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ULFA leader Anup Chetia released from jail

Our Correspondent / ULFA General Secretary Anup Chetia walked free from Guwahati jail today. TADA and Special Judicial Magistrate court earlier granted him bail in four cases. Necessary bail bond in one case has been deposited in the court following which he was released from jail. However, he was told to cooperate with agencies during … Continue reading ULFA leader Anup Chetia released from jail

Five Indian sailors abducted by pirates in Nigeria rescued

India has secured the release of five Indian sailors from pirates in Nigeria. This information was given by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in a tweet this afternoon. Mrs Swaraj also thanked President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari in this regard. She also appreciated the good work done by India’s High Commissioner A R Ghanshyam.

Delhi’s odd-even plan: Women drivers, CNG, two-wheelers exempted

AMN / Delhi government has decided to exempt emergency vehicles, CNG cars, vehicles carrying patients, only women drivers, women drivers with child below 12 years of age from the the even-odd scheme in the national capital from 1st to 15th January. The even -odd formula will not be applicable on Sunday. Two wheelers have been … Continue reading Delhi’s odd-even plan: Women drivers, CNG, two-wheelers exempted

President, V-P Greet People on Christmas

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI: // The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari have greeted the people on on the auspicious occasion of Christmas. In his message President said: “On the auspicious occasion of Christmas, I convey warm greetings and good wishes to all fellow countrymen. I wish … Continue reading President, V-P Greet People on Christmas

PM Modi Faux Pas during Guard of Honour in Moscow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi committed a faux pass during guard of honour in Moscow. He walked even as the Indian’s national anthem was being played. While the Russian soldiers giving the guard of honour remained in attentive position, PM Modi walked away. Somebody realised the mistake and ran to stop PM Modi who was already … Continue reading PM Modi Faux Pas during Guard of Honour in Moscow

Jaitley for expediting amendment to anti-corruption law

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has called for an urgent need to expedite the review and amendment of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 to deal with economic offences in today’s post liberalized era. Speaking during the 28th Intelligence Bureau centenary endowment lecture 2015 in New Delhi, Mr Jaitley said the Act in its present form has … Continue reading Jaitley for expediting amendment to anti-corruption law

Hit-n-run case: Maha govt to move SC against Salman Khan’s acquittal

The Maharashtra Government has decided to challenge in the Supreme Court the High Court verdict acquitting Actor Salman Khan of all charges in the 2002 hit-and-run case. Government Pleader Abhinandan Vagyani said SLP in the Supreme Court will be filed in due course. Justice A R Joshi had, on 10th of this month, acquitted Salman … Continue reading Hit-n-run case: Maha govt to move SC against Salman Khan’s acquittal

Coal scam: Court rejects plea to summon Manmohan Singh

A special court today dismissed the plea of an accused seeking to summon former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as defence witness in a coal scam case. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar rejected the plea saying the application was “vexatious” and it was apparently moved to delay the trial. The court also rejected the plea of … Continue reading Coal scam: Court rejects plea to summon Manmohan Singh

DDCA row: AAP workers protest against Jaitley in Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party workers today launched a protest against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi over the alleged irregularities in the DDCA. Party workers raised slogans demanding his resignation over the issue. Police had to fire water canons at protesters who were marching towards Mr Jaitley’s residence. Meanwhile, talking to media, Minister of State … Continue reading DDCA row: AAP workers protest against Jaitley in Delhi

India issues advisory to students traveling to US for admission

Ministry of External Affairs today issued an advisory for students seeking admission in two institutions in United States to defer their travel to the country. The Ministry said in a release that there have been several instances of denial of entry by US Immigration authorities to Indian students having valid student visas to pursue studies … Continue reading India issues advisory to students traveling to US for admission

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