2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Sensex bowled 9,975... Mumbai, October 17
The Sensex today closed below the psychological 10,000-mark amidst a flurry of selling in the closing hours of trade. By close, the benchmark index was down 606 points to close at 9,975 points.
at 12k runs Lara out Mohali, October
There was no show of
nerves. Nor was he fidgety during his knock as Sachin
Tendulkar created history at the PCA Stadium here, emerging as
the most successful batsman in the history of Test cricket
during the second Test against Australia today.
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much heat, Elders decide to discuss communal violence New Delhi, October 17
Bowing to demands of opposition
parties, the Rajya Sabha will hold a discussion on communal violence
that has affected minorities in certain states, acts of terrorism that
have plagued the country and rising prices of essential commodities.
‘Neglect’ by Centre Kerala
ministers protest in Delhi New Delhi, October 17
In an unprecedented anti-Centre
move, Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan and his cabinet
colleagues of the Left Democratic Front government today took out a
“Parliament march” and staged a ‘dharna’ in the capital to
protest the Centre’s “gross negligence” of the state.
With political parties in Tamil Nadu continuing to raise a storm over
the situation in the island nation, India today summoned Sri Lankan high
commissioner C.R. Jayasinghe to the foreign office here and asked
Colombo to take steps to ensure that the harassment and killings of
innocent Tamil civilians ceased immediately. (Details
in Nation page)
serum; three die of rabies in village
Dharamsala, October 17
Three residents of Sidhbari village near Dharamsala, including
four-year-old UKG student of Saint Mary School, have died of rabies.
Many other rabies patients belonging to Sidhbari and its surrounding
areas find their lives in danger as the serum required to save them from
rabies is not available in the area. (Details
in Himachal page)
Singur letter creates furore Kolkata, October 17
Industrialist Ratan Tata today
caused a furore, both in political as well as business circles, by
writing an “open letter” on the Singur issue in which he has
vehemently criticised Mamata Banerjee and “other vested interests”,
holding them responsible for the Tatas’ moving out of Singur with
their Nano car project.
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