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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meeting President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, in Moscow, on Monday. – UNI
Border issues to figure in talks as PM flies to China
MOSCOW, Oct 22 (IANS): After a visit to Moscow, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday left for Beijing on the second leg of his visit where border issues are set to top the agenda of his talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. ...

India may import onion as prices soar to Rs 90 per kg
NEW DELHI, Oct 22 (IANS): India may import onion to stabilise prices that have soared to Rs.90 per kg in the national capital, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Tuesday. ...

Hafiz Saeed may be at LoC to help infiltration: Shinde
JAMMU, Oct 22 (IANS): Intelligence reports suggest Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed could be visiting areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir to facilitate infiltration into the state, said union Home Minister Sushilkumar ...

Kudankulam N-power plant generates 160 MW
CHENNAI, Oct 22 (IANS): India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Tuesday generated 160 MW power at its first unit in Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), said a senior official. ...

India to play 2 Tests, 3 ODIs in South Africa
NEW DELHI, Oct 22 (IANS): Ending months of speculation, the Indian cricket board Tuesday confirmed that India will tour South Africa at the end of the year to play two Tests and three One-Day Internationals (ODI). ...

President calls for dialogue with NGOs
SHILLONG, Oct 21 – President Pranab Mukherjee today said non-governmental organisations (NGOs) form an important component of the Indian democratic set-up and advised the government to hear them as these groups express views of the common man. ...

PM, Putin commited to N-cooperation
MOSCOW, Oct 21 – Committing to push cooperation in the nuclear field, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Russian President Vladimir Putin today directed officials to resolve at the earliest outstanding issues on liability that have stalled work on Uni ...

Singh’s visit gets top billing in China
BEIJING, Oct 21 – China today said Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s three-day visit from tomorrow is of great importance for deepening strategic partnership amid expectations that the two sides would sign some key pacts, including one to preven ...

AGP kicks off LS poll campaign
GUWAHATI, Oct 21 – The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) today kicked off its Lok Sabha poll campaign by holding a mass convention of its workers in the city in the presence of a number of leaders representing regional forces from across the country. ...

Sudipta Sen’s accounts frozen
NEW DELHI, Oct 21 – A special money laundering court here has ordered freezing of bank accounts of Sudipta Sen, the arrested chairman of Saradha group embroiled in alleged chit fund scam, to allow probe agencies complete investigations against the fi ...

Mahatma’s prized possessions to be auctioned in UK
LONDON, Oct 21 – Over 60 of Mahatma Gandhi’s most prized possessions, including a charkha he used in Yerwada Jail during the ‘Quit India Movement’, will go under the hammer at a leading British auction house on November 5, reports PTI. ...

State anthem in multiple languages in Bezbaroa anniv
GUWAHATI, Oct 21 – Various organisations associated with the observance of the 150th birth anniversary of Sahityarathi Lakshminath Bezbaroa have appealed to all concerned to refrain from calling bandhs and road blockades on November 16 and 17 in view ...

Centre pitches for Communal Violence Bill
NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, Oct 21 – The controversial Communal Violence Bill, which has been hanging fire for some years, is getting a fresh push from the Government with one Union Minister even pitching for its introduction in the Winter Session of Parliam ...

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