New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A hardcore nationalist who was known in his youth as 'London Tod Singh' (one who breaks London, the centre of colonial power), Harkishan Singh Surjeet took to politics in Punjab at a young age as a follower of iconic freedom fighter Bhagat Singh.
Friday, August 01, 2008 2:28:23 PM
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Communist leader Harkishen Singh Surjeet died Friday following a prolonged illness. He was 93.
Friday, August 01, 2008 2:27:15 PM
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Mobile phone subscribers who are dissatisfied with the quality of service will soon get a respite - they can not only change the operator but also retain their existing numbers by paying a nominal fee.
Friday, August 01, 2008 2:25:10 PM
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stopped two alleged British pedophiles from leaving India, barely a week after Bombay High Court acquitted them of charges of sexually abusing destitute boys in a Mumbai orphanage run by them.
Friday, August 01, 2008 2:24:47 PM
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Former India Test cricketer Ashok Mankad, 61, had been a feared first-class cricketer, but with a modest Test record. He played only 22 Tests between 1969 and 1978, scoring 991 runs, and a solitary One-Day International.
Friday, August 01, 2008 2:24:25 PM
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Raghav Sharan Pandey took charge as the petroleum secretary Friday, promising he would try balancing the 'health' of both oil companies and consumers during his tenure.
Friday, August 01, 2008 2:23:37 PM
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) About 25 million mobile phone subscribers in Uttar Pradesh have received an SMS from the state's Director General of Police (DGP) Vikram Singh urging them to assist the police in fighting terror, an official said Friday.
Friday, August 01, 2008 1:30:05 PM
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed and three injured early Friday when four coaches of a passenger train caught fire in Andhra Pradesh's Mehboobabad town. The cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained but Railway Minister Lalu Prasad ruled out the possibility of a bomb blast.
Friday, August 01, 2008 1:23:14 PM
Ahmedabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Six-year-old Mohammad Idris and 12-year-old Rohan Vyas succumbed to the injuries they sustained when serial blasts ripped through this industrial hub of Gujarat, raising the toll in the terror attack to 53, doctors said Friday.
Friday, August 01, 2008 1:20:25 PM
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) An overcast sky may spoil the excitement of watching Friday's solar eclipse in the national capital since the weatherman has forecast rain and thundershowers.
Friday, August 01, 2008 1:14:28 PM
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