Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is the brand ambassador of save the tiger campaign, says he is elated by the fact that the population of India's national animal has increased due to the drive.
Oil prices rose in Asia Tuesday on growing concerns about lawlessness in crude-producer Libya as an top military unit joined a renegade general`s bid to quash Islamists and edged the country closer to civil war.
The flood threat in Bihar on Saturday
aggravated with some major rivers maintaining a rising trend
as flash floods caused by heavy discharge of water in
Balmikinagar Barrage inundated eight villages in West
BJP vice-president Shanta Kumar
on Friday said social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba
Ramdev had to come forward on corruption and black money
because political parties had failed on the two issues.
Between 42 lakh and 1.21 crore
female foetuses were selectively aborted in the country in the
last three decades and wealthy and educated families are
increasingly going for abortion of the second girl child.
Two ULFA linkmen were picked up
in connection with yesterday`s IED blast at the Congress
headquarters here even as the death toll in the ambush by NDFB
rebels on a BSF convoy rose to nine on Tuesday, police said.
Delhi witnessed a 3% rise in crime last year, reversing the trend of the past three years and prompting city police to redraw its strategy for 2011 which included identification of crime-prone zones and re-deployment of resources.