2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Onions, Sensex plunge Mumbai, March 5
The onion prices fell sharply today with fresh arrivals flooding the Nashik agricultural markets, the country's biggest trading centre of the bulb. Inquiries from the Nashik markets revealed that the fields had yielded a bumper later winter crop and the prices would soon plunge to new lows.
471-point fall Mumbai, March 5
Continued bear hammering on the back of weakness in bourses worldwide caused the BSE Sensex to plunge 471 points to close at 12,415.
Sensex touched a low of 12,344 during intra-day deals
before recovering marginally.
In video (56k) Business page:Rupee
loses 34 paise, ends at 10-week low
the Sensex fall call for any
Badal gets going Big
units lose relief Chandigarh,
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today set the tone for things
to come in the future as he made it clear that excise concessions worth
Rs 230 crore given to leading industrial houses during the previous
Amarinder Singh-led government, will be withdrawn.
Vigilance panel may go Chandigarh, March 5
The Punjab vigilance commission may become the first casualty of the change in government in Punjab.
The SAD-BJP alliance was seriously considering to scrap the Punjab
vigilance commission which was set up late last year.
A Nihang Singh throws colour on devotees during a procession at Anandpur Sahib on the concluding day of
Hola Mohalla on Sunday.
— Tribune photo by Pradeep Tewari
Budget ’07 Punjab
effect: CM in sop mode Shimla, March 5
Haunted by electoral reverses in the neighbouring state of Punjab and
elsewhere, Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today came out with a
scheme to provide subsidised foodgrains to all categories of consumers
to mitigate the impact of inflation and announced a plethora of sops for
various sections of people.
Stage set to get Q Argentinian govt okays extradition papers, to move them to federal court
Buenos Aires, March 5
The attempts to seek extradition of Bofors accused Ottavio Quottrocchi moved a step forward on Monday when the Argentinian government cleared the papers submitted by Indian Government for proceedings before a federal court in a province.
Killing of MP
Jharkhand shuts down
Ranchi/Jamshedpur, March 5
Life in Jharkhand was paralysed today by a statewide dawn-to-dusk bandh called by all political parties to protest yesterday’s gunning down of JMM general secretary and MP Sunil Mahto by the Naxalites. In video (56k)
hits life in Jharkhand
Dead animals, slush in treated water tanks Chandigarh, March 5
Several tonnes of slush, organic pollutants like lizards, pigeons and cockroaches, besides inorganic pollutants has been found in the main supply tanks of treated water.
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