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June 10, 2014

Gogoi hails centre’s move to prioritise migrants’ issue

Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday hailed the central government's move to prioritise the issue of infiltration and illegal migration into the northeastern states.He also said the state government was ready to cooperate with the centre in this regard. "If the centre wants us (state government) to us to help them in identifying the illegal migrants living in the state, we are ready to help. They are also welcome if they want to do it on their own by engaging some agency," Gogoi told…

Gujarat CM meets Pranab

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Anandiben Patel, the first woman chief minister of Gujarat who took over after Narendra Modi became prime minister, Tuesday met President Pranab Mukherjee here."The meeting that lasted for 15 minutes was a courtesy call. This was her first meeting with the president after she was sworn in as Gujarat's first woman chief minister," said a statement issued by the Gujarat government.

President’s address compilation of poll slogans: CPI-M

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury Tuesday termed the president's address to the joint session of parliament a "compilation of election slogans" of the BJP."The president's speech is a compilation of all slogans of BJP's election campaign. You can also rehash the election manifesto, but how would you achieve what has been promised? That has been missing," the Communist Party of India-Marxist said during a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the motion of thanks to the president's address.…

Indian eves beat Malaysia 2-0

Kuala Lumpur, June 10 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team registered a back-to-back win, beating Malaysia 2-0 in their second game of the six-match Test series here Tuesday.The series is a part of the preparations for the Commonwealth Games later this year. The first goal of the match came in the 10th minute from Anuradha Devi. Not much later, Poonam Rani scored another brilliant field goal in the 28th minute, doubling the lead. In the second half, Malaysia tried hard to strike a goal but nothing went their way.…

Beijing abandons plans renaming stations after World Cup teams

Beijing abandons plans renaming stations after World Cup teams (20:06) Beijing, June 10 (IANS) Beijing has abandoned a plan to rename subway stations after the 32 teams competing in the World Cup in Brazil amid fears that it would confuse passengers, the subway operators said Tuesday.To celebrate soccer's showpiece event which kicks off Thursday, the Beijing MTR Corporation which runs Line 4 in the Chinese capital had named 32 stops after each of the World Cup teams, with the other three stops being named…
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