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Cabinet clears Lokpal bill

New Delhi, Dec 20 The union cabinet Tuesday approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill after a two-hour special meeting, official sources said. The cabinet met in the parliament house complex under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. A meeting...
india-china

India, China to resume boundary talks next month

New Delhi, Dec 20 India and China are set to hold the 15th round of boundary talks here mid-January after these were deferred following the Chinese objection to the Dalai Lama speaking at an international Buddhist conference in Delhi. The two sides are...
food-security

Food security bill not sustainable: ADB official

New Delhi, Dec 20 The food security bill, that seeks to legally entitle majority of India’s population to cheaper foodgrains, is not sustainable as it would put further pressure on fiscal deficit and worsen inflation, an Asian Development Bank (ADB)...
land-acquisition

Land acquisition bill is a departure from earlier one: Minister

New Delhi, Dec 20 Acquired land lying unutilised for ten years is to go to the government’s land bank, according to a key provision of the proposed Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2011, the Rajya Sabha was told Tuesday. Rural...
usaid

US to help set up 30 business hubs in eastern India

New Delhi, Dec 20 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), will set up 30 rural business hubs in eastern India. USAID would offer assistance in setting up the hubs...
bhagavad-gita

Gita row sparks storm, India flags issue at ‘highest level’

New Delhi, Dec 20  A move by a Russian court to ban the , first reported by IANS, remained a hot issue Tuesday with political parties raising a storm even as the government said the matter had been taken up at the “highest levels”. The strong...
Tamasha On Afzal Guru & CBI: NETAS FAKE GRIEF, EMPTY WORDS…

Tamasha On Afzal Guru & CBI: NETAS FAKE GRIEF, EMPTY WORDS…

Tamasha On Afzal Guru & CBI NETAS FAKE GRIEF, EMPTY WORDS By Poonam I Kaushish New Delhi, Dec 20, 2011: Empty vessels make the most sound. This axiom rang true as sound and fury dominated political discourse last week. On two contentious issues:  Parliament...