2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
PM: No communal budgeting in Plan
Swears by 10% growth rate New Delhi, December 19
Eleventh Five-Year Plan, aiming to sustain 9 per cent growth, was today approved by the National Development Council after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh refuted allegation of “communal budgeting” and cautioned against adverse impact on the economy of global financial crisis and rising commodity prices.
HP VOTES 65-72%
turnout Shimla, December
The second phase of the
assembly elections witnessed a moderate-to-heavy turnout today
with 65 to 72 per cent of the electorate exercising their
franchise. After a sluggish start polling to the keenly fought
assembly elections picked up as the day progressed.
bhai bhai’ chant again New Delhi,
In a major sign of
thawing of relations between India and China, the first-ever
joint exercises between the armies of the two countries,
codenamed “Hand in Hand”, will start from tomorrow in a
hilly terrain in Kunming in the Yunnan province of China.
PEACE GAMES: A handout picture released by the defence ministry shows Brigadier D.D. Dadwal (right), contingent Commander of the Indian troops, shaking hands with Senior Colonel Tian of the People’s Liberation Army of China, on Wednesday upon the arrival of the Indian troops at Kunming Airport, China, to take part in the first-ever joint military exercise between the armies of the two countries. — AFP
set to give Bedi new role New Delhi,
The government today
indicated that it would continue to avail the services of
the country’s first woman IPS officer, Kiran Bedi, without
clearly stating what it intended to do with her application
for voluntary retirement from service.
killing: Death for CRPF officer, 3 others Moga, December 19
Additional sessions judge B.S.
Sandhu today sentenced four persons, including a deputy commandant of
the CRPF, to death for killing a polytechnic student nearly four years
India to be taxed in Oz Melbourne, December 19
The gruelling tour of Australia is
all set to get even more tough for the Indians as the entire team will
be taxed for playing in Australia this summer. Cricket Australia (CA)
has sent in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to the BCCI, which has
sent the Indian Board into a spin.
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