RPF rescues 44 trafficked children from Assam trains last month
Jun 23, 2016 at 16:16 | Source:
Agartala: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has rescued 44 children from trains in Assam while being trafficked and arrested 485 persons for various crimes last month, a release said in Agartala on Thursday.Th...
India real estate: Green methods in sector can yield economic benefits
Jun 23, 2016 at 15:53 | Source:
The real estate sector is regarded as one of biggest environmental degraders and its responsible for around 22 percent of Indias annual CO2 emissions. A built environment is pegged to be responsible for 30 percent of natural material use and 20 perce...
Subramanian Swamy tirade: Is Shaktikanta Das the next target?
Jun 23, 2016 at 15:53 | Source:
After RBI governor Raghuram Rajan and chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian, the next target for BJP legislator Subramanian Swamy seems to be Shaktikanta Das, the Secretary of Economic Affairs.In a tweet today morning Swamy alleged that there is ...
Will Aveek Sarkar's exit from ABP assuage Mamata Banerjee?
Jun 23, 2016 at 11:43 | Source:
The announcement was terse, curt even. Notice 22.6.2016 from the MDs Office, sent to all employees of ABP Pvt Ltd at around 5 pm yesterday, baldly stated the names of the two new editors of Anandabazar Patrika and The Telegraph newspapers, adding tha...
Maheish Girri contemplating to file defamation case against Kejriwal
Jun 23, 2016 at 09:36 | Source:
New Delhi: A day after he broke his fast-unto-death, BJP MP Maheish Girri said he is consideringfiling a defamation suit against Delhi Chief Minister ArvindKejriwal for accusing him of being involved in the murder ofNDMC estate officer M M Khan."...
Jat quota stir: Haryana government withdraws paramilitary forces
Jun 22, 2016 at 22:42 | Source:
Chandigarh: With the end of the second phaseof Jat stir in Haryana, the state government today decided towithdraw the paramilitary forces from several districts exceptSonipat where the forces would continue to be deployed as aprecautionary measure.&q...
Now, fly your own drone: Govt to liberalise flying rules soon
Jun 22, 2016 at 20:34 | Source:
New Delhi: The prohibition on Indians flying drones is likely to be lifted soon as the rules for flying unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are slated to be finalised by next month with aviation regulator DGCA giving final touches to them.The consultatio...
NASA discovers 'wind nebula' around rare ultra-magnetic neutron star
Jun 22, 2016 at 17:48 | Source:
Washington: In a first, astronomers have discovered a vast cloud of high-energy particles called a wind nebula around a rare ultra-magnetic neutron star, or magnetar.The find offers a unique window into the properties, environment and outburst histor...
Xenophobia of Brexit campaign bodes ill for multi-cultural integration
Jun 22, 2016 at 16:08 | Source:
Sanjivan (name changed) and his wife migrated to London soon after they got married in the late 1990s. They were still in their early 20s. The world was their oyster. She got a job in a government department. He worked for a while in the back offices...
Asaram's secrets: I-T probe reveals undisclosed income of Rs 2,300 crore
Jun 22, 2016 at 15:14 | Source:
An Income Tax probe into the charitable trusts controlled by 'Godman' Asaram Bapu, revealedundisclosed income of Rs 2300 crore since 2008-09.The I-T department has further suggested a cancellation of tax breaks to all of the charities run by Asaram, ...
After potassium bromate, FSSAI seeks to ban potassium iodade from bread
Jun 22, 2016 at 15:06 | Source:
Just when everyone was heaving a sigh of relief as FSSAI banned the cancer-causing chemical potassium bromate from being used in bread and other foods, CSE is now mulling to ban another chemical used in bread that has carcinogenic properties.The Cent...
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London with opposing views may be a clincher
Jun 22, 2016 at 12:47 | Source:
London: When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union, London's voice may prove decisive. But for which side?Britain's capital, home to almost ninemillion people, encompasses some of the most pro-EU places in the country and t...
Tech Mahindra buys UK's BIO Agency to enhance digital services portfolio
Jun 22, 2016 at 11:06 | Source:
New Delhi: Tech Mahindra on Wednesdaysaid it has acquired UK-based BIO Agency (BIO) in an all-cash deal for an enterprise value of up to 45 million pounds, a move that will augment the Indian IT firm's digital services portfolio."The considerati...
Trump shrugs off campaign funding lag, cites personal wealth| Reuters
Jun 22, 2016 at 04:45 | Source:
WASHINGTON U.S. Republican Donald Trump said on Tuesday his "unlimited" trove of personal wealth would help compensate for his poor presidential campaign fundraising, even as he took steps to court new donors to help win the White House.The...