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Nepalese riot policemen push back pro-democracy activists during demonstrations in Chabahil district of Kathmandu on Thursday. — Reuters
Chinese coal found substandard
Scam surfaces in PSEB
Chandigarh, April 20
A coal scam has allegedly surfaced in the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB). Informed sources said today that the imported Chinese coal being supplied to the various thermal plants of the PSEB was of substandard quality.
Graft case: Bhattal seeks further probe
New Delhi, April 20
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal today moved an application in the Supreme Court for further investigation in the case of alleged misappropriation of Rs 20 lakh from the Chief Minister’s fund by her when she was heading the government.
Sensex breaches 12,000 mark
Mumbai, April 20
The Sensex crossed yet another milestone today when it breached the 12,000 mark. After hitting an intra-day low of 11,866 points, the Sensex returned to its upward swing to close at 12,040 points gaining nearly 144 points at close.
fined for obstructing highway project
Taking strong exception to obstructing mega projects by filing
“frivolous” petitions, that too, by the government agencies, the
Supreme Court today imposed fine of Rs 5 lakh on the Karnataka
Government and Rs 50,000 on two MLAs for the same reason, and allowed
construction of Rs 2,250-crore Bangalore-Mysore express highway project
mired in “political” controversy. (Details on Nation page)