get nominated for the prestigious award. Mr. Sawant reacted saying, ``After all, it is a competition and once you participate in it you must ...
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