Amid demands for an early decision on the Telangana statehood issue, Andhra Pradesh CM Kiran Kumar Reddy said consultations with Congress leaders from the region were on and hoped the Centre would taken an "appropriate decision".
A Japanese power company postponed
its decision on a government request that it halt three
reactors at a coastal nuclear plant until safety measures can
be improved to guard against future earthquakes and tsunamis.
Chairman of the JPC on 2G spectrum issue P C Chacko today
defended his decision to refer to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira
Kumar the issue of propriety of former ministers of NDA
government continuing as members in the panel.
India has underlined the
need for the UN General Assembly to play a greater role in the
decision making process of the world body, saying countries
should take concrete measures to reinforce the authority of
For Vinod Kumar Srivastava, the range safety officer at ISRO rocket launch centre, it was a sad day - in a split second decision, he had to destruct the GSLV rocket that exploded after its launch here Saturday.