2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
China to step up regular contact Beijing, January
In a marked upswing,
India-China relations moved to a higher and broader
level with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Premier Wen
Jiabao today declaring their commitment to more frequent
and intensive high-level engagements.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese premier Wen
Jiabao share a toast after a signing ceremony held at
the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. —
calls for level-playing field Beijing, January
India and China firmly
grasped the nettle to make business the principal propellant
for rapid advancement of the growing bilateral relationship.
“Economic cooperation between us has become a principal
driver of our strategic and cooperative partnership for peace
and prosperity,” was the upbeat note struck by Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh in his address at the India-China
Economic, Trade and Investment Summit here yesterday.
Army tenders for howitzers soon New Delhi,
With no fresh induction
of artillery for over two decades, Chief of Army Staff Gen
Deepak Kapoor said here this evening that the request for
proposal aimed at procuring 140 ultra-light Howitzer guns had
been issued at an estimated cost of Rs 10,000 crore.
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be made a
questions Punjab on power subsidy Chandigarh,
While pressure is
building up on the Punjab government to pay power subsidy dues
to the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB), the union
government wants to know the criteria adopted to pay subsidy
in lieu of free power to the farm sector and poor sections of
the society in the state.
’84 Riots Case
against Tytler not to be closed, CBI tells HC New Delhi,
The CBI, under constant
attack for deciding to close the 1984 anti-Sikh riot case
against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, today had no option
but to furnish an undertaking to the Delhi High Court that
the case against him will not be closed.
goes on: Brad out of pits Perth, January
Cricket has become a
circus. But, the hard news first. Probably, in an effort to
ease the tension between the two teams, India has decided to
drop charges against Australian left-arm spinner Brad Hogg.
NE states go to polls between
Feb 23-Mar 3 New
Delhi, January 14
Code of Conduct has come into force in
Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura with the
Election Commission today announcing the dates
for Assembly elections in the three
northeastern states. Polling will be held in
Tripura on February 23, in Meghalaya on March
3 and in Nagaland on March 5.
suspends Bhajan, 2 others Chandigarh,
major political development, Congress MLA and
former Chief Minister Bhajan Lal and his two
loyalist MLAs Dharam Pal Malik and Rakesh
Kamboj were today suspended from the Congress
for anti-party activities. A press release
issued from the AICC headquarters in New Delhi
said, “Shri Bhajan Lal, Shri Dharam Pal
Singh Malik and Shri Rakesh Kamboj, MLAs,
Haryana, have been suspended from the Indian
National Congress for anti-party activities
with immediate effect.”
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