May 24, 2004, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
allocation throws up surprises Chidambaram gets Finance, Pranab
Defence, Patil Home New Delhi, May 23
The allocation of portfolios by Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh after intense confabulation till late at night saw
P. Chidambaram regaining the crucial Finance portfolio and senior Congress
leaders Pranab Mukherjee, Shivraj Patil and Arjun Singh being put in
charge of the Defence, Home and Human Resource Development Ministries,
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17 BSF jawans, 18 family members killed Ultras blow up bus in Kashmir Jammu, May 23
In a major strike by terrorist
in J&K, 17 BSF personnel and 18 members of their families,
including six women and three children, were killed today as the
bus, in which they were coming here on annual leave from Srinagar
was blown up at Lower Munda on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.
to boycott Jagdish Tytler To apprise PM of Punjab
issues Chandigarh, May 23
The SAD Political Affairs
Committee has resolved to boycott Union Minister of State Jagdish
Tytler in Parliament and send a party delegation to the Prime
Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, to apprise him of the pending issues of
talks on nuclear issue put off New Delhi, May 23
Pakistan today agreed to
India’s suggestion to defer the first-ever talks between the two
countries on nuclear confidence building measures, scheduled for May
25 and 26.
XII results declared New Delhi, May 23
The CBSE today declared the
results of over 2.5 lakh students from 27 states and Union
Territories, who appeared in the Class XII CBSE examinations.
celestial occurrence Chandigarh, May 23
In a rare celestial occurrence,
Venus would be passing in front of the sun on June 8. Called the Venus
Transit, the last such event occurred in 1882.
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