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Blast in Imphal, one killed

November 30, 2011 13:12

An explosion just outside a festival venue in this Manipur capital on Wednesday killed one person, suspected to be a separatist bomber, officials said.

Pranab meets Sonia over FDI issue

November 30, 2011 10:15

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday met Congress President Sonia Gandhi here to discuss the issue amid the standoff in Parliament over the decision to allow FDI in retail.

Pakistan blocks BBC over documentary

November 30, 2011 10:06

Pakistan’s cable television operators on Wednesday blocked BBC World News, accusing the channel of broadcasting what they described as "anti-Pakistan" content in the wake of a cross-border NATO attack that killed 24 soldiers.

By-poll for LS seat begins in Mamata's pocket borough

November 30, 2011 10:00

Polling began on Wednesday for the by-poll to Kolkata Dakshin Lok Sabha seat, which was vacated by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee following her election to the state assembly.

Karzai asks Gilani to reconsider Bonn boycott

November 29, 2011 21:55

Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday requested Pakistan to reconsider its decision to boycott the Bonn Conference on Afghanistan, saying the country's absence at the meet "would not be helpful to efforts" to restore peace in the region.

Iran: Six British embassy staffers taken hostage

November 29, 2011 21:25

Six British embassy personnel in Iran were taken hostage on Tuesday when student protesters broke into the British Council and the British embassy here.

PM, Sonia assert commitment to eradicate corruption

November 29, 2011 21:21

On a day Anna Hazare threatened another hunger strike, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, on Tuesday, asserted that the government is committed to a strong Lokpal and other laws to eradicate corruption.

Kani walks out of Tihar jail after six months

November 29, 2011 21:00

DMK leader and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi and five others accused in the 2G spectrum scam were on Tuesday evening released from Tihar jail, where they were lodged for over six months.

Hazare to protest at Jantar Mantar Dec 11

November 29, 2011 20:42

Activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday said he will sit on a day-long protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar December 11 against the draft Lokpal bill prepared by the government which had "cheated" the people.

2G case: Shahid Balwa granted bail

November 29, 2011 19:17

A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Tuesday granted bail to jailed Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa, an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case, citing the "principle of parity".

'India-China defence dialogue next month'

November 29, 2011 19:15

Days after the postponement of the India-China boundary talks, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said on Tuesday that the high-level defence dialogue with Beijing that is "in the pipeline" will be held next month.

Pakistan not to attend Bonn conference

November 29, 2011 19:12

Pakistan has decided not to attend the Bonn conference on Afghanistan scheduled in December following a top-level meeting held on Tuesday, a media report said.

'India ready to discuss Dhaka's concerns'

November 29, 2011 19:12

Amid renewed concerns in Bangladesh over Tipaimukh power plant, India has expressed readiness to discuss the issues related to the project in Manipur with an emphasis that it was not against the interests of the neighbouring country.

India presses for urgent UNSC reform

November 29, 2011 19:10

Reiterating that reform and expansion of the UN Security Council are essential to reflect contemporary reality, India has called for pursuing early reform with renewed vigour and have it urgently enacted.

Roll back FDI decision or get parliament nod, demands BJP

November 29, 2011 19:07

Standing opposed against government's FDI proposal in retail, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Tuesday, said that the government should either roll back the decision to allow foreign equity in the retail sector or get it approved in parliament.


Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017