killed, 25 hurt in Ulfa blast Guwahati, May
At least seven
persons were killed and 25 others injured as a blast
triggered by Ulfa militants rocked Anthgaon areas in the
heart of the city even as the police found a powerful bomb
on the Up Brahmaputra Mail in Kokrajhar in western Assam
A relative of a blast victim weeps after a powerful bomb went off in the Anthgaon area of Guwahati on Saturday.
— AFP photo
just got your national identity New Delhi, May 26
In a move to effectively address
the emerging security concerns, the Centre today launched the
multi-purpose “National Identity Card” at Narela in the capital city
as part of a pilot project which may eventually be extended throughout
the country by issuing a chip-based smart ID cards to all citizens.
Mishro Shankar Lal shows the replica of the Multipurpose National Identity Card (MNIC), issued to her in Delhi on Saturday. Mishro is the first Indian to get the card.
— PTI photo
American in Legal Tangle ‘Vin’
Gupta went out of his way to favour Clintons A prominent
Indian American is at the centre of a lawsuit which claims
he wasted his company's money trying to “ingratiate
himself” with former President Bill Clinton and senator
Hillary Rodham Clinton.
New Delhi, May 26
In a significant development, the CPM politburo today suspended Kerala Chief Minister
V.S. Achuthanandan and party state unit head Pinarayi Vijayan from the CPM’s highest decision-making body for their anti-party activities.
Farmer kills himself
Sangrur: A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide at Dhurkot village of Barnala district this morning, the police said here. The deceased, identified as 36-year-old Bhola Singh, hanged himself from a tree at the village cremation ground. He is survived by his wife and two children.
Fortis settle dispute New Delhi, May 26
The impasse between Fortis
Healthcare managing director Shivinder Mohan Singh and cardiologist
Naresh Trehan today culminated in an out-of-court settlement between the
two warring factions and a joint statement of “regret by all” at the
Prez poll: Cooperative Maya tilts toward UPA New Delhi, May 26
Emphasising that she desired cooperating with the Centre, after her meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh this afternoon, rather than having an approach of confrontation as evidenced in the past, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati gave ample indications that she might back a Congress-led UPA-Left combine nominee for the high office of President.
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