TAPI Gas Pipeline Project: India and Pakistan Agree Transit Fee Formula

At a bilateral discussion between the Indian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, S. Jaipal Reddy, and Pakistan's Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Asim Hussain, in New Delhi on Wednesday, both nations have reportedly "agreed to settle the Transit Fee issue at the earliest". Jan 26, 2012

President Pratibha Patil's Speech on Eve of Republic Day

The President of India, Pratibha Patil, addressed the nation on the eve of the country's 63rd Republic Day. Speaking to the nation's billion-plus citizens, the President stressed on the fact that the "foremost priority is the removal of poverty, hunger and malnutrition, disease and illiteracy". Jan 26, 2012

Padma Awards Announced (Full List)

The President of India has approved the conferment of Padma Awards-2012. This year the President has approved 109 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous. Jan 25, 2012

Pune Bus Rampage: At Least 8 People Dead, 27 Injured

In a horrific accident in Pune, at least 6 people have died and 20 more have been injured, after a man allegedly hijacked a city bus and subsequently lost control of the vehicle in a crowded are. The incident happened on Wednesday morning. Jan 25, 2012

South African Delegates Call on Kumari Selja

An eight-member delegation led by the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Human Settlements, South Africa, Zou Kota-Fredricks, called on the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Culture, Kumari Selja in New Delhi, on Monday. Jan 24, 2012

Zee Cine Awards 2012: Priyanka Chopra and Shah Rukh Head to Macau

Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra and Shah Rukh Khan are going to co-host the 2012 Zee Cine Awards. This will be the first time the two leading stars of the film industry will host the ceremony together. The event will be held on the island of Macau, on Saturday. Jan 21, 2012

BBMP Member Asks for Rehabilitation Centres for Stray Dogs

Stray dogs continue to pose a serious threat to the citizens of Bangalore. The unstable relationship between residents of certain areas and the increasing numbers of dogs is being highlighted by the numbers of dog-bite incidents. Jan 21, 2012