* Victims’ kin given relief
* NHRC notice to UP Chief Secy, DGP Noida, January 2
Fifteen of the 17 skeletons recovered from near Moninder Singh Pandher’s house, where children were murdered after being sexually abused, have been identified.
Sonu Sarkar (left) holds a photograph of his missing daughter Pinky while posing with his wife and another child at their residence in Noida on Tuesday. — AFP
bogs domestic private carriers New Delhi,
January 2 The fog in Delhi made
headlines today and had a cascading effect all over the
country. The scene was no different today with more
flights delayed, diverted or cancelled angry passengers,
hundreds of vehicles parked bumper-to-bumper on roads
leading to the airport and utter chaos at terminals due to
A passenger rests under the message board at the domestic airport as flights are delayed due to fog in New Delhi
on Tuesday. — AFP photo
briefs BJP leaders on foreign policy New Delhi, January 2
Midway through the Congress-led UPA
government's five-year term at the Centre, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
took the initiative in the New Year of inviting BJP leaders for
consultations, primarily on foreign policy issues, in the wake of the
major Opposition party's intense criticism pertaining to the Indo-US
civilian nuclear deal.
Bengal to take action against Army personnel Kolkata, January 2
The West Bengal Government today decided to take action according to the law against Army officers and personnel who allegedly ransacked a police station and assaulted policemen in the heart of the city.
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Cops to be shifted under EC directions Chandigarh, January 2
Imposition of the model code of conduct has brought smiles to some and woes to others.
The Punjab Government today issued separate instructions to stop cheques for grants from being encashed, limited the use of official cars of ministers and immediately stopped recently transferred teachers from joining at their new places of posting.
First century of tour
Cape Town, January 2
A Test match is a battle, with each day's play a skirmish by
itself. Against such a canvass, India, with 254 for three on the
board, fairly triumphed on the 1st day here.
(Details on Sports page)
Wasim Jaffer celebrates his century on the first day of the third Test against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town on Tuesday. — AFP
No confrontation, says CJI designate New Delhi, January 2
Chief Justice of India designate K G Balakrishnan today said that there was no “serious confrontation” between the Judiciary and the Legislature but said that let the issue be debated in public as as something better would emerge from it.
alleges gangrape Says she was made to
compromise for Rs 30,000 Yamunanagar, January 2
25-year-old woman and mother of a one-and-half- year-old boy today
alleged that she was gangraped by three persons on New Year Eve
and when she approached the police she was forced to reach a
compromise with the accused, who included two property dealers,
for Rs 30,000. Meanwhile, the police has refuted her allegations.
A woman (left) of Yamunanagar who alleged she was gangraped on December 31.
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