2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Day II Sensex
sinks deeper but cuts losses Global selloff on
fears a US recession will hit the rest of the world Mumbai, January 22
Amidst reports that the
bull market is giving way to the beginning of a bear market
around the world, the Sensex took a hammering that forced the
Bombay Stock Exchange to shut minutes after opening.
Mumbai: A policeman watches the share-price ticker at the stock
(Right above) A Chinese investor views a stock price board showing the green colouring which indicates falling
(Right below) A South Korean scrutinises a stock index board. The KOSPI index ended 74.54 points
— AFP photos
pitches for Advani, Atal stays as guide New Delhi,
Putting all doubts on the
leadership of BJP senior leader L.K. Advani to rest, the main
opposition alliance National Democratic Alliance (NDA) today
agreed to contest the next Lok Sabha poll with a common
strategy and programme under his leadership while seeking
inspirational guidance from former Prime Minister Atal Bihari
Vajpayee who will continue to be the alliance chairman.
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‘Global View’ No death
sentence to serial killer: HC Chandigarh, January 22
A Division Bench of the Punjab and
Haryana High Court has refused to award death sentence to Bahadurgarh
“serial killer” Satish. The convict will, however, remain behind
bars for another decade with the high court directing against his
release from the custody before completing 20 years of actual sentence.
City Centre Scam Amarinder, son,
Jagjit get bail Ludhiana, January 22
Former Punjab Chief Minister Capt
Amarinder Singh, his son Raninder Singh, son-in-law Raminder Singh,
alias Richi, and former local bodies minister Choudhary Jagjit Singh
were today granted bail till the conclusion of trial in the alleged
multi-crore City Centre Scam.
spreads but no human infections New
Delhi, January 22
government sought to allay fears today about
bird flu spreading in West Bengal among the
people. “To date we have not got any
confirmation of humans been affected by the
flu,” union Health minister Anbumani Ramadoss
told mediapersons here on the sidelines of a
of Foreign Tourists Centre
to review safety measures New
Delhi, January 22
has convened a meeting of state tourism
secretaries here on Thursday to chalk out
measures to deal with the growing incidents of
harassment of women tourists from abroad that
have hit the headlines in the past few weeks.
won’t cozy up to India London,
supermodel Carla Bruni has said she would not
accompany French President Nicolas Sarkozy on a
state visit to India as they’re yet to wed.
“We are not yet married though it is in our
plans. (So) I cannot take part in an official
trip with the President,” leading French daily
the “Liberation” reported today, quoting
Bruni as saying.
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