Former PM demands dismissal of K’taka Govt

NEW DELHI: The former prime minister of India, HD Deve Gowda today called for the dismissal of the BJP government led by BS Yeddyurappa.
Alleging Yeddyurappa government for rampant corruption, nepotism and communal discord, he cautioned “the Karnataka would go the Gujarat way under Narendra ..

Interlocutors visit Jail meet detained youths

SRINAGAR: The three-member panel of interlocutors on Kashmir visited the Central Jail here on Sunday and met detained youths there. These youths have been arrested in connection with stone-pelting in the valley recently. After arriving in Srinagar on Saturday, the panel members visited the jail an

Bihar ready for 2nd phase of polls

PATNA: All arrangements have been completed for the second phase of Assembly elections in the state on Sunday. Forty five constituencies spread over six districts of Muzaffarpur, East Champaran, Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Darbhanga and Samastipur will go to polls in this phase. Most of these areas are ..

Bihar: campaign for 2nd phase polls ends

PATNA: Campaigning for the second phase of election in Bihar came to an end Friday evening. 45 constituencies will go to polls in this phase on Sunday. The constituencies are in the northern parts of the state. Now the contesting candidates have started door to door campaigning to garner support ..

Assam State Tackles Floods with ADB Help

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – India’s Assam state will receive Asian Development Bank (ADB) assistance to combat flooding and erosion, which regularly cause large economic losses and social upheaval in one of the country’s poorest regions. ADB’s Board of Directors approved a loan package of up to $120 ..

ADB sanctions $132 mn for Bihar Power Project

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Indian state of Bihar will receive $132 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for electricity system upgrades that will help spur growth in one of the country’s poorest and most populous states.
The ADB Board of Directors approved the loan for the Bihar Power ..

Bihar goes to polls amid tight security

PATNA: (TIA) Polling for the first phase of Assembly elections in Bihar is underway amidst tight security. 20 to 25 percent voters cast their votes in the first three hours of polling. Women and Youths have come out in large numbers to vote. The polling will continue till 5 p.m. Polling is going ..

Bihar ready for first phase polls

PATNA: Campaigning for the first phase of election in Bihar the state came to an end this evening. 47 constituencies will go to polls in this phase on Thursday. Most of the constituencies are in the border areas. The candidates have started door to door campaigning to garner support of voters.

Geelani right hand Masarat arrested

SRINAGAR: Geelani-led ‘Quit Kashmir Movement’ Monday suffered a big jolt as Police finally arrested Masarat Alam Bhat, the key force behind the four-month stir that has so far witnessed 111 deaths mostly of children by state police and Central Reserve Police Force.The 39-year-old Bhat had been..

12 killed in boat mishap in Bihar

PATNA: Massive operation launched in Bihar to trace missing persons of boat tragedy on Sunday. 12 persons drowned and 15 others are missing after their overcrowded boat sank in the Punpun river near Behrampur village in Patna district on Sunday.A massive search operation has been launched with ..



SC slams Centre for ‘lethargy’ over upkeep of Taj Mahal

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today criticised the Central Government and its authorities for their, wh ...

India, Nepal to jointly promote tourism

AMN / KATHMANDU India and Nepal have decided to promote tourism jointly. This was decided at the 2nd meeting ...