2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Super Tuesday: No clear winner in Democratic Party
McCain set to claim Republican nomination
Super Tuesday ended with no clear winner in the Democratic Party for the presidential nomination and a septuagenarian senator in the lead to claim the Republican Party’s nomination for the election in November.
Delhi, February 6
Seeking to introduce radical
changes in laws related to the prevention of child marriage and
the protection of rights of women, the Law Commission has
recommended to the government to bring a legislation declaring all
marriages between minors as null and void.
Marriage registration to be made compulsory Lower the legal age for marrying to 18 for
boys Love-making with girl or wife below 16 years a
crime Destitute children to get adequate financial security
Nepal jails may hold the key
Kathmandu, February 6
Two men in Nepal’s jails could hold the key to an old and well-networked kidney transplant racket spanning Nepal and major metros in India.
Bloc bandh partial in Bengal Kolkata, February 6
The Forward Bloc, one of the
major partners of the Left Front, today observed a bandh against the
killing of party workers in police firing during an agitation at
Dinhata, Coochbehar in north Bengal, yesterday.
many cooks spoil the urban broth Chandigarh, February 6
Are too many cooks spoiling the urban broth? Yes, it seems to be true in
case of Punjab. So many bodies are engaged in urban development that a
confusion of sorts has been created in that sector.
buys six Lockheed planes Washington, February 6
India has agreed to buy six Lockheed Martin Corp C-130J military
transport planes in a breakthrough deal with the USA worth about $1
billion that opens a door to closer strategic ties, US officials said.
HCS Recruitment Scam Answer four
queries, get marks for five! Chandigarh, February 6
Answer four questions and get marks
for five! Perhaps this generosity can be bestowed on candidates by the
Haryana Public Service Commission only.
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