2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Bhajji cleared, fined It wasnít racial abuse, New Zealand High Court judge John Hansen said and charged Harbhajan with a lesser violation of using offensive language Adelaide/New Delhi, January 29
The charge of racial abuse against Harbhajan Singh was overturned today but he was held guilty of using offensive language against Australiaís Andrew
Symonds, ending a bitter controversy which had posed a threat to the remainder of Indian cricket team's tour of Australia.
Harbhajan Singh drinks water before the start of his appeal hearing against a
three-match ban imposed by the International Cricket Council at the Adelaide Federal Court in Australia on Tuesday.
ó Reuters photo
on Bangla border: Student dies Kidnapped BSF officer
handed over to India New Delhi, January 29
experienced a rare triumph this evening when Bangladesh
released a BSF sub-inspector held hostage since morning after
firing between jawans of the BSF and Bangladesh Rifles on the
Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal.
Ramadoss seeks CBI probe
New Delhi, January 29
Union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss today said the government had sought a CBI inquiry into the Rs 100-crore kidney transplant racket unearthed in Gurgaon last week.
keeps rates unchanged Mumbai, January 29
Disregarding the clamour by
industry to reduce interest rates, Reserve Bank of India
Governor Y.V. Reddy chose to leave rates unchanged in the credit
policy review unveiled today. RBI Governor Y. V. Reddy
GDP growth projection retained at 8.5% for 2007-08
Inflation target retained at close to 5% for FY08
Bank rate unchanged at 6%
Reverse repo rate same
Repo rate unchanged at 6%
CRR unchanged at 7.5%
N-reactor Apsara to be upgraded Mumbai, January 29
Apsara, the first nuclear
reactor to function from Indian soil, is all set to undergo a
major upgrade, according to sources in the nuclear
the mathematician with a mission Chandigarh,
Devi, the legendary mathematics wizard who has
enthralled fans with her prowess for decades,
ever since she first took to the stage as a
four-year old, is in town.
washes hands of age row in Army New
Delhi, January 29
minister A.K. Antony seems to have distanced
himself from the age row that has hit the Army
after the transfer controversy and which could
have an impact on who could be the next Chief of
Army Staff once the incumbent Gen Deepak Kapoor
retires in 2010.
do I make you feel proud of me?í Those were Capt Sunilís last
words to his father. On Tuesday, Govindsarís hero was laid to rest. Kathua, January 29
Without being in the thick of
action, Captain Sunil Chaudhury felt he was him not doing his duty. He
was such a man. On Tuesday, they brought home to Govindsar village in
Kathua and cremated him with honours deserving of his bravery.
The mother (left) of Captain Sunil Chaudhary and (right) Lt. Col P. L. Chaudhary (father) and Flying Officer Ankur Chaudhary (brother) at his cremation in Kathua on Tuesday.
ó Tribune photos by Anand Sharma
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