2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
to seek trust vote on March 11 CPM, CPI, NCP, JMM decide to bail out
Orissa govt Bhubaneswar,
Orissa Chief Minister
Naveen Patnaik was today directed by Governor MC Bhandare to
prove his majority on the floor of the Assembly on March 11
after his coalition government was reduced to a minority
following BJP's withdrawal of support ending their 11-year-old
Pushes for Third Front Bhubaneswar/New Delhi,
The CPM was upbeat today in
its quest to form a Third Front and struck a pre-poll alliance
with the BJD in Orissa within a day after the ruling state party
snapped ties with longtime ally BJP.
"I assure all
of you that there are more than 74 MLAs with us
— Naveen Patnaik
kicks off poll campaign Chennai, March 8
BJP leader L K Advani has
kicked off his party’s Lok Sabha campaign from Kanyakumari,
the southern tip of the nation, with the allegation that the UPA
government had failed to stop the killing of Tamil people in Sri
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War in Kabul US to
reach out to moderate groups New York, March 8
Admitting that the nation
was not winning in Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama has
opened the door for a reconciliation process in which his troops
could reach out to moderate elements in the Taliban, much as it
did with Sunni militias in Iraq.
seeks Interpol help in Mumbai attack probe Islamabad, March 8
Pakistan has asked the
Interpol to help it obtain information located in seven
countries in connection with the Mumbai terror attacks, Interpol
chief Ronald Noble said here today.
Sachin Tendulkar plays a shot during the third One-Day International against New Zealand in Christchurch on Sunday. Tendulkar smashed his 43rd one-day century as India won to take an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the series. — Reuters (Details in Sports
divorce for ‘irretrievable breakdown’ of marriage: SC New Delhi, March 8
In a significant ruling, the
Supreme Court has ruled that a Hindu couple cannot be granted divorce on
the ground that there was “irretrievable breakdown” of the marriage.
So far, all courts, including the Supreme Court, had granted divorce to
couples on the ground that marriage between the two had irretrievably
does poorly on central schemes Chandigarh, March 8
Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has forwarded to the
Punjab government observations of a team of the commission,
which visited the state to review the implementation of central
schemes in September, 2008.
A Tribune Special Tech-savvy way
to learn English London’s ‘Reading Scheme’
boon for kids in remote areas of Uttarakhand Dehradun, March 8
MP3 recorders for teaching English?
Yes, instead of downloading popular numbers like ‘Jai Ho’ they are
now being used to teach English to the teachers and children from the
marginalised community in the primary schools located in remote parts of
the hill state of Uttarakhand.
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