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TRAI Releases the Visitor Location Register Data about Telecom Subscribers

New Delhi (ABC Live): The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released Visitor Location Register (VLR) Data about Telecom Subscribers on Monday. Out of the total 874.87 million wireless subscribers in the country, 731.40 million were active on the date of Peak VLR for the month of July 2013. As per the latest telecom subscription data (as on 31st ... Read More »

Manmohan Singh Russia China Official Visits on Coal Blocks Note

New Delhi (ABC Live): Manmohan Singh Russia China Official Visits :After defending his role in infamous coal blocks allotment scam, Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh who has his global geopolitics connections has left for the official visit for Russia and China on Sunday in attempt to nullify the hardest attack of his personal repute. As per official programme of ... Read More »

Government Tries to Defend Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Over Talabira Coal Block Allocation

New Delhi (ABC Live): There has been extensive media coverage recently of the matter relating to the allocation of Talabira-II and III coal blocks in Odisha to Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd, Neyveli Lignite Corporation and HINDALCO. 2. Coal block allocations, including this one, are the subject of a CBI inquiry which is being monitored by the Supreme Court. However, the Talabira ... Read More »

Geological Survey of India to Conduct Ground Penetrating Radar Survey at Sangrampur

New Delhi (ABC Live): On the basis of reports received Superintending Archaeologist, ASI (Lucknow Circle) was asked to conduct a preliminary site enquiry. In the meantime Geological Survey of India had also been asked to conduct an enquiry including GPRS (Ground Penetrating Radar Survey) at at Sangrampur (Daundia Khera), District Unnao, Uttar Pradesh. Report of the preliminary investigations of GSI ... Read More »

Punjab & Haryana, Bombay High Courts Get One Additional Judge

New Delhi (ABC Live): The President of India has appointed Ms. Navita Singh as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Punjab & Haryana and Mr. Vijay Lakhichand Achliya as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Bombay. As per the Notification issued in this regard, the President of India has appointed Ms. Singh  and Mr. Vijay Lakhichand ... Read More »

India’s National Rural Drinking Water Programme Aims to Provide Safe Water to All Villagers

New Delhi (ABC Live): The aim and objective of National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) is to provide every rural person with adequate safe water for drinking, cooking and other basic domestic needs on a sustainable basis, with a minimum water quality standard, which should be conveniently accessible at all times and in all situations. Achieving this aim and objective ... Read More »

Competition Commission of India Bats for India National Competition Policy

New Delhi (ABC Live):Mr. Ashok Chawla, Chairman, Competition Commission of India has emphasized on the need to adopt National Competition Policy. He was speaking at a seminar on “National Competition Policy; Second Big Wave of Reforms”, organised by Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) International at Delhi yesterday. Mr. Chawla emphasised that the competition law is an essential tool for ... Read More »

Madras High Court Gets Two Additional Judges

New Delhi (ABC Live): In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President has appointed Smt. Justice S. Vimala and Shri Justice Muthiah Thevar Vijayaraghavan, Additional Judges of the Madras High Court, to be Judges of that High Court with effect from the date they assume charge of their office. Read More »

NHRC Celebrates Its 21st Foundation Day

New Delhi (ABC Live):The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC is celebrating its 21st Foundation Day on the 12th October, 2013. It was on this day in 1993, the NHRC was set up under the Protection of Human Rights Act passed by Parliament. Since its inception, till 30th September, 2013, the Commission registered more than 12 lakh 84 thousand 856 cases ... Read More »

NHRC Takes Suo Motu Notice on Sand Mining Media Reports in Kerala

New Delhi (ABC Live): The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that Mrs. Jazeera V., a woman from Kerala, accompanied by her three small children, has moved to the National Capital, to protest at Jantar Mantar, after an assurance from the State Chief Minister, subsequent to her 64 days sit-in outside the Secretariat in ... Read More »