NDA gears up for contest New Delhi, June 15
The National Democratic Alliance today took stock of the
ground situation in the wake of the UPA's announcement
yesterday that Rajasthan Governor Pratibha Devi Singh
Patil was its presidential candidate.
Chahal notice before arrest: Court Chandigarh, June 15
In an order of mixed blessings for B.I.S. Chahal, the
Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted him protection
against arrest in future cases by the Punjab Police, but
rejected his plea of transfer of probe into the land-grab
case to the CBI.
Bridge collapses Sujanpur, June 15
More than six villages were disconnected when a bridge on the Beas Canal in Kala Chhak village collapsed early this morning. As many as 12 farmers and morning strollers had a miraculous escape, when the bridge linking Kala Chhak and Falakpur villages with Padyalali, Mudde, Nihalpur and Chhajehli villages collapsed at about 8 am.
Rajnikant starrer ‘Sivaji-The Boss’ was released
without any untoward incident in Karnataka even as
Kannadiga activists held peaceful protests outside
theatres screening the film in Bangalore. The police
intervened to arrest 50 activists who were trying to
prevent the screening of the movie in Bellary.
Fans of Tamil super star Rajnikant celebrate the release of his movie “Sivaji” by pouring milk and flowers at a hoarding in Bangalore on Friday. — PTI
erupts in Nandigram again Kolkata, June
Violence erupted in
Nandigram again today when there was a free exchange of
firing, brick-bats and bomb-throwing between two groups
belonging to the CPM and the Trinamool Congress-led
Krishia Bachaoo Committee.
London, June 15
Controversial India-born author Salman Rushdie, whose “Satanic Verses” earned the ire of the clergy in Iran, and England’s cricket legend Ian Botham will be knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours tomorrow.
Even the fish seem to enjoy it: Fish swim in the holy sarovar of the Golden Temple in Amritsar after a brief spell of rain on Friday. The temperature had reached a high of 47.6° C earlier in the city. — AFP
Quattrocchi case CBI
presentation incomplete, says Argentine court Buenos Aires, June 15
An Argentine lower court in its
detailed order for denying extradition of Italian businessman Ottavio
Quattrocchi, an accused in the Bofors kickback case, to India has said
that the CBI’s request was not backed by ample judicial documents.
Dy Secy of State meets Kasuri US deputy secretary of
state, John Negroponte flew into Islamabad for talks with top Pakistani
leaders amid indication of a nuanced shift in US stance on Gen.
Musharraf's dual role in politics and plans for re-election.
court ruling on tax may cost India $37 million The U.S. Supreme Court on
Thursday ruled that New York City can take India to court for not paying
taxes on a property it owns in Manhattan. The city claims the Indian
government owes $37 million in interest and unpaid property taxes for
the building housing the Permanent Mission of India to the United
Nations. At the centre of the dispute is the 26-floor, red granite
building designed by Charles Correa, a prominent Indian architect.
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