| 2011 | January

  • Modi hails WikiLeaks cables

    New Delhi ,March 22 (): Reacting to the cable leaks Narendra Modi said, “ US should not teach me lesson about human rights. The whole world knows what they have done. I am at this post with the blessings of people of Gujarat. Although late, I am happy to know that the US accepted that…

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  • Vaiko quits AIADMK alliance

    Chennai, March 20(): A resolution passed at the meeting of MDMK district secretaries here said, “The arrogant attitude of AIADMK to its long-term ally and a meager offer of eight seats has hurt the sentiments of the party.We don’t want to sell our self-respect for the sake of a few seats and have decided that…

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  • CII, FICCI welcome withdrawal of service tax on healthcare

    New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) have welcomed the decision of Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to roll back the proposed five percent service tax on healthcare services. “FICCI welcomes the decision of the Finance Minister to roll back the…

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  • Allies not happy with AIADMK

    Chennai, March 17 ():  A flash point has reached in AIADMK camp, with DMDK-CPI-CPM-MDMK threatening to walk out of the alliances due to  AIADMK Supremo Dr Jayalalitha  releasing her candidates list and constituencies without consultations. However this combine is not inclined to support DMK and this means a split in votes could lead to a…

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  • President sacks CVC

    New Delhi, March 15 (): Late Monday night, a Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson said in a brief statement, that “the President has signed the warrant of cancellation of appointment of P J Thomas as CVC today.” The announcement came even as Thomas was preparing to approach the Supreme Court, seeking a review of its judgement. Thomas…

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  • Soon, localized delivery of anti-cancer drug by remote-controlled microcarriers

    Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Drug delivery that precisely targets cancerous cells without exposing the healthy surrounding tissue to the medication’s toxic effects may soon be a reality, thanks a new research by Professor Sylvain Martel, Director of the Nanorobotics Laboratory at Polytechnique Montreal. Known for being the world’s first researcher to have guided a magnetic…

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  • American girl student receives death threats for posting racist anti-Asian YouTube video

    Los Angeles, Mar 16(ANI): An American girl, Alexandra Wallace, who posted a three-minute racist rant against University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA)’s Asian students, has received death threats. Wallace, a third-year political science student at UCLA, has sought the protection of campus police after she received several calls and emails from people threatening revenge for…

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  • Maoists call for Bandh in Four states

    Kolkatta, March 13 (): “The Maoists have called a 48-hour shutdown in the four states. We were informed through an open letter (in which) Maoist leader Akash on Friday had given the shutdown call,” said West Midnapore Additional Police Superintendent (operation) Mukesh Kumar. The Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) has called for a 48-hour shutdown…

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  • SC notice on Binayak Sen plea

    New Delhi, Mar11 (): The Supreme Court bench of justices H S Bedi and C K Prasad asked the Chhattisgarh government to file its response within four weeks, on a petition by rights activist Binayak Sen seeking bail and stay on his life imprisonment imposed by a sessions court for his links with Maoists. The bench…

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