HindustanTimes Thu,18 Sep 2014


Gujarat turns prime hunting ground for PMO, other departments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is busy building his team of civil servants in Delhi. And it has a strong Gujarat connection. Two more Gujarat cadre IAS officers were appointed to the Centre this week.

Isro and Nasa plan Mars joint working group

Scientists of Indian Space Research Organisation and Nasa plan to set up a Mars joint working group. Meanwhile Isro scientists on Tuesday completed the verifications and the re-verifications of the commands that have been uploaded on Mangalyaan.

Gujarat, China ink three pacts

Gujarat government on Wednesday inked three pacts, two agreements and one memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese agencies in the presence of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad.

Chinese President, first lady treated to Gujarati thali

From dhokla to undhiyu and khichdi, some 20 Gujarati delicacies were on platter at the dinner organised for visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan at Ahmedabad on Wednesday evening.

Congress releases booklet on 100 days of BJP 'misrule'

Congress on Wednesday brought out a booklet on BJP's '100 days of misrule' insisting that results of all the bypolls after the Lok Sabha election reflect 'people's anger' over 'hollow promises of a useless government'.

Merely naming distant relatives not enough to make them accused in dowry cases: SC

A bench of Justice V Gopala Gowda and Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said courts cannot summon distant relations of a man in dowry cases in absence of any specific role attributed to them and material to support the allegations.

India keen to make nuclear deal work, says US

The United States said Wednesday there is a strong desire on the part of the new Indian government to work through the “tough issues” delaying the implementation of the civil nuclear deal.

Losses from bars: Kerala jacks up taxes on liquor

Faced with a grim fund crunch arising from its policy of sharply cutting down on the liquor business, Kerala government on Wednesday steeply increased taxes on liquor, cigarettes, water charges and fees for various services to mop up over Rs. 1,500 crore.

'If Patel had handled Kashmir, part of it would not have been under Pak'

BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday said Pakistan would not have been holding a part of Kashmir and Article 370 would not have existed had Sardar Vallabhai Patel, instead of Jawharlal Nehru, handled the Kashmir issue.

70-year-old man held for sending love letters to married woman

A 70-year-old retired sales tax officer has landed in police custody for allegedly sending love letters to a married woman in Bulandshahr. It is alleged that in one letter, he had even threatened to kill her husband.

Modi decides against attending UN climate summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be attending United Nations Climate Summit called by UN Secretary General BanKi moon as the government believes it was being held at the behest of rich nations to iron out its differences with the developing world on the new climate treaty to be readied by November this year.

China to set up industrial parks in Maharashtra and Gujarat

China will set up two industrial parks in India, in Maharashtra and Gujarat, at an investment of $6.8 billion (Rs 40,800 crore).  The two countries signed an agreement for the first park, to be set up near Baroda, on Wednesday.

Narendra Modi bonds with Xi in Ahmedabad, ties on upswing

The choice of Ahmedabad as Xi's first stop in India, rather than New Delhi, marked a departure from protocol that many see as part of an effort to put a positive gloss on bilateral ties that still suffer from lingering distrust, despite growing trade. India-China ties under the Mahatma’s shadow

It's all very good, Chines media on Sino-India relations

Chinese state media on Wednesday put Sino-India relations on a pedestal, talking about mutually compatible dreams, inclusive development and discovering more areas of common interest.

Shah shrugs off loss, says rivals have grown wings

Making his first public statement following the bypoll debacle, Shah told cheering party workers in Gorta village on Wednesday that the BJP will sweep the assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana.
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