Six CISF jawans killed in Dantewada naxal ambush
In Chattisgarh, six jawans of Central Industrial Security Force and their civilian driver were killed in a naxal attack in Dantewada district last evening.Police sources said, a team of the CISF jawans were traveling in a vehicle when naxalites opened fire at them near Kirandool mines area at around 9 PM, killing all 6 jawans and the driver of the vehicle.
AI pilots urge management to withdraw termination orders
The executive pilots of Air India on Sunday asked the management of the national carrier to revoke sack orders against striking pilots and hold immediate negotiations to end the six-day impasse.The striking pilots while stating that they were ready for talks, showed no signs of returning to work, leaving hundreds of passengers fretting with their holiday schedules going haywire.
Ahmadinejad reiterates Irans resolve to retain absolute nuclear rights
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reiterated Iran’s resolve to retain its absolute nuclear rights.According to the State IRIB TV, Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying during a visit to the northeastern Khorasan Razavi Province on Sunday that Tehran will never give up its fundamental rights.
2G: I-T begins probe against telecom firms
Income Tax Department has initiated a post-2008 probe into the finances, investments and returns of Telecom Companies that were given 2G spectrum licence during the tenure of A Raja as Telecom Minister.Supreme Court later cancelled these 122 licences on the ground that they were issued in a totally arbitrary and unconstitutional manner.
Syrian forces raid protest hubs; Leave 23 dead
In Syria, security forces raided on protest hubs and clashed with armed rebels on Sunday, leaving 23 people dead, 16 of them civilians, as a tenuous UN-backed ceasefire entered its second month.Two civilians and five soldiers died in gunfights between regime forces and armed rebels in the southern province of Daraa.
Handicraft export grows by 11% in April
The country’s Handicraft exports grew by 11 percent to 227 million US dollars in April this year, on account of rising demand from new markets like China, Latin America and West Asia.According to the data provided by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), exports stood at 204 million US dollars in April, 2011.
Yeddy loyalists offer to resign again on reinstatement
The factional feud in Karnatakas ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has deepened.Former Chief Minister B.S.
IPL: RR beat PWI by 45 runs
In the first IPL cricket match on Sunday, Rajasthan Royals defeated Pune Warriors by 45 runs in Jaipur.Batting to meet the victory target of 171 set by the Rajasthan team, the Pune team could score only 125 runs for nine wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.