• us locked in political impasse shutdown continues

    US locked in political impasse; shutdown continues

    World | October 09, 2013 12:10 IST

    Washington: Washington remained locked in a political impasse for the ninth day as the Republicans rebuffed President Barack Obama's offer to negotiate if the shutdown was ended and US debt limit was raised first."I will

  • shutdown takes its toll on white house operations

    Shutdown takes its toll on White House operations

    World | October 08, 2013 11:48 IST

    Washington: The partial government shutdown is taking its toll on the White House, where about 3 out of 4 staffers are being kept off-duty. Aides on furlough are barred even from checking the Blackberries they

  • us official shutdown harms spies mission

    US official: Shutdown harms spies' mission

    World | October 02, 2013 22:12 IST

    Washington: U.S. intelligence officials say the government shutdown is seriously damaging the intelligence community's ability to guard against threats. But they also say they're keeping counter terrorism staff on duty, while they are worried about

  • indefinite shutdown in darjeeling hills

    Indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling hills

    India | September 02, 2013 16:24 IST

    Darjeeling: All the three sub-divisions of Darjeeling today wore a deserted look on the second day of the indefinite shutdown which resumed yesterday after a day's relaxation.The Gorkhaland Joint Action Committee (GJAC) had earlier asked

  • gjm announces two day shutdown of darjeeling

    GJM announces two-day shutdown of Darjeeling

    India | August 22, 2013 13:44 IST

    Darjeeling: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Thursday gave a call for a two-day shutdown in West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills in the wake of the arrest earlier in the day of its assistant general secretary Benoy

  • gjm activist dies hills paralysed by shutdown

    GJM activist dies, hills paralysed by shutdown

    India | August 04, 2013 6:55 IST

    Darjeeling, Aug 4: A GJM youth activist, who had set himself on fire July 30 to press for Gorkhaland, died on Saturday, even as normal life in northern West Bengal's Darjeeling hills came to a

  • telangana shutdown begins in seemandhra against the decision

    Telangana: Shutdown begins in Seemandhra against the decision

    India | July 31, 2013 12:55 IST

    Hyderabad, July 31: Protests began in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions Wednesday, a day after the United Progressive Alliance Coordination Committee agreed to the division of Andhra Pradesh and the formation of a separate Telangana

  • normal life hit in kashmir as separatists call for shutdown

    Normal life hit in Kashmir as separatists call for shutdown

    India | July 01, 2013 13:18 IST

    Srinagar, Jul 1: Normal life across Kashmir was affected today due to the strike called by separatist groups to protest against the killing of two youths in alleged army firing in Valley's Bandipora district.Separatist groups

  • separatist shutdown affects life in srinagar

    Separatist shutdown affects life in Srinagar

    India | May 21, 2013 14:17 IST

    Srinagar, May 21: A shutdown called by separatists affected life in Srinagar Tuesday, although the authorities did not impose any restrictions in the city.While shops, educational institutions, business establishments and public transport remained suspended in

  • bangladesh opposition shutdown leaves one dead

    Bangladesh opposition shutdown leaves one dead

    World | March 19, 2013 19:51 IST

    Dhaka, March 19: Opposition supporters clashed with pro-government activists in Bangladesh, leaving one man dead amid reports of explosions of bombs and a train derailment blamed on the opposition during a nationwide general strike on

  • shutdown affects life in valley

    Shutdown affects life in Valley

    India | December 31, 2012 15:25 IST

    Srinagar, Dec 31: Life across the Kashmir Valley was partially affected by the separatist shutdown call Monday to protest last week's firing by security forces on protesters in Pulwama town, although private transport and essential

  • katie holmes broadway show to shut down

    Katie Holmes' Broadway show to shut down?

    Hollywood | December 30, 2012 22:11 IST

    New York, Dec 30: Actress Katie Holmes' Broadway show "Dead Accounts" is reportedly on the verge of being closed.The show was expected to run till Feb 24 but because of poor ticket sales, the producers

  • shutdown hits normal life in karnataka

    Shutdown hits normal life in Karnataka

    Politics | October 06, 2012 13:05 IST

    Bangalore, Oct 6: A day-long shutdown to protest the release of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu crippled life in Karnataka Saturday.The state-wide shutdown called by farmers and pro-Kannada organisations is supported by the ruling

  • will not close down kingfisher says mallya

    Will Not Close Down Kingfisher, Says Mallya

    February 20, 2012 22:10 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 20: Beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines' promoter Vijay Mallya tonight said he will not shut down the private carrier which struggled to stay afloat after further large-scale flight disruptions and resignation of pilots.“Closing down

  • maoist bandh railway tracks blown up mobile tower set afire

    Maoist Bandh : Railway Tracks Blown Up, Mobile Tower Set Afire

    India | December 04, 2011 21:07 IST

    Ranchi/Patna/Bhubaneswar, Dec 4: Maoists today began their two-day country-wide shutdown in protest against the killing of their top leader Kishenji by blowing up railway tracks in Jharkhand and setting afire a mobile tower in Bihar's

  • shiv sena targets north indians

    Shiv Sena Targets North Indians

    India | November 03, 2011 14:49 IST

    Mumbai, Nov 3: Hitting out at Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam's remarks that North Indians can shut down Mumbai, the Shiv Sena today said that Maharashtra had “not invited” them to come and work here in

  • delhi shutdown on sunday for cwg opener

    Delhi Shutdown On Sunday For CWG Opener

    India | October 02, 2010 17:05 IST

    NEW DELHI: Delhi will go into a security lockdown Sunday for the opening of the biggest and most trouble-plagued Commonwealth Games ever. With an estimated 100,000 police and military personnel dedicated to keeping the athletes,