May 21, 2014 02:43 PM

In order to check delay in disbursal of pension, the Centre has decided to give Pension Payment Order (PPO) to all central government employees at the time of retirement along with their other dues.

May 21, 2014 02:35 PM

Hailing from troubled Baramullah district of Kashmir Valley, Zahida Amin comes from a traditional Kashmiri artisans' family. Working for women empowerment, she had formed a group and trained over 30 women in traditional craft like Zari, Soz, and Crewel embroidery. 

May 21, 2014 02:29 PM

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held as invalid and unconstitutional the legal provision which makes sanction of competent authority mandatory for CBI to probe a corruption case against an officer of joint secretary-rank or above, saying it has the propensity of shielding the corrupt.

March 15, 2014 04:19 PM

The Internal Security Centre at IDSA conducted a talk by Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain (retd) on 06 January 2014 on the topic “Kashmir 2014: A Review and a Prognosis”. Gen Hasnain provided a strategic review of the Kashmir situation through the 1990s and 2000-2013 followed by a prognosis for the period 2014-18.

May 30, 2013 10:02 AM

India’s membership is one of the important issues facing NSG in the immediate future. There is, of course, also the issue of further expansion of the NSG in the coming years, which needs to be looked into by the NSG members.

May 29, 2013 11:42 AM

Direct selling firm Amway's India Chairman and CEO William S Pinckney, an American national, and two company directors, arrested in connection with three cases of alleged fraud, have been remanded to 14 days judicial custody by a local court at Kalpetta in Kerala.

May 29, 2013 11:27 AM


Ruling out the possibility of deploying Army in anti-Naxal operations, Defence Min A K Antony has said the real answer lies in strengthening local and central police forces.

May 29, 2013 11:22 AM

Chhattisgarh High Court's Justice Prashant Mishra will probe the Maoist attack on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh last weekend.

May 29, 2013 09:55 AM


Heads rolled in Chhattisgarh administration with the state government  suspending Bastar district Superintendent of Police on Tuesday night and shunting out Bastar range Inspector General of Police and Collector in the wake of the Maoist attack on Congress leaders.

April 30, 2013 10:49 AM

The 4057 km long Line of Actual Control (LAC) is the largest undemarcated and disputed land border in the world. It has the unique distinction of being the most 'peaceful' border with not a shot being fired over the last 46 years, save a standoff at Nathu La in 1967, when a display of resolve by the Indian Army prevented further escalation.

January 25, 2013 07:52 PM

India has assured global retail giants Walmart and Tesco that it will hand hold them for their entry into the just opened multi-brand retailing in the country.