2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
For the first time since ’89
MP evicted from RS New Delhi, April 24
Proceedings in the Rajya Sabha, on Thursday, were completely stalled with the Opposition, including the Samajwadi Party, objecting to the removal of AIADMK leader V. Maitreyan from the Rajya Sabha after he sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s response to charges against shipping and transport minister T.R. Baalu for favouring his sons’ firms.
names its tainted Chandigarh,
The Punjab government
today put its elite cadre in the dock. In the first series of
lists submitted to the Punjab and Haryana High Court today
reveals court cases, vigilance enquiries and departmental
proceedings are pending against 18 IAS officers. Another eight
have criminal cases pending against them.
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Is the government doing enough to control
finger-pointing at India, says US Stung by
criticism from India over a state department spokesman’s
comments on Iran, a Bush administration official on
Wednesday clarified that the spokesman was not “pointing
the finger at India.”
meets Sarabjit in jail Lahore/Islamabad,
The wife, daughters and
sister of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on the death
row in Pakistan, met him in the city’s Kot Lakhpat Jail
today and called for his release. Meanwhile, family members
of the victims killed in bombings allegedly engineered by
Sarabjit demanded that he be hanged.
Kaur, sister of Sarabjit, and his daughters being escorted to Lahore jail on Thursday.
— AFP photo
Health Meter Ludhiana
cops take a beating Ludhiana, April 24
Keeping vigil day and night
has taken a heavy toll on the health of Ludhiana policemen with
over 70 per cent of them performing duty despite bad health.
Their medical examination at a camp last week proved that the
crime busters were suffering health wise and needed immediate
starts 3-yr work permit New Delhi, April 24
In a move to attract more
foreign students, Canada has allowed foreign students to obtain
an open work permit under the Post-Graduation Work Permit
Programme with no restrictions on the type of employment and no
requirement for a job offer.
of Arjun tank trial? New Delhi, April 24
The government today spoke
of the “possibility of sabotage” in winter trials of the
country’s indigenous Arjun Tank prompting Army chief, Gen
Deepak Kapoor, and other top officials to rush to the Avadi tank
factory to carry out fresh inspections.
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