2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Kidney Scam Nepal
can jail Amit in three cases Making public the
arrest of the alleged kidney racket kingpin Dr Amit Kumar in
Kathmandu, the Nepal Police said on Friday it would lodge
three cases against him on the charge of possessing foreign
currency illegally, carrying out human organs transplant
illegally and on the basis of the Interpol red corner notice.
“I have not done anything wrong. I have not duped anyone.” This is what Dr Amit told mediapersons
in Kathmandu on Friday after his arrest. — Reuters
wife, sons slip out of house in Canada Brampton
(Canada), February 8
As television channels
splashed the news about the arrest of Amit Kumar, the alleged
kingpin of India's kidney transplant scam, his wife and two
sons reportedly slipped out of their house here.
die in Kashmir snowstorms Many missing in Doda,
Ramban dists Udhampur, February 8
While there is no
communication with the worst-affected remotest areas of
Kishtwar district, eight persons — according to UNI, 30 —
including six members of a family, were killed in avalanches
and snowstorms which struck Doda and Ramban districts during
the past 24 hours.
The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on Friday, the fifth day of its closure.
— Tribune photo by Amin War
protests PM’s remarks on Arunachal New Delhi, February 8
The India-China spat on Arunachal
Pradesh has started being re-enacted, all over again. China has conveyed
to India its displeasure against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s
January 31-February 1 Arunachal Pradesh visit. The Chinese protest is
based on two points.
force, not bullet, killed Bhutto: Yard The death of former premier
of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto was not caused by a bullet but by the force
and intensity of the bomb blast, experts of a Scotland Yard team, which
conducted an investigation into her death, have concluded.
at Forest Hill Resort to continue, rules SC New Delhi, February 8
The owners of controversial Forest
Hill Golf Club and Resort near Chandigarh today failed in their efforts
to satisfy the Supreme Court to permit its immediate opening for all
commercial activities and lifting the ban on the same imposed by it in
flaunts the Re 1 power, saves Punjab some realty blushes The bubble almost burst in
Mohali Mohali, February 8
The real estate bubble of Mohali
burst today. Well almost. In what proved to be the biggest let-down for
the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA), 9.6 acres of its
prime land had to be doled out at a “historic” auction to the sole
bidder Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) for a measly Rs 25 per square
yard over and above the reserve price of Rs 464 crore.
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