New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Hundreds of thalassemic children get infected with HIV-AIDS every year during crucial blood transfusions as most blood banks, including the Indian Red Cross, are not equipped with an advanced blood testing facility that can detect the virus accurately and in a short time, say experts.
Friday, January 07, 2011 12:08:34 PM
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Corporate giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has been allotted a hydropower project that was earlier granted to Moserbaer Projects Ltd in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, an official said here Friday.
Friday, January 07, 2011 12:07:31 PM
Ghaziabad, Jan 7 (IANS) A special CBI court here adjourned hearing in the Aarushi murder case till Jan 21 and asked the probe agency to provide all documents, including its closure report, to the victim's parents even as the CBI said her father Rajesh Talwar had no 'locus standi' to argue.
Friday, January 07, 2011 12:04:19 PM
Agra, Jan 7 (IANS) The city of the Taj Mahal, already frozen in the minimum temperature of 1.6 degrees Celsius, was completely enveloped in a thick layer of fogearly Friday morning, a weather official said.
Friday, January 07, 2011 11:52:12 AM
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Monthly passport 'adalats', or settlement courts, would be introduced soon to speed up the issuing of passports and redress the applicants' grievances, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday.
Friday, January 07, 2011 11:41:39 AM
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Jan 7 (IANS) Freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's kin have been fighting a 21-year legal battle to get justice for one of their relatives, who is believed to have been killed by the Punjab Police when terrorism in the state was at its peak. He has been missing since 1989.
Friday, January 07, 2011 11:33:43 AM
Ghaziabad, Jan 7 (IANS) The CBI Friday argued that murdered teenager Aarushi Talwar's father Rajesh Talwar had no 'locus standi' to argue as he was 'no more a complainant' in the case. The special CBI court reserved its order after hearing both sides of the argument.
Friday, January 07, 2011 11:24:46 AM
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday called for 'collaboration' from the Indian diaspora in building the education sector and invited them back to the land of 'new opportunities'.
Friday, January 07, 2011 11:22:39 AM
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) A policeman's body was found on a railway track in Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh, an official said Friday, adding that it appeared he had been murdered and thrown before a running train.
Friday, January 07, 2011 11:10:30 AM
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's famed hilltop shrine of Naina Devi saw record offerings of over Rs.11 crore in 2010 apart from gold and silver, a temple official said Friday.
Friday, January 07, 2011 10:11:23 AM
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