Oman`s Shura council has voted to ban alcohol, an official of the advisory body said, a move that, if approved by the cabinet, would bring the sultanate in line with some other conservative Gulf Arab states and could hurt plans to expand tourism.
The Congress party has
cold-shouldered late Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy`s
younger brother YS Vivekananda Reddy by denying him a seat in
the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council under the Governor`s
In the wake of Japan`s nuclear
plants being at risk due to the earthquake and tsunami that
struck the country, Maharashtra government on Friday said it would
go ahead with the controversial Jaitapur nuclear power plant.
Four suspended legislators of the
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena are eligible for voting in the next
month`s biennial elections to the Legislative council and the
Rajya Sabha, Harshvardhan Patil
After setting a target of generating 20,000 MW solar power by 2020 under the Solar Mission, the PM`s Council on Climate Change will take up the National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE) at its meeting Monday.