2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Bush-fire in Delhi US President under attack for blaming world
food shortage on India New Delhi, May 3
US president George Bush’s remark that global food prices had shot up because of increased demand in India was criticised by all major political parties with the Opposition even targeting the government here.
largest chilli market goes up in flames Hyderabad, May 3
Asia’s largest red chilli market yard was gutted in a major fire in
the coastal Andhra city of Guntur today. Though there were no
casualties, the leaping flames destroyed over 2 lakh bags of chillis
stocked in the market yard spread over 60 acres.
‘killers’ Apex court delivers
split verdict New Delhi, May 3
The Supreme Court gave a split verdict on confirming the convictions against five persons in connection with a murder during communal riots after the demolition of Babri Masjid.
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Life term to ex-Army officer for murder New Delhi, May 3
A Delhi court today awarded life imprisonment to former Army officer
S.J. Choudhary for killing businessman Krishan Sikand in a parcel bomb explosion 26 years
Cheema dares Khali Patiala, May
The Great Khali, the famous WWE grappler, is facing a challenge from one of his own
countrymen. ‘Rustam-e-Hind’ Palwinder Singh Cheema has challenged him to fight with him under FILA rules.
The “Great Khali” (Dalip Singh Rana), India-born wrestler, with his wife Harminder Kaur on his arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Friday night. — PTI
Salwa Judum Style Manipur people to take on militants Imphal, May 3
The Manipur Government will provide arms to people in two villages and give them training to protect themselves from attacks by militants, a move akin to the controversial ‘Salwa Judum’ in Chhattisgarh.
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Referring MPs names to privileges panel NDA to mull on Speaker’s move New Delhi, May 3
The opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is meeting on Monday to discuss Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee’s move to refer the names of their MPs to the Privileges Committee for unruly behaviour and evolve the future course of action.
Brett makes $ 80,000 per wicket Melbourne, May 3
Riding on his superb bowling performances during a brief stint in the Indian Premier League
(IPL), pace spearhead Brett Lee emerged as the richest Australian cricketer from the tournament and returned home with 80,000 dollars per scalp for his four wickets.
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