New Delhi, May 7
United States President George W. Bush today telephoned Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, primarily to invite him to Washington to resolve certain sticky issues that are still pending on Indo-US nuclear deal.
seeks assurance from PM on nuke deal
of Sharma stayed New Delhi,
The Supreme Court
today stayed the execution of former Delhi Youth Congress
President Sushil Sharma, who was awarded death sentence
for brutally murdering his wife Naina Sahani also a party
activist 12 years ago while admitting his appeal against
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Samples sent for forensic tests Digging ends in Vanzara backyard
Ahmedabad, May 7
Police have finished conducting excavations in the farm of arrested IPS officer D G Vanzara at his village Ilol, to look for any remains of Kausar Bi, wife of fake encounter victim Sohrabuddin Sheikh and collected some samples.
woos back Uttarakhand officer Dehra Dun, May 7
Uttarakhand cadre IAS officer Dr
S.S. Sandhu’s second stint in Punjab on deputation is on the cards as
the state government has sent an NoC to the union government for the
New Delhi, May 7
President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam today
said there was a serious and immediate need for power reforms and energy
independence as the country had a small portion of oil and natural gas
resources compared to its huge population.
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
The Tribune will bring out a special six-page supplement on May 10 to mark the 150th anniversary of India’s first War of Independence.
150 years on, Meerut witnesses
Meerut, May 7
Around 10,000 youths from all across the country set out on a rally to the National Capital from here today reminiscent of the ‘Jang-e-Azadi 1857’ march to commemorate the 150th anniversary of India’s First War of Independence.
for Mush, Pak SC halts probe
against CJ Islamabad, May 7
In a new twist and a victory for
suspended Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar M Chaudhry, the country’s
apex court on Monday stayed proceedings against him before the Supreme
Judicial Council and directed that the case should be heard by the full
Dhaka, May 7
Bangladesh former Prime Minister
and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina returned home today from London
after winning a battle against the country’s military-backed caretaker
government that had blocked her homecoming.
Happy to be home
sold war plans: Gauhar New Delhi, May 7
Gauhar Ayub Khan, son of the
former President of Pakistan, General Ayub Khan, tonight virtually
identified Field Marshal S.H.F.J. Manekshaw as the alleged mole in
the directorate of military operations, who sold the country’s
battle plans in 1950s.
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