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Karnataka tops with 48 Tigers however Chandrapur cannot be ignored, has more tiger population in entire south India

Karnataka tops with 48 Tigers in the country chart but Chandrapur district too cannot be ignored. This Vidarbha district alone has more than a fourth of the tiger population of entire south Indian state. Latest figures of Phase IV monitoring outside Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) from Chandrapur Circle including areas with FDCM released on Monday by the state forest department...

60 Multimedia Exhibitions are expected to be organized

Union Minister for I&B, Arun Jaitley on Monday inaugurated the Multi Media Exhibition "Saal Ek Shuruaat Anek" organized by DAVP under the aegis of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and said that it was an attempt to showcase the government’s achievements and policy initiatives across different sectors. Speaking on the occasion, Jaitley said that under the current initiative, exhibitions of...

2 Killed, 6 Injured as Train Derails in UP

Kaushambi : Initial reports say the train was not running at full speed, which was why only one of the coaches had been severely damaged. "The National Disaster Relief Force has been called in and medical and relief teams have been sent to the accident site," said a railways spokesperson. "Details are still coming in." Two persons died and six were...

Team India Coach To Be Announced Soon

Kolkata: "Team India will arrive here on June 5. There will be a fitness test on the next day and team will leave for Bangladesh on June 7. The names of Team Director and support staff will be announced before that," Thakur told the waiting mediapersons after coming out of BCCI president's 10, Alipore residence. After a closed door meeting...

Ajay Maken Slams Modi Govt

Mumbai: Congress Leader Ajay Maken Slams Narendra Modi lead central govt over there uncontrolled speeches on corruption. Congress took a jibe at the Narendra Modi government saying it has no moral authority to speak on corruption as it has taken no steps to appoint Lokpal, information and vigilance commissioners during its first year in office. "BJP has no moral...

‘NDA Govt Repackaged The Policies of UPA’

New Delhi : “The best form of flattery is imitation. I am very happy that the NDA is following UPA policies,” Former finance minister P Chidambaram said at a press conference in the Capital in response to finance minister Arun Jaitley’s briefing last week marking the NDA government’s one year in power. “All I am saying is that we...

‘No Back Gear on Jaitapur Project’

Mumbai : “Four years ago, it was possible to decide whether to continue or scrap the project. Looking at the condition of the project today, it is not possible to go back,” the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said. In a strong message to ally Shiv Sena, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said that the Jaitapur nuclear power project...

NaMo to Launch DD Kisan Channel Tomorrow

New Delhi :  The government has made it a "must carry" channel making it mandatory for cable and Direct to Home (DTH) operators to provide it to their subscribers. "Since there are farmers in every state, so under the Cable Act, the Kisan channel has been made a must-carry channel. Must carry means that it is compulsory for every cable...

DMK to File SLP Before SC

Chennai : DMK supremo M. Karunanidhi said in a statement that the locus standi of his party in the DA case was twice endorsed by the apex court, and hence there was a need for the DMK to file an appeal. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday said it would file a Special Leave Petition (SLP) before the Supreme...

2015 CBSE Results Declared

New Delhi : 2015 CBSE result for the 12th class has been announced and students now know how they fared in the examination, the post-results time is at hand, which equally, if not more, important that the revealing of the score itself. The next step in the life of a CBSE 12th class pass-out is to chalk out the...

Man held for raping stepdaughter

Thane, May 25 : A 32-year-old man from Kalyan here has been arrested for allegedly raping his minor stepdaughter, police said today. According to police, the accused, whose name has been withheld with police to secure identity of the victim, allegedly raped his 12-year-old stepdaughter at his residence in Nandivili area of Kalyan while his wife was out for work. The man...

P.Chidambaram tweet: “Hello! On #Twitter for sharing serious commentary on contemporary issues

Today, Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram joined the popular micro blogging site Twitter. As already a few people have Twitter accounts by the same name “P Chidambaram”, some had requested the former minister’s son Karti, who is on the micro blogging site since 2009, to confirm if it was a genuine Twitter account of his father. He...

Parachute-like objects spotted over Mumbai airport

Unidentified parachute-like objects were spotted in the Mumbai airport airspace here, raising security concern. According to airport police, five unidentified objects were spotted over the airport area on Saturday evening by a pilot of Jet AirwaysBSE -0.99 % just before take-off. He immediately alerted the Mumbai airport's Air Traffic Controller about the incident, airport police said. The authorities of the Mumbai International...

Maoists torched 32 vehicles in Bihar protesting against killing of a woman zonal commander

Monday, Maoists torched 32 vehicles in Amas near Bihar's Gaya District, following a police encounter near Sondhi village in Barachatti police station area of the district as Maoists protesting against killing of a woman zonal commander. "They stopped our car at 1:00 am and asked if we knew them. We said no, and then they told us that they are...