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Five Myanmar journalists jailed 10 years

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:00

Four reporters and the chief executive officer of a magazine in Myanmar have been sentenced to 10 years at hard labor in prison on a national security charge for investigative stories about a weapons factory.

Omar non-committal on fresh deadline for food law in J&K

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:29

Omar Abdullah was non-committal today on giving any deadline for implementing the Food Security Act as the new law will not include the entire poor people in the state who are at present covered under the current PDS mechanism.

Lokpal will help CVC function independently: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:05

The enactment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act will help Central Vigilance Commission work in an independent and assertive manner, the government said.

Cyber crime numbers surge along with advance in technology!

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 11:36

Technology may have made lives easier for people, but it has also added to their woes with criminals adopting various innovative means to defraud people.

Uttar Pradesh minister`s NSA remarks show bias, says BJP

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 12:46

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday slammed Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Ahmed Hasan`s comment that the BJP leaders would be slapped with the National Security Act (NSA) over last week`s violence in Moradabad.

Paswan asks states to rise above politics to control prices

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:38

The current price rise is a temporary phenomenon created by hoarders, he said.

All-party meet for imposing discipline in Bihar House

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:26

Taking note of the angry exchanges between ruling JD(U) and BJP legislators during discussion on Food Security Act in the Assembly, an all-party meeting has been called to avoid such a situation in the future for smooth functioning of the House.

`New applications for ration cards to be disposed by July 31`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 23:45

Bihar government on Thursday said all new applications for ration cards will be disposed of by July 31 to clear decks for providing food-grains to all eligible beneficiaries in Bihar under the Food Security Act.

Govt puts stock limits on onion and potato to check prices

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 20:45

Cracking down further on hoarding, the Centre on Wednesday put onion and potato under purview of the Essential Commodities Act and imposed stock holding limits in a bid to improve availability and rein in prices.

CCEA agrees to bring onion, potato under Essential Commodity Act

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:04

The Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to bring onion and potato under the Essential Commodity Act in a move to impose stock holding limits and curb hoarding of these two commodities and control their prices.

CCEA may consider today stock limits on onion, potato

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 09:37

Currently, stock limits are imposed for pulses, edible oils and oilseeds till September 2014, while for rice and paddy upto November this year.

Signs of improvement in US health costs, coverage

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 04:44

Health costs in the United States surged in the decade to 2010 along with the tally of Americans without medical insurance, but both trends then improved, a study said Monday.