2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
‘Women shining’ a far cry in Khaki sphere Chandigarh, March 7
It’s bound to take the
sheen off the “Women Shining” campaign which is aggressively
pursued year after year to make the Women’s Day celebrations
special. Statistics from across the country reveal that khaki
continues to be a male bastion, while women in the force are
A young girl holds a placard as she takes part in a rally
against the recent attacks on women, ahead of International Women’s Day in Bangalore on Saturday. — PTI
Iran’s olive branch to US Tehran/Kabul, March 7
In a significant development, Iran indicated on Saturday that it was ready to break bread with the United States. An official spokesman declared Iran’s readiness to help Afgjanistan as it battles a growing insurgency by the
Electoral Sound and Fury Friendly ‘chicken’ Lucknow:
Claiming that ‘friendly fights in seven or eight seats in Uttar Pradesh is the real bone of contention between Congress and the Samajwadi Party, AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh admitted that SP was totally opposed to the idea.
Amar: SP okay with Pawar as PM New Delhi, March 7
The SP-Congress dalliance continued today, with the Samajwadi Party going the extra mile to make trouble for the Congress and naming another potential prime ministerial candidate, the NCP’s Sharad
Games EC fumes over ad blitz, asks officers to
up New Delhi, March 7
The Election Commission has taken serious note of full page advertisements on the Commonwealth Games in the major dailies and directed the Delhi government to recover the cost from the personal accounts of those who released them.
strains Sena-BJP ties Mumbai, March 7
The announcement of the
electoral tie-up between the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata
Party has been delayed as leaders of both outfits are busy
trading allegations and counter-allegations and putting up
Mush bats for ISI New Delhi, March 7
Pakistan Army and the
ISI, both want peace with India, claimed former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf here today. “Please change your views about Pakistan… Pakistan Army also thinks like the Indian Army… Please don’t consider the Army and ISI as bad guys,” pleaded the former man of uniform. He was addressing a conclave in the capital.
Terror Clouds UK to host Pak-Oz battle When terrorists attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore on Tuesday, they dealt a devastating blow to the future of cricket on the subcontinent, relocated, but that’s not the half of it. Pakistan’s home Test series against Australia next year is now almost certain to take place in England, The Last Word can exclusively reveal.
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