Everything you need to know about Rajghat Power House: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Rajghat Power House: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Prince William is very excited at the prospect of becoming a father, the chief executive of a charity has revealed.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In a report with recommendations for Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) and the Indian government, Human Rights Watch said the Mozambique government and foreign companies' work in resettling communities displaced by coal mining has "serious shortcomings".
London, May 24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has defended the use of drones as a 'just war' of self-defence against terrorists.
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Russia's Ambassador to India Alexander M Kadakin has said that his country is ready to help India establish 16 nuclear power generating stations.
London, May 23 (ANI): Britain MPs have spent a total of 266,110 pounds on alcohol in the House of Commons providing for an average bar bill of 409 pounds each year for 650 MPs.
San Juan, May 23 (IANS/EFE) Singer Ricky Martin called Wednesday in a letter sent to the Puerto Rican House of Representatives for the legislative body to approve a bill which would prohibit discrimination due to sexual orientation on the island.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets fell Wednesday for the third day in a row amid profit-booking.
Beijing, May 22 (Xinhua-ANI): The United States and Myanmar on Tuesday signed a trade and investment framework agreement, announced the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in a statement.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A bipartisan group of 23 lawmakers have asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to begin tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, the way it does for other communities.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A bipartisan immigration reform bill cleared a key hurdle after its authors negotiated a compromise with a Republican senator to relax some restrictions on high-tech companies on hiring foreign techies, many of whom come from India.
Minsk (Belarus), May 21 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has told Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that India deeply values its relations with the east European country, a statement from her office said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Adhering to requests from new bidders, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Tuesday released a fresh tender notice inviting 'Bids for new Clubs to be a part of the I-League'.
London, May 21 (ANI): Prince William has revealed that he cannot wait to be a father, after he was given another gift, a babygro with the words: "My daddy is a hero", for his unborn child.
Beijing, May 21 (Xinhua-ANI): The United States on Monday denounced Hezbollah for siding with the Syrian government forces in their battle against the rebels in Syria's central city of al-Qussair.
New York, May 20 (ANI): Miley Cyrus and Paris Hilton have for the second time fallen victim to swatting pranks after police rushed to their Hollywood homes on false reports about gun crimes.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid here on Monday, as he sought to strengthen mutual trust and deepen cooperation between the two nations after a recent military standoff in Ladakh threatened to derail ties between the two Asian giants.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): President Barack Obama will be speaking on his administration's evolving counterterrorism policies on Thursday, a White House official has said.
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Supporters of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), protested against inflated electricity and water bills in New Delhi on Sunday and submitted complaint letters to the Congress leaders.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) All issues, including the boundary question, would be on the table when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meet here Sunday evening for talks.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) All issues would be on the table, including the India-China boundary question, when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Sunday evening.
London, May 18 (ANI): Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has revealed that the search engine is in talks to acquire Tumblr for a billion dollars, and enter the premier league of social media.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans and monks offered prayers here today on the occasion of the 'International Tibet Solidarity Day' to express solidarity with the self-immolators, who sacrificed their lives for the cause of Tibet.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A Chinese blogger aged nearly 20 has attracted the regime attention for appealing to President Barack Obama to help save China's environment.
Washington, May 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has called on the congress to work with him on budget request, in a bid to boost security for the American diplomatic posts abroad.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has gave its approval for construction of a 'Rashtriya Smriti', a common memorial site near Ekta Sthal in New Delhi, for performing the last rites of national leaders.
Washington, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote a message on the wall of the boat in which he was captured, claiming responsibility for the April 15 bomb attack, CBS News reported.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A common memorial site for performing the last rites of departed national leaders, including presidents, vice presidents, prime ministers and other leaders is to come up near Ekta Sthal, located near Rajghat, in New Delhi.
London, May 16 (ANI): The White House has released e-mails related to the attack on the US diplomatic mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi on 11 September 2012.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) The White House has released 100 pages of emails and documents in its latest effort to blunt the Republicans' sharp criticism of cover-up in the deadly attack on the US consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi last year.
Washington, May 16 (IANS/EFE) More than 820,000 US federal government employees will have to take several days off without pay due to mandatory federal spending cuts for this fiscal year, media reports said Wednesday.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said that the acting commissioner of Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which is at the centre of a scandal that subjects conservative groups to extra scrutiny, has resigned and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has accepted it.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): P. Diddy's car was allegedly pulled over and searched by armed police officers on Wednesday after someone called 911 and claimed that there was a person with a gun in the car.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will meet his Myanmarese counterpart Thein Sein here May 20 and discuss democracy building in the Southeast Asian nation, the White House said.
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) Energy and infrastructure major GVK Power & Infrastructure (GVKPIL) Wednesday reported a consolidated net loss of Rs.171.01 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, against a net loss of Rs.20.88 crore in the corresponding period a year ago.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Greenpeace activists Wednesday held protest against Delhi's poor performance in meeting its renewable energy targets, and demanded that a policy on renewable energy be framed by the Delhi government.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Paris Hilton has claimed that she is not interested in fame any more and wants to focus on being a 'tough business woman' and establishing her own chain of hotels.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Seeking to obtain a first-hand perspective of the overall energy situation in Germany and the efforts being made for a dramatic shift towards renewable energy, Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia recently led a high-level delegation on a visit to Berlin.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): The participants of 24th Know India Programme (KIP) called on Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi.
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has shifted the commissioning of the first 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) to June 2013.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Twenty-nine diaspora students from seven countries called on Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday, a statement said.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang, will pay a three-day state visit to India beginning on May 19 at the invitation of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) All films should not be measured with the same yardstick, feels director Sangeeth Sivan, and suggests that those who don't have an appetite for over-the-top comedy should avoid "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2" (YPD2).
Toronto, May 14 (IANS) Three Indo-Canadian women have been nominated for this year's YWCA Metro Vancouver's Women of Distinction awards, touted as one of the most prestigious awards for women achievers in Canada.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Reliance Power, a part of the Anil Ambani-led group, Monday reported a 94 percent rise in total income for the fourth quarter of 2012-13 at Rs.1,265 crore ($233 million) and a 15-percent increase in new profit at Rs.266 crore ($49 million).
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) They sit quietly, keeping a careful watch on passengers as the bus travels through the city in the dead of the night, ready to intervene if anything goes wrong. The uniformed men are Delhi government's home guards posted on night buses to ensure the safety of commuters, especially women.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A Muslim group has accused a Christian organization of defamation for publishing a book that accuses the Muslim collective of holding terrorist training in its enclaves.
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American lawmaker, has joined the newly formed American Sikh Congressional Caucus, saying he was solely motivated by concerns about incidents of hate crimes against the community.
After 70,000 Syrians have paid with their lives in the foreign induced conflict in Syria, why has the American perspective changed? Even so, it was nice to see Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov embrace each other in Moscow. Kerry also met President Vladimir Putin who, in Kerry's presence, asked Lavrov to take over the task of navigating the Syrian crisis towards a peaceful resolution.
Lahore, May 10 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League chief Nawaz Sharif, who is described by friends and supporters as "power-obsessed, arrogant, impulsive, unwilling to collaborate", is said to have mellowed down ahead of the polls.
Washington, may 10 (ANI): House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and White House chief of staff Denis McDonough secretly met over a beer last month at a Belgian restaurant.
Toronto, May 10 (IANS) A bill proposed by an Indo-Canadian member of Canada's parliament to make recruitment of youths in criminal gangs a crime has secured the support of the country's justice minister and is set to become a law.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Starting his career with Malayalam cinema and making films like "Vyooham" and "Snehapoorvam Anna", Sangeeth Sivan got attracted to Bollywood because of its wider reach and bigger budgets.
London, May 9 (IANS) House prices in Britain rose by 1.1 percent in April following two consecutive increases in the previous two months, according to the Halifax House Price Index report.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): A new English-language magazine published online apparently by Islamist militants, has represented US President Barack Obama with a bull's-eye on his head.
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Ahead of a senate panel hearing on a comprehensive immigration bill, President Barack Obama and his senior staff met with top Asian-American leaders for what participants called a "meaningful" discussion on immigration, health care and civil rights.
Chennai, May 8 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) is likely to install a new transformer for its second unit at Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) that was shut down last month, an official said.
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) The first unit of the 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), set up by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL), is almost ready for beginning the fission process, said a top official of the country's atomic regulator.
London, May 7 (ANI): A petition created on the official website of White House has demanded the American administration under President Barack Obama to consider merging America and Australia to form a super nation called 'Ameristralia'.
Patna, May 7 (IANS) Power-starved Bihar plans to buy 1,000 MW in the open market from 2015 to meet the shortfall in its power requirements and keep the chief minister's promise of power for all before 2015 assembly polls, officials here said Tuesday.
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) India's nuclear establishment is answerable to the common people of the country, said activists who took the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) issue to the apex court.
Minsk, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia does not have conclusive evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria, Russian Security Council head Nikolai Patrushev said.
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) A day after the state legislative assembly election, the Karnataka Regulatory Electricity Commission (KERC) Monday recommended an increase of 20-25 paise per unit of power for domestic and commercial users.
Guangzhou, May 6 (Xinhua-ANI): Eight people were killed and three more were injured as a fire engulfed a three-story residential building in south China's Guangdong Province Monday, fire fighters said.
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) With the apex court giving its nod Monday for the first 1,000 MW unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), it is now for the regulatory board to give its sanction to operationalise it, an official said.
The Supreme Court of India Monday gives its nod for commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, rejecting the plea of anti-nuclear activists, who filled a bunch of petition seeking to put a stay on the operation of the plant and its scrapping arguing radiation hazards to the villagers..................
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea seeking a stay on the commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today pronounce its verdict on a plea seeking a stay on the commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant and its scrapping.
London, May 6 (IANS) Nigel Evans, deputy speaker of the House of Commons, has denied as "completely false" allegations against him, after he was arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault, BBC reported.
Washington, May 4 (IANS) US unemployment rate edged down to 7.5 percent in April from 7.6 percent in March, its lowest level since December 2008, the Labor Department reported.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The government on Friday ruled out the sine die adjournment of Parliament before the scheduled end of the Budget Session, and expressed its determination to go ahead with key bills, including the Food Security Bill and the Land Acquisition Bill.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Amanda Seyfreid hopes to become a movie producer.
Peshawar, May 3 (ANI): The border crossing with Afghanistan in Khyber tribal region will stay closed for three days before the May 11 general elections, an official communique has said.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Friday, while the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2.30 p.m., as the opposition continued to demand answers from the government over the coal blocks allotment and 1984 anti-Sikh riots issues.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Opposition members on Friday forced an adjournment of Parliament by demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in connection with the alleged scam in the allocation of coal blocks.
Washington, May 3 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has welcomed President Barack Obama's nomination of a "friend of India", Michael Froman, to the position of US Trade Representative (USTR).
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Food and Public Distribution System Minister Professor K V Thomas moved the National Food Security Bill 2011 in the Lok Sabha today amidst noisy scenes.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 p.m. on Thursday, as the opposition, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), trooped into the Well of the Lower House, denounced Pakistan over the death of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital.
Beijing, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): Myanmar President U Thein Sein has resigned as chairman of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (UNDP) and his party post was replaced by its vice chairman U Shwe Mann, according to the party's Union Daily Thursday.
Washington, May. 2 (ANI): Democrats have a slight edge over Republicans in the 2014 congressional elections, a new poll has found.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Union Communications and Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said that Indian children need to be computer literate to utilise opportunities thrown up by technology.
Washington, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday to make a new push to close the American military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as the US military sent extra medical personnel there to deal with prisoners on a hunger strike.
Beirut, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Militants in Syria have used chemical weapons against civilians with the aim of discrediting forces loyal to President Bashar Assad, Syrian state-run TV said Tuesday.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday warned against rushing to judgment on the use of chemical weapons in Syria, saying he needs "hard, effective evidence" before taking further moves.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday defended the performance of law enforcement authorities including the FBI and praised the Russian side's cooperation following the Boston bombings, reported Xinhua.
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): President Obama managed to crack up the crowd more than host Conan O'Brien at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.
New York, Apr. 30 (ANI): Barbara Walters has followed in the footsteps of fellow TV journalist Tom Brokaw, and has criticised the annual star-filled White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Washington, Apr. 30 (ANI): White House press secretary Jay Carney has declined to comment on a report that the CIA has regularly delivered bags of cash for more than a decade to Afghan President Hamid Karzai's office in an attempt to buy influence.
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday discussed the protracted conflict in Syria and agreed to have a summit in Russia in September.
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) NSL Renewable Power Private Limited (NRPPL), part of the Hyderabad-based NSL Group, Monday announced that has raised equity investment of $60 million to fuel its growth in wind and hydro power sectors.
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): The father of Boston bombing suspects has canceled plans to visit the US.
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): President Obama took humour-laced shots at those things in Washington that rub him the wrong way - Republicans in Congress, the media, his critics - at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on Saturday night.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Chrissy Teigen survived a slight fashion emergency, moments before heading to the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, D.C.
Washington, Apr. 29 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has slammed White House Correspondents' Association Dinner via Twitter, calling it a 'nerdprom'.
Washington, Apr. 29 (ANI): The Boston Marathon bombing suspects were trained in carrying out the attacks, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee has said.
Los Angeles, April 29 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohal is apparently upset with journalist Tom Brokaw for saying that she ruined last year's White House Correspondent's dinner.
Dubai, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces have opposed Russian experts investigating a possible use of chemical weapons in the country.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): The mother of Boston Marathon bombing suspects is a 'person of interest' to federal authorities who are investigating if she had radicalized one or both of her sons, US lawmakers have said.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): The White House has said more evidence was needed to confirm the Syrian government used chemical weapons against its people.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): Proceedings in both the Houses of Parliament were stalled for the fourth day on Friday over the coal block allocation row.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) International electronic music artist and disc jockey (DJ) Zedd is set for his first India tour, during which he will regale audiences in Delhi and Mumbai.