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Business and Economy
  • India to be Major Textile Supply Hub
    A US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service report said that there will be increased foreign investment in Indian cotton and textile industries that could propel the nation as a major global clothing supplier.<More>

  • India is 3rd Largest Investor in UK
    British High Commissioner to India Michael Arthur said “With Indian businesses investing £1.02 billion into the UK, India now ranks as the third largest foreign investor in the UK globally, and the second largest from the Asia-Pacific region.”<More>

Democracy, Politics and Judiciary

  • Dictatorship at AIIMS
    In the most brazen transgression of Constitutional norms, Health Minister Anbumani Ramdoss humiliated All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director and preeminent cardiologist Dr. Venugopal with a dismissal on fictitious charges.<More>

  • SC Rebukes Government
    Listening to a complaint from resident doctors, the Supreme Court (SC) rebuked the Federal Government for breaking its promise during the anti-reservation strike of not initiating “punitive” action against doctors if they stopped their strike.<More>

  • SC Refuses Religion & Blanket Quota
    The Supreme Court refused to stay a High Court verdict disallowing Andhra Pradesh (AP) to create a 5% quota for Muslims colleges and Government jobs and restrained Kerala from reserving seats in private unaided colleges and minority institutions.<More>

Environment, Health and Education

  • Increased Heroin Flows from Afghanistan
    Narcotic trackers say that an unwanted and unanticipated side-effect of the Indo-Pak peace process that has increased foot, rail, and road traffic between the two nations is the upsurge of smuggling of heroin from Afghanistan.<More>

  • Tribal Rights Bill will shrink Forests Further
    Satellite imagery shows that human habitation in and on the periphery of forests, encroachment, and illegal logging has reduced forest cover in 11 of the 28 forests and the proposed Tribal Rights Bill (TRB) legalizing forest dwellers land rights will exacerbate this scenario.<More>

Terrorism, Defense, Security and Science & Technology
  • Agni-III Test Fails
    India tested the intermediate ballistic, 2-stage, solid propellant, nuclear weapons capable, 3500 kilometer Agni-III missile but reports suggest that a design flaw caused a snag and scientists say they have identified the error and will to retest the missile soon.<More>

  • Kashmir Blast Targets Political Rally
    Terrorists targeted a political rally by moderate National Conference party in Anantnag district of Jammu & Kashmir by hurling a grenade killing 5 people, including a former legislator, and injuring 60 others.<More>


  • Khan Operated Autonomous Nuclear Network
    At the first-ever briefing to Pakistan parliamentarians about the country's nuclear program, an official of the Pakistan's Strategic Plans Division (SPD) said that disgraced nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan ran a private network selling nuclear weapons technology.<More>

  • Musharraf Moved Warheads during Kargil
    Exiled former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has claimed in his official biography claims that General Pervez Musharraf moved nuclear warheads during the Kargil war so that they could be used against India without his knowledge.<More>


  • US-Russia Civilian N-Deal
    US President George Bush is reportedly wanting to reverse decades of nuclear policy isolating Russia to permit extensive civilian nuclear cooperation with that country which could result in large monetary gains for Moscow but may face opposition in the Congress. <More>

  • US Sends Missile Destroyer to Korea
    As tensions surrounding the failed missile tests of North Korea reached panic proportions, the US Navy has sent USS Mustin, it’s most advanced combat weapon system that can track, engage, and destroy missiles, with a crew of 300 to Japan.<More>

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Dictatorship at AIIMS
In the most brazen transgression of Constitutional norms, Health Minister Anbumani Ramdoss humiliated All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director and preeminent cardiologist Dr. Venugopal with a dismissal on fictitious charges.
North Korean Missiles Shakes Up the World
Farm Sector Disagreements Stall WTO
India Rejects LTTE “Regret”
Senate Panel Passes Nuke Deal
Tribal Rights Bill will shrink Forests Further
US Panel Passes Nuke Deal With Caveats
Lankan Deputy Army Chief Killed
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South Indian Inscriptions
Ancient Indian dynasties documented their administration, significant developments, grants, and milestones as inscriptions in temples. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has documented these inscriptions from 1886. These pages contain inscriptions from Pallava, Chola, Pandya, Western Chalukya, Eastern Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, Hoyasala, Vijayanagara, Vishnukundin, Kakatiya, Reddi, Vaidumba, Chinda, Eastern Ganga, Gajapathi, Kalchurya, Qutb-Shahi of Golkonda, and Moghul,  dynasties.

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