Some more ‘monkey’ talk Senior Indian player asked me to drop racism charges:
Ponting Melbourne, November 8
Australian skipper Ricky Ponting is all set to kick up a fresh storm with claims that a senior member of the Indian cricket team asked him to drop the charges of racial abuse against Harbhajan Singh during the bitter Sydney Test row earlier this year.
TEAM OBAMA: US President-elect Barack Obama speaks to the press on Saturday in Chicago. Obama met with the Transition Economic Advisory Board (rear) on the day the US labor department said 2,40,000 jobs had been cut in October, the 10th straight month of job losses, and new revisions meant
that a whopping 6,51,000 workers have lost their livelihoods in the past three months alone. — AFP
25 expat pilots Mumbai, November 8
Plagued by mounting losses, private air-carrier Jet Airways has sacked at least 25 expatriate pilots, including captains of Boeing 737 aircraft, a Jet spokesperson said
Prez: Ties with Bhutan gaining new heights New Delhi, November 8
Taking bilateral relations to new heights, President Pratibha Patil today concluded her four-day visit to Bhutan, during which she attended the coronation of the world’s youngest monarch Jigme Khesar Namgyel
India, Oman to set up investment fund
Looking at increasing investment opportunities, India and Oman today gave final touches to the setting up of the India-Oman Special Investment Fund at a time when the world is facing a shortage of liquidity, said top government sources after a delegation-level interaction between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sultanate of Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said.
Ismailpur... Ismailpur (Jhunjhunu), November 8
Ismailpur, an obscure village tucked away in the backyard of Rajasthan, has scripted a successful story of communal harmony and peaceful co-existence that democratic India would be proud of.
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