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US Congress panel approves bill making Pak aid conditional

A key United States Congressional Committee on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill that imposes conditions on Pakistan for receiving American economic and military aid which will depend on the......

Perturbed by Pak response to US aid: Ackerman

Congressman Gary Ackerman, New York Democrat, and a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, who last week slammed the Congressional passage of the massive economic and military......

Why US Senate will approve $7.5 bn aid to Pak

The massive $7.5 billion aid legislation to Pakistan, authored by United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman John F Kerry and Republican Richard Lugar, would be approved without any......

US slams attack on Lankan cricketers

US Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has said the attack on Sri Lanka cricketers in Lahore is a reminder of the threat of militancy......

Berman unapologetic about timing of release of doc

The office of Congressman Howard Berman, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee -- which released the secret -- but not classified -- correspondence between the US State Department and......

US House approves $1.1 trillion spending bill, averts shutdown

The US House of Representatives averted a government shutdown on Thursday, narrowly passing a $1.1 trillion spending bill despite strenuous Democratic objections to controversial financial......

Railways performance good, says Mamata

The Lok Sabha on Monday approved the Rail budget for 2011-12 after Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee assured the House of effecting measures to ensure availability of adequate coaches and wagons in......

Govt to push insurance sector reforms despite opposition

With just two days left for the winter session of Parliament to end and question marks still hanging over the fate of two crucial pieces of legislation, both finance minister Arun Jaitley and coal......

Modi govt has failed to revive Air India

There were many who had reposed faith in the Narendra Modi government for expeditious action but are today beginning to feel disillusioned, notes Jitender Bhargava. Image: Air India giving......

India's most astute deal maker is now a bankrupt entrepreneur

A look at the life and times of maverick businessman Chinnakannan Sivasankaran Chinnakannan Sivasankaran On August 26, the Supreme Court of Seychelles declared Chinnakannan Sivasankaran, better......

Modern cricket is poorer with Anandji Dossa passing into the ages

Anandji Dossa. Photograph: Haresh Pandya Blessed with a computer-like brain and an elephantine memory, Anandji Dossa was a pioneer in compiling cricket statistics and scores. Haresh Pandya pays......

US, European security officials worry about Sochi-related attacks

Intelligence agencies believe attacks by militants during the Sochi Winter Olympics are highly likely, but will probably be aimed at "softer" targets elsewhere in Russia, such as public......

Russia will be ready for 2014 Winter Olympics: Putin

President Vladimir Putin told Olympic chiefs on Wednesday that Russia would have its facilities ready in time to host the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, despite rising costs and concerns about......

IOA to re-constitute Ethics Committee

Apparently under pressure from the International Olympic Committee and amid a continuing tug of war among its own members, the IOA has re-constituted the Ethics Committee with a few additional......

WADA makes changes for better reporting of anti-doping stats

The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) has effected changes to its International Standard for Testing (IST) for improving its annual reporting of anti-doping statistics in the future. "The changes,......

  People speak for house appropriations committee

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Q. There was confusion at the end of the day-long debate in both the Houses as Parliament was expected to vote a resolution. Originally conceived as a resolution, Parliament converted its agreement on three issues raised by Hazare -- citizen's charter, lower bureaucracy under Lokpal through an appropriate mechanism and establishment of Lokayukta in the states -- and to remit them to the Parliamentary Standing Committee for giving its recommendations.Do you know what the standing committee explore ?
:  A. Govt realised that they could not muster the necessary support to pass the resolution. Had they failed, it would have been a backward step for the...... more

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Q. Which political party is Professionally orgainised?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. The CPI (M) is definitely the most professionally organized political party in India, The organizational structutre of the Party from the PB down...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-political-party-is-professionally-orgainised/20592614/answers/15186511

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Q. An article " A fine example" What will happen to the children who have been rescued?? Is the Child Welfare Committee going to take up their responsibility?? Some familieis do take gud care of children who work as domestic helps. Why doesnt the committee stop children from acting in advertisements and films?? Isnt that child labour???
Hitler :  A. The given definitions in child labor act 61 of 1986 are as under:2. DEFINITIONS. - In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, - (i)...... more

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Resistance to 'last antibiotic' surfaces in India

PUNE: It is the beginning of the end. Hospitals in India are now recording cases of infections resistant to colistin, the last antibiotic available... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/New-worry-Resistance-to-last-antibiotic-surfaces-in-India/city/pune/New-worry-Resistance-to-last-antibiotic-surfaces-in-India/articleshow/45664238.cms
BJP members in CMC flay move to form Greater Udupi

The BJP members in the House opposed the formation of Greater Udupi incorporating the adjacent seven gram panchayath into Udupi CMC during the CMC... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/450152/bjp-members-cmc-flay-move.html
Stanford team led by Indian professor, Subhasish Mitra, combines logic, memory to build a 'high-rise' chip

Stanford engineers have created a four-layer prototype high-rise chip. In this representation, the bottom and top layers are logic transistors.... ...

http://www.indiatechonline.com/it-happened-in-india.php?id=1661
- Consumer affairs ministry launches national & state consumer helplines

In line with best practices in developed countries, the ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution's Department of Consumer Affairs... ...

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US TRADE BODY RED-FLAGS INDIAS IP, TARIFF NORMS

NEW DELHI: Barely a month before President Barack Obama's visit to India, a US government agency has pulled up India for its restrictive policies,... ...

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