2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Humane rehab policy soon Relook at tax exemptions, energy needs on PM’s agenda New Delhi, January 8
Emphasising that industrialisation should not be a contentious issue, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured today that a progressive, humane and conducive rehabilitation policy will be in place in three months time for people displaced from their lands.
ULFA kills 3 more
Guwahati, January 8
Three Hindi-speaking persons were shot dead by ULFA in Golaghat and Dibrugarh districts of Assam while three others were injured today, taking the toll in the attacks against non-Assamese to 69, officials said.
Violence mars Bengal bandh, 1500 held
Kolkata, January 8
The CPM had shown maximum
restraints today after yesterday's carnage in Nandigram village during
today's Bangal bandh, on a call given by opposition parties in protest
against the killings at Nandigram and farmers' evictions for providing
lands to industries. Violence again in Nandigram
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Capt, Dullo meet Sonia New Delhi, January 8
Sonia Gandhi today got down to serious
business of preparing for next month’s crucial Assembly elections when
she walked down to her AICC office this morning and spent four hours at
the party headquarters meeting party leaders, including Punjab Chief
Minister Amarinder Singh and PCC president Shamsher Singh Dullo.
Bedi made SC judge New Delhi, January 8
President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has signed the orders for the appointment of three Supreme Court judges as suggested by the Collegium, including the elevation of the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court
Mr Justice H.S. Bedi.
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More women for Haryana police New Delhi, January 8
In a major initiative designed to uplift the status of women and also balance the lop-sided sex ratio in the state, the Haryana Government is proposing to reserve 10 per cent quota exclusively for women in its police department through an important policy decision.
Govt, CPI hold talks on foreign policy New Delhi, January 8
In a move to take along parties of different ideological spectrum in the foreign policy formulation, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today held consultations with the CPI and the discussions focussed on the ethnic strike in Sri Lanka.
Amar Singh visits Nithari; victim families get plots Noida, January 8
Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh visited Nithari village here today to hand over allotment letters of 26 sq mt plots to families of 17 victims of the tragedy. He said the guilty would not be spared.
Sensex slips 208 points Mumbai, January 8
Benchmark Sensex fell sharply by 208 points to close at 13,652 levels even as scores of mid and small cap shares registered gains at the end of the session.
Manmohan Singh has a dream New Delhi, January 8
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today fervently hoped that relations between India and Pakistan become so friendly that an atmosphere of trust is generated whereby the two neighbours agree on a Treaty of Peace, Security and Friendship.
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