2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
India hits the moon Impact Probe makes a perfect landing at 8.31 pm with Tricolour
Bangalore, November 14
The unmanned Chandrayyan-1, India’s first ever mission for scientific exploration of the moon, achieved a significant milestone today when the Moon Impact Probe (MIP) ejected by the spacecraft successfully hit the lunar surface at 8.31 pm after a 25 minutes descent.
Chhattisgarh Naxals fire at IAF chopper Engineer killed; 55-60% turnout in first phase Raipur, November 14
Chhattisgarh went to polls for the first phase amidst incidents of violence in Naxal-infested areas of Dantewada and Bijapur in the Bastar tribal belt.
heats up valley Jammu, November 14
While National Conference (NC) president Omar Abdullah’s demand of
postponing the Assembly elections in view of heavy snowfall in Kashmir
has found support from the Panthers Party, the BJP and the PDP feel that
the “NC is looking for a premise to run away from the elections”.
& Kashmir Alignment with women’s causes – Zero Pulwama, November 14
During the poll time in the valley, Khellan Pulwama’s heart is cold. The tiny South Kashmir village is yet to reconcile to the tragic death of Rumi Jaan, a 15-year-old, who left home some days ago, but never returned alive.
In Rajasthan, assets just rose and rose Politicians grew richer by more
than 500% in five years Jaipur, November 14
How much do you think assets of a politician can increase in five years? Not even a wild guess can reach the mark that BJP MLAs as well as some Congress leaders achieved in last five years.
Polls, disease push back Puskhar Pushkar, November 14
Elections, global meltdown, fear of terrorist attacks and Jodhpur Chamunda Devi temple stampede have dealt a severe blow to the international Pushkar festival here known for its religious significance in form of a holy dip in the world’s only Brahma Temple, and massive sale and purchase of live stock.
to witness ‘vote for change’ Solki (Rajouri), November
Development and peace have emerged
as the foremost issues in the ongoing battle of the ballot in the state.
Ever since militancy erupted in the state in 1989, development had taken
a backseat. Now, with guns cooling down, people feel elections will be a
harbinger of peace.
G-20 meets today More WB aid welcome, says Chidambaram
In a bid to tide over the fallout of the global financial crisis, India has said that it would welcome greater developmental assistance from the World Bank.
“The World Bank can step up lending to India from the present level of $3 billion a year for central and state projects and programmes”, said finance minister
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