Mumbai, May 18
Sensex plunged a steep 826 points in the wake of a global meltdown, taking the index to 11,391 at close. In the broader markets, Nifty also fell by 6.8 per cent or 246 points to close at 3,389.
Stir to continue; Pranab meets agitating docs New Delhi, May 18
With a late night meeting between the agitating students and Union Minister Oscar Fernandes remaining “inconclusive”, the government’s attempt to persuade medicos to call off their stir came a cropper, as the students decided to continue their indefinite strike.
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Kathmandu, May 18
In a historic step, Nepal's Parliament today unanimously decided to drastically curtail the King's political and military powers by stripping him of the title of the Supreme-Commander-in-Chief of
Army. In video (28k,
Nepali Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala speaks in Parliament in Kathmandu on Thursday. — Reuters
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New Delhi, May 18
The Central Board of Film
Certification (CBFC) has given the go-ahead for the screening of
the controversial film ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and given it an “adults
only” certification. The film will be screened minus any cuts
and will be preceded by a disclaimer.
carry a poster of the controversial film Da Vinci Code for
display in a multiplex in Mumbai on Thursday. —PTI photo
CM spells out curbs on Reliance Chandigarh, May 18
The project of Reliance Industries Limited for procuring vegetables and milk in Punjab will carry on as scheduled.
case of sexual assault in Army Chandigarh, May 18
Close on the heels of a lady officer alleging sexual assault by her commanding officer, another case has come to light where a lady officer has alleged molestation at the hands of a senior officer.
Hyderabad, May 18
Barely 48 hours after the sensational heist, the burglars in the Alukkas jewellery theft case were caught by the Mumbai police today.
Feroze Khan barred from entering Pak
Karachi, May 18
President Pervez Musharraf has banned veteran Bollywood actor Feroze Khan from entering Pakistan after his reported remarks highlighting comfort levels of Muslims in India in comparison to that in Pakistan triggered a nationwide controversy.
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