2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
A Day of Cleansing in Sports
IOA sacks Gill; IPL bans Bhajji
heads selection panel; Ric adviser New Delhi,
The belligerence of
KPS Gill came to an unceremonious end today with the
Indian Olympic Association giving marching orders to the
Indian Hockey Federation chief and suspending the body.
A new selection panel will be headed by Aslam Sher Khan.
Ric Charlesworth will be the adviser.
gets a warning New Delhi,
Harbhajan Singh was
banned from the rest of the Indian Premier League (IPL)
Twenty20 Championship matches with “100 per cent
deduction” in his fees from the third match onwards
for assaulting S Sreesanth after the contest between
Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians in Mohali last Friday
stink of corruption By H. K. Dua
we living in
an age of democracy or naked kleptocracy where rulers at
different levels steal the nation’s wealth and live at
the cost of the people? The question is not of
definitional concern. Vital issues concerning the
democratic rights of the common people and rapacious
tendencies of the ruling establishment are involved.
Perfect 10 by India ISRO places satellite
cluster into orbit Sriharikota, April 28
India today created a
record of sorts in space history as scientists of the Indian
Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully put 10
satellites in orbit in a single mission launched from here.
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Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation
(ISRO) G. Madhavan Nair holds a miniature replica of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-9 after its launch from Sriharikota, about 100 km from Chennai, on Monday. — Reuters
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a matter of
reprieve for Sarabjit Islamabad, April 28
Just two days away from being
hanged, Indian national Sarabjit Singh today got a second brief reprieve
after Pakistani authorities put off his execution for up to three weeks.
There was a “procedural postponement” of Sarabjit’s execution by
the home department of Punjab province, officials said.
dares CPM in its backyard Slams WB govt for
Nandigram and poor law and order Kolkata,
Congress President Sonia
Gandhi today called upon her party men to gear up to fight
against the communal and other reactionary forces with
conviction. UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi waves to supporters at a public meeting on the outskirts of Malda, some 340 km north of Kolkata, on Monday. — AFP
foeticide: PM New Delhi, April 28
Minister Manmohan Singh today bemoaned that India was living
with the ignominy of a gender imbalance. Delivering the
inaugural address at a national conference on ‘Save the Girl
Child’, here today, the Prime Minister denounced the bias
against girls and women.
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