2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Gen combat aircraft in Putin’s sales bag New Delhi,
Russia’s efforts to
remain a major defence partner with India came to the fore
today with Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister
Sergei Ivanov announcing here that India was favourably
inclined to develop and manufacture a fifth generation
strike aircraft with Russia and the two countries would
also develop and manufacture a medium multi-role transport
In video: Ivanov calls on AK Antony. (56k) In
video: Russia & India to jointly develop and
produce multi-role transport aircraft. (56k)
cut: Roam freer New Delhi,
Roaming charges on
mobile phones were today slashed by up to 56 per cent by
TRAI, which the operators claimed as “disappointing and
unwarranted reduction.” The TRAI tariff order, which
would be effective from February 15, would reduce roaming
tariffs from 22 to 56 per cent as compared with the
current market rates, TRAI Chairman Nripendra Misra said.
1: Sidhu rolls in, Singla prays Amritsar, January 24
The arrival of Mr Navjot Singh
Sidhu and Congress stalwart and Finance Minister Surinder Singla to
battle it out for the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat has enlivened the election
scene here. Mr Sidhu arrived here this morning with fanfare. On the
other hand, Congress candidate Surinder Singla made a quiet entry.
notice to CM, Badal New Delhi, January 24
The Election Commission today
issued show-cause notices to Punjab Chief Minister and Congress
candidate Amarinder Singh and Shiromani Akali Dal president Parkash
Singh Badal for violating the Model Code of Conduct.
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J-K POWER: An NCC cadet salutes during a Republic Day rehearsal parade at the Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar on Wednesday. — AFP
among 750 held by US immigration officials Washington, January 24
US immigration officials have
arrested more than 750 foreign nationals, including Indians, in one of
the largest such enforcement actions carried out so far in the country.
Most of the arrested during the week-long raids in five southland
counties of the Los Angeles area were Mexican nationals, but the list of
those picked up were from 14 nations, including India.
India snatched a thrilling 20-run victory over the West Indies in the low-scoring second one-dayer to take a 2-0 lead.
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Typo? 87 missing Army men turn into paper
Chandigarh, January 24
In a major faux pas, the Punjab Police has made a hash of forwarding an important message received from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, issuing a security alert for the Republic Day celebrations.
The message sent on January 15, listed 87 Army personnel whose identity cards had gone missing since December 2006.
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