2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
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India snubs US on Iran New Delhi, April 22
India today snubbed the USA for its state department spokesman’s remarks concerning the proposed visit of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to New Delhi on April 29.
No stalemate with China over boundary: Menon Beijing, April 22
India today said the lingering boundary dispute with China could not be resolved "overnight" and that the ongoing bilateral negotiations to break the deadlock were not locked in any stalemate.
IHF Sting and After Gill takes on Gill: ‘Time to
go, KPS’ New Delhi, April 22
Minister of youth affairs and sports M.S. Gill today asked Indian Hockey Federation president KPS Gill to "review his position" after IHF secretary-general Jyothikumaran was caught "taking bribe" in a sting operation conducted by a television channel.
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Munde withdraws resignation New Delhi, April 22
Two-day-old crisis in the BJP in Maharashtra blew over today with party general secretary Gopinath
Munde, who had raised a banner of revolt against the party, withdrawing his resignation from party posts at the initiative of senior leader and
primeministerial candidate Lal Krishan Advani.
strike-II: Indian abducted New Delhi, April 22
Another incident of kidnapping of an Indian has come to light as suspected Taliban terrorists struck again against Indian interests in Afghanistan.
Mohammed Naim, an Indian working for a Dubai-based firm, was kidnapped from the Herat province of Afghanistan last evening, official sources said here today.
Govt expects record foodgrain output New Delhi, April 22
Giving a rosy picture of things to come that should quell doubts about food security of the country, the agriculture ministry today said the country would have a record all-time production in wheat, rice, oilseeds, pulses, cotton, soya bean and even coarse cereals during 2007-08.
Tata, SAIL not to increase steel prices Jamshedpur/Bokaro, April 22
India’s top two steel producers SAIL and Tata Steel, who together account for over 40 per cent of the market, today said they would hold prices at the current level to help fight inflation.
2,500 Indian workers may be allowed to return to UK London, April 22
An estimated 2,500 highly skilled Indian workers who were forced to leave Britain due to the unlawful changes to immigration rules may be allowed to return. The changes, applied with retrospective effect to the highly skilled migrants programme
in November, 2006, were struck down by the high court on April 8 as unlawful.
Mid-air scare on PM’s
flight New Delhi, April 22
The special aircraft carrying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had a mid-air scare while returning to the Capital when the Air Traffic
Control detected an unidentified blip on the radar, sending security officials in a tizzy.
As the PM's airplane, which was coming from Ranchi was nearing Delhi,
the ATC identified a blip on the radar suggesting that a moving object
may be chasing the VVIP flight, Airport Authority of India (AAI) sources
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