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Will give industry all help: Mamata

In an effort to win the hearts of industrialists, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee appealed to them to put faith in her government.

“Trust the government, trust the grassroots, trust the pe

PMO to take final call on fuel efficiency norms for cars

A final decision on the fuel efficiency norms for cars has been laid at the doorstep of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. This fructuous issue has seen much wrangling between the automobile industry, the

Sibal works hard on pending bills

Union HRD minister Kapil Sibal is likely to push for further reform in higher education in the forthcoming Budget Session by hoping to evolve a consensus on almost a dozen bills still pending before P

Mumbai cops in Thailand to nail Dawood gang man

The Mumbai crime branch has dispatched a two-member team to Thailand to initiate the process of deporting Dawood Ibrahim gang member Munna Zingada.

Zingada was the main shooter who attacked underworl

India on a tightrope, traders head to Iran

A delegation of Indian exporters headed to Iran on Friday to explore commercial opportunities created in the Islamic nation after US-led sanctions imposed on it over its nuclear plans.

The 70-member

Gilani appoints new ISI chief


Ending weeks of speculations, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Friday appointed a new chief of the Inter- Services Intelligence (ISI) to replace Lt. General Ahmed Shuja Pasha.

“The PM ha

Changing times for women

The Judiciary in India has been the guiding force behind a number of legislations that have helped in bettering the lives of women.

Thanks to landmark judgments, women are now eligible for a share in

Koodankulam row: India revokes visa to Fukushima survivor

The Indian government has cancelled a visa granted to Maya Kobayashi, a Fukushimat survivor due to visit India and share her experiences with communities who would be affected by the proposed nuclear

Army Chief meets Antony to ‘clear the air’

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. V.K. Singh on Wednesday met defence minister A.K. Antony in the backdrop of the Army Headquarters recently dismissing anonymous allegations of unauthorised snooping.


BJP top leaders discuss strategy

On the eve of the results for the crucial Assembly elections in five states, including politically crucial Uttar Pradesh, BJP top brass on Monday met to formalise the party’s strategy to deal with var

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