2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
silence stalls peace bid Agnivesh seeks
help of PM, Sonia Chandigarh, May
Efforts for a
peaceful settlement of the unsavoury dera controversy
appear to have run into a stonewall with the dera
leadership refusing to acknowledge any communication from
the all-religion delegation led by Swami Agnivesh since
Vedanti talk dera matters CM should stop
using SGPC chief as his puppet, says Sarna Amritsar, May 25
SGPC chief Avtar
Singh Makkar today paid an unscheduled visit to the
residence of Akal Takht Jathedar Joginder Singh Vedanti
and held an in-camera meeting for about 15 minutes to
discuss the Sikh-Sacha Sauda stand-off here today.
Row goes to SC New Delhi,
Even as the mediation
by religious leaders to resolve the Dera Sacha Sauda
controversy was on, the sect headed by Baba Gurmeet Ram
Rahim Singh today approached the Supreme Court seeking
protection for its over 100 institutions spread over 13
states with its lawyer making a frantic bid to get an
snub from China India
cancels visit by group of IAS officers New Delhi,
China administered a
sharp diplomatic snub to India yesterday by refusing to
issue a visa to Gonesh Koyu, an IAS officer of the
Arunachal Pradesh cadre who was travelling as a part of a
107-strong delegation of IAS officers.
Maya keeps them
guessing: After throwing enough hints that she was ready to do business with the ruling alliance, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati (being felicitated in the picture) today met Congress president Sonia Gandhi, but kept her party’s cards to herself on presidential candidate.
retains Shimla MC Captures 15 of
the 25 seats Shimla, May 25
Shattering the BJP
dream of gaining control over the Shimla municipal
corporation (MC), the Congress retained its hold over the
prestigious body for the fifth consecutive term by winning
15 of the 25 wards. Details on
Looking Ahead, Looking
Back Deft strokeplay
by Cong, SAD Chandigarh, May 25
Neither the prevailing religious
confrontation nor its pattern and form are new to Punjab. It has
witnessed such violent confrontations in the past. However, what is new
is the time-frame.
told to shut militant camps in PoK Euro Parliament
criticises failure to protect human rights New Delhi, May 25
Parliament has come down heavily on Pakistan's repeated
failure to protect human rights in Pakistan-occupied
Kashmir in Gilgit and Baltistan and asked Islamabad to
close down militant camps operating from that country.
outshine boys in Class XII exam New Delhi,
This year again girls
have outshone boys in Plus II examination results declared
by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today.
The total pass percentage this year is 80.64, an increase
of 1.09 per cent from last year.
finds Sachin on the wrong foot New Delhi,
Sports goods maker
Adidas today dragged its rival Nike and cricket board BCCI
to Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission (MRTPC)
over use of Sachin Tendulkar's images for endorsements
when he is not playing for the country.
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