HindustanTimes Tue,02 Sep 2014


Power cuts a threat to India story: Anand Mahindra

Disturbed over power cuts across Mumbai, Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra on Tuesday warned that this could be "a threat to the India story".

Italian marine detained in India suffers mild cerebral ischemia

One of the two Italian marines detained in India on murder charges was hospitalised with a condition similar to a mild stroke even as the Italian Foreign minister said bringing back the marines remain a priority.

100 days of Modi rule low on performance: Congress

Congress on Tuesday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a 'dream merchant', who came to power by selling 'false hopes' and dismissed the 100 days of his rule as high on rhetoric and low on performance.

Jharkhand minister denies involvement in ‘love jihad’

Jharkhand minister Haji Hussain Ansari on Tuesday denied his involvement in the highly-publicised case of ace shooter Tara Shahdeo but admitted that he knew accused Ranjeet Singh Kohli, charged with waging a so-called ‘love jihad’ by right-wing groups.

SC says no to Bengal's proposal of sterilising elephants

The Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained the West Bengal government from implementing its proposal to sterilize elephants or any other wildlife to restrict their population, while pulling up the MoEF for ignoring the issue regarding safety of elephants.

Mars Mission completes 300 days in space

In a major boost to the Indian scientific community, the Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan), on its maiden tryst with the red planet, has completed 300 days of its journey in space and is just 23 days away from reaching its intended orbit.

Stronger India is beneficial for world peace: US

India is going to be a "very important" player globally and the stronger it becomes, the more beneficial it will be for world peace, a senior Obama administration official has said amid preparations in Washington to give a red carpet welcome to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

AIIMS, US varsity tie-up on India's first regenerative medicine centre

India's top public healthcare establishment, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi, is in talks with the Ohio State University (OSU) to set up the country's first comprehensive regenerative medicine centre that will open up avenues in research and development and introduce revolutionary techniques.

Rape accused's sister gang-raped in UP

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by five people at Mirza Tila village in the district, police said on Tuesday. The case appears to be a revenge for a rape incident that took place on August 25, involving a girl from the family of the accused, they said.

Coal min seeks report on 46 blocks from companies

The coal ministry on Tuesday sought a report on 46 coal blocks from companies, including the Jindals, Hindalco and NTPC for furnishing the current status of the mines to the Supreme Court.

SC refuses to entertain Kingfisher Airlines' plea

The SC on Tuesday refused to entertain Kingfisher Airlines' plea against being declared as wilful defaulter, saying it has become infructuous as the grievance redressal committee of Union Bank of India has already passed an order.

Death row convicts can be heard in open courts: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the review plea of a death convict against his conviction and sentence be heard in an open court by at least a three-judge bench and allowed all condemned prisoners to approach it within a month for re-opening of their cases.

Retired Indian Army Brigadier gets two years jail in DA case

Special CBI Judge Dinesh Kumar Sharma convicted Brigadier (retd.) Samir Baron Ray under different sections of Prevention of Corruption Act for possessing assets worth Rs. 68.09 lakh disproportionate to his known sources of income.

J-K: 3 militants believed dead in 18-hour gun battle

All three militants, holed up inside a residential area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, were believed killed in a gun battle with security forces, police said.

Modi recycling our policies, says Cong

Modi hit the ground running by energising the bureaucracy and announcing a leaner cabinet to streamline ops. The government established its credentials as a decisive administration in its first 100 days, a radical departure from the UPA.
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