2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
No cut in torch relay
Tibetan surge in San Francisco
Beijing, April 9
Protesters angered over China’s crackdown in Tibet marched in San Francisco ahead of the Olympic torch’s arrival today, but Olympics chief Jacques Rogge said “there are no plans to cut short a global relay”.
The torch will be carried through the West coast city during the
flame’s only US stop.
grab’ by DGP’s son Chandigarh,
Members of the
local Vishwakarma Ruhani Mission Trust, Ratwara Sahib,
and a few other persons today accused Punjab Police
DGP N.P.S. Aulakh’s son Sumer Pratap Singh Aulakh of
obtaining general power of attorney (GPA) of a
disputed piece of land on the same day the high court
granted status quo on the transfer of the land.
It’s an attempt to tarnish my image, says Aulakh
last, acid-attack victims find support NCW finalises draft
legislation for their rehabilitation New Delhi, April 9
Mounting cases of acid
attacks on women have finally forced the policy makers to sit
up and react. For the first time in the history of this crime,
victims seem to have found some support, with the National
Commission for Women (NCW) finalising its draft bill on the
“Prevention of offences by acid attacks”.
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backs separate SGPC for Haryana New Delhi,
The plan to form a
separate Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee to manage
the Sikh affairs and gurdwaras in Haryana got a new lease of
life as Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today
asked Congress president Sonia Gandhi to ensure that Sikhs
in the state get a right to determine their own affairs.
set to take on IPL London, April 9
The England & Wales
Cricket Board (ECB) is about to unveil plans for a 20:20
cricket tournament to rival the much-publicised Indian
Premier League (IPL), whose inaugural event gets underway
Nepalese women stand near an election poster at Jhiljhiley village in Eastern Nepal on Wednesday. — AFP
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Indo- Africa Summit Not in
race with China to woo Africa: PM New Delhi, April 9
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today sought to allay apprehensions that
India was in race or competition with China or any other country to woo
Africa stating that New Delhi was seeking to be a partner of Africa’s
with Pak on May 20 New Delhi, April 9
India and Pakistan are going to pick up the thread again to normalise
bilateral relations as the two sides will meet in Islamabad on May 20 to
resume the composite dialogue that has been waiting for a signal form
the new government in Islamabad.
visa power by lottery Washington, April 9
With the US immigration authorities
getting enough applications for H-1B visas coveted by Indian IT
professionals within a week, a random lottery will pick 65,000 lucky
winners for 2009.
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