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Updated:Apr 17, 2015 08:57 PM

  By Md. Hizbullah A Cobrapost investigation discovers that some companies in India are jeopardizing national security by allowing scrap metal containers to be imported on fake Pre-Shipment Inspection Certificates (PSIC) without the mandatory pre-shipment inspection at ports from where they are being loaded, charging a measly Rs 1,300 to Rs 4,000...

Updated:Apr 17, 2015 08:52 PM

A Cobrapost Investigation On Heavy Metal: How Officials Allow Scrap Containers Without Inspection New Delhi: A Cobrapost investigation discovers that some companies in India are jeopardising national security by allowing scrap metal containers to be imported on fake Pre-Shipment Inspection Certificates (PSIC) without the mandatory pre-shipment inspection at ports from where...

Updated:Apr 17, 2015 12:27 PM

For all his interactions with Canadian business leaders and investors in Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver to pitch investment in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s most powerful message to them was his very presence in Canada.

Updated:Apr 17, 2015 12:26 PM

Rahul Gandhi, who the Congress desperately wants as its head, has a unique luxury at his disposal - he can put on or take off his political hat at will. In independent India, he is the first part-time politician who can choose to head a 129-year-old party that ruled the...

Updated:Apr 17, 2015 12:23 PM

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "adamant and arrogant" about passing the land acquisition bill, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Friday recalled an episode from the Mahabharta in which Duryodhana had refused to give five villages to the Pandavas.

Updated:Apr 17, 2015 12:07 AM

      SRINAGAR: Separatist leader Masarat Alam was arrested on Friday by the Jammu and Kashmir police from his house in Srinagar. Talking to Times Now about Masarat Alam's arrest, Jitendra Singh, MoS PMO, said: "There's no compromise on any account, we are very clear on how such people have to be treated.      

Updated:Apr 16, 2015 12:25 PM

Separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat on Thursday denied waving a Pakistani flag at a rally organised to welcome his senior Syed Ali Shah Geelani here, but said it was a representation of the feelings, aspirations and sentiments of the people across Kashmir.

Updated:Apr 16, 2015 12:24 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the Kanishka Air India Memorial site here and paid homage to the victims of the 1985 bombing.

Updated:Apr 16, 2015 12:21 PM

Like individuals, there should be a ceiling on expenditure made by political parties during polls, says an Election Commission draft document based on the 'general agreement' among participants who were part of a recent consultation on electoral reforms.

Updated:Apr 15, 2015 11:55 PM

Speaking to a cheering crowd, mostly comprising NRIs  in Toronto's Ricoh Coliseum, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised better ties between the two nations and said a partnership between the two nations would greatly benefit India, especially the recently signed uranium supply deal with Canada.

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