Raise in cap of subsidised LPG cylinders up to oil companies: Moily


New Delhi, Nov 2: A day after the government decided to put the decision to hike non-subsidised LPG cylinder prices by Rs. 26.50 on hold, new Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily said that it was up to the oil marketing companies to decide if they wanted to raise the cap on the number of subsidised cylinders More

Cricket yes, but Pakistan must deliver on 26/11: Khurshid
Gurgaon, Nov 2: After the planned resumption of cricket ties between India and Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said while there is a "window opening" for better ties, there is no dilution in India's stand on Pakistan bringing the 26/11 attackers to justice. In his More

Case can't be dismissed if delay in complaint is explained: SC


New Delhi, Nov 2: A criminal case cannot be dismissed merely because of delay in lodging a complaint if the delay has been reasonably explained, the Supreme Court said today. "The prosecution case cannot be rejected merely on the ground of delay since the complainant has reasonably explained More

Swamy needs to prove charges against Gandhis: Congress


New Delhi, Nov 2: The Congress Friday challenged Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy to prove his allegations of wrongdoing against party president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi. "We don't take him (Swamy) seriously...we are not bound to answer the bland charges...It is for Swamy More

Singhvi back as Cong spokesperson
New Delhi, Nov 2: Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who had resigned as Congress spokesperson after his name surfaced in a CD row in April, was brought back Friday to put across the party's view in TV debates, said party sources."Singhvi has been brought back into the panel. He will take part in TV debates More

Winter Session of Parliament from Nov 22


New Delhi, Nov 2:  The Winter Session of Parliament will begin on November 22, it was officially announced today. A Lok Sabha press release said that the 12th session of the 15th LoK Sabha is likely to conclude on December 20 subject to exigencies of government business. The More

States asked to issue fitness certificates to Amarnath pilgrims
New Delhi, Nov 2:  Saying that pilgrims without proper medical check-up was a big risk to their lives and would prove unsafe to travel on mountainous terrain, Jammu and Kashmir government has asked all states to authorize doctors to issue medical fitness certificates to Amarnath pilgrims.  More

  • Kashmir

Delhi using Panchs, Sarpanchs as propaganda tool: Salah-ud-Din

‘Militants Now Mostly Operating In Hinterland As Change Of Strategy’


Srinagar, Nov 2: Hizbul Mujahideen Supremo Syed Salah-ud-Din Friday said that New Delhi was “exploiting Panchs and Sarpanchs to project Kashmir as pro-India” and that they will “continue to be targeted More

  • Srinagar City

Where has our morality gone?

Eve-teasing prevails while City helplessly remembers victims like Romana Javed. Comments Dr Fiaz Fazili

Eve-teasing is declining to recede, much like the undue pampering of youth by their parents. A latest complaint of eve-teasingwas reported by City Page, a few days back. It straight reminded me of the More

  • Jammu

2 IT officials sent on 7- day remand


Jammu, Nov 2: The Special Magistrate CBI Jammu SR Gandhi on Friday sent two Income Tax officials who were arrested after allegedly being caught red-handed while demanding illegal gratification to seven More

  • South Asia

18 die in Pak petrol station attack

Islamabad, Nov 2: At least 18 people, among them women and children, died in Pakistan Friday when gunmen opened fire at them after their van stopped for refuelling.The attack took place at a petrol station More

  • World

China must urgently address Tibet issues: UN

Geneva, Nov 2: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Friday urged China to promptly address the longstanding grievances of the Tibetans. She said she was disturbed by "continuing allegations More

  • Health

Fruit ripening protein discovered

London, Nov 2: Scientists have discovered a protein that ripens fruits early and could boost their value and sales dramatically. The finding would enable farmers to accelerate or delay the ripening More

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