Floor test likely on Jan 31 Lucknow, January 17
The Congress added a little more chill for the Samajwadi Party on the eve of the winter session of the Vidhan Sabha beginning tomorrow by formally announcing “technically withdrawing support” to the 41-month-old Mulayam Singh Yadav government.
For Cong, old is gold
Bir Devinder, Singla kept in suspense Chandigarh, January 17
Reposing faith in the old guard, the All-India Congress Committee named a few new faces and replaced some old warhorses with their spouses or siblings in a list of 98 candidates released tonight.
China hold border talks New Delhi, January 17
India and China today began the
next round of their two-day Special Representatives-level talks on
boundary dispute, but there was no word on results.
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case: Blair opposes racism London, January 17
The alleged bullying and racist
abuse of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on a popular UK reality TV show
has sparked off a controversy in Britain, with Prime Minister Tony Blair
saying racism should be opposed in all its forms when the issue was
raised in British Parliament. World page: Shilpa’s
co-contestants get e-threats
UP: BSF jawans rehearse for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi on Wednesday. — AFP
Giani Gurdit Singh dead Chandigarh, January 17
The eminent Punjabi writer and Shiromani Sahitkar, Giani Gurdit Singh (84), passed away here this morning after a prolonged illness. He died in his sleep at his Sector 4 home.
Giani Gurdit Singh had served in the Punjab Languages Department and
went on to become a legendary writer.
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De Basanti’ out of Oscars race New Delhi, January 17
Shortly after the high of securing
a nomination at the prestigious BAFTA awards, disappointment came the
way of “Rang De Basanti” with the film failing to make it to the
list of nine movies shortlisted by the Oscars Academy in the foreign
ULFA militants killed Tinsukia (Assam), January
The Army today intensified its
offensive against the banned ULFA in Assam, killing two militants,
arresting another five and busting two militant camps.
Karachi, January 17
Former Pakistan cricket captain and
wicketkeeper Moin Khan was arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife,
the police said today. Moin was arrested by the Darakshan Police in the
city's posh Clifton area in the wee hours yesterday after a fight with
Moin Khan (right) arrives at a court in Karachi. — AFP
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