PM prize for brainy babus

New Delhi, Feb. 4 (PTI): The government today decided to introduce “Prime Minister’s awards for excellence in public administration” to recognise extraordinary and innovative work done by central and state government officers. The contribution of…

US Especial Forces Harbor in Venezuela

# Caracas, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) US especial forces are covered up in Venezuela to destabilize the government of Hugo Chavez, denounced the US lawyer Eva Golinger Sunday. "I have the evidence. Underground especial forces´…

Global Arms Makers Hawk Their Wares in India

By Anjana Pasricha, VOANEWS.COM, New Delhi 05 February 2006 Some of the world's leading weapons manufacturers have participated in a defense exhibition in India. The companies are eager for a share of a major market…

Left wants India to retract on Iran vote

New Delhi: In a strong reaction to India's vote against Iran at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) meeting, the Left parties today demanded a full scale debate on the issue in the budget session…

Palloor blast: Prime accused arrested

MAHE: Mylakkara Meethal Rajesh, 32, of Cherukallai, the key accused in the blast that occurred near the Girls High School at Palloor on January 22, was arrested here on Saturday. Rajesh has been remanded in…

Dakshina Kannada to host

UDUPI: A conference of minorities, backward classes and Dalits - ‘Ahinda’- of Udupi and DK districts has been planned in March, said ‘Ahinda’ activist Siddaramaiah. Responding to media querries he said the Supreme Court had…

Dalits flay Yeddi for removing portraits

BELGAUM: The Belgaum unit of All India Dalit Youth Organisation has criticised Yediyurappa for removing the portraits of Dr B R Ambedkar and former prime minister late Indira Gandhi from his office on Friday. They…

Sati tourism! BJP govt stirs a storm

Jaipur: The BJP government in Rajasthan is turning red in the face over a book it published on Sati temples. The book, that allegedly glorifies the Sati, has now become a cause of embarrassment for…