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Insurance bill 'welcome gift' from Modi govt to John Kerry Yechury

Jul 31, 2014

Insurance bill 'welcome gift' from Modi govt to John Kerry Yechury

With the insurance bill aimed at raising the FDI cap from 26 to 49 percent listed in Parliament's agenda, CPI(M) on Thursday said it was a "welcome gift" from the Narendra Modi government to visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry. #Politics #World #India #Sitaram Yechury #NewsTracker #CPI(M) #FDI #LIC #John Kerry #AIG
Lt Gen NPS Hira takes over command of Vajra Corps

Jul 31, 2014

Lt Gen NPS Hira takes over command of Vajra Corps

Lieutenant General NPS Hira is replacing Lieutenant General Ashwini Kumar Bakshi, who is retiring as General Officer Commanding of Vajra Corps from the Indian Army today. #India #Defence #NewsTracker #Lieutenant General Narinder Pal Singh Hira #Vajra Corps #Sikh Light Infantry Regiment #Lieutenant General Ashwini Kumar Bakshi
Kerala govt calls meeting of nurses from Iraq to discuss job prospects

Jul 31, 2014

Kerala govt calls meeting of nurses from Iraq to discuss job prospects

The 350 Kerala nurses who returned from strife-torn Iraq have been asked to attend a meeting here 6 August to discuss their job prospects, an official said Thursday. #NewsTracker #rehabilitation #jobs #Iraq #Kerala government #nurses from Iraq
PM Modi condoles demise of Afghan President Karzai's cousin

Jul 31, 2014

PM Modi condoles demise of Afghan President Karzai's cousin

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, condoling the demise of his cousin Hashmat Karzai in a terror attack and assured him that India will remain a "constant partner" in that country's fight against the menace. #India #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #Kandahar #Hashmat Karzai
Coal scam CBI files FIR against Madhya Pradesh-based company

Jul 31, 2014

Coal scam CBI files FIR against Madhya Pradesh-based company

In its 23rd FIR in the probe, the agency has alleged criminal conspiracy and abuse of official position on part of the company, its directors and unknown members of 36th Screening Committee in respect of allocation of Thesgora B/ Rudrapuri Coal Block, CBI sources said. #NewsTracker #CBI #Madhya Pradesh #FIR #coal scam #Coal allocations

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When time is stretchable What CBI's latest failure in Badaun gangrape shows

Jul 21, 2014

When time is stretchable What CBI's latest failure in Badaun gangrape shows

If anything could tell us about how we as a country have utter disregard for time, then it is from the inundation of the graves of the two Badaun girls. #NewsTracker #CBI #InMyOpinion #Ganga #OnlyInIndia #Rape #Badaun #CBI investigation #Badaun gang rape case #Badaun gang-rape victims #Badaun rape victims
Beas river: Drowned engineering students are not the only tragedy

Jun 10, 2014

Beas river: Drowned engineering students are not the only tragedy

Demand-driven power generation leads to drastic hourly fluctuations in water levels in most rivers. At risk are the lives and livelihood of thousands and the riverine ecology. #India #NewsTracker #Himachal Pradesh #Beas River #larji dam #Manali Dam

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Beas river: Drowned engineering students are not the only tragedy

Jul 31, 2014

The one LinkedIn profile tip everyone should know: Use Work Samples to show off your achievements

Everyone has a LinkedIn profile now, so yours needs to stand out—and there’s one simple way to do it that a lot of people still don’t bother to do. It’s called Work Samples. It's a relatively new feature in LinkedIn (especially if you’re one of those...
Beas river: Drowned engineering students are not the only tragedy

Jul 31, 2014

'Family Album' confirms Stew and Rodewald's musical instincts

The creators of 'Passing Strange' have created a new musical, being given its world premiere at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The story is messy, but the music is sheer joy. The creators of 'Passing Strange' have created a new musical, being given...
Beas river: Drowned engineering students are not the only tragedy

Jul 31, 2014

Thierry Henry goal leads Red Bulls to 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake

Thierry Henry scored on a shot to the lower right corner in the 57th minute to help the New York Red Bulls rally for a 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake on Wednesday night. New York (5-6-10) has played to five draws in its last eight matches. Real Salt Lak... #Western Conference #Thierry Henry #Real Salt Lake #New York Red Bulls