Web Sify
Follow us on

Article gallery

New Delhi: Giving a security scare to Punjab Police, a white pigeon, which the police are terming as a ‘spy pigeon’ from Pakistan, flew into Manwal village, near Pathankot yesterday. Manwal village, which is located near the Narot Jaimal Singh area, has a border with Pakistan. The pigeon was spotted by a local in a village and had a Urdu stamp that read 'Tehsil Shakargarh, district Narowal' on ...
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday described as tentative a high court observation that the central government's May 21 order giving Delhi's lieutenant governor the final say in posting and transfers of bureaucrats was "suspect", even as it issued notice to the city government on the issue. An apex court vacation bench of Justices A.K. Sikri and U.U. Lalit issued the notice on a central government ...
* GDP data to be released on Friday around 1200 GMT * Economists forecast Jan-March GDP growth at 7.3 pct year/year * Analysts see RBI cutting interest rate by 25 bps on Tuesday By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI, May 29 (Reuters) - India's government and businesses are pushing for an interest rate cut next week even though data on Friday may show output is expanding faster than China's, in the latest ...
New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday gave mobile app-based taxi services, like Uber and Ola, a week to provide relevant information for fresh licences to ply in the capital. "They have been asked to furnish all relevant data including drivers and vehicles listed with them and strictly comply with the existing ban, if they want their fresh licence to be considered," a government official said. Following ...
Chennai: We are not against students' expression of freedom, but expect them to adhere to certain guidelines, IIT Madras said on Friday after taking action against a student's group for distributing controversial pamphlets that could create an atmosphere of hate. In a statement issued by its spokesperson, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) said that there were several student's ...
New Delhi: Giving a security scare to Punjab Police, a white pigeon, which the police are terming as a ‘spy pigeon’ from Pakistan, flew into Manwal village, near Pathankot yesterday. Manwal village, which is located near the Narot Jaimal Singh area, has a border with Pakistan. The pigeon was spotted by a local in a village and had a Urdu stamp that read 'Tehsil Shakargarh, district Narowal' on ...
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, at a meeting on Friday with visiting Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, said that Islamabad is keen to forge closer ties with the country in all fields including trade, economy, defence and culture. "Your visit will act as a catalyst in developing strong political and economic relations between our two countries," the premier ...
By Timothy Mclaughlin YANGON, May 29 (Reuters) - Myanmar released the final results of its first nationwide census in 30 years on Friday, but the count excluded the country's Muslim Rohingya minority, as well as sensitive data on ethnicity and the religious beliefs of its 51.5 million people. Most of Myanmar's 1.1 million Rohingya are stateless and live in apartheid-like conditions in the western ...
Imagine Indian recruits crossing the LoC for terrorist training in Pakistan, some of them travelling as far as Karachi, then getting married during their training and travelling back to India with Pakistani wives and children into Kashmir under some amnesty scheme of the previous regime, not known to the Indian people. This was a way to reward terrorists and Pakistan.On 23-May-2015, the same Pakistani ...
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. ...
By Timothy Mclaughlin YANGON, May 29 (Reuters) - Myanmar released the final results of its first nationwide census in 30 years on Friday, but the count excluded the country's Muslim Rohingya minority, as well as sensitive data on ethnicity and the religious beliefs of its 51.5 million people. Most of Myanmar's 1.1 million Rohingya are stateless and live in apartheid-like conditions in the western ...
NEW DELHI, May 29 (Reuters) - The leak of radioactive material on Friday at Delhi's international airport was of sodium iodide 131, an official at India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) told Reuters. "It's a localised leak," AERB Vice-Chairman R. Bhattacharya told Reuters by telephone. Sodium iodide 131 is used in so-called nuclear medicine, and is used for treatment of hyperthyroidism and ...
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Generic drugmaker Wockhardt hopes to resolve all concerns raised by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over manufacturing practices at two of its plants in the current financial year, its chairman said on Friday. A resolution of the lapses would allow Wockhardt to resume exports from its two main India plants to the United States, a market that previously accounted for ...
MUMBAI, May 29 (Reuters) - Indian generic drugmaker Wockhardt hopes to resolve all concerns raised by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over manufacturing practices at two of its plants in the current financial year, its chairman said on Friday. A resolution of the lapses would allow Wockhardt to resume exports from its two main India plants to the United States, a market that previously ...
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 ...
most popular on facebook
talking point on sify news
today`s most read on sify news