2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
770 Mumbai, March 13
Global turmoil crippled
the domestic stock markets today with the benchmark Sensex
nosediving to six-and-a-half month low of 15,357.35 points in
its sixth biggest fall of 770.63 points. Market analysts
attributed today's steep fall mainly to crude oil prices
spiralling to record peak of over $110 a barrel.
Haryana Cong MLAs disqualified Chandigarh, March
Two Haryana Congress MLAs,
Dharam Pal Malik (Gohana) and Rakesh Kamboj (Indri), close
associates of former Chief Minister Bhajan Lal and his MP son
Kuldeep Bishnoi, were disqualified from the membership of the
House here today by Speaker Raghubir Singh Kadian for
“voluntarily giving up the membership of the Indian National
Congress, on the ticket of which they had won the
sign N-deal with minority govt: US
New Delhi, March 13
The US has made it clear
that it was not averse to wrapping up the nuclear deal with a
minority government in India, seeking to set at rest questions
over the fate of the agreement if Left parties were to withdraw
support to the ruling UPA.
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Three students were
killed when a passenger train coming from Ludhiana to
Ahmedgarh collided with a car at the unmanned level crossing
near Gill railway station today.
This is what remained of the car at an unmanned crossing near Gill village on Thursday.
— Tribune photo by Sayeed Ahmed
claims to solve Scarlette murder Prime accused
confesses killing Panaji, March
The Goa police has
arrested yet another man today and claims to have
cracked the case of the murder of British teenager
Scarlette Eden Keeling, who, it said, died due to
“drug overdose and drowning” after being repeatedly
raped on the beach.
into incubator death Ahmedabad, March 13
The Gujarat government has formed a
three-member inquiry committee to probe into an incident in which a
three-day-old baby was charred to death in an incubator following a
short-circuit at the Shardaben hospital here. The committee, comprising
an additional director of the health department, chief electric officer
of the state government and a senior officer of the Forensic Science
laboratory, will probe into the technical details of the fire mishap,
official sources said today.
bird sanctuary faces water crisis May lose Unesco recognition Agra/New Delhi, March 13
India’s famous Keoladeo National
Park at Bharatpur in Rajasthan is facing de-recognition from the list of
Unesco’s world heritage site after a two-member team of the world
organisation pointed out the persistent water crisis in the sanctuary.
find a new messiah in Rahul New Delhi, March 13
Rahul Gandhi, Congress MP from
Amethi and scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family, today sought more relief
for farmers by way of flexibility in land ceiling and a localised
cut-off date to enable farmers to benefit from the loan waiver scheme.
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