New Delhi, June 21
The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today withdrew support to the four-year-old United Progressive Alliance
(UPA) government, already on notice from the Left parties, putting it under further pressure at a crucial juncture.
confirms ice on Mars Washington, June 21
Scientists rejoiced after the
Phoenix Mars lander confirmed their long-held belief that ice is hiding
under the surface in the red planet’s northern region.
Sarabjit Pak moves to commute
death sentence Islamabad, June 21
In a move that could bring
some reprieve to Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, the
Pakistan government on Saturday day announced plans to commute the
death sentences of prisoners to life imprisonment.
Sarabjit has been in jail for last 18 years for his alleged role in the 1990 bomb blasts in Lahore
Sikhs protest in
Mumbai, region Mumbai, June 21
Three bodyguards of Baba Gurmeet
Ram Rahim Singh, chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect, who were arrested
yesterday for shooting a man to death at a Mumbai mall, have been
remanded in police custody till July 2.
Suburban chase: A soldier of the Rapid Action Force runs after a protester on the Eastern Express Highway in suburban Mumbai on Saturday. Traffic was disrupted at some places in the wake of the killing of a man by a gunman of the Dera Sacha Sauda chief on Friday.
— PTI photo
block NH-10 for five hours Sirsa, June 21
Sikhs, led by leaders of the
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and heads of Sikh Deras, held a
five-hour long protest by blocking traffic on vital NH-10, commonly
known as Fazilka-Delhi highway.
‘The Love Guru’ gets thumbs down
Hollywood actor Mike Myers’ “The Love Guru,” panned by movie critics even before it hit theatres in America, is also getting a thumbs down from a Hindu group. The Hindu American Foundation
(HAF) declared the movie to be vulgar and crude, but not anti-Hindu.
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