2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
in Blue India create history,
beat Oz to win tri-series Brisbane, March 4
continues. Now, an Indian triumph in the triangular
Commonwealth Bank one-day series, eclipsing world champions,
Australia, that, too, by sweeping the finals 2-0, albeit by a
narrow margin of nine runs in the second meeting here at the
Gabba on Tuesday.
Kashmir Singh, who languished for a record 35 years in
almost all central jails of Pakistan, today walked to an
emotional reunion with his wife and other family members
at the Attari joint check-post. “It is my second birth
and I shall start life afresh and support my wife,
Parmjit Kaur, who struggled hard to take care of
children in my absence,” said Kashmir Singh in choked
Now...: Kashmir Singh with his wife at the Attari/Wagah border after he was released by the Pakistani authorities.
— Photo by Vishal Kumar
(Inset) ...35 years ago
hit by sub-prime crisis, suffers $264-m loss Mumbai,
lender ICICI Bank has been roiled by the sub-prime
crisis in the US following reports that it has suffered
losses to the tune of $264 million. Shares of the bank
took a beating today after minister of state for finance
Pawan Kumar Bansal said in a written response to a
question in Parliament that the bank had reported the
marked-to-market loss to the tune of this amount.
zoom, post-Budget Chandigarh,
Four days after the
Budget was presented by union finance minister
P.Chidambaram, people of the poor, lower and
upper-middle classes have begun to feel the heat.
Spiralling prices of essential commodities have hit
student ends life in US: Police Karimnagar (AP)/New York,
An Andhra Pradesh medico, who was
found dead under mysterious circumstances in Pennsylvania in the US,
apparently committed suicide, the police claimed today after earlier
reports said he was murdered.
Remission of Sentences Rape of law:
Convicts walk free in Punjab Chandigarh, March 4
At a time when voices seeking death
penalty for rape are getting stronger, Punjab is remitting the sentences
of those convicted for the heinous offence. If that’s not shocking
enough, picture this - rape convicts in the state have been walking free
within days/months of being sentenced for the crime, sometimes within
one day also. Among them is Surinder Singh, a rape convict lodged at the
Hoshiarpur district jail, released on August 23 last year.
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