NEWS IN BRIEF – NOV 16, 2011 1. Australia, at last may sell uranium to India: New Delhi :Australia has given indications of reversing the ban on selling uranium to India in return for greater strategic proximity between the two countries. Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, after pushing for India’s […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – NOV 14, 2011 1. End policy paralysis: India Inc, Time for 21st C Decision-Making, Says Mukesh: Mumbai: India Inc on Sunday urged the government to speed up stalled economic reforms, warning that policy paralysis threatened to derail the India growth story. Speaking at the opening session […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – NOV 12, 2011 1. 2G trial begins with statements by 2 ADAG execs : New Delhi: Trial in the 2G mobile spectrum allocation scam — involving top politicians former telecom minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi and corporate bigwigs — formally started on Friday with […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – NOV 11, 2011 1. Manmohan, ‘man of peace’ Gilani promise new chapter in ties, ‘Must Not Let Terror Spoil Atmosphere’: Addu Atoll (Maldives): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousaf Gilani promised a new chapter in India-Pakistan relations after a meeting that was low […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – NOV 10, 2011 1. Guj court gives life term to 31 in post-Godhra riot case, Record For Most Life Convictions In Single Verdict: Mehsana: A Gujarat court on Wednesday created history by sending the most people to prison for life in a single case. The special […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – NOV 9, 2011 1. No Rollback in Petrol Price: PM to Trinamool, Will withdraw support if diesel, LPG and kerosene prices are deregulated: Mamata: KOLKATA : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may be calling for a movement towards de-regulation of fuel prices to take diesel, LPG and […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – NOV 8, 2011 1. Didi isolated as DMK backs govt, Karunanidhi Joins NCP, NC Chorus On Global Rates, Won’t Rock Boat: New Delhi: A day ahead of a delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs is scheduled to meet PM Manohan Singh, the government received the backing of […]

NEWS IN BRIEF – NOV 7, 2011 1. ‘Pak army has stake in talks with India’, No Backtracking On Giving India MFN Status, Says Khar: Lahore: The Pakistani army is a “stakeholder” in the dialogue process with India and fully supports the initiative to improve bilateral ties, the country’s foreign […]

1. 2G note at PMO’s insistence: FM, Cab Sec Drafted Para On PC, Says Letter To PM: New Delhi: The controversial finance ministry note on 2G spectrum allocation that created a political storm by suggesting that thethen finance minister P Chidambaram could have prevented the scam by insisting on auction of spectrum was […]