HindustanTimes Tue,02 Sep 2014


Japan offers assistance to introduce bullet trains in India

Japan on Monday offered to provide financial, technical and operational support to India for introduction of bullet trains, a project high on the priority of the Modi government.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley admitted to hospital

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley was admitted to a hospital in Delhi on Monday.

Chaos hits DDA's mega housing offer

The first day of the roll-out of the Delhi Development Authority's (DDA) biggest-ever housing scheme was marked by chaos, confusion and crashed websites.

IITs, IIMs to launch free online courses

With an aim to providing education opportunities to all, the IITs, IIMs and central universities will soon offer free online courses through a web platform to be launched by the HRD ministry on September 25, the birth anniversary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay.

SP govt expedites Adityanath's probes to clip 'communal' wings

Anxious that BJP leader Yogi Adityanath may use his communal rhetoric to polarise votes in the September 13 byelections, the Samajwadi Party government has expedited investigations into criminal cases pending against him.

Ebola: Six 'high risk' passengers from WAfrica quarantined

Six people deemed "high risk" Ebola suspects were admitted to a quarantine facility at Delhi airport, health ministry said on Monday. The suspects were among 181 passengers who arrived in India from the affected western African countries.

BJP mounts pressure, Sena says alliance is bound by Hindutva

The BJP continued to mount pressure on ally Shiv Sena by discussing the observers' report from Maharashtra ahead of the much-awaited seat-sharing between the two for the upcoming assembly polls.

BJP rushes Union ministers to J-K on its Mission 44+

With Jammu and Kashmir high on its electoral agenda, the BJP is sending a large contingent of its Union ministers and senior leaders to the state in the run-up to the assembly polls as part of its ambitious Mission 44-plus target.

Delhi's air pollution levels remain a problem

Delhi's air pollution levels remain a serious health risk despite government efforts and an emergency response is needed to meet desirable air quality standards in a time-bound manner, say experts based on data accessed from pollution watchdogs.

Tribals halt mining activities of Adani group in Chhattisgarh

The tribals in Parsa and Kante Basin coal mines area of Ambikapur, north Chhattisgarh, have brought mining activities of the Adani enterprises to a complete halt since Friday.

Saradha group had business links with IRCTC: CBI

The investigation into the multi-billion rupee Saradha chit fund scam has taken a new twist with the discovery of the group’s business links with the Indian railways at a time when the ministry was under Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.

India may accept China’s Asian bank offer

The move would be a big boost to China’s plans of having its stamp over lending institutions in Asia and counter the US and Japan-dominated Asian Development Bank.

Jung may pitch for fresh Delhi polls in his report

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung is expected to send a report this week to President Pranab Mukherjee on the status of the Delhi assembly and the possible options of government formation.

Doctors declare living patient as dead in Aligarh hospital

Doctors in a hospital in Aligarh declared a patient, who was admitted there for treatment, as dead. When the police arrived three days later, the patient was lying in the mortuary alive.

Badaun case: Accused constables get bail

The Badaun district court on Monday granted bail to the two police constables accused in the rape and murder of two sisters in Katra Sadatganj village, after the CBI decided not to file a chargesheet within the 90-day time limit of registering the case.
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