Category: India

Sawan’s music transcends dimensions

Newsroom24x7 Desk Listening to Sawan Datta’s music is elevating and so exhilarating. Listen to her music once and you would want more of it – music created unpremedidatedly. Sawan’s music transcends dimensions. Her newly launched website http://www.sawandutta.com/ opens the window to tell a “bit about her” – by underscoring the graffiti “Architecture is Frozen Music” scribbed across the canteen wall

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Gas disaster victims condemn absence of Dow Chemical in Bhopal Court

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Five organisations, fighting for the rights of the survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal, have expressed anger at the repeated non-appearance of The Dow Chemical Company, USA, current owner of Union Carbide, in response to the notice sent by the Bhopal District court. The organizations blamed the Indian

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Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in London celebrates the universal power of his message: David Cameron

Newsroom24x7 Desk London: Unveiling a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square in London in the company of over historical figures such as Winston Churchill and Abraham Lincoln this past weekend British Prime Minister David Cameron said that in putting Gandhi in this famous square we are giving him an eternal home in our country.

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List of eligible officers for promotion as ITO is only “draft list”

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: The Income Tax department in Mumbai has issued an in-house clarification indicating that the revised list of Eligible Officers for Promotion to the post of Income tax Officers (Grade-B)-Mumbai that had been circulated on March 12 is only a draft list and is not final. Income Tax Mumbai office issued a clarification

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Two hardcore criminals planning a murder arrested by Delhi Police

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Delhi Police have arrested two hardcore criminals planning a murder and recovered from them a loaded revolver with six rounds, a pistol with 4 rounds and a motorcycle they had robbed earlier. Those arrested have been identified as Shahnawaj “Abid Mota” (25), resident of Mustafabad in Delhi and Anil “Sonu Matka” (30), resident of Harijan

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54 IAS officers empanelled for posting as Joint Secretary in GoI

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Fifty-four IAS officers of the 1997 batch have been empanelled for appointment to the posts of Joint Secretary or equivalent at the Centre. Maximum 5 officers each have been empanelled for posting as Joint Secretary at the Centre from Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu. 3 officers each have been empanelled from

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CBI arrests FCI Area Manager for accepting bribe

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an Area Manager and an Assistant, both working in Food Corporation of India (FCI) at Nabha in Punjab, for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000 from a rice miller. A case was registered under Section 120-B of IPC and Section 7

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Government will stand behind the hail-hit farmers: Shivraj

Directives issued for fair assessment of damage to standing and harvested crops due to hailstorm Bhopal: Chief Minister of the Central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed the official machinery to conduct immediate survey assessment of damage to standing and harvested crops due to the hail storm last week. The chief

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Gang of carjackers arrested by Delhi Police

Accused were apprehended at 212 Bus Stand at Nand Nagri in Delhi in an Accent Car They were having loaded country made pistols and also a sharp edged weapon The apprehended persons are in the 21-24 age group One Khaki color jacket, one hand blinker and a military color lower was also recovered from inside

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Plight of a lady doctor in Jammu and Kashmir

Newsroom24x7 Desk There has been extensive media coverage and the sensibilities of the common people have been shaken by the alleged misbehaviour the other day by Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Health and Medical Education Minister Lal Singh, who is said have violated the modesty and dignity of a lady officer, but the police have

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Double murder: Delhi Police arrests two gangsters

Newsroom24x7 Desk Two pistols and 7 live cartridges seized Both gangsters were wanted in a double murder case Two members of rival gang – Bijender “Bidi” and Ghanshyam “Ashu” were shot dead March 11 in Shiva Suri’s house New Delhi: A team of Special Cell of Delhi Police yesterday arrested notorious gangster Shiva Suri (22)

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Supreme Court quashes conviction of a murder accused sentenced to Life Imprisonment

Newsroom224x7 Desk The burden is cast on the prosecution to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt. Once this burden is met, the Statements under Section 313 (CrPC) assume significance to the extent that the accused may cast some incredulity on the prosecution version. It is not the other way around; in our legal system the accused is not required

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GoI has initiated the process to appoint TRAI Chairperson

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Department of Telecommunications under Ministry of Comunications and IT has commenced the process to appoint a new chairperson of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). The chairperson heads TRAI and has powers of general superintendence and direction in the conduct of the affairs of the Authority. The Chairperson also presides

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Tropical Cyclone Pam pounds Port Vila

Newsroom24x7 Desk Suva (Fiji): Tropical Cyclone Pam smashed Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu, causing massive destruction last night. The Australian Red Cross said through Twitter that “humanitarian needs will be enormous. Many people have lost their homes. Shelter, food and water (have become) urgent priorities” in Port Vila.” After several hours of torrential rain and

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