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Manna Dey passes away at 94

Manna Dey passes away at 94

Dadasaheb Phalke Awardee
Banglore: The legendary singer and Dada Saheb Palke awrdee Manna Dey died in Narayana Hospital in Bangalore hospital around 4 am on Thursday morning. He was 94. He died with a complaint of cardic arrested, said his his daughter Sumita.
Dey’s body has been taken to cultural centre Ravindra Kalakshetra for friends and fans [...]

Kudankulam plant to resume power generation after preparatory work

Kudankulam plant to resume power generation after preparatory work

Chennai: Power generation in the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which was shut down after running for a couple of hours on Tuesday, would resume soon after completion of preparatory work and certain mandatory procedures, a senior official at the plant said today.
“Preparatory works are now on. We are following procedures. The reactor [...]

Manmohan Singh’s 7 principles for better ties with China

Manmohan Singh’s 7 principles for better ties with China

Beijing: Outlining seven principles of engagement for closer cooperation between India and China, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the two countries should show sensitivity to each other’s interests and sovereignty and move quickly to resolve the boundary issue.
Addressing future leaders at the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Party School, Dr Singh said old theories of [...]

Arvind Kejriwal formally invites Sheila Dikshit for public debate

Arvind Kejriwal formally invites Sheila Dikshit for public debate

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal has sent a formal invitation to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit inviting her for an open public debate.
Kejriwal’s official invitation to the Delhi CM came days after she told a TV news channel that she was ready for a debate with the AAP leader if he formally [...]

Dear Jairam ji: Narendra Modi’s letter of invitation to his detractor

Dear Jairam ji: Narendra Modi’s letter of invitation to his detractor

New Delhi: Narendra Modi has sent a special invitation to one of his most ardent critics, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh.
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s candidate for prime minister has asked Mr Ramesh, who heads the Rural Development Ministry, to attend the ‘bhoomipujan’ or the traditional groundbreaking ceremony for the proposed giant statue of freedom [...]

History created at 2.45 am today

History created at 2.45 am today

Power from Kudankulam Nuclear Plant reaches Southern Grid
Chennai: Even as India and Russia stumbled on clinching an agreement on purchasing two more reactors for Kudankulam, there were celebrations at the Tamil Nadu-based plant as the 1000 MW nuclear reactor was, for the first time, connected to the southern grid.
According to the Nuclear Power Corporation [...]

Lalu Prasad loses LS membership

Lalu Prasad loses LS membership

New Delhi: For two decades, Lalu Prasad was a giant on India’s political stage. He ran a state of over 100 million people, took charge of the country’s massive rail network and used his party as a crucial prop for the shaky UPA government at the Centre.
Today, the political heavyweight from Bihar lost his [...]

Baba Ramdev in fresh trouble as brother accused of kidnapping, assault

Baba Ramdev in fresh trouble as brother accused of kidnapping, assault

Haridwar: Noted yoga guru Baba Ramdev has landed in fresh trouble as his brother Rambharat and one of his close aides Naresk Malik of have been accused of kidnapping and assault.
Reports on Tuesday said that Ramdev’s Patanjali Yog Peeth witnessed a huge drama when hundreds of BJP workers protested outside the Kankhal Police Station protesting [...]

British woman alleges she was molested outside a mall in Mumbai

British woman alleges she was molested outside a mall in Mumbai

Mumbai: A British national has filed a complaint with the Mumbai police that she was molested by a man outside a mall. The incident happened on Monday evening.
In her complaint, the 27-year-old has said that when she got off an auto rickshaw at the Mega Mall in Lokhandwala, a man suddenly appeared and touched her [...]

Am being punished for taking on Robert Vadra, writes IAS officer Ashok Khemka

Am being punished for taking on Robert Vadra, writes IAS officer Ashok Khemka

Chandigarh: Senior bureaucrat Ashok Khemka has written to the Haryana government alleging that he is being hounded for challenging the land deals struck in the state by Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Sonia Gandhi, the country’s most powerful politician.
“I am a batsman in a match where the umpire is totally biased,” Mr Khemka [...]

Pak says India’s statement on Kashmir ‘unfortunate’

Pak says India’s statement on Kashmir ‘unfortunate’

Islamabad: Pakistan expressed disappointment over Indian leadership referring Jammu and Kashmir as an integral part of the country as “unfortunate” and said the Kashmir dispute remained a “core issue” with India.
Pakistan’s Foreign Office, in a statement, criticised External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid’s remarks on the status of Jammu and Kashmir.
The statement said the “Kashmir dispute [...]

Ceasefire violations: Sushilkumar Shinde in J&K to review border security

Ceasefire violations: Sushilkumar Shinde in J&K to review border security

Srinagar: In view of repeated ceasefire violations from across the border along the Line of Control (LoC), Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde reached Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday to assess the security situation along the International Border
The Home Minister reached Jammu and Kashmir at around 9:30 AM.
“We have sufficient information that there has been an [...]

PM likely to withdraw ordinance on convicted netas on Oct 2

PM likely to withdraw ordinance on convicted netas on Oct 2

New Delhi: After Rahul Gandhi called it “complete nonsense”, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to withdraw the controversial ordinance on convicted politicians in a cabinet meeting tomorrow, sources have said.
Dr Singh, who returns from the United States this evening, is expected to meet President Pranab Mukherjee tomorrow morning. The Cabinet is scheduled to meet [...]

Muzaffarnagar’s new horror: 5 women raped by rioters

Muzaffarnagar’s new horror: 5 women raped by rioters

Muzaffarnagar: Weeks after the riots in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh in which nearly 50 people were killed and some 45,000 displaced, a new horror has emerged with five women filing rape complaints.
The women from the Fugana and Shamli villages in the district, have alleged that they were gang-raped by rioters during the communal clashes three [...]

6 SIMI operatives escape from MP jail

6 SIMI operatives escape from MP jail

Khandwa: In a major embarrassment to the Madhya Pradesh police, seven prisoners facing serious charges escaped from a jail in the Khandwa district early Tuesday morning after stabbing two policemen. One of the prisoners has been caught.
Six of the men belong to the Students Islamic Movement of India or SIMI, which was banned in 2001 [...]

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