2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Bihar rampage for 3rd day
All long-distance trains from the state or passing through it cancelled
Patna, October 23 The violent agitation launched by students in Bihar in retaliation to the attack on railway recruitment test examinees at Mumbai on Sunday continued for the third day today. The long wait at the Delhi railway station on Thursday. — PTI photo
Slump can scuttle growth: PM
Tokyo, October 23
Taking note of “multiple challenges” confronting the
world amid a steep rise in energy and food prices,
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today warned that
the spectre of recession in global economy threatens
to disrupt the rhythm of economic development in
many developing nations.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here today to take part in the
Asia-Europe (ASEM) Meeting, which is expected to be dominated by the
raging global economic turmoil.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh being presented a bouquet by a Chinese girl upon his arrival at
Beijing airport on Thursday.
— PTI photo
Hindu extremist group at work? Police picks up
three in Indore Indore/Mumbai, October 23
Three persons were picked up by the Maharashtra police from Indore and were being interrogated in Mumbai in connection with the Malegaon bomb blasts amid suspicions that Hindu extremist groups could be involved in the recent explosions in Malegaon and Modasa in Gujarat.
Worst period of my life: Speaker New Delhi, October 23
A day after the CPM alleged discrimination by Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath
Chatterjee, the latter hit back, daring them to show that he deliberately did not allow any matter which could be raised.
Terming this the worst period of his life, Chatterjee urged members to
self introspect, challenging them to tell which issue he had refused.
Special flight to Nanded from Oct 29
New Delhi, October 23
In view of the ongoing tercentenary celebrations of Guru-ta Gaddi Diwas at
Nanded, the government has agreed to start a special flight from the Capital to the Maharashtra town which is witnessing an unprecedented rush of pilgrims these days.
India will be top priority in my
presidency: Obama Chicago,
A stronger relationship with India and a close strategic partnership will be a “top priority” of a Barack Obama administration, says Democratic presidential candidate.
“The US should be working with India on a range of critical issues
from preventing terrorism to promoting peace and stability in Asia,”
Senator Obama said in an exclusive interview with IANS, the first with a
South Asian journalist, after his nomination for the presidency by the
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