February, 2014

 

US considering $ 1 bn loan guarantee to Ukraine

Washington: United States is considering USD 1 billion in loan guarantee for Ukraine, media report quoting foreign Minister John kerry on Wednesday. Kerry said that the financial aid is part of a planned international assistance for Ukraine and the US will consider other direct aid to the former Soviet republic, quoted reports. “I don’t think there should be any doubt whatsoever that any kind of military intervention that would violate the sovereign territorial integrity of Ukraine would be a grave mistake,” Kerry was quoted as saying. Russian Defence Minister SergeiRead More


India get fifth spot in Under-19 World Cup

Sharjah: India got fifth spot in the Under-19 World Cup after a strong batting effort saw them overcome the WestIn the fifth/sixth position play-off match. Opting to bat first, India’s Ankush Bains (74), Sanju Samson (67) and Shreyas Iyer (66) batted well to help India post 340/8 in 50 overs, the highest team total of the tournament. Chanderpaul finished the tournament with 293 runs with one century and two half-centuries. Afghanistan, playing in their third World Cup, finished at an impressive seventh position after defeating Sri Lanka by five wicketsRead More


AAP releases second list for Lok Sabha elections

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) released a second of list of 30 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha election with prominent names being Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and former BJP MP Rajan Sushant. The list has one candidate each from Delhi, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarkhand and Jammu and Kashmir, three from Rajasthan, five from Haryana, ten from Maharashtra and six from Madhya Pradesh. Gandhi, a noted academician and son of Devdas Gandhi, will contest elections from East Delhi, a seat currently held by Sandeep Dikshit,Read More


Ex Army chief VK Singh to join BJP

New Delhi: Former Army chief Gen VK Singh will join the BJP on Saturday. The decision comes months after he shared dais with BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at an ex-servicemen rally in Rewari in Haryana. It is, however, not yet clear whether BJP would field him in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Singh’s tenure as the Army Chief was marked by a controversy over his age. He became the first serving chief to drag the government to the court over his age issue which was decided in favourRead More


Rs. 1 per kg wheat-rice to farmers with over 50 % crops loss

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Re. 1 per kg wheat and price will be provided for 8 months to farmers who have suffered over 50 % crops loss by including their names in the list of beneficiaries. Shri Chouhan said that maximum assistance will be provided by the state government to the affected farmers. Shri Chouhan visited hailstorm-affected villages in Sehore district’s tahsils Rehti, Nasrullahganj and Ashta including Chakaldi, Kothar Pipaliya, Kankariya, Harmau, Suned, Ladkui, Bhadakui, Gularpura and Kanyakhedi today. The Chief Minister took stockRead More


CM postopnes Jabalpur visit, convenes emergency for crop affected by hailstorm

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan will take stock of situation arising out of hailstorm and damage to crops at an emergency meeting here on Friday, February 28. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan will also apprise himself of works underway to survey crop loss and distribution of relief to farmers at the meeting to be held at Mantralaya at 9.30 am. Members of the state cabinet present in Bhopal and Additional Chief Secretaries, Principal Secretaries and Secretaries of concerning departments will be present at the meeting. At 10 am, theRead More


CM extends Mahashivratri greetings to people

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan extended greetings to state’s people on Mahashivratri. In his greeting message, Shri Chouhan said that Adi Dev Lord Shankar is the deity of sacrifice for public welfare, troubleshooter of peoples and re-construction. Day of Mahashivratri is very important in Indian religious scriptures and spiritual knowledge. Shri Chouhan said that the state is moving ahead on the path of progress. He urged devotees to celebrate the festival as per traditions and pray for state’s prosperity. Share +1 Tweet PinShares 0


Self-reliance in energy key to country’s development: Narendra Modi

Bhopal: Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi has said that country can be developed only through self-dependence in energy. India has witnessed Green and White Revolutions. Now Saffron Revolution is needed. Energy is of saffron colour. He said that the Central Government should formulate a comprehensive Energy Policy. Shri Narendra Modi was dedicating country’s largest solar energy plant at village Bhagwanpur (Deken) in Neemuch district today. Presiding over the function, Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh will be made number one state in country. Public Relations,Read More


Self-reliance in energy key to country’s development: Narendra Modi

Bhopal: Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi has said that country can be developed only through self-dependence in energy. India has witnessed Green and White Revolutions. Now Saffron Revolution is needed. Energy is of saffron colour. He said that the Central Government should formulate a comprehensive Energy Policy. Shri Narendra Modi was dedicating country’s largest solar energy plant at village Bhagwanpur (Deken) in Neemuch district today. Presiding over the function, Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh will be made number one state in country. Public Relations,Read More


Harbhajan will make a comeback in Indian Team: Saurav Ganguly

Kolkata: former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly feels seasoned off-spinner Harbhajan Singh can make a comeback if the selectors look beyond those favoured by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. “I think Bhajji can make a comeback to the national side in both form of the game,” Ganguly said. The former captain was not too convinced about leg-spinner Amit Mishra’s inclusion in the Indian squad for both the Asia Cup and the Twenty20 World Cup at the expense of Harbhajan and Pragyan Ojha. Describing Mishra as an “average spinner who is slow inRead More