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  • india set to include mauritius in visa on arrival scheme

    India set to include Mauritius in Visa on Arrival scheme

    World | November 03, 2014 17:07 IST

    Port Louis:  India is working on the inclusion of Mauritius in the group of countries to be listed in its Visa on Arrival scheme, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today describing the bilateral ties

  • landslides heavy rains claim 27 lives in sikkim assam

    Landslides, heavy rains claim 27 lives in Sikkim, Assam

    India | September 23, 2012 19:55 IST

    Gangtok/Guwahati, Sep 23: Landslides triggered by heavy rains claimed 27 lives, including those of ITBP and BRO personnel in Sikkim, even as flood situation in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh deteriorated with vast areas reeling under

  • asaram bapu slaps tv cameraman

    Asaram Bapu slaps TV cameraman

    India | September 02, 2012 20:18 IST

    Ghaziabad, Sept 2: Self-styled spiritual guru Asaram Bapu today suddenly slapped a TV cameraman for ignoring his order to take video of the thousands of devotees assembled at a satsang in Kavi Nagar here. As

  • three die 600 affected in bengal due to dengue

    Three die, 600 affected in Bengal due to dengue

    India | September 02, 2012 18:39 IST

    Burdwan (West Bengal), Sep 2: At least three persons have died and 600 others affected in West Bengal due to dengue, state Health Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya said today.“We have got reports that three dengue patients

  • kerala s own nsg thunder bolts ready for action

    Kerala's own NSG Thunder Bolts ready for action

    India | August 27, 2012 19:23 IST

    Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26: Kerala Thunder Bolts, the first commando force of Kerala police under the India Reserve Battalion (IRB)  is now ready for action. Two companies of Thunder Bolts, having 160 personnel,  have been given

  • mysterious blast on mira road in thane

    Mysterious blast on Mira Road in Thane

    India | August 26, 2012 22:36 IST

    Mumbai, Aug 26: Thane police is probing a mysterious blast that took place on Saturday night in a grocery shop  near Narendra Park in Naya Nagar adjoining Mira Road. Eyewitnesses said, a youth was seen

  • fresh violence in lower assam one person killed 2 injured

    Fresh violence in Lower Assam, one person killed, 2 injured

    India | August 26, 2012 21:31 IST

    Dhubri/Kokrajhar, Aug 26: Fresh incidents of violence today rocked strife-torn Lower Assam districts leaving one person dead in Dhubri and two injured in Kokrajhar even as protestors blocked a national highway in the state.Police said

  • 5 killed as heavy rains lash north india

    5 killed as heavy rains lash north India

    India | August 26, 2012 21:27 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 26: Five people were swept away in flash floods, triggered by heavy rains, in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir as the monsoon today continued to hold sway in many parts of

  • service records of cag vinod rai missing

    Service records of CAG Vinod Rai missing

    India | August 22, 2012 19:36 IST

    Lucknow,  Aug 21: A Lucknow-based RTI activist Arvind Shukla has found out that the service records of Comptroller and Auditor-General (CAG) Vinod Rai are missing.The service records “are not traceable”, the Department of Personnel and

  • armyman still atop mobile tower

    Armyman still atop mobile tower

    India | August 20, 2012 21:36 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 20: Seventy-two hours have passed but an armyman, who climbed a 200 ft mobile tower here four days back alleging harassment, remained defiant today as he refused to come down insisting he

  • sudanese government helicopter crash kills 32

    Sudanese government helicopter crash kills 32

    World | August 19, 2012 19:45 IST

    Khartoum (Sudan), Aug 19: A Sudanese government helicopter crashed Sunday before landing in a remote town in the country's southern mountains, killing all 32 people on board. The victims included the minister of endowment, a

  • india s mars mission announcement irks british mps

    India's Mars mission announcement irks British MPs

    World | August 18, 2012 7:32 IST

    London, Aug 17: The announcement of India's Mars mission has sparked another round of tabloid-driven controversy over the wisdom of sending 280 million pounds of British aid to India every year when the country can

  • 23 600 bangladeshis deported from india

    23,600 Bangladeshis deported from India

    India | August 17, 2012 22:33 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 17: 23,600 Bangladeshi nationals have been deported in the last three years while over 83,400 people from the country, claiming to be refugees, are living in India.Replying to a question in Lok

  • cbi recovers videos of violence in assam

    CBI recovers videos of violence in Assam

    India | August 17, 2012 22:16 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 17: CBI has recovered some video clips of rioting incidents reported from Kokrajhar which could help it identify people involved in the ethnic clashes.CBI sources said the clippings are belived to be

  • kya super kool hain hum team booked for hurting religious

    Kya Super Kool Hain Hum team booked for hurting religious sentiments

    Bollywood | August 08, 2012 19:52 IST

    Mumbai, Aug 8: Producer Ekta Kapoor, the director and lead actors of recently released film ‘Kya Super Kool Hain Hum' were today booked after a community forum complained that certain scenes outraged their religious sentiments,

  • cag report on coal will be tabled in this session says

    CAG report on coal will be tabled in this session, says Chidambaram

    Politics | September 20, 2012 13:58 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 8: The CAG reports on allocation of coal blocks without bidding and the Delhi airport concession given to GMR will be tabled during the current monsoon session of Parliament, Finance Minister P

  • swami ramdev declares aug 9 stir a decisive one

    Swami Ramdev declares Aug 9 stir a 'decisive one'

    Politics | September 20, 2012 13:39 IST

    Karamsad (Gujarat), Aug 7: Yoga guru Swami Ramdev today declared that his movement at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi from August 9 will be "a decisive one". Speaking to mediapersons at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birthplace, Ramdev

  • mumbai crime branch wants to confront kasab with abu jundal

    Mumbai crime branch wants to confront Kasab with Abu Jundal

    India | August 06, 2012 16:04 IST

    Mumbai, Aug 6: The Mumbai crime branch has sought permission of the Maharashtra government to confront 26/11 terror attack convict Ajmal Kasab with his alleged handler Abu Jundal.The decision to bring the two face-to-face was

  • swami ramdev in 3 day introspection mode ahead of fast

    Swami Ramdev in 3-day introspection mode ahead of fast

    Politics | September 19, 2012 13:48 IST

    Gandhinagar, Aug 5: Yoga guru Swami Ramdev, who is to launch his indefinite fast from August 9 at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan, is on  a 3-day  "introspection" ahead of his agitation. "I want to spend my

  • uttarakhand 34 killed itbp police search debris for bodies

    Uttarakhand 34 killed: ITBP, police search debris for bodies

    India | August 05, 2012 23:11 IST

    Dehra Dun, Aug 5: ITBP and police personnel today searched debris of flattened homes and dug rubbles to look for more bodies in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand where the toll due to the incessant downpour reached 34.Six