Monthly Archives: February 2013

Government ducks passenger fare hike in Railway Budget – India


26  feb  2013 Government ducks passenger fare hike in Railway Budget New Delhi: An eye on general elections next year, Pawan Kumar Bansal’s Rail Budget today did not raise passenger fares today, but he introduced a nearly six per cent … Continue reading

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PSLV: India’s 101st space mission successful, President Pranab Mukherjee witnesses launch – India


25  feb  2013 PSLV: India’s 101st space mission successful, President Pranab Mukherjee witnesses launch New Delhi:  In an important landmark for the Indian space program, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle or PSLV today placed the second Indo-French satellite ‘SARAL’ and … Continue reading

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Delhi gang-rape case: Singapore hospital doctors to depose before fast-track court from today – India


24  feb  2013 Delhi gang-rape case: Singapore hospital doctors to depose before fast-track court from today   New Delhi: Three doctors of Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Hospital where a medical student gangraped in Delhi died of her injuries will, beginning Monday, depose … Continue reading

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Kohinoor diamond in royal crown is ours, British PM David Cameron tells India


21   feb   2013 Kohinoor diamond in royal crown is ours, British PM David Cameron tells India   Amritsar: British Prime Minister David Cameron says a giant diamond his country forced India to hand over in the colonial era that was set … Continue reading

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Jallianwala Bagh a ‘shameful event in British history’: David Cameron – India


20  feb 2013 Jallianwala Bagh a ‘shameful event in British history’: David Cameron Amritsar: On a visit to Amritsar, British Prime Minister David Cameron  described the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919 as “a deeply shameful event in British history.” “We must … Continue reading

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Mercy pleas of four Veerappan associates rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee: report – India


13  feb  2013 Mercy pleas of four Veerappan associates rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee: report New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has reportedly refused the mercy petitions of four men who were associates of the famous sandalwood smuggler Veerappan and were convicted … Continue reading

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Government orders CBI probe into VIP chopper deal after head of Italian firm Finmeccanica is arrested – India


12  feb  2013 Govt orders CBI probe into VIP chopper deal after head of Italian firm Finmeccanica is arrested   New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation will investigate a 4,000-crore helicopter deal between the government and Italian defence giant Finmeccanica, … Continue reading

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