New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The healthcare industry continued to react strongly to the proposed service tax hike in the budget with Devi Shetty, one of the country's renowned heart surgeons, writing an open letter calling the levy 'unfortunate' and seeking observance of March 12 as 'Misery Day' to protest it.
Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:29:14 PM
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Thursday launched a web portal for students and partner institutions (PIs). It would play a vital role in providing guidelines, publishing information and enhancing interaction, an official said.
Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:21:09 PM
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) Congress members Thursday walked out of the Himachal Pradesh assembly over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government decision to name an ambulance service after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:16:19 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 (IANS) With the Kerala assembly polls around the corner, former chief minister and Congress leader Oommen Chandy exuded confidence, saying his party-led combine will win at least 100 of the 140 assembly seats.
Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:15:13 PM
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Six people were arrested for smuggling weapons from Bihar to West Bengal, which will see elections in April-May, police said Thursday.
Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:09:51 PM
Srinagar, March 3 (IANS) An expert group headed by former Reserve Bank of India governor C. Rangarajan Thursday rolled out a job plan for the youth of Jammu and Kashmir, envisaging training of up to 100,000 of them to get jobs in the next five years.
Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:09:50 PM
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) From their maiden win against England to the fastest century in the World Cup, Ireland had a series of firsts in their three-wicket win over their neighbours in the Group B match here Wednesday night.
Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:06:36 PM
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir assembly deputy speaker Sartaj Madni quit Thursday protesting the remarks made against him by the speaker in a newspaper.
Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:00:09 PM
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Two Indian warships sailing to Libya to evacuate Indians stranded by the massive protests against the Muammar Gaddafi regime will reach Alexandria in neighbouring Egypt March 8, the navy chief, Admiral Nirmal Verma, said Thursday.
Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:00:08 PM
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) German ultra luxury car maker Porsche is hoping to increase its sales nearly five times this year, expand distribution and reduce the lead time for its models, said a senior official.
Thursday, March 03, 2011 4:55:12 PM
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