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Governors cannot be removed arbitrarily: Supreme Court
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) In an indictment of the Congress-led ruling combine's first term, the Supreme Court Friday said state governors cannot be removed on the grounds of 'lack of confidence' or 'conflict of political and ideological opinions' with the party in power in New Delhi.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:25:28 PM

Parliament session ends with little business conducted
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) When the Lok Sabha was discussing the prevention of torture bill Thursday (May 6) evening, the penultimate day of the budget session, not more than 25 members were present in a house of 543 - a telling testimony of how productive the 2010 budget session was.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:13:52 PM

Tamil Nadu will not have power cuts by 2011-12: Minister
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Friday said the state will not have any power cuts by the year 2011-12 as some of the power projects will go on stream.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:06:32 PM

Speaker to visit Swaziland
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is going to Swaziland to attend the executive committee meetings of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) from May 8 to 13, officials said Friday.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:06:16 PM

Ukraine sets up office to attract Indian students
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Ukraine has set up an office in New Delhi to assist Indian students in taking admission in its educational institutions.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:06:11 PM

15 bills passed by parliament in budget session
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The financial agenda of the government dominated the budget session of parliament which concluded Friday with 15 bills passed by both houses including a legislation to set up green courts in the country.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:06:01 PM

Government clears first phase of Maheshwar project
Bhopal, May 7 (IANS) The central government Friday gave clearance for the first phase of Madhya Pradesh's Maheshwar hydro electric project that is coming up on the Narmada river, an official said.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:01:36 PM

Caste-based census, n-liability bill generate heat on budget session's last day (Parliament Roundup) Comment1
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Caste-based census and the nuclear liability bill generated much heat Friday on the concluding day of parliament's budget session and it was left to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to cool tempers by saying the government would soon take a call on the headcount.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:01:30 PM

Apollo, Cisco tie up for cost-effective telemedicine
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Leading private healthcare provider Apollo Hospitals has allied with networking company Cisco to provide cost-effective telemedicine solutions to patients in remote areas.

Friday, May 07, 2010 7:01:00 PM

Cancer cases on rise in Kerala region
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government has asked Kerala to strengthen its medical facilities to treat cancer cases after a rise in such cases was detected in the state, the Lok Sabha was informed Friday.

Friday, May 07, 2010 6:51:04 PM

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