‘Pak deploys force at nuke facility following threat’

‘Pak deploys force at nuke facility following threat’

Islamabad, Sep 6 , 2012: Pakistani authorities have deployed large contingents of soldiers and policemen at one of the country’s largest nuclear facilities in Dera Ghazi Khan following “serious” threats from the local Taliban, a media report said today. Besides the deployment inside and around the nuclear installation, three army divisions in the southern part […]

Magisterial probe ordered into Sivakasi fire

Magisterial probe ordered into Sivakasi fire

Chennai, Sep 6, 2012:  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today ordered a magisterial probe into the devastating fire at a cracker manufacturing unit in Sivakasi, which claimed  39 lives and injured several others. Jayalalithaa, who chaired a meeting of senior ministers to chalk out measures to prevent such mishaps in future, said the District Revenue […]

Bail for four in Shawarma case

Bail for four in Shawarma case

Thiruvananthapuram, Thursday, Sep 6, 2012: The Kerala High Court granted conditional bail to four accused in connection with the death of a student after eating Shawarma. Those granted bail are Abdul Khader, owner of Salwa Café located at Vazhuthacaud in the capital city, Jaleel, Raj Kumar and Janthar Sait.

VS supports Rema’s request for CBI probe into TP murder case

VS supports  Rema’s request for CBI probe into TP murder case

Thiruvnanthapuram, Thursday, Sep 6, 2012: Opposition leader V S Achuthanandhan today said that Rema’s request of CBI probe in to T.P murder case is genuine and her suspicion of noted leaders being involved in the crime should be brought out . He said that her request should be fulfilled by the chief minister and the […]

Gold price witnesses twin hike

Gold price witnesses twin hike

Kochi, Thursday, Sept 6, 2012:  Gold price witnessed a twin hike on Thursday as the price touched Rs 23,600 a sovereign. The price of a gram of gold has risen to Rs 2,950.

Evidence of terrorists taking to cyber-space: Shinde

Evidence of terrorists taking to cyber-space: Shinde

New Delhi, Sept 6 , 2012: Cyber-space has become another tool in the hands of terrorists who post “motivated rumours” in social networking sites thereby creating a new challenge to the security forces in the country, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said here today. “There is increasing evidance of resort taken by terrorists to the […]

Parliament paralysed for the twelfth day

Parliament paralysed for the twelfth day

New Delhi, Sep 6 , 2012: The fracas over coal block allocations continued for the twelfth day in Parliament today as BJP members vociferously demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned till noon after opposition triggered ruckus on the issue. Members of the DMK AIADMK, CPI and […]

Toll in fire tragedy at cracker unit touches 39, five arrested

Toll in fire tragedy at cracker unit touches 39, five arrested

Sivakasi (TN), Sep 6 , 2012: Five persons were arrested today in connection with the devastating fire at a cracker manufacturing unit at Mudhalipatti near here, even as the toll mounted to 39 with three more persons succumbing to burns. The arrested were four persons who had taken the Omshakthi fireworks factory complex, where the […]

Bandh disrupts normal life in Nagaland

Bandh disrupts normal life in Nagaland

Kohima, Sept 6 ,2012: Normal life was today disrupted in Nagaland due to a 12-hour bandh called by the Naga Students’ Federation in support of their demand that the Centre detect and deport foreign nationals from the northeast. All shops and business establishments in the capital town Kohima and commercial hub Dimapur remained closed while […]

Ancient Buddha idol, monastery unearthed in Jajpur

Ancient Buddha idol, monastery unearthed in Jajpur

Jajpur, Sep 6 ,2012: An ancient statue of Gautam Buddha and remains of a Budhha Vihar (monastery) have been unearthed in Kesharaipur-Hatikhol village in the vicinity of the world famous Lalitgiri Buddhist site in Odisha’s Jajpur district. Workers came across the articles while digging land for a drain there three days ago, said noted Buddhist […]