CBI registers another FIR and a Preliminary Enquiry linked with VYAPAM cases

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: The Central Bureau of Investigation today registered one more FIR and a Preliminary Enquiry related to cases linked with the VYAPAM scam which relates to massive irregularities in medical entrance tests and recruitment of contractual teachers and different categories of staff in Madhya Pradesh Government departments such as Forest and Transport. The…

India is poised to become the world’s greatest country: Tarek Fatah

Newsroom24x7 Desk Ottawa: A TV interview on India by Tarek Fatah, Pakistan born Canadian author of “The Hindu is Not My Enemy”, has gone viral on social networking platforms. In his interview to the Canadian Tag TV, Tarek says with a definite punch that “India is poised to become the world’s greatest country.” Rebuking the Pakistani…

Drishyam: A family that STAYS together and PLAYS together

Movie Review By Indu Indira Lala Genre – Intrigue/Thriller Director – Nishikant Kamat Story – Jeetu Joseph (original Malyalam Award winning Movie) Cast – Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Shriya Saran, Rajat Kapoor, Ishita Dutta Rating *** Based on a true story and adapted from the Malayalam Box office hit Drishyam, this remake is the story of…

Police busts a Delhi University admission racket, four arrested

Newsroom24x7 Staff   New Delhi: Delhi Crime Branch has busted a racket à la VYAPAM involved in arranging admissions in prestigious colleges of South and North campuses of Delhi University on the basis of forged certificates and documents. Four persons including a student – Sunil Panwar alias Guruji (41) s/o Ram Chander Panwar r/o 295/4Mehrauli, Mohd.…

Selection of NBA Chairman: The exercise to fill the post remains under a cloud

Newsroom24x7 Exclusive The absence of a dedicated Head at National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) speaks volumes of the thrust, focus and priority that is being given to the field of biodiversity conservation by Government of India. New Delhi: The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) remains headless for the last one-and-half year as the top seat remains conspicuously unoccupied.…

UK Today – David Cameron initiates Global Fin Tech Hub

Newsroom24x7 Desk London, UK: Prime Minister David Cameron has taken up an initiative to project and promote UK as a Global Financial Technology Hub for the world participants. On a trade mission during his South East Asian visit, Cameron strongly promoted UK’s quest of attaining the FinTech Leader status in the world map. Companies such as…

Yogendra Tripathy appointed CMD in Food Corporation of India

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Yogendra Tripathy has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director in Food Corporation of India in Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. Tripathy is presently posted in Department of School Education and Literacy in Ministry of Human Resources Development as Joint Secretary and Financial Advisor. Government of India has also…

Nation bids adieu to former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paikarumbu, Rameshwaram : Former President APJ Abdul Kalam was laid to rest with full state honours here slightly before noon. PM Modi paid respects to Dr. APJ Kalam’s elder brother by touching his feet after paying respects to the Missile Man. A full military honour, accompanied with political leaders countrywide, the last rites…

Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon hanged to death

Newsroom24x7 Desk Nagpur: Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon was hanged to death at Nagpur Central Jail at 7 a.m. today. The Supreme Court of India heard at 5 a.m. Memon’s petition in the court premises and ruled that he will hang for his role in the Mumbai blasts. A 3-judge bench heard the petition, a last moment bid…

President dismisses Yakub Memon’s mercy petition

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Within hours of Supreme Court rejecting today the petition of Yakub Memon, on the issue of his death warrrant, the President of India also dismissed his mercy petition tonight. Home Minister Rajnath Singh earlier met President Pranab Mukherjee and conveyed the Government stand that memon’s mercy plea should be rejected. Memon is…

Tigers: They don’t need us, we need them

Crew, a not for profit organisation, had released two reports Vanishing Stripes(1999) and Vanishing Stripes-II (2000). These are investigated, documented reports authored by Lalit Shastri. They issued the firm warning that Tiger’s survival is threatened by poaching and loss of prey-base. These reports reveal the gravity of the problem and point out how gravely the…