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Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) A special court Monday issued summons to Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P. Sabitha Indra Reddy in a disproportionate assets case involving YSR Congress party leader Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is elated with the fact that the music of his debut Hollywood project "The Great Gatsby" has topped the music charts.
Shimla, May 8 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday issued show cause notice to four cement makers for delaying commissioning of five plants but gave permission to Reliance to set up a new unit, an official said here.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A New Jersey greeting card maker has been slammed by a civil rights group in America for showing a Muslim doll on a birthday card with several incendiary phrases.
Panaji, May 4 (IANS) A trust headed by a Goa cabinet minister has been issued a notice by the state Human Right's Commission for funding a poetry book, in which a poem has been called derogatory to Goa's tribal community.
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The US Air Force announced its X-51A Waverider aircraft has achieved the longest hypersonic flight in history, flying for three and a half minutes on scramjet power at more than five times the speed of sound.
Beijing, May 4 (Xinhua-ANI): The U.S. Air Force announced Friday its X-51A Waverider aircraft has achieved the longest hypersonic flight in history, flying for three and a half minutes on scramjet power at more than five times the speed of sound.
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) Three people died and eight others were injured in a blast in a firecracker unit near Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu Sunday morning, police said.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The poorest of poor were not able to exercise their rights fully under the job guarantee act and several irregularities have been noticed in works and procedures under the government's ambitious scheme, a CAG report tabled in parliament Tuesday said.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The poorest of poor are not able to exercise their rights under the job guarantee act and irregularities have been noticed in works under the government's ambitious scheme, a CAG report tabled in parliament Tuesday said.
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese shares saw slight losses Monday, as Saturday's quake in southwest China's Sichuan province weighed on the markets.
Shillong, April 18 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Thursday promised to take action against cement companies violating forest conservations laws.
Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Tuesday demanded that president's rule be imposed in the state.
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh Monday cautioned BSP leader Mayawati and told her to control her diatribe against SP workers.
Abu Dhabi, April 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Red Crescent Authority (RCA) will provide emergency humanitarian aid worth more than 2.8 million dirhams (over $76,000) to help Palestinian refugees in Syria.
La Paz (Bolivia), April 11 (IANS) Bolivian President Evo Morales has issued a decree declaring the upcoming 2014 Dakar Rally, whose competitors will race through parts of the country, a "national priority".
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has sanctioned Rs.1,700 crore for laying new roads and for the maintenance and repair of existing roads in the current financial year, said an official Friday.
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) Cement companies operating their plants in Himachal Pradesh have been asked to lower their retail rates, state Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said Thursday.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Tuesday came down heavy on the Delhi transport department for financial impropriety and failing to implement schemes properly.
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) The BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit Monday jumped into the verbal duel between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, demanding a probe into the "serious" allegations against the minister.
Jakarta, March 25 (IANS) India hopes the Indonesian government will undertake policy reforms that will enable Indian companies to invest in the South-East Asian nation's pharmaceutical sector.
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Thursday said the government would try to convince the cement companies to reduce cement prices in retail.
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh may extend the deadline for companies to start cement mega-plants in the state as they have failed to finish the job within the fixed time-frame, Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said here Thursday.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) It is important for Indian film studios to improve their infrastructure -- a process that has already begun -- to rub shoulders with global technology providers and talent, a panel of experts said at a convention here Wednesday.
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A liquid-hydrogen-powered unmanned spy plane from Boeing's Phantom Works, which could fly for four days without refueling, completed a successful test flight earlier this week, climbing a mile and a half into the sky.
Sydney, Feb 27 (ANI): Australian media along with former players like Shane Warne have jeered at India's spin-friendly pitches following their ignominious eight-wicket defeat in the first Test in Chennai.
Sydney, Feb. 22 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI resigned after an internal investigation informed him about rampant corruption and gay sex in the Vatican.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Two people, including a 10-year-old girl, were killed and many injured when a two-storey building collapsed here Wednesday evening, police said.
La Paz, Feb 19 (IANS/EFE) The Bolivian government Monday nationalized the Spanish-owned firm that runs the Andean nation's three largest airports, accusing the company of not investing enough in improvements.
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) What sedans did Chairman Mao Zedong choose for parade and daily use? Some of them can be found in a private classic car museum in the Chinese capital.
London, Feb 16 (ANI): The Vatican authorities have appointing as the new head of its bank a German Catholic who is chairman of a company that used to make warships for Adolf Hitler.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday called for the adoption of GRIHA, a national rating system for green buildings to boost public and private sector construction of environment friendly buildings.
London, Feb 13 (ANI): An 'idiot's' style-guide to how to be an MP was the most borrowed book from the House of Commons library last year, it has been revealed.
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Advocating more jobs for women, US ambassador Nancy Powell said Thursday that companies gain by recruiting the most talented employees irrespective of gender.
Chennai, Feb.7 (ANI): "Companies gain by recruiting the most talented employees, irrespective of gender," said U.S. Ambassador to India Nancy Powell in her keynote address at the 'Best Practices for Gender Diversity' conference here on Thursday.
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Air Works India Engineering Pvt. Ltd. will now offer comprehensive interior designing, restoration and refurbishment for corporate aircraft, including rotary and fixed wings, a company official said here Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) JK Lakshmi Cement Wednesday reported a 13 percent increase in turnover for October-December 2012 quarter at Rs.552.73 crore.
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Vicat Group, an international cement manufacturer, will build a second unit at its greenfield cement plant in Gulbarga district of Karnataka with an investment of Rs.1,300 crore.
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H. R. Bhardwaj Friday accepted the resignation of Public Works Minister C.M. Udasi and Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje from the Jagadish Shettar cabinet, an official statement said.
Geneva, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) An exhibition at Switzerland's Fondation de l'Hermitage in Lausanne showcases 150 works of art from the 15th century to the present day, analyzing the use of windows to frame landscapes in paintings, transforming a frame and marking the interior and exterior boundaries.
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Karnataka assembly Speaker K.G. Bopaiah Wednesday landed himself and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in a major controversy as he was not present in his office to receive the resignation letters of 13 BJP rebel legislators.
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) The BJP government in Karnataka Wednesday faced a serious threat of survival as two ministers quit the cabinet and 13 party legislators, including the two ministers, announced they will resign from the assembly too.
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Public Works Minister C.M. Udasi and Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje, loyalists of former BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa, Wednesday quit Karnataka cabinet as part of rebels' plan to prevent Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar from presenting budget Feb 8.
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) Star hotels and resorts in Goa could soon have pigs, cows and poultry to gobble up their garbage generated in-house.
Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav has yet again courted controversy by saying that the state's Samajwadi Party (SP) government is considering giving government jobs to loyal party workers.
Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav has yet again courted controversy by saying that the state's Samajwadi Party government is considering giving jobs to loyal party workers.
Dubai, Jan 1 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Shopping Festival will present awards to journalists who cover the 32-day event that will begin Jan 3.
Shillong, Dec 27 (IANS) Nine cement plants in Meghalaya are being run on forest land, report by a team appointed on Supreme Court's directions said here Thursday.
Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group who steps down Friday, also had the uncanny ability to know when to enter a new business and, more importantly, exiting an existing one. List of such deals:
Tehran, Dec 27 (IANS) Iran said it has neutralized a cyber attack generated in America's Dallas city against the servers of the Iranian ministry of culture, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The recovering art market following the meltdown of the last few years brought along with it a degree of caution, heightened awareness about quality, more bargaining to get value for money and bigger canvases and ambition in the world of Indian contemporary and modern art in 2012.
Sydney, Dec 25 (ANI): Revolutionary Russian leader Vladimir Lenin's mausoleum will undergo major repair work after its foundation suffered water damage.
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) City-based Ajaya Bagaria's team took the pole position again after round nine for Ruia Gold Cup in the 54th Winter National Bridge Championship here Monday.
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed and two were injured Wednesday when unidentified militants fired at an army vehicle in the country's northwest tribal region, media reports said.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) From polishing marble walls and floors to putting up new banners and upholstery, the iconic Durbar Hall at Rashtrapti Bhavan is being refurbished for more functions and to attract the general public.
Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) Big ticket investments for which the Karnataka government signed agreements with various stakeholders during the Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2012) in June in this tech hub are yet to take-off, according to a progress report released Monday.
London, December 2 (ANI): Scientists have turned fantasy into reality by developing a missile that targets buildings with microwaves that disable computers but don't harm people.
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) With an attractive new Creative Sector Tax Relief (CSTR) coming into effect 2013 in Britain, London has thrown open its doors for Bollywood and the Indian television industry to plan their future ventures in that city, a top visiting dignitary said here Thursday.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday ordered the authorities to ensure proper functioning of street lights in the national capital.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Two cement units of the B.K. Birla Group of Companies were Wednesday awarded for adopting innovative safety measures which have helped in curbing injuries and casualties.
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) Airbus has signed a deal with Chinese biofuel producer ENN to jointly explore an alternative fuel for the aviation industry.
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) Of the 30 mega food parks approved by the central government, seven are at advanced stages of completion, a government official said Friday.
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) These Indian and African entrepreneurs are young and dared to be different - to change the lives of those around them.
Washington, Nov. 4 (ANI): Despite poverty, gun and drug crime, the predominantly African-American district of Ward 8 is sticking with President Barack Obama as the man who can turn the economy around.
Washington, Nov. 3 (ANI): An American man has been slapped with a 1.5 million dollars fine for pirating 10 gay porn movies via BitTorrent.
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Rakesh Mishra is the new director general of the Central Public Works Department of the urban development ministry, an official statement said Thursday.
Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) The photograph of a shopkeeper battling a massive market fire in Mumbai has been given the 'Picture of the Year' award by Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. India Today photojournalist Mandar Deodhar had taken the picture in 2011.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Eight core industries logged a 5.1 percent growth in September, led by double-digit growth in coal and petroleum refinery products, government data showed Wednesday.
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): The Dead Sea is shrinking at a record rate, prompting calls for Israel and Jordan to stop fertilizer makers from siphoning water whose restorative powers have attracted visitors since ancient times.
New Delhi, Octo Oct 26 (IANS) India Friday signed an MoU with Spain to promote cooperation in the areas of high speed railways, upgrading speed of passenger trains, improving safety of train operations and modernisation of the network, said officials.
Manama, Oct 18 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain discussed ways to strengthen relations between the two countries.
Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS) Bangladesh has been named the fifth in the list of 173 countries that are most prone to natural disasters, according to a report.
Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will file a contempt petition in the Supreme Court against the Karnataka government for stopping the supply of Cauvery river waters in violation of court orders, it was announced Tuesday.
London, Oct. 9 (ANI): Weapons and ammunitions that were actually intended for the Saudi military have allegedly been diverted to Syrian rebels, a new investigative report has revealed.
Madrid, Oct 3 (IANS/EFE) Picasso, Miro, Antonio Berni, Fernand Leger and Charlotte Perriand were some of the artists whose work Spain's Queen Sofia showed interest in during the inauguration of the "Encuentros con los 1930s" exhibit at the Madrid museum.
Shimla, Oct 1 (IANS) Roads and bridges in Himachal Pradesh have during the monsoon season suffered damages to the tune of Rs.350 crore, a minister said here Monday.
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Three men were killed as an illegal firecracker unit caught fire near Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu Friday, police said.
Nagpur, Sep 17 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, a part of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Monday entered the cement market, launching its "Reliance Cement" brand through subsidiary Reliance Cement Company.
London, September 16 (ANI): A ceramic from the Ming period, which was being used as a doorstop by a family in New York, was sold off at an auctioned for 1.3 million dollars.
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) In yet another embarrassment for Maharashtra's Democratic Front government, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has sought permission to probe allegations of corruption against Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal in the Maharashtra Sadan case.
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) The involvement of people - the fourth P in the public-private-partnership model - is important in developing infrastructure, union minister Kumari Selja said at the Emerging Kerala-2012-Global Connect programme here Thursday.
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Noting that a large number of filmmakers are choosing the capital to shoot their movies, the Delhi government Wednesday gave the green signal for simplifying the norms required to shoot in the city.
London, Sep 1 (ANI): The British House of Commons' Works of Art Committee is reportedly planning for a portrait bust of former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair, which would placed in the UK Parliament Members' Lobby representing the Prime Ministers of the 20th century.
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Ten weeks after a major fire gutted the Maharashtra state headquarters, the government plans to fully repair and renovate the iconic building here, including making it centrally air-conditioned, an official said Thursday.
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A day after reshuffling portfolios of her ministers, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the step was taken to ease the pressure of some overburdened ministers and "infuse a little enthusiasm" in their work.
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Dubai will soon have a "green laboratory" that will run on solar power as part of the UAE government's vision to introduce the sustainability factor in projects and to reduce energy consumption.
ICWA ICAI Inter/Final Result June 2012 has been declared. The students can check results on the ICWAI website http://examicai.in/
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A slight fallback in the Chinese art market has given Indian art the chance to grab a larger price share, says Christie's top officials visiting India. The British auction house is also promoting contemporary Indian artists.
Karachi, Aug 17 (ANI): Pakistan's second fast attack craft (missile), PNS Dehshat, was launched at the Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KSEW).
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The fire that broke out at the union home ministry in June was caused by a burning bidi or cigarette stub thrown on waste paper basket, says the electrical division of Central Public Works Department (CPWD) in a reply to an RTI application.
Gaza, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) A UAE charity has provided Iftar meals to 28,000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Parliament will not shift from the iconic, British built building but steps will be taken to declutter and strengthen the heritage structure, sources said Friday.
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Top mining companies in Goa have been issued show cause notice by the state government for dumping mining rejects and polluting water bodies.
New Delhi, August 2 (IANS) The Delhi government will write to the Central Public Works Department seeking strict action against three PWD engineers for dereliction of duty as the gaps in a bridge in east Delhi were not repaired, an official said Thursday.
London, July 31 (ANI): American author and journalist Jonah Lehrer, who wrote for the New Yorker, has resigned after he admitted that he had fabricated quotes of music legend Bob Dylan in his nonfiction book "Imagine: How Creativity Works."
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Monday found 11 cement manufacturers and the Cement Manufacturers Association contravening the provisions of the Competition Act through monopolistic trade practices and imposed a penalty of Rs.397.51 crore on Shree Cement Ltd.
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Cement firm ACC said Thursday its net profit grew by 24.16 percent to Rs.417.93 crore in the quarter ended June 30 as compared to Rs.336.59 crore during the corresponding period of last year.
Tokyo, July 24 (Xinhua-ANI): Toyota Motor Corp. announced Tuesday that its global cumulative vehicle output since its original company, Toyoda Automatic Loom Works Ltd, began production in August 1935 hit 200 million units in June.
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme court Monday directed the Kerala government to permit Tamil Nadu to undertake maintenance and cleaning work at the Mullaperiyar dam.
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Goa's Water Resources Department (WRD) is advocating an innovative use of low-grade ore, cast away as mining rejects, to buffer up slopes surrounding water bodies instead of using clay or concrete.