Archives - 2014-04-24

Nikki Haley faces new challenge from retd judge in re-election bid

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:01

Indian-American South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is facing fresh challenge in her re-election bid with a retired judge joining the race for governorship as an independent.

Congress plays Adani card to counter BJP on Vadra land deals

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:01

Playing the Adani card, Congress on Wednesday sought to put Narendra Modi in the dock for giving vast tracts of land to his "favourite capitalist friend" at throw away prices.

Congress plays Adani card to counter BJP on Vadra land deals

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:01

Playing the Adani card, Congress on Wednesday sought to put Narendra Modi in the dock for giving vast tracts of land to his "favourite capitalist friend" at throw away prices.

Pamphlets using abusive language against Rahul, Priyanka seized

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:03

An FIR was lodged against unidentified persons for distributing pamphlets and booklets using abusive language against Rahul Gandhi, his sister Priyanka and Jawaharlal Nehru in Kashipur area of Udham Singh Nagar district.

BBC``s Top Gear apologises for racist remark

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:03

British television series Top Gear`s producer has apologised for broadcasting a "light-hearted" joke by its host Jeremy Clarkson that sparked a complaint of racism by an India-origin actress, media reported Wednesday.

NDA`s priority to ensure punishment to 1984 riots culprits: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:06

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday said that ensuring exemplary punishment to all the culprits of 1984 Sikh massacre has been put on the priority list of NDA.

Russia offers to host EU, Ukraine gas talks on April 28

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:07

Russia on Wednesday proposed to host three-way talks on its gas supplies to Europe in Moscow on April 28 with the European Union and Ukraine.

37 killed in DR Congo train crash

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:09

Dozens of people were killed when a passenger train sped off the rails in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, the government said.

Poll code relaxed in Karnataka

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:10

The Election Commission Wednesday relaxed the Model Code of Conduct in Karnataka, five days after polling was held in all the 28 Lok Sabha seats in the state, an official said.

Poll code relaxed in Karnataka

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:11

The Election Commission Wednesday relaxed the Model Code of Conduct in Karnataka, five days after polling was held in all the 28 Lok Sabha seats in the state, an official said.

First troops land in Poland as US beefs up Baltic presence

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:11

The first American troops arrived in Poland Wednesday, after Washington said it was sending a force of 600 to the Baltic states as the crisis over Ukraine deepens.

India wins elections to key United Nations bodies

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:18

India continued its winning streak in elections to key UN bodies, getting elected today to crucial UN organisations, including the International Narcotics Control Board.