Citizens and activists come together to save Hyderabad's green cover
May 02, 2016 at 14:34 | Source:
Water-starved Hyderabad is in for a much bigger and long-lasting crisis. The challenge is monstrous:water scarcity would amplify and oxygen will be in short supply due to rapid concretisation in the sun-baked city.When planting saplings and growing g...
May Day protesters call for better wages and end to deportations
May 02, 2016 at 09:18 | Source:
Seattle: Seattle police used pepper spray on Sunday evening to disperse black-clad anti-capitalist protesters authorities say threw rocks, flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails at officers during a rowdy May Day gathering.At least four people were arr...
Iraqi protesters break into fortified area, enter Green Zone in Baghdad
May 01, 2016 at 20:29 | Source:
Baghdad: Thousands of protesters were inside Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday after breaking into the fortified area and storming parliament, as Iraq's premier called for rioters to be pursued and punished.Demonstrators pulled down or scaled slabs of h...
Vijay Mallya vs banks: No takers for Kingfisher assets at auction
May 01, 2016 at 10:23 | Source:
Mumbai:Auction of brands and trademarks ofKingfisher Airlines turned out to be a damp squib today aslenders failed to attract a single bidder for sale of thesepledged assets at a reserve price of Rs 366.7 crore in theirefforts to recover unpaid loans...
Order to demolish Adarsh is welcome, but will corrupt nexus ever learn?
Apr 30, 2016 at 11:56 | Source:
An unfinished 31-storey Adarsh Housing society structure in Mumbai's prime real estate area of Colaba has for long stood as a living symbol of a corrupt nexus between the politicians, bureaucrats, some armed forces officers and builders. Worse, this ...
Adarsh should go: The message to the corrupt has to be strong, unequivocal
Apr 30, 2016 at 11:41 | Source:
The headlines in morning papers are depressing indeed.Bombay HC orders demolition of 31-storey Adarsh society building Court orders trial of UPA minister Rao, ex-CM Koda, Jindal in coal block case Agusta probe hits high gear, CBI, ED summon IAF ex-ch...
AgustaWestland: Govt rebuffs Congress, says PM Modi 'did not cut any deal'
Apr 29, 2016 at 22:32 | Source:
Late Friday night, the Modi government issued a longish official statement, stating that it was proactively pursing the AgustaWestland bribery case to bring the wrongdoers to book. While doing so it has made a point by point rebuttal of arguments mad...
You may soon be able to relish fat-free chocolate that melts in your mouth
Apr 29, 2016 at 15:50 | Source:
London: Feeling guilty while relishing your favourite chocolate may soon be a thing of the past as researchers have found a way to make fat-free versions of chocolate delicious.Reducing the fat content makes the chocolate harder and less likely to me...
India asks UK to deport embattled tycoon Vijay Mallya| Reuters
Apr 28, 2016 at 23:30 | Source:
NEW DELHI India said on Thursday it had asked Britain to deport Vijay Mallya, the liquor tycoon who flew to London last month as bankers pressed him to repay about $1.4 billion owed by his defunct Kingfisher Airlines.The Ministry of External Affairs ...