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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invited all the officials and staff members of the Prime Minister's Office to the lawns of his official 7, Race Course Road residence to celebrate the anniversary of his taking charge at the Centre.PM Modi invited all officials and staff of PMO to 7 RCR lawns, on the occasion of completion of one year in office. pic.twitter.com/gtc9QKK1a1— ANI ...
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the right to live does not extinguish with the top court upholding the death sentence of convicts in murder cases as it quashed the execution of death warrants of Shabnam and her paramour Salim for killing seven members of the woman's family."Right to live under Article 21 does not end with the confirmation of the death sentence by the Supreme Court," ...
New Delhi/Surat, May 27 (IANS) Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday denied having ever used public office to enrich himself or his family, prompting BJP president Amit Shah to mount a fresh attack on him over the 2G allocations controversy. Singh, who faced criticism from the BJP following allegations by former TRAI chairman Pradip Baijal relating to 2G allocations, told a NSUI convention ...
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Here comes a revolutionary new gene test that will help oncologists get a deeper insight into tumours and assist them in deciding if chemotherapy is actually needed in some breast cancer patients. Launched by genetics and genomics company ILife Discoveries in the capital on Wednesday, the new "MammaPrint & Blueprint" test will help evaluate the risk of distant recurrence ...
By Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI, May 28 (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take border settlement and water sharing deals to Bangladesh next month as part of his drive to erode Chinese influence in South Asia, although Dhaka is likely to remain dependant on Beijing for military equipment. India, which has had an uneasy relationship with China for decades, has long fretted over Beijing's ...
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invited all the officials and staff members of the Prime Minister's Office to the lawns of his official 7, Race Course Road residence to celebrate the anniversary of his taking charge at the Centre.PM Modi invited all officials and staff of PMO to 7 RCR lawns, on the occasion of completion of one year in office. pic.twitter.com/gtc9QKK1a1— ANI ...
By Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI, May 28 (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take border settlement and water sharing deals to Bangladesh next month as part of his drive to erode Chinese influence in South Asia, although Dhaka is likely to remain dependant on Beijing for military equipment. India, which has had an uneasy relationship with China for decades, has long fretted over Beijing's ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said there was not much progress in the Greek debt talks and he was surprised by the upbeat tone from some Greek government officials, according to an ARD television interview on Wednesday. "One is hearing all this positive news coming from Greece, that's nice," Schaeuble said. "But on the substance, we haven't got much further in the ...
Rejoice—'Tis the season of clean chits! Corruption is going away from India and we are becoming a more and more honest country. Suddenly the number of tainted people is going down and there seem to be no tainted politicians anymore!Take the case of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. The poor woman had a raid at her residence way back in 1997 and a disproportionate assets case foisted on her. ...
“Throughout my youth, adolescence and young adulthood, it was a criminal offence to be gay...there was a fear of criminal prosecution, of being involuntarily placed in a lunatic asylum, losing your job, being socially destroyed. It was a terrible situation.”That was what 70-year-old senator and long-time civil rights campaigner, David Norris, told The New York Times after the results of the Irish ...
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela and Russia's top oil producer Rosneft have agreed on around $14 billion in investment in the South American OPEC's country oil and gas sector, President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday evening. Maduro said he met with state-owned Rosneft Chief Executive Officer Igor Sechin earlier on Wednesday, in the company of PDVSA [PDVSA.UL] President Eulogio del Pino and National ...
By Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI, May 28 (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take border settlement and water sharing deals to Bangladesh next month as part of his drive to erode Chinese influence in South Asia, although Dhaka is likely to remain dependant on Beijing for military equipment. India, which has had an uneasy relationship with China for decades, has long fretted over Beijing's ...
By Zeba Siddiqui and Aditya Kalra MUMBAI/NEW DELHI, May 28 (Reuters) - Cinemas, Rolls-Royces and rooms so plush they could belong in a five-star hotel: private hospital operators in India are all but rolling out a red carpet to lure affluent locals and tourists to seek medical treatment at their luxe facilities. Local hospital firms including Fortis Healthcare Ltd , Apollo Hospitals Enterprise ...
(Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing a surgical tool found to spread uterine cancer and what Johnson & Johnson knew about its risks before withdrawing its version of the device last year, the Wall Street Journal reported. J&J said in July that it would ask doctors to return the device, called laparoscopic power morcellator, which is used to treat uterine growths called fibroids. ...
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 Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In his first year in power, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought in banking for the poor, set up campaigns to improve sanitation and curb the abortion of female foetuses - but slashed funds for education, health, women and children. In "Promises and Reality" - a report focusing on policies affecting the poor and marginalised ...
By Emma Batha CASABLANCA, May 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At the age of 14 Usha Choudary was betrothed to a man she had never met. She refused to go through with the marriage. When her parents insisted, she threatened to kill herself. Choudary wanted to stay at school and break the cycle of child marriage and domestic abuse that blights millions of women's lives in India, and which nearly ...
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