National Network

Brinda letter to PM expresses doubts over rights of forest dwellers

The plan of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to amend the Forest Conservation Rules came in for strong opposition on Wednesday from the CPM, which said the ministry was trying to “circum......read more

Moily ministry set to notify new forest conservation rules

The Veerappa Moily-led Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) is set to notify new Forest Conservation (Amendment) Rules, 2013 that will bring in more ‘realistic’ timelines for granting forest cle......read more

Sarabjit murder trial begins in Pakistan

The murder trial of Indian national Sarabjit Singh began at a high-security Pakistani jail here Wednesday with a court holding the first hearing against alleged killers. Two death row prisoners had br......read more

26/11: 2 Pak bank executives record statement

One of the alleged LeT trainers involved in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks used to frequently get money transfers into his account, two Pakistani bank executives told an anti-terrorism court Wednesday......read more