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Canadian Minister for Citizenship and Immigration to visit India

Canadian Minister for Citizenship and Immigration to visit India

🕔11:46, 4.Jul 2014

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, will be visiting India from 7 to 9 July, 2014. While in New Delhi and Mumbai, he will meet with senior government officials, business leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss the strong ties between

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Linguistic Chauvinism: PUTTING CART BEFORE HORSE…

Linguistic Chauvinism: PUTTING CART BEFORE HORSE…

🕔11:41, 4.Jul 2014

Linguistic Chauvinism PUTTING CART BEFORE HORSE By Chanchal Chauhan Social networking websites are the buzzwords in the corridors of power. Specially after Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly gave directions last month to his Ministers to open their respective Ministries accounts

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Do more on Ukraine ceasefire: French, German leaders to Putin

Do more on Ukraine ceasefire: French, German leaders to Putin

🕔11:39, 4.Jul 2014

Paris, July 3  French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to do more to reach a ceasefire in Ukraine. During a phone conversation with a top Moscow official, the two European

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World Cup city overbridge collapse kills two

World Cup city overbridge collapse kills two

🕔11:37, 4.Jul 2014

Rio de Janeiro, July 4  An overbridge under construction collapsed Thursday afternoon in southeast Brazil, killing at least two people and injuring 22 others. The collapse of the overbridge in Belo Horizonte, capital of Brazil’s southeastern state of Minas Gerais,

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Germany to tighten asylum policy

Germany to tighten asylum policy

🕔11:36, 4.Jul 2014

Berlin, July 4  German parliament Thursday voted to tighten Germany’s asylum law to contain the flow of asylum seekers from Balkan countries, media reports said. The new law declares Serbia, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina “safer countries of origin”, where no political

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US warns of terror attack at Uganda airport

US warns of terror attack at Uganda airport

🕔11:36, 4.Jul 2014

Kampala, July 4  The US has warned its citizens in Uganda of a possible terror attack at the country’s Entebbe International Airport in capital Kampala. The US embassy in Uganda, in a statement on its website Thursday, said it received

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ISIS captures biggest oil field in eastern Syria

ISIS captures biggest oil field in eastern Syria

🕔11:35, 4.Jul 2014

Damascus, July 4  The Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria(ISIS) captured the biggest oil field in eastern Syria Thursday, according to human rights activists. The Al Qaeda splinter group seized al-Omar oil field, the biggest oil field in Syria’s

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Indian Americans celebrate their culture, language and cuisine

Indian Americans celebrate their culture, language and cuisine

🕔11:34, 4.Jul 2014

Washington, July 4  Several Indian diaspora organisations representing people from four corners of India are marking the July 4 American independence day with a celebration of their own culture, language and cuisine across the US. Two Telugu community organisations –

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Wipro chief Azim Premji meets Ravi Shankar Prasad

Wipro chief Azim Premji meets Ravi Shankar Prasad

🕔11:34, 4.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 4  Wipro chairman Azim Premji met Communications and Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and discussed issues concerning the IT industry like visa, taxation and security. “He (Premji) discussed certain issues which are major concerns for

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SC seeks SEBI’s response on Sahara’s plea to sell overseas hotels

SC seeks SEBI’s response on Sahara’s plea to sell overseas hotels

🕔11:32, 4.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 4  The Supreme Court asked market regulator SEBI to respond to Sahara group’s plead to permit it to sell its three overseas hotels to mobilise Rs.10,000 crore as a part repayment of investors money raised by its

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AirAsia India seeks sops to fly more people

AirAsia India seeks sops to fly more people

🕔11:31, 4.Jul 2014

Bangalore, July 4  The Indian government should reduce tax on aviation turbine fuel, lower airport charges and allow new airlines to operate on overseas routes to fly more people at an affordable price, a top foreign airline executive said Thursday.

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Facebook has enormous opportunity to grow in India: Prasad

Facebook has enormous opportunity to grow in India: Prasad

🕔11:30, 4.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 4  Communications and Information Technology (IT) Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Thursday said social networking website Facebook has an enormous potential to grow in India in areas like education, healthcare and other creative sectors. “We discussed a lot.

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WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries

WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries

🕔11:30, 4.Jul 2014

Rome, July 4  The World Health Organisation (WHO), along with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), Thursday presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease. There are 33 countries and territories where there

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BSES Yamuna asked to pay current dues by July 15

BSES Yamuna asked to pay current dues by July 15

🕔11:30, 4.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 4  The Supreme Court asked BSES Yamuna, one of the three private power distribution firms in the national capital, to pay its current outstanding dues of Rs.161 crore to electricity generation and transmission companies by July 15.

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AirAsia’s Fernandes looks to Modi to set aviation right

AirAsia’s Fernandes looks to Modi to set aviation right

🕔11:28, 4.Jul 2014

Panaji, July 4  AirAsia India founder and CEO Tony Fernandes looks forward to the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to set things right in the civil aviation sector. “Indian aviation history has failed so far. Not many have made

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CRPF officer killed in Maoist attack in Bihar

CRPF officer killed in Maoist attack in Bihar

🕔11:25, 4.Jul 2014

Patna, July 4  One CRPF officer was killed Friday morning in a Maoist attack in Bihar’s Jamui district, a senior official said. The attack took place near Khaira forest in Jamui when a team of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

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Odisha demands levy of green tax on mining

Odisha demands levy of green tax on mining

🕔11:22, 4.Jul 2014

Bhubaneswar, July 4  Odisha reiterated its demand for levy of green tax on mining at the state finance ministers meeting in New Delhi. Finance Minister Pradip Kumar Amat said mineral bearing states like Odisha will not benefit from the proposed

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Himachal seeks price hike of houses for poor

Himachal seeks price hike of houses for poor

🕔11:21, 4.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 4 Himachal Pradesh sought to increase the price of housing units constructed under the Rajiv Awas Yojna from Rs.500,000 to Rs.800,000 in order to meet the cost of site development. Speaking at a conclave of ministers of

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Delhi Metro to install three new solar power plants

Delhi Metro to install three new solar power plants

🕔11:20, 4.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 4  The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will install three new solar power plants in its premises, an official said Thursday. The three rooftop solar power plants, with a total capacity of 250 kWp, will be installed

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Officials discuss Gurgaon flyover project

Officials discuss Gurgaon flyover project

🕔11:19, 4.Jul 2014

Gurgaon, July 4  Haryana Principal Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal met officials of NHAI here Thursday to discuss the construction of a flyover on the Gurgaon Expressway, an official said. Kaushal met officials of the National Highways Authority of India to discuss

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