Shimla, Oct 2 (IANS) The central government has approved a road project costing Rs.5.49 billion for the four-laning of the Parwanoo-Solan National Highway 22 in Himachal Pradesh, state Public Works Minister Gulab Singh said Friday.
Friday, October 02, 2009 3:57:05 PM
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The defence ministry asked the Kerala government for Rs.45 lakh for a military aircraft to transport the bodies of the people who had died in the Thekkady boat capsize, a senior Kerala minister said Friday.
Friday, October 02, 2009 3:51:43 PM
Agartala, Oct 2 (IANS) Militants from the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) are demanding a ransom of Rs.56,000 for three tribals they had abducted two days ago, police said here Friday.
Friday, October 02, 2009 3:02:26 PM
Lucknow, Oct 2 (IANS) A dip in the sacred river during the Maha Kumbh Mela is said to wash away all sins. A senior Muslim cleric who will perform the Hindu rite hopes it will also wash away differences between the two religions.
Friday, October 02, 2009 3:02:11 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Friday criticised the central government for not providing a military aircraft to transport the bodies of the victims of the Thekkady boat tragedy.
Friday, October 02, 2009 2:55:33 PM
Bangalore, Oct 2 (IANS) Helicopters and boats were deployed Friday to rescue hundreds of people marooned in north Karnataka battered by heavy rain since Wednesday. The number of people who have died in the torrential rain has risen to 71.
Friday, October 02, 2009 2:37:21 PM
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) There will be no increase in the salary of the protesting Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) professors but many aspects of their row with the government was resolved after Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday promised 'flexibility' in promotions and fresh appointments.
Friday, October 02, 2009 2:25:53 PM
Hyderabad, Oct 2 (IANS) It is not just the common man who is trapped in the flood waters in Andhra Pradesh but MPs, state legislators and other public representatives too are hit by the natural calamity.
Friday, October 02, 2009 2:10:39 PM
Hyderabad, Oct 2 (IANS) The unprecedented inflows into Srisailam dam across Krishna river in Kurnool district have triggered flash floods in Andhra Pradesh, state Minister for Revenue and Relief Dharmana Prasada Rao said Friday.
Friday, October 02, 2009 2:10:15 PM
Chandigarh, Oct 2 (IANS) Chandigarh may claim to be the cleanest city in India but an ambitious multi-million rupee plan of local authorities to make it still cleaner with imported Italian sweeping machines has backfired.
Friday, October 02, 2009 2:04:03 PM
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