2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
O-lump-ics! Triple medal strike — the first time ever for India Boxer Vijender Kumar and wrestler Sushil Kumar have not only become darlings of the 1.1 billion strong nation after Abhinav Bindra but have also created history, making today a special day in the 80-year-old Olympic association of the country.
Amarnath Land Row
Protesters burn govt vehicles Jammu, August 20
Curfew was re-imposed in the entire district today and the Army was called out following last night’s violent clashes.
Meanwhile, the protesters again went on a rampage today, setting afire
vehicles and damaging government offices.
Crucial NSG meet today New Delhi, August 20
With New Zealand, Ireland and Austria refusing to give up their reservations over the Indo-US nuclear deal, top Indian diplomats in Vienna have their task cut out before a two-day crucial meeting of the nuclear suppliers’ group
(NSG) tomorrow to consider waiver for nuclear trade with India.
Cash ’n’ Curry?
Bansal surrenders Chandigarh, August 20
On the run soon after his clerk delivered cash at the house of a high court Judge, Haryana’s former law officer Sanjeev Bansal seems to have “come out with some startling information” after giving himself up before the Chandigarh Police in the wee hours today.
Bansal, former Haryana law officer, being produced in court in Chandigarh on Wednesday. Photo: Pradeep Tewari
MPs demand trial for Mush During fiery speeches in the National Assembly on its first day after Gen Musharraf’s resignation, MPs, mainly from treasury benches, demanded that Musharraf be tried under Article 6 of the Constitution for its subversion.
Pak activities in Sir Creek under watch Chandigarh, August 20
There have been reports of increased activities by Pakistan in the sensitive Sir Creek area in the Rann of
Kutch. Besides visits by top officers over the past few weeks, elements of Pakistani special forces have also been spotted in the area.
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