2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
govt calls meet New Delhi, March
Spiraling inflation has
set the government into action. Finance secretary Dr D
Subbarao has said Cabinet Committee on Prices will meet to
take view on the same on Monday. The finance secretary stated
this when he was responding to a query on inflation as to
whether any fiscal steps to control rising prices would be
Dalai Lama: Soldiers dress up as monks
New Delhi, March 29
As Beijing continues to batter him with charges of “masterminding” the Lhasa unrest, the Dalai Lama today suggested that China itself could be behind the violence and expressed readiness to work with the Chinese authorities to restore peace in Tibet.
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budget okayed after sound and fury Amritsar, March 29
The SGPC passed its Rs 387-crore
budget even as opposition members, including those from Haryana, staged
a boycott at the Teja Singh Samundari Hall here today. The moment
general secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhaur asked for its approval after
completing his speech, opposition members Manjit Singh Calcutta and
Karnail Singh Panjoli stood up for seeking permission to give their
cleared of financial bungling Chandigarh, March 29
Additional district and sessions
judge Raj Rahul Garg today exonerated Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee
chief Rajinder Kaur Bhattal from all charges in the 20 lakh embezzlement
case against her during her brief tenure as Chief Minister after the
Vigilance Bureau had given her a clean chit.
Dravid, a ton and 10 K Chennai: Rahul Dravid became the sixth player to tally 10,000 Test runs on Saturday, reaching the milestone in the first Test against South Africa. Dravid reached the mark when he made 80 not out in the first innings early on the fourth day, becoming the third Indian to achieve the feat after Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil
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Light goes out on global warming Lights were turned off for an hour in buildings all over the world as part of the initiative aimed at highlighting the
public’s role in addressing climate change. It was a symbolic act to reminds us of the opportunity we do have to
take responsibility throughout our lives to save the planet.
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Lights along Sydney Harbour Bridge were turned off as the city marks “Earth Hour”. Several Asian Pacific cities were plunged into darkness as they kicked off the first leg of the Australia-led “Earth Hour” campaign to raise awareness about global warming.
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