Singh said that such a ban was there in 24 of the 29 states of the country long before BJP came to power.
Mathai deposed through a video-link before the judge who is conducting the trial of remaining accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.
The DMK chief castigated Lanka for its 'contradictory stance, which slighted the resolution itself after having supported it in UNHRC.'
The defence ministry in Moscow said measures had been taken to prevent a repeat of such incidents in the future.
The raids notably destroyed an Islamic State command centre and communications hub in a mountainous area of Damascus province.
American people and the President expects a full accounting of what transpired, Earnest said in response to a question.
"The club wants to make it clear that Jose continues to have our full support," Chelsea said in a statement.
With the win, South Africa have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series, the last of which will be played at the Eden Gardens on October 8.
'Every match in the Premier League is difficult and we must just stay focused. We play so many matches, hopefully we can get this momentum to continue.'
"The first is you rationalise your rates and have rational rate of taxation which helps you in making sure the people comply," Jaitley said.
He warned that weak aggregate demand across the world may be leading nations to engage in a "risky competition for a greater share of it."
"This government, during its four-year mandate, will set its seal on the country's final exit from the crisis," Tsipras told the lawmakers.
Democracy has been crippled. And Saturday’s tragedy in West Bengal must transcend the outcome of the municipal elections in Salt Lake.
The danger is that the communal cancer might be 'injected' into the military community, that is why the Air Chief’s comments carry so much weight.
Relations with Nepal have plunged, what was regarded as a showpiece of close neighbourly relations has become a problem area for Indian policy.
The leaders submitted a memorandum in this regard to Bassi.
'We will meet Jung and will present our side.'
The DTC will hold a "Market Sounding Exercise" with outdoor Ad agencies.
They discussed Bengal-Bhutan business ties.
Several journalists were hospitalised.
Mamata would be meeting the Bhutanese king on Oct 6.
"This decision would defeat the very purpose of mid-day meal."
The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Naveen Patnaik.
Rs.1 cr has been set for every panchayat in Odisha's Koraput district.
Historian Dr Ramesh Sharma thought that the renaming exercise actually began after Independence when many roads were named after Mahatma Gandhi.
The temple has the world's longest corridor with 1,212 pillars.
They are even bold enough to snatch food from a person's hand whenever one's attention is diverted.
The average duration of response exceeded one year.
Most chocolate bars contain at least 70% fat and sugar.
Model Irina Shayk started dating Bradley Cooper.
The North-east has India’s most intensive university system with a network of 17 universities.
Over the last few years, Myanmar had been showing signs of change.
The phone embodies the characters and theme of the film in its software.
Bachchan will inaugurate two safari buses at SGNP.
Alia had reasons to rejoice this weekend.
STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
Mumbai, 30 August
The partially convertible rupee today improved further to reach 65.70 for one United States dollar on a strong support from the Reserve Bank of India.
The central bank, according to dealers, sold the American currency through state-run banks when the domestic unit betrayed signs of cracking once again at 66.60/$.
Exporters and some other banks too sold dollars helping equities on Dalal Street to post fresh gains to close the week on a satisfactory note.
The rupee ended for the week at 65.70 per US dollar versus Thursday's 66.55/$, an increase of 85 paise.
On account of sustained infusion of dollar liquidity by the central bank the domestic currency recovered 4.7 per cent in last two sessions, dealers said. The unit had earlier lost 17 per cent since May, but now appears to be on a recovery path.
For the Indian currency and Indonesia's rupiah, August had been the worst-ever month as these units posted sharp falls among all currencies in emerging economies, analysts say. The rupee was down more than 10 per cent (or 17 percent since May) while rupiah was down 5.9 per cent.
Analysts say unlike RBI's intermittent intervention, the Indonesian central bank has been constantly propping up their currency. The only consolation for the month has been surge in information technology stocks since they are expected to net more revenue on the currency's fall.
Analysing promising prospects of top outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy Services, Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia and Morgan Stanley have predicted that the company has the potential of crossing $100 billion market cap in few years from its current $50 billion level.
Shares on the Dalal Street had a roller-coaster ride on the last day of the week. The trade resumed expecting a promising speech on the state of the economy by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Parliament.
The S&P Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index and CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange added substantial gains in the run-up to the PM's speech.
However, a dismay set in as the economist PM poked holes in the all-round criticism of the Congress-led UPA government instead of doing some introspection, said market analysts, explaining why the indices returned to negative zone within minutes of Mr Singh's statement.
The 30-share Sensex had slumped from 231.19 point gains and the Nifty from a high of 5,469.10 points into negative territory. It improved again as opinion poll on likely GDP numbers, which are to be announced later in the afternoon, looked “optimistic.”
On expectations that the latest GDP growth percentage would not fall under four per cent helped markets to regain confidence. The Sensex closed 1.19 per cent up gaining 218.68 points at 18,619.72 points.