2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
final round of talks on Jan 16
The fourth and final
round of India-IAEA talks on India-specific safeguards will be
held in Vienna on January 16. The Indian technical team will
leave for Vienna on January 15 for the crucial round where the
nuts and bolts of the final agreement will be fastened.
to be on trade and energy security
Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh, who leaves for Beijing tomorrow night on a three-day
visit to engage the Chinese leadership on a range of
bilateral, regional and multilateral issues, will lay special
emphasis on trade and energy security.
Sir Edmund Hillary, the
unassuming beekeeper who conquered Mount Everest to win renown
as one of the 20th century’s greatest adventurers, died
today, New Zealand’s prime minister announced. He was 88.
Sir Edmund Hillary (1919-2008)
Indian politician shot dead in Malaysia
A gunman shot dead a
Malaysian ethnic Indian politician on Friday, the police said,
raising questions as to whether the crime was politically
motivated. Lawmaker S Krishnasamy (58) was killed at the
office of his party, the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), in
the southern city of Johor Baru, state news agency Bernama
said, but the police and the party said the motive behind the
attack was not yet clear.