2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Delhi C’wealth Games Turf
war over event rights Major players vie for organising opening and closing ceremonies, as
they involve business worth hundreds of crores of rupees New Delhi, January 18
The countdown to the
Commonwealth Games 2010 has begun. But before the Capital hosts
the event, a turf war seems to have begun between major players
associated with organising the games.
quits to pave way for Sukhbir Kahlon, Baath
offer their seats too Chandigarh, January 18
Punjab’s Public Relations
and Information Minister Bikramjeet Singh Majithia today
submitted his resignation from the cabinet to Chief Minister
Parkash Singh Badal, who will forward it to the Governor, Gen SF
Rodrigues (retd), shortly.
Public Relations Minister Bikramjit Singh Majithia leaves the Punjab Raj Bhawan after meeting
Governor SF Rodrigues in Chandigarh on Sunday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan
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Satyam Saga Prima facie
major diversion of funds: Govt New Delhi, January 18
The government today said prima
facie there appeared "diversion" of funds from scam-tainted
Satyam where the facts and figures in the balance sheet are not based on
help in 26/11 probe welcome: Pak Islamabad, January 18
Asserting that all “culprits”
behind the Mumbai attacks “must be apprehended”, Pakistan today said
Indian investigators will “be more than welcomed” to help in its
probe into the terror strikes.
Participants run during the Mumbai Marathon on Sunday. Kenyan Kenneth Mugara finished the race in first place with a time of 2:11.51 hours. More than 40,000 participants took part in the marathon which ran through the streets of south and central Mumbai in the first city-wide event since the terrorist attacks.
— PTI photo (Details in Sports
to get uranium from France soon Will end country’s 34-year
nuclear isolation New Delhi, January 18
With the nation's attention riveted
on the fight against Pakistan sponsored terrorism, an important
development that will practically end India’s 34-year nuclear
isolation has almost gone unnoticed.
Kapoor donates ‘Slumdog’ fee to children Mumbai, January 18
Veteran Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor,
who enacted the role of a game show host in the internationally
acclaimed film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, has donated the remuneration
he received for the film to a Delhi-based NGO working for child
Tribune Special 40,000 children go missing every year
Still, UPA has failed to
implement Integrated Child Protection Scheme New Delhi, January 18
Around 40,000 children go missing
in India every year, reveals the upsetting data gathered by the National
Human Rights Commission. And events like the Nithari serial killings
involving minors have also occurred in recent years.
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