2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Patil swears by N-deal New Delhi, February 25
Affirming that the Congress-led UPA government’s strategy of inclusive growth has contributed to the acceleration of economic growth, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil hoped that the civil nuclear cooperation with the USA and other friendly countries will become possible and the dialogue process with Pakistan will be resumed when conditions permit.
Terrorism un-Islamic: Muslim
Deoband (UP), February 25
Denouncing terrorism in all its manifestations, top Muslim groups in India on Monday adopted a declaration calling it “un-Islamic” and terming it against the Islamic principle
Cong seeks debt relief for farmers New Delhi, February 25
Punjab Congress has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to include farmers of the state in the proposed debt-relief package being considered by the central government.
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HIGH-HOPE SIGNAL? Railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav holds a copy of the Railway Budget as he poses for media representatives at his office in New Delhi on Monday. Lalu is scheduled to deliver the budget on Tuesday. — AFP
home, Bishan Bedi bowls a nasty one Amritsar, February 25
In order to get part of his
ancestral house vacated, renowned cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi got
demolished a structure late last night where his tenant had been running
a small-scale industry for the past more than 35 years.
Moscow, February 25
Some Kremlin-watchers have
described it as a dream team: Russia’s outgoing President Vladimir
Putin moves into the prime minister’s job and his protege Dmitry
Medvedev takes over as head of state.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) and Serbian Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica address the media in Belgrade on Monday. — AFP
India complain, ICC cracks the whip
It’s hotter Down Under
Hobart: The Indian cricket team has filed a written complaint with Match Referee Jeff Crowe about the provocative behaviour of Ricky Ponting’s men and threatened to take a “befitting action” if it was repeated in future.
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rams car, 6 killed Jagraon, February 25
Six persons, including two women
and three children, were killed when a train crashed into a car at an
unmanned crossing number C-37 near Jagraon late this evening.
Future trading is here
States can buy advance
power Chandigarh, February 25
The government is all set to set up
two electronic power exchanges for future trading in power. Other than
allowing the state power utilities and power distribution companies to
make future contracts in power, this will bring about transparency in
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