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Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said there was no need for a CBI probe into the Vyapam scam as the SIT investigating the scandal reported to the Madhya Pradesh High Court and not the state government."SIT (Special Investigation Team) is probing it... the SIT is not working under the government, but under the supervision of the high court. I think things which have influenced ...
If Greece's 'No' vote shocked euro zone leaders, it brought delight to opponents of the European Union who said it showed the entire European project, including the euro, was dying.Rejecting European creditors' demands, Greeks voted against the terms of a bailout on Sunday, delivering one of the biggest blows to Europe's drive to forge an enduring monetary union since the euro was launched in 1999."The ...
India on Monday launched four world class Broadband products by C-DOT. With this India has become at par with all other developed countries in the world in respect of quality telecommunication services and effective penetration of advanced broadband based services, a government statement said.Union Minister for Communication and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad while launching the new products indigenously ...
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) General Motors (GM) India on Monday launched a 'refreshed' version of its multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) Chevrolet Enjoy. Priced between Rs.6.24 lakh and Rs.8.79 lakh, the MPV has the capacity to seat eight people. "With a host of refreshing new changes, including a brand new three-spoke sporty steering wheel with audio controls, the new Chevrolet Enjoy is even more upmarket ...

Landslide blocks road in Nainital

2015-07-06 18:15:00

Heavy rainfall in Nainital has brought a landslide onto a road, hampering traffic and affecting businesses.Rains since Sunday evening brought what it seemed the whole mountain down onto the mall road, Nainital's prime destination for hotels and businesses.Huge amounts of debris have blocked access to the main market and efforts to remove the silt and debris have been continuing."Four machines have ...
Police officials busted a sex racket by arresting 15 people, including nine girls in Kanpur.They also raided the house of a local politician in Kalyanpur locality following a tip-off.A senior police official of Kanpur, Surendra Nath Tiwari, said six girls were natives of West Bengal."Nine girls and six boys have been arrested, six girls are from West Bengal and three were living here in Kanpur for ...
By Julien Ponthus and Lefteris Papadimas PARIS/ATHENS (Reuters) - France and Germany told Greece to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, raising pressure on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to compromise a day after his country voted overwhelmingly against more austerity. After a meeting in Paris, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande ...
By Costas Pitas ATHENS (Reuters) - Athens was still standing on Monday. The Parthenon had not crumbled before the coming Apocalypse. And as their left-wing government made tentative overtures to its European partners, Greeks expressed hope catastrophe might yet be averted. “I think there will be an agreement,” said 21-year-old student Christina Sideri, queuing to withdraw the 60 euros Greeks ...
Bangkok: The signing of a revised treaty to avoid double taxation may have hogged the limelight during the recent visit of the Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj to Thailand, but the two-day June-end trip also signalled a significant push to Indian cultural promotion and soft power in Southeast Asia. EAM Sushma Swaraj arrives in Bangkok, Thailand on a two-day visit. pic.twitter.com/uMLpuRALPt— ...
A great economic experiment began in 1951 with the formation of the European Coal and Steel Community. It was an attempt to make war within Europe impossible by establishing free trade in coal and steel, eliminating all tariffs and restrictions on cross border economic shipments. Ideally, it would ensure that French steel mills relied on German coal and vice versa so that any future differences ...
By Julien Ponthus and Lefteris Papadimas PARIS/ATHENS (Reuters) - France and Germany told Greece to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, raising pressure on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to compromise a day after his country voted overwhelmingly against more austerity. After a meeting in Paris, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande ...
ATHENS/LONDON (Reuters) - At least three companies in Greece including its biggest electronic appliances chain have paid staff in cash, after the country imposed limits on withdrawals from banks last week in an bid to ward off a possible collapse of its banking system. The moves by Greece's Kotsovolos, a unit of Britain's Dixons Carphone, and another two companies are signs of the domestic impact ...
MUMBAI, July 6 (Reuters) - Indian shares rose on Monday recovering from earlier falls of more than 1 percent, marking their highest close in nearly 2-1/2 months, amid a late rally in defensive stocks such as drugmakers Cipla and Dr.Reddy's Laboratories. The NSE index ended 0.44 percent higher, closing above the psychologically important 8,500 level, while the BSE index ended up 0.41 percent, marking ...
If you are also done with summers and now it's scorching you hard then these five essential tips to treat sunburns will act as a blessing of the day for you. Skin experts advise people to constantly moisturize the skin with sunscreen, no matter how diligent you were with reapplying, you still end up getting too much sun, as it speeds up the healing process and soothes the red, inflamed skin, Time ...
Sydney: An Australian judge banned a woman, who got a tattoo four weeks ago, from breastfeeding her 11-month-old child saying it will expose her baby to unacceptable risk, media reported on Thursday. Federal Circuit Court Judge Matthew Myers' decision comes despite the mother recording negative results on hepatitis and HIV tests, according to ABC channel. The judge determined that in this case, brought ...
Mary Smith, 76, left, is being adopted by Muriel Clayton, 92, today in Dallas. Muriel raised Muriel when she was 14. pic.twitter.com/auyacM9aHM— David Woo (@dwoo_woo) June 9, 2015 A 92-year-old Dallas woman legally adopted a 76-year-old as her daughter, after 60 years of referring to one another as mother and daughter.Muriel Clayton and Mary Smith, who are actually cousins, made it official in a ...
By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON, June 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Erica Hagen started mapping schools in the sprawling Nairobi slum of Kibera, she was surprised by their sheer number. Primary education is free in Kenya, yet its poorest people were supporting hundreds of informal, private schools. By geotagging the schools crammed into ramshackle huts and tucked down dirt alleyways, Hagen ...
LONDON, June 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 170 million youth are trapped in child labour, deprived of education and facing a life without decent jobs, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday. From India's brick kilns to the cotton fields of Uzbekistan and Bolivia's sugar plantations, child labourers are more likely to have to settle later in life for unpaid work for ...
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