New Delhi, June 25: Commenting on the latest hike in prices of diesel, kerosene oil and LPG, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday criticized the Congress party-led UPA government for rendering mere lip sympathy when it concerns the welfare of the poor.
London, June 25: Paul the Octopus’ would-be successor, Paula, will predict the results of the women’s football World Cup, which starts in Germany on Sunday.
Pune, June 25: Pune and Mumbai will continue to experience the present lull in rainfall activity for the next 48 hours. According to the officials of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the two cities would experience only a few spells of rain over the next two days.
Islamabad, Jun 25: Pakistan today said it is determined to be part of the global war against terrorism, but in an apparent reference to the US operation in Abbottabad, asserted that sovereignty of a nation must be respected in this fight.
Srinagar, Jun 25: Welcoming Indo-Pakistan talks, JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik today said the two countries should engage in a time-bound dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue.
Rajkot, Jun 25: Four persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on RTI activist Bhagubhai Devani in Porbander, police said today.
Afghanistan, Jun 25: A huge car bomb at a hospital today killed 60 in Afghanistan’s worst attack for three years, days after US President Barack Obama said 10,000 US forces would leave the country this year.
New Delhi, June 25: Accusing the government of being insensitive to the sufferings of the common man, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Saturday slammed it for hiking the prices of diesel, kerosene and LPG.
New Delhi: The Congress is on tenterhooks over the continuation of Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran as fresh revelations about his alleged role in the spectrum scam during his earlier tenure as communications minister surfaced, adding to the opposition pressure for the minister’s resignation.
Mumbai: Maps and some survey sheets from 1872-1960 related to Adarsh land and surrounding Colaba areas have gone missing from the land records office of the city, the fourth such instance of files related to the controversial society going missing.
From Rezaul H Laskar
Jammu/Chandigarh, Jun 25: Flaying the UPA government for the steep hike in fuel price, various political in the region have termed the move as ‘anti-people’ and demanded an immediate rollback of the increase.
Hyderabad: Traders in the pilgrim town of Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh’s Anantapur district Saturday observed a shutdown to protest the alleged irregularities committed by the Sathya Sai Central Trust members.
Jakarta: Defending champion Saina Nehwal inched closer to a third successive Indonesian Open Super Series badminton title after advancing to the finals with a three-game triumph over Chinese Taipei’s Shao Chieh Cheng here today.
Pak sailors to be sent back
Shooter claims innocence in CMO’s murder
Jiwajiganj Hospital expansion soon
Reserve Bank of India has announced changes in its credit policy by hiking its short term lending (repo) rate by 25 basis points to 7.50 per cent. The reverse repo, the rate at which banks park their funds with RBI, has also been raised by 25 basis points to 6.5 per cent.
Munich: It was a mixed day for India in the BMW International Open with Shiv Kapur carding 71 to make the cut but senior pro Jeev Milkha Singh falling by the wayside after the second round here.