2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
All set for decision, PM assures MPs New Delhi, December
Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh on Monday assured a delegation of Congress MPs from
coastal Andhra and Rayalseema regions that a decision on
initiating the formation of separate Telangana state could be
taken by Tuesday.
& Suicide Rathore gets
away with six-month jail Chandigarh,
The much-awaited verdict in the
19-year-old Ruchika molestation case came today with the CBI special
magistrate, J Sidhu, convicting the former Haryana DGP, SPS Rathore for
the crime. Holding him guilty, Rathore was sentenced to six months
rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs 1000 on him. See
also Chandigarh Tribune
SPS Rathore and his wife and counsel, Abha, after
comes to a halt in Europe n
Flights late, cancelled n
Power cuts in Bulgaria n
Eurostar suspended for third day London, December 21
Snow and freezing temperatures
caused transport chaos across Europe, with the Eurostar rail service
suspended for the third day on Monday and flights grounded at snowbound
airports across the continent.
bicycles on the side of a Munich street on Monday. � AFP
talks on Gorkhaland flop Kolkata, December 21
A three-hour long tripartite
meeting at Darjeeling today failed to take any decision on the
Gorkhaland demand. But it was decided that further talks would be held
at the political level within 45 days to reach a solution.
Nepal to ink defence pact New Delhi, December 21
In a move that may further
strengthen New Delhi�s strategic reach in the region, India and Nepal
are closing in to arrive at a formal defence cooperation framework
between the two countries.
Delhi-Gurgaon expressway, seven lives lost every day 100 dead in two years; still no
safety audit conducted New Delhi, December 21
On an average seven persons lose
their lives daily trying to negotiate the high-density Delhi-Gurgaon
Expressway, built as part of the Golden Quadrilateral project to connect
the capital to Mumbai.
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