2006, Chandigarh, India
at 3:00 am (IST)
meet PM No concrete
assurance; hesitant to call off stir
New Delhi, May 26
Despite the Prime
Minister’s assurance of no punitive action and
protection of their interests, due to the mounting
pressure to call off the stir from various quarters,
protesting medicos, showing circumspection, have begun
parleys to decide whether their fast will continue or not.
Striking doctors address the media after a meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his residence in New Delhi on Friday. — AFP
Will preventing the screening of the film “Fanaa” in Gujarat amount to denial of the right to freedom of expression?
fresh riders on nuke deal, says Boucher Washington, May
suggestions that the Indo-US civilian nuclear accord was
in serious trouble, the Bush administration said today
that though it was ready to show some flexibility to
accommodate the views of Congress members, it was not
prepared to impose conditions or introduce legislations at
this point that can “break” the deal.
hands over draft plan to US
London, May 26
India and the US have exchanged the drafts of the
agreements that will enable the two countries to implement
the bilateral civilian nuclear energy deal, Foreign
Secretary Shyam Saran said.
Pak make headway on Sir Creek New Delhi, May 26
It was movement forward on the Sir
Creek issue today, but in a typical India-Pakistan style. At the end of
the two-day talks at the level of Surveyors-General of the two
countries, India and Pakistan today agreed on an early settlement of the
land boundary in the Sir Creek area and the maritime boundary and to
conduct a joint survey of the Sir Creek and adjoining areas and waters
between November, 2006, and March, 2007.
in good manners for Punjab babus Chandigarh, May 26
It seems like a curriculum for a
class on protocol and decorum. The teacher is the Chief Secretary of
Punjab, Mr K.R. Lakhanpal. The students are not the usual ones but are
bureaucrats and police officers of the state.
provides our readers with an opportunity
to express their views on some of the
vital issues facing the country. The new
question being posed is:
Should admissions to specialised courses be on the basis of caste or merit?
Readers are invited to mail their letters
— H.K. Dua
hits Kerala before time New Delhi, May 26
The south-west monsoon has hit
Kerala six days ahead of its usual onset over the Indian mainland.
Satellite pictures released by the Indian Meteorological Department
(IMD) showed monsoon active over a swathe of South India.
CBSE Class X results today New Delhi, May 26
The results of the Class X examinations conducted by the CBSE will be declared tomorrow. The results for all regions, Delhi, Ajmer, Chennai, Guwahati, Chandigarh and Allahabad, will be announced simultaneously at 6 am, the Board said.
Link road to Amarnath shrine
Srinagar, May 26
The Governor, Lieut-Gen S.K. Sinha (retd), laid the foundation stone of 17.5-km-long link road at Baltal connecting it with the holy cave shrine of Amarnath. The road would be completed within two years. The work on this over Rs 20-crore project would be completed in two phases.
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