2009, Chandigarh, India
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PM lends a hand to cool NSA down
Manmohan Singh was said to be upset that an impression was gaining currency that the PMO and
the foreign office were at loggerheads New Delhi, February 4
With the Prime Ministerís Office and the External Affairs Ministry working at cross purposes on foreign policy issues, Manmohan Singh had to personally intervene from his sick bed to set the record straight on certain sensitive matters.
Babri: 17 yrs later, Kalyan has moral pangs Lucknow, February 4
Breaking his silence, former BJP leader Kalyan Singh clarified today that he had already owned moral responsibility for the ďincident in Ayodhya on December 6, 1992Ē, when he had opted to resign from the Chief Minister's post that very day.
I take moral responsibility for Babri
mosque demolition in 1992. ó Kalyan Singh
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Sino-Indian stand-off near
Somalia New Delhi, February 4
An allegation that may further weaken the already fragile Indo-Sino relationship, China now suspects that Indian submarines are trailing and spying on its two warships deployed for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden and off the coast of Somalia.
lakh jobs lost in 3 months: Study
New Delhi, February 4
lakh people were rendered jobless between October to December 2008
due to the recession, according to the latest government study.
The findings are part of a first-of- its-kind survey conducted by
the Labour Bureau of Ministry of Labour and Employment as part of
a study on the effect of economic slowdown on employment in India.
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N-commerce gets going, pact signed with French
firm New Delhi, February 4
Taking the first major step towards undertaking nuclear commerce after the NSG waiver, India today signed a preliminary sales agreement with French atomic reactor giant Areva for setting up two nuclear reactors in
to Rajuís institute to continue New Delhi, February 4
The Union government today made it
clear that it would not let Emergency Management Research Institute,
floated by the disgraced Satyam chief Ramalinga Raju, collapse. The indication came days after EMRI chief executive officer Venkat Changavalli said that the institute was on track and would continue to operate without any hitch. He claimed it was a completely independent entity.
PIL okay if public money involved:
SC New Delhi, February 4
The Supreme Court today made it clear that every citizen had the right to file a PIL in corruption cases if public money was involved and no locus standi was
required. A Bench comprising Justices RV Raveendran and Markandey Katju
made the observation while disposing of a petition by Union Civil
Aviation Minister Praful Patel, challenging an order of Bombay High
Court which had asked a trial court to take into account the police
investigation report also.
1,000 AIE centres in Haryana to close NGOs milk Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan Chandigarh, February 4
Following complaints of embezzlement of funds and non-achievement of the purpose for which they were opened, the Haryana government has decided to shut down over a thousand Alternative Innovative Education
centres in the state that had gone over six months old.
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