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New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the home affairs ministry's notification asserting the Lt. Governor's power in public order and services issues showed BJP's nervousness against its anti-corruption effort. BJP first lost Del elections. Today's notification shows BJP's nervousness abt our anti-corruption efforts. BJP again lost today— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) May 22, ...
New Delhi: Amid the escalating LG-CM feud, the Centre today backed Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung making it clear that it was not mandatory for him to consult Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on matters like appointment of bureaucrats. In a gazette notification issued today, the Union Home Ministry said that the LG will have jurisdiction over matters connected with services, public order, police ...
Enjoy a dose of light fiction to beat summer heat. From heartaches to thrillers and from graphic travelogue to Vipassana journey - take your pick from this vibrant assortment of books IANS has on offer this weekend. 1. Book: Never Kiss Your Best Friend; Author: Sumrit Shahi; Publisher: Rupa; Pages: 206; Price: Rs.195 In this sequel to the bestselling "Just Friends", find out what happens when headstrong ...
By Adam Jourdan and Sue-Lin Wong SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Apple Inc is planting trees, Mars may move to 'zero carbon' and Foxconn Technology Co Ltd is spending millions of dollars to give its factories a 'green' makeover, as companies operating in China face tighter rules on pollution. Beijing introduced tougher regulations this year to combat pollution, keen to overhaul China's unwanted image of ...
New Delhi: Amid the escalating LG-CM feud, the Centre today backed Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung making it clear that it was not mandatory for him to consult Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on matters like appointment of bureaucrats. In a gazette notification issued today, the Union Home Ministry said that the LG will have jurisdiction over matters connected with services, public order, police ...
New Delhi: A court here on Friday granted bail to industrialist Naveen Jindal, former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and eight others in a case relating to the allocation of coal blocks. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Bharat Parashar granted bail to the accused and asked them to each furnish a personal bond of Rs.1 lakh and surety of the like amount. The court directed them ...
(Wraps stories, adds new comments) By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI, May 22 (Reuters) - Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley struck a conciliatory tone towards investors on Friday, promising to tax corporate profits at competitive rates and saying the government would do all in its power to implement a new national sales tax on time. Foreign portfolio investors have complained about surprise tax claims ...
(Removes "UPDATE 1" from headline) By Aung Hla Tun YANGON, May 22 (Reuters) - Myanmar's navy has found a boat carrying more than 200 migrants, a government spokesman said on Friday, amid mounting international pressure to tackle a "boat people" crisis that has seen hundreds of migrants land in Indonesia and Malaysia over the past month. The announcement came after Myanmar's military commander-in-chief ...
The queer world is again agog over something it should be ashamed of and, once again, shows its deeply conservative, upper caste, upper class colours. A gay cyberactivist puts up a matrimonial ad and sends it to all the newspapers. Most of the mainstream ones turn it down; a tabloid (once radical, long fallen on mediocre times) agrees to publish it and we have achieved the revolution apparently. The ...
Earlier when you thought of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee exchanging something, you could only think about barbs. Bonhomie was the last thing that came to your mind.On May 9, the venom-spitting leaders of BJP and TMC shared dais plastering a friendly smile on their faces all the while. They talked about centre-state cooperation or forming of "Team of India" ...
(Wraps stories, adds new comments) By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI, May 22 (Reuters) - Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley struck a conciliatory tone towards investors on Friday, promising to tax corporate profits at competitive rates and saying the government would do all in its power to implement a new national sales tax on time. Foreign portfolio investors have complained about surprise tax claims ...
(Removes "UPDATE 1" from headline) By Aung Hla Tun YANGON, May 22 (Reuters) - Myanmar's navy has found a boat carrying more than 200 migrants, a government spokesman said on Friday, amid mounting international pressure to tackle a "boat people" crisis that has seen hundreds of migrants land in Indonesia and Malaysia over the past month. The announcement came after Myanmar's military commander-in-chief ...
May 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. * Uber Technologies Inc is seeking a $1 billion credit line from banks, people familiar with the matter said, a move that could signal an eventual initial public offering. (http://on.wsj.com/1JFcZP0) * Coal miner Murray Energy Corp ...
New Delhi, May 21 (IBNS) While the popular Maggi noodles faced a threat of a ban in Uttar Pradesh after authorities there said monosodium glutamate or MSG and lead were found beyond permissible limits in samples, Nestle India, the company manufacturing the food product, said there are no plans to recall the brand from market and claimed that it is safe to eat.The company said product samples have been ...
Washington: American doctors were shocked to find that an Indian computer science PhD student from Hyderabad who underwent brain surgery had an embryonic "evil twin" instead of a tumour in her head. The 26-year-old Yamini Karanam had jokingly called her "evil twin sister who's been torturing me for 26 years". According to NBC, Karanam, who was studying at Indiana University, was unaware of what ...
Washington: Analysis of meteorites that reached the Earth long after the cosmic collision which created the Moon indicate the satellite is 4.47 billion years old, according to an article published in the journal Science. The article described the work of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists from NASA, the University of Arizona and the Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets, or INET. Scientists ...
By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI, May 13 (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to exclude some family jobs from a revamped child labour law in a move with an unmistakable echo of his own childhood, when he helped his father sell tea from kettles at a railway station. The federal cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to a 1986 child labour law, aimed at imposing a broader ...
To bring transparency in recruitment process in government jobs, Haryana government has decided to reduce the weightage of interview marks to 12 per cent of total marks. "To bring more transparency and fairness in the process of recruitment by Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC), it has been decided that interview marks weightage will be 12 per cent of the total marks and written exam shall ...
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