Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (left) listens as Congress President Sonia Gandhi discusses a point with him during the AICC meeting in New Delhi on Saturday.
— PTI photo
Checking price rise top priority, says
PM New Delhi, August 21
Outlining his priorities to tackle emerging the challenges, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today spoke of his government’s efforts to check the rise in prices and bring peace in Jammu and Kashmir and the troubled areas of the North-East.
Ms Uma Bharti today submitted
her resignation as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister to the BJP high
command, urging that her resignation be accepted irrespective of the
verdict of the Hubli court. In video (28k,
decided to bring bodies to Ahmedabad’
Ahmedabad, August 21
In a significant disclosure, a
senior bureaucrat of the Gujarat Government today told the Godhra riots
inquiry commission that the decision to bring the charred bodies of 59
Ram sevaks killed in the train carnage on February 27, 2002 in Godhra,
to a hospital in Ahmedabad, was that of Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
students drowned in Ravi Gurdaspur, August 21
Two students of the Institute of
Hotel Management, Gurdaspur, — 20-year-old Narinder Singal of Delhi
and 18-year-old Abhinav Sharma of Panchkula — were drowned in the Ravi
lose to New Zealand, cry foul Athens,
India lost the race for a semifinal
berth in the Olympic Games hockey competition here, with the umpires
playing the villain in the match against New Zealand this morning.
New Zealand's Hayden Shaw
(right) tackles Baljit Singh of India during their preliminary hockey match at the Olympic Games in Athens on Saturday. New Zealand won 2-1 to dash Indian hopes of reaching the semifinals. — Reuters
returns to tumultuous welcome
R.S. Rathore returned home to a tumultuous welcome,
accorded only to heroes, today and praised the system for making
him a shooting star overnight, as it were.
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