Cebu (Philippines), January 14
The Prime Ministers of India and China, Dr Manmohan Singh and Mr Wen Jiabao, respectively, today directed their Special Representatives (SRs) on boundary talks to pursue these negotiations “with vigour and innovation”.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit at Cebu in Philippines on Sunday. — PTI
Buzzwords: Open skies, roads, trade Cebu (Philippines), January 14
Open skies, open roads and free trade are the new buzzwords that are going to redefine India’s relations with the 10-nation ASEAN grouping and take these already vibrant ties to a new level.
No redrawing of borders: Pranab
Recommends EU model Islamabad, January 14
When External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee ruled out the redrawing of geographical boundaries with regards to the Kashmir problem in his interaction with leaders of Pakistan’s different political parties this morning, his statement was essentially a reflection on what transpired yesterday in his talks with President Pervez Musharraf and his counterpart Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri.
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Ash, Abhishek get engaged
Mumbai, January 14
Bollywood hearthrob Aishwarya
Rai and actor Abhishek Bachchan tonight got engaged at a quiet
ceremony here, setting the stage for the marriage of the film
industry's most talked-about couple. The engagement of Abhishek,
who turns 31 on February 5 next, to 33-year-old Aishwarya, was
held at the residence of Aishwarya.
A file photo of Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan who got engaged in Mumbai on Sunday evening. — PTI
New Delhi, January 14
The discovery of several bundles containing parts of human torsos has led the CBI sleuths to believe it was unlikely that Moninder Singh Pandher and Surinder Koli, the main accused in the serial killings at Nithari in Noida, had links to illegal organ trade.
Parents of missing children and social activists participate in a candlelight march at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday evening. — Tribune
photo by Rajeev Tyagi
10 die in accident ROHTAK: Ten members of a marriage party were killed when a jeep carrying them rammed into a stationary truck near Karotha village in Rohtak district this evening. — UNI
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New CJI takes oath New Delhi, January 14
In a momentous occasion in the history of independent India, Mr Justice K G Balakrishnan today became the first Dalit to occupy the highest constitutional post in the judiciary as he was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of India by President A P J Abdul Kalam.
Chandigarh, January 14
It was a partially cloudy day today as the people continued to shiver under the cold wave conditions in North-West India with the mercury staying 2°C to 4°C below normal in the plains.
WHITE BEAUTY: A photographer captures icicles at the Gulmarg ski resort, 55 km from Srinagar, on Sunday. — PTI
Building bridges of hope Bangalore, January 14
He is a man on a mission, building bridges that link places, people and hearts. Sixtytwo bridges later, he is a rich
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