2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
fine: SC New Delhi,
The Supreme Court
today upheld the expulsion of 11 MPs in the cash-for-query
scam and one in the MPLAD case but emphatically said if
such action was taken by Parliament for ‘collateral’
purpose, the same was open to judicial review as the apex
court has been given unfettered power to define the
bodies: Evidence hints at rape, sexual abuse Muktsar,
A high-level probe
was ordered today by the Chief Minister in the case of
recovery of bodies of four children from a rice sheller
here. Meanwhile, the police today concluded that it was a
work of a sexual pervert who had kidnapped the four
children and sexually abused them before strangulating
them to death.
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Nithari: CBI takes charge New Delhi, January 10
The CBI today finally took over the probe into the killing of children and women at Nithari in nearby Noida from the Uttar Pradesh Police by registering some cases.
NSE GAINS Enter: NYSE,
Goldman Sachs New Delhi, January 10
Marking the opening up of the
Indian stock exchanges to foreign investment, the world's largest stock
exchange — New York Stock Exchange — today entered India by inking a
deal to pick up a 20 per cent stake in the National Stock Exchange along
with Goldman Sachs and two other private equity funds for $490 million.
to surrender in HC today Chandigarh, January 10
Former Indian cricket
star-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu and his accomplice in the case
of death of a 65-year-old Patiala resident, who was beaten by them in
1988, will surrender before the Punjab and Haryana High Court tomorrow
Weary Iraq waits for Bush’s new way forward Baghdad, January 10
US President George W. Bush was on late Wednesday expected to propose sending about 20,000 more troops to Iraq but there was scepticism in Baghdad the plan would end the constant violence.
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talks tough on N-deal New Delhi, January 10
Noting that it has certain concerns
with regard to the recently enacted US law on civil-nuclear cooperation,
India today made it clear that it would “walk out” of the deal if at
any point it seemed to undermine its national interests.
A Kashmiri fisherman works near a frozen portion of the Dal Lake in Srinagar on Wednesday. Amritsar recorded minus one degree celsius. — AFP
The PSLV-C7 rocket took off from the Indian Space Research Organisation at Sriharikota, about 110 km northeast of
Chennai, on Wednesday.
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veteran dies fighting for dues Chandigarh, January 10
For 45 long years, a bullet
embedded in his body was a constant reminder of battle - not only
against the Japanese whom he had fought during World War II, but also
the against the bureaucratic establishment here.
iPhone: Smart future is here San Francisco, January 10
Apple on Wednesday debuted its
much-anticipated take on the smart phone, a sleek device with a large
screen that combines a phone, an iPod and instant messaging, sending its
shares to a record high. Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO and chief showman,
pulled an iPhonefrom his jeans pocket at the annual Macworld
conference and drew a standing ovation at the end of his speech.
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