2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Gujjars call off agitation Panel chaired by former judge to examine ST status Jaipur, June 4
The week-long violent agitation by Gujjars was called off tonight after the Rajasthan government agreed to set up a high-power committee headed by a retired High Court judge to examine their demand for Scheduled Tribe status.
SC declines to take up petitions New Delhi, June 4
The Supreme Court today declined to intervene in the Dera Sacha Sauda controversy, saying it was a religious issue on which no writ mandamus could be issued.
SAFMA declaration Proposal to set up
S-A Parliament Shimla, June 4
Declaration by the parliamentarians of eight South Asian countries, who met here during the past two days under the aegis of the South Asian Free Media Association, said a South Asia Parliamentary Commission
would be set up with Speaker of the Lok Sabha Somnath Chatterjee as patron to get the ball rolling for the establishment of a South Asian parliament.
march in step
India, Russia discuss Sukhoi deal
New Delhi, June
The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Land Forces
General Alexie Feodorovich Maslov today held
discussions with the Indian military brass and the
talks mainly centred around ironing out the
differences over hi-tech weapons deals caused by
higher prices demanded by Moscow due to cost
General J.J. Singh, Chief of the Army Staff, with General Lexie Feodorovich Aslov, Commander-in-Chief, Russian Land Forces, at South Block on Monday.
— Tribune Photo by Manas Ranjan Bhui
SC notice to Raninder New Delhi, June 4
The Supreme Court today issued notices to former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh’s son Raninder Singh and one of his close relative Raminder Singh Thakkar, alias Richi, on the Punjab government’s appeal for the cancellation of their anticipatory bail in the multi-crore Ludhiana City Centre scam case.
GuruDav out, Ford may be in Bangalore:
South African Graham Ford today emerged as prime contender for the job of India coach, with the BCCI inviting him and another unnamed foreigner for discussions on June 9.
Pak chokes off TV channels
Islamabad, June 4
have blocked the transmission of several TV channels in most parts of
the country in an apparent attempt to rein in the coverage of the crisis
over the suspension of top Judge Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.
About three years back, the entire 19 km of buffer zone housing 'Valley
of Flowers' in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, a world heritage site, stretching along trek from Govindghat to Hemkund Sahib, the famous Sikh shrine again bloomed with
exotic species like impatience, Inulas, Legnlarice, Anemone and Plentia after a long time.
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