2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
build four N-reactors
Mumbai attack, asks all states to cooperate New Delhi, December 5
India and Russia today
signed a long-pending agreement for cooperation in the
civilian nuclear energy field, besides nine other key accords
as Russian President Dmitri Medevdev, on his maiden visit to
India, declared Moscow’s readiness to help New Delhi combat
terror in the wake of the heinous attack on Mumbai.
Mumbai Heat Intelligence lapse: PC Mumbai, December 5
The Centre has a proposal to set up
a national-level agency on the lines of Federal Bureau of Investigation
(FBI) in the US to tackle terror, union home minister P. Chidambaram
said today admitting to failure of intelligence and security systems
that had led to Mumbai terror strike.
Union home minister P. Chidambaram visits the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, one of the several places where terrorists shot
at people, in Mumbai on Friday. — PTI
Rs 5 & Rs 2 New Delhi, December 5
India has started to
unveil fiscal stimulus packages to save the economy from
recessionary spiral, the first being slashing the petrol and
diesel prices by Rs 5 and Rs 2 per litre, respectively. The
second part of the package will be unveiled tomorrow, which
will include issuing infrastructure bonds worth Rs Rs 50,000
crore, easing of interest rates by Reserve Bank of India and
infusing capital in housing banks and banks that lend to
Delhi blues: Gunshots,
a speeding car, tighter security New Delhi, December 5
Reported hearing of gun shots in
the wee hours today created a scare at the Indira Gandhi International
Airport here after which security was further tightened while normal
functioning of the airport was disrupted for some time.
threatens food security
Centre rejects Punjab’s
request to send surplus wheat stock to Pak, Afghanistan Chandigarh, December 5
The Centre, it is learnt,
has rejected the request of the Punjab government to allow it to
export surplus wheat stock to Pakistan and Afghanistan to
provide storage space for paddy through the Attari border.
Expressing the dire need for storage space, food and supply
minister Adesh Partak Singh Kairon has requested the Centre to
either move wheat stocks out of Punjab or allow exports.
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