2005, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am
LNG, gas pipeline deals on, says Iran New Delhi, September 28
Even as Iran expressed its displeasure at the Indian vote in the IAEA resolution, the Islamic republic tonight categorically stated that LNG deal and the gas pipeline project with New Delhi were “still in force.”
PM fails to convince
Left on Iran New Delhi, September 28
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s breakfast meeting today, failed to
assuage the ruffled feathers of the Left leaders on New Delhi’s vote
against Iran at the International Atomic Energy Agency meeting,
with the Communists urging the UPA government to use all diplomatic
resources at its disposal in ensuring that the Iran nuclear issue did
not go to the UN Security Council.
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52 pc polling in Rohtak byelection
TV journalist beaten up, hospitalised Rohtak, September 28
Nearly 52 per cent of about 10 lakh voters in the Rohtak Lok Sabha constituency today voted in what was described as “peaceful polling” by Mr K.J. Rao, Adviser to the Election Commission of India, who had come here to supervise the polling.
Should India set up more nuclear power plants to take care of energy needs?
Labourers push a double-double reinforce (DDR) Bailey bridge, assembled and set up in a record time of three days by the PWD, Himachal Pradesh, at Akpa (Kinnaur) on Wednesday. Tribune
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India, China move closer on border issue Beijing, September 28
India and China had a “conscientious exploration” on the framework for settlement of the border problem during the sixth round of the Special Representative-level talks which concluded today.
Sarabjit's lawyer files review plea before Pak SC
Islamabad, September 28
Sarabjit Singh's lawyer today filed a petition in Pakistan's Supreme Court seeking a judicial review of its earlier decision sentencing Sarabjit to death, for his alleged involvement in the 1990 bomb blasts in Punjab province.
Sensex crosses 8,600 mark Mumbai, September 28
The bull run on the Sensex today took the markets to record levels breaching the 8,600 barrier. The Sensex which touched an intra-day high of 8,613 closed at 8,606 — up by 80 points.
Indira award for Mahashweta New Delhi, September 28
Noted Bengali author Mahashweta Devi has been chosen for the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2004. She is being honoured for her commitment to social and economic uplift and sensitising the society towards communal harmony and national integration.
Indo-Pak aviation talks fail
Islamabad, September 28
The Indian and Pakistani civil aviation officials did not make any headway in their talks to expand air links, by increasing passenger flights between the two countries.
A joint statement issued at the conclusion of the two-day talks said both sides agreed to continue discussions.
Bus to Lahore
from November New Delhi, September 28
India and Pakistan today decided to start the Amritsar-Lahore bus service in the first half of November, inched closer to an agreement for starting the Nankana Sahib-Amritsar bus service but appeared to be still some distance away from a formal arrangement on opening up their skies further for increased civil aviation links.
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