Bias against minorities is inimical to effective policing: PM

TIA correspondent
NEW DELHI: Cautioning about the security situation in the country, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said that recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai and Delhi were grim reminders of these challenges.

Azharuddin’s son Ayaz dies

HYDERABAD: (AMN) Five days after he met horrific motor bike accident Ayazuddin, son of former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin died here Friday morning. He was 19.

Ozone Day

Kalpana Palkhiwala

Every year September 16th is celebrated as the   International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. Since 1995, this date has been designated by the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. 

Panel to probe Bharatpur communal clashes

JAIPUR: (AMN) An uneasy calm has gripped Gopalgarh and surrounding areas of Bharatpur district on Thursday where large scale communal violence took place on Wednesday. The area has been converted into a police cantonment.

Sonia back in action

TIA Correspondent
NEW DELHI: Congress President Sonia Gandhi is back in action. On Thursday she chaired a crucial party meeting that discussed names of 98 candidates and finalized 70 for Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Central Govt employees to get 7% DA

NEW DELHI: Central Government employees will get another installment of seven percent DA from July this year. An announcement to this effect was made by the Information and Broadcasting Minister Mrs. Ambika Soni after the Cabinet gave approval to the proposal.

Court grants interim relief to Amar Singh

NEW DELHI (AMN) Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh was granted interim bail till September 19 on health grounds by a Delhi court in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam. The former Samajwadi Party leader was granted

Media reports on HC blast probe speculative: NIA

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Director General of National Investigation Agency (NIA), Sharad Chandar Sinha has said that the investigations into the Delhi High Court blast case were ‘delicately poised’ and any details of their publication or broadcast will adversely affect the investigations.

Sonia makes first public appearance after surgery

Congress President Sonia Gandhi made her first public appearance today after her surgery abroad. Party spokesperson Janardan Dwivedi said that Mrs. Gandhi is completely fit but in view of doctors’ advice she will take complete charge after some days.

Indian modules have capacity to make bombs: PC

TIA Correspondent
NEW DELHI: Conceding that the recent blast in Delhi and Mumbai are blot on government’s record, Home Minister P Chidambaram Thursday said that many home grown terror groups have acquired the capacity to make bombs.